Later haters! The latest XEOMIN® Campaign

later haters

Share Merz, the makers of the BOTOX┬« Cosmetic competitor, XEOMIN┬«, released their later haters campaign recently. It’s a pretty interesting spin on the whole empowerment movement.   Later haters! In the past, getting botulinum toxin (ie Botox), was taboo. Women … Continue reading

A breakdown of costs is a huge patient satisfier

breakdown of costs

Share Of the two images above, which do you prefer? You don’t even have to know what we’re talking about or referring to but the choice is obvious! Anyone paying out of pocket for their healthcare would choose the option … Continue reading

Reducing sticker shock for medically necessary and cosmetic services [video]

sticker shock

Share There’s probably nothing more frustrating for a consumer and physician than a consultation that ends in sticker shock. How can a doctor’s website provide so much information about a procedure, but nothing useful when it comes to the consumer’s … Continue reading

BuildMyBod at AAFPRS

aafprs

Share BuildMyBod founder, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, continues his US speaking tour in Dallas this Wednesday at the 12th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery. This meeting is put on by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – … Continue reading

Do I need to change my breast implants? [video]

change my breast implants

ShareConsumers read a lot about breast augmentation online. Their one takeaway is, “do I need to change my breast implants every 10 years?”┬áThey don’t necessarily remember details about capsular contracture or they can’t find out how much their prospective doctor … Continue reading

Be patient, your breast implants will drop! [video]

breast implants will drop

ShareThere’s nothing more angst-ridden for a patient (and their plastic surgeon) than waiting for breast implants to drop. But as the case below demonstrates, breast implants will drop, eventually. It may take some time and in rare cases, a revision … Continue reading

Botox and Xeomin for migraines, TMJ, gummy smile etc

botox and xeomin

Share BOTOX┬« and XEOMIN┬« are similar injections that many doctors use to treat wrinkles to the face. They work by relaxing muscles that cause those wrinkles. But today, we’re going to focus on some of the less common uses of … Continue reading

To BBL or Not to BBL?

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Share For the uninitiated, BBL is short for Brazilian Butt Lift. Some think it’s only an operation for those starring in a J. Lo┬á┬áor Pitbull video. “Butt” it can be appropriate for more patients than you’d expect.   Who’s a … Continue reading

Just like $h!t happens, postop wounds happen! [video]

postop wounds

Share It’s an unfortunate fact of surgery that postop wounds can occur. Doesn’t necessarily mean the patient or the doctor did anything wrong. Even with a high intake of protein before or after surgery to improve wound healing, wounds can … Continue reading

9 weird things plastic surgeons do – by a plastic surgeon!

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ShareAfter several years in the profession, I’m amazed at how plastic surgeons do some funny, even weird things. Not hating on anyone because maybe I’m guilty of a few. These are some general examples that refer to cosmetic plastic surgeons … Continue reading