Ear Gauge Repair Video

ear gauge

Whether you have a split earlobe or an ear gauge, an ear gauge repair can fix both! While the circumstances that led to a split earlobe or an ear gauge vary, the repair is similar.   Split Earlobe or Ear Gauge Repair We’re not judging, but if you got an ear gauge when you were […]

Lowering the Inframammary Fold in Breast Augmentation

inframammary fold

Whenever we physicians, attend a plastic surgery meeting, we’re on the lookout for new techniques. Often there is live surgery focusing on the latest in breast augmentation. However, when a doctor is demonstrating their technique, they demonstrate on a perfectly symmetrical patient. The breasts are symmetrical. The inframammary folds are in the ideal position. There’s […]

Online Purchases for Healthcare Services

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In the past, you would get a healthcare service and then get the bill after the fact. Maybe it was covered by your insurance or maybe you owed a lot of money. But now, with consumers shouldering more of their healthcare costs with high deductible health plans, consumers are demanding to know costs ahead of […]

Top 4 Procedures in Male Plastic Surgery

When it comes to male plastic surgery, the four most common surgical procedures I’m seeing in my office are men interested in upper eyelid lift, neck lift, gynecomastia (male breast reduction) and liposuction of the abdomen.   Upper Eyelid Lift An upper eyelid lift is a very straightforward procedure to remove excess upper eyelid skin […]

THE Aesthetic Show

Do you recognize the guy on the left? That’s Dr. Andrew Ordon, the plastic surgeon on the Emmy-nominated show, The Doctors. I met him this past weekend while presenting at THE Aesthetic Show in Las Vegas.   I presented on one of my favorite topics – price transparency in healthcare. Using the platform that I […]

New treatment for a double chin

As I discussed the other day here, the Kybella injection to dissolve under-chin fat and remove your double chin is coming out in June. Here’s a quick refresher of what it can do.   Kybella uses the chemical deoxycholic acid to dissolve fat. This isn’t a new chemical, it’s naturally produced in the body, but it is […]

Medical Slang: Muffin Top

In a new series of blog posts, we’ll be highlighting common slang terms within the medical field and discussing their causes and treatments. First up: the muffin top!   The muffin top, as humorously depicted to the left is excess fat in the flank area that hangs over the tops of your jeans. Sure you […]

Dissolve fat with an injection!

The latest and greatest is here! Now it’s time to see if the new Kybella treatment to dissolve fat in the neck/under the chin is all it’s cracked up to be. A recent NY Times article talks about this newly approved injection that can dissolve fat with injections but no surgery.   Kybella uses the […]

BuildMyBod CEO speaking at ASPS Aesthetica Today!

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is hosting their annual Aesthetica meeting from April 30th to May 2nd in Las Vegas. Today, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, the CEO/Founder of BuildMyBod will be presenting his results showing the effectiveness of doctors providing their pricing online.   These unprecedented statisics on the power of price transparency as […]

Chubby cheeks: Buccal fat removal

Feel like you never lost those baby cheeks? Chubby cheeks are cute when you’re younger but maybe you were expecting them to give way to a thinner, more streamlined appearance as you grew up. There’s a treatment for chubby cheeks with minimal to no downtime.   The Cause of Chubby Cheeks The fullness in the […]

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