Practice Management

Practice Management

Not everyone is a natural-born business leader, but leadership is a skill that can be developed. Following are five strategies from Michael Edgley, business consultant and facilitator at HPWP...

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It’s a competitive world out there. If you wish to be a successful medical aesthetic practice or medspa owner, differentiating your practice from those of your competitors is critical. In order to...

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A study from the Netherlands published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (February 2017) investigated cosmetic professionals’ awareness of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and how they...

A five-star review

A research letter published online January 26, 2017, in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery investigated the reasons patients leave positive vs. negative reviews about their aesthetic physicians...

Social Media Policies

Who would you rather have working at your practice or medspa—an employee who is always sneaking onto Facebook between patients or one who uses their downtime productively? How about someone who...

Standing Out In the Lone Star State

“To be a good aesthetic plastic surgeon you have to have three things: The tongue of a politician, the eye of an artist and the hands of a watchmaker. And you have to have them in almost equal...