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Making the Most of Your Competitive Insights Snapshot

About Your Competitive Insights Snapshot The Competitive Insights Snapshot is designed to give you visibility into how your RealSelf profile is performing. In this blog post, I’ll share brief explanations…

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The Results Are In: The U.K. Aesthetics Interest Survey

In case you missed it, RealSelf shared a press release last month revealing the results of the U.K. Aesthetics Interest Survey. Conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of…

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2018 Beauty Capitals: U.S. Cities With The Most Aesthetic Treatment Providers Per Capita

According to a new RealSelf data analyzing U.S. metro areas with the most plastic surgeons and medaesthetic providers per capita, more people in markets nationwide are exploring the benefits of…

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FAQs about treatment pricing on Business Pages

To help medaesthetic clients find the best treatments and providers for them, now all RealSelf Business Pages include some pricing information by default. And to help you decide the best…

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See You There: ASPS 2018 (9/28-10/1)

How to connect with us Going to ASPS this year (September 28-October 1)? Consider attending a panel featuring our Chief Medical Officer, or visit our Booth (#473) to gain insights…

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The Digitized Patient: What Can We Learn from Posted Patient Inquiries?

Introduction -Tom Seery, Founder and CEO, RealSelf.com I founded RealSelf more than 10 years ago because I believe that when you prioritize patient education, everybody wins. On RealSelf.com, this education…

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5-Star News: Now You Can Collect In-Office Reviews

Until recently, RealSelf did not allow providers to collect a review from patients or clients who were still at your office. Now that consumers are interested in having that option,…

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Growing Your Practice Is About to Get Easier

RealSelf helps proactive consumers find and contact a provider every 5 seconds. To make it easier to follow up with all these leads, we’re updating the inquiry email you receive…

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Guaranteed Introductions Now Available for Rhinoplasty and Hair Restoration

Since announcing ProIntro in April, both consumers and providers have been eager to participate. For proactive consumers researching aesthetic options, it’s an easy way to connect with nearby providers. And…

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Meet the RealSelf Chief Medical Officer: Dr. Lara Devgan

As I mentioned when we announced our financing round earlier this year, we are investing for the future. This means we are working to introduce RealSelf to more consumers —…

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Get Your Free U.S. Laser & Energy Report

Today we released the inaugural RealSelf U.S. Laser & Energy Report revealing consumer interest, patient satisfaction based on the proprietary RealSelf Worth It Ratings, and emerging trends within the laser and…

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Was Your $100,000 Laser Or Energy Device Purchase Worth It? Let Us Know.

RealSelf is widely known for the “Worth It” Rating on devices ranging from CoolSculpting (79% Worth It) to Zerona (63% Worth It), which are based on patient feedback. We now…

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4 Big Updates to Your RealSelf Business Page

To help your medical aesthetic business grow, we do more than listen to your feedback about Business Pages. We also evolve our site to meet the expectations of consumers as…

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How Does Your Response Timeliness Compare To Other Providers?

Have you ever wanted to know how quickly you and your team respond to consumer inquiries? Are you interested in how your response timeliness compares to other providers? If you…

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RealSelf is attending VCS…are you?

RealSelf is excited to be back at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery (VCS) Symposium, June 6-10, with a session by our CEO, Tom Seery, our ever-popular RealSelf Video Booth (#111), and…

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What Patients Really Want

97% of consumers expect their provider to engage online, and their needs for information ahead of contacting the practice have changed dramatically thanks to the smartphone. In this course, we…

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Fact: 70% of Women Don’t Know that Breast Reconstruction is Covered

As you’re aware, women recovering from breast cancer are often faced with confusing choices in breast reconstruction – but we’re talking about what’s covered by law under insurance. A coalition…

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Part 3. When and How: Response Frequency and Methods

There are two types of potential patients – those you haven’t spoken to yet – and those you have, who just aren’t ready to move to a consult. But even…

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Part 2. Educating Potential Patients: How to Start

When communicating with a consumer, the first thing to do is be their provider…of information. Carefully consider what you’ll say to a potential patient when you connect for the first…

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Part 1. Consult Inquiries: Responding Quickly

You’ve been following up on every consult inquiry – and that’s smart for sure, but nothing surprises and delights a potential patient like getting a timely callback. It’s a process…