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#PhotoRecap: The First Ever RealSelf Business Advisory Board Meeting

We recently held our inaugural RealSelf Business Advisory Board meeting as we continue our two-way dialogue with diverse representatives from the aesthetics provider community. Thank you to the nine board…

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Announcing 2019’s Most “Worth It” Procedures

Based on patient feedback, RealSelf just released the 2019 Worth It Rankings. This list ranks more than 140 surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures and brands, using a proprietary consumer satisfaction…

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Times Square, Instagram, and Other Ways We’re Promoting Hall of Fame Inductees

From the bright lights of New York City to our 100,000+ followers on Instagram, we’ve been busy showcasing the doctors inducted into the RealSelf 100 & 500 Hall of Fame.…

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15 Tips for Promoting Your RealSelf 100 & 500 Hall of Fame Induction

Congratulations to all the RealSelf 100 & 500 Hall of Fame inductees! To help you promote your achievement, here are suggested ways to spread the exciting news — and to…

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Announcing the RealSelf 100 & 500 Hall of Fame

Since 2011, the RealSelf 100 & 500 awards have highlighted board-certified aesthetic doctors in the RealSelf community who consistently demonstrate a commitment to patient education. To honor these winners, we’ve…

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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 Has Gotten 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’ve updated the inquiry email you receive…

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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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3 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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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…