One of Dr. Rubinstein’s great passions is being a patient advocate and watchdog for people considering plastic surgery. By calling out doctors who are under-qualified to perform plastic surgery and explaining the difference between the many certifications a surgeon can have, he aims to help educate the public about what they should be looking for when considering a plastic surgeon. Making smart choices about the doctor a person selects to operate on them, helps decrease the risk of complications and mortality.
Dr. Rubinstein talks to the Sun Sentinel about using your time off strategically during the holidays if you are considering elective health procedures. “Some people come in and want to look great for holidays so they will get Botox or fillers,” Rubinstein said. “But you have to be careful not to get too close to Christmas or New Year’s because you could bruise and not be happy.” Read the Full Article
Dr. Adam Rubinstein, an award winning plastic surgeon whose skills are sought out by patients from around the world joins Enterprise Radio to discuss the impact of social media on plastic surgery practices.
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Federal and state officials last week raided a plastic surgery office following accusations that a doctor at the clinic administered non-FDA-approved drugs to patients who purchased certain services through Groupon, adding to growing concerns that Groupon users might be more vulnerable to medical scams, Hannah Knowles reports for the Washington Post.
Background: Providers turn to Groupon to attract new patients
Groupon is a coupon website that sells discounts for various services and goods. Health-related Groupon deals first became popular between 2011 and 2013, when websites like Groupon were at peak popularity. Patients today can find Groupon deals for everything from ultrasounds to heart scans and full-body CT-scans. Read the full article on Advisory.com.
Officials suspect Florida doctor Francesann Ford injected her plastic surgery patients with fake Botox from China even after the Food and Drug Administration told her to stop, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported. Authorities raided Ford’s Coral Springs office earlier this week as part of a year-long investigation into her practices, local news reports say. Read the full article on the Washington Post.
But the well-known plastic surgeon says abuse in the field remains prevalent.
Deregulation around plastic surgery is costing lives in the Sunshine State, according to Dr. Adam Rubinstein. The Aventura surgeon said the state took a step in the right direction with a new law cracking down on crummy doctors. But as new and sometimes dangerous cosmetic techniques and fads come along, the state needs to remain vigilant. “Florida as a state has been a very easy place for people to do business,” Rubinstein told Florida Politics. “When people were opening these clinics, the state hasn’t had the oversight that is now coming thanks to the Florida Legislature.” Read the Full Article on FloridaPolitics.com
In this, our inaugural Controversy column—the kickoff to a compelling series aimed at untangling hot-button issues in aesthetic medicine—we’ll be unpacking an ongoing debate, one embroiling providers of every kind and affecting millions of patients: who to trust with fillers and toxins. Much of the discord between leaders in the field springs not from ego or sensationalism, we should note, but a passionate, evidence-based desire to deliver results that are beautiful, bespoke, and above all, safe. Our experts have unique viewpoints and experiences—each worthy of respect and consideration. Our goal is to present all sides in hopes of carefully informing your beauty decisions. Read the full article.
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