There is a famous saying, “The mother of all inventions is necessity.” As a plastic surgeon it is often assumed, I love the drama and the sensationalized aspects of plastic surgery. That is so far from the truth. I am often at odds with the plastic surgery community because I hate those type of programs on TV. I hate when plastic surgery is displayed as sensationalized and as a result, I am trying to combat some of the negative aspects in the plastic surgery world that you see on social media and debunk the not realistic expectations. What I mean is, young people doing procedures they should not be doing, women going to random clinics to put fat in their butts and then dying. There are a lot of horror stories that come out of plastic surgery — and when I look at my own practice and I would say a third of my practice is revisional, meaning people are coming back to redo things. I decided I was going to have my own platform and use my own voice to educate people on how to navigate the plastic surgery process in a way that would leave them feeling better and not worse. This program was a birth child of my frustrations and my desire to do something good.
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