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|Smith C.P., George D.
|When is advertising a plastic surgeon’s individual “brand” unethical?
Smith C.P., George D.; When is advertising a plastic surgeon’s individual “brand” unethical? ;AMA Journal of Ethics vol:20 issue: 4 page:372.0
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|Advertising a plastic surgery practice on social media is fraught with both practical and ethical challenges. We use an institutional betrayal framework to explore the range of potential harms to patient well-being while also considering the pitfalls of social media activity, especially marketing, for practitioners. We also give consideration to the relative benefits that such online patient-clinician relationships can provide. In our analysis, we draw on specific examples of plastic surgery procedures prominently featured on social media, including the Vampire Facelift ® Copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All rights reserved.