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Episode 1: Get to Know Us
Get to know Dr. Novo and insight into why we wanted to do a podcast. She will discuss our practice philosophy on synergy and results focused care.
Episode 2: The 5 “R” Pyramid
Dr. Novo goes into further detail on the consultation experience and thought process. She will explain the 5 “R’s” of anti-aging: regimen, resurface, relax, refill + recontour, and redrape.
Episode 3: Safety Episode
Drs. Saluja and Novo review how safety is an integral part of their brand, define universal precautions, PPE, how it relates to aesthetic procedures, and also review shifts in medical practice due to COVID. Also, what they are doing to maintain a healthy immune system.
Episode 4: Top Questions
Drs. Saluja and Novo review the top questions they are hearing from patients right now, and also bonus questions for fun from Vogue.
Episode 5: For Your Best Self at Every Decade
Learn what skin care, treatments and procedures we recommend for each decade of life, to be your best self. Starting in teenage years and beyond, Drs. Saluja and Novo will share what guidance they give patients for each stage. Remember age is just a number, and you will find something that resonates with your stage of #evolved-aging.
Episode 6: Event Readiness
Getting ready for an event? (Wedding, milestone birthday, reunion, or celebration?) Dr. Saluja and Dr. Novo will review the ideal timeline to prepare for any stage in life to look and feel your best.
Episode 7: Introduction to Ayurveda with Kim part I
We are learning and exploring Ayurveda (traditional Indian medicine) in this first of two episodes with local expert Kim Shelpman, founding practitioner of Healing Elements Ayurveda. Learn healthy lifestyle tips to help become Your Best Self.
Episode 8: Introduction to Ayurveda with Kim part II
In part II, we explore Ayurvedic solutions for mind, body, gut, and skin. Kim shares her story about how she found Ayurveda, explains adaptogens, and how we have many healing solutions we can incorporate in our diet.
Episode 9: For Your Best Self – Breast Augmentation Surgery Consultation
Dr. Novo goes into detail about options for breast surgery and relative anatomy and procedures. She explains the consultation process and what to expect during the procedure and recovery. Breast augmentation, mastopexy a.k.a. “breast lift” and breast reduction are explained as well as what they can achieve. She explains differences between implants and approach to implants.
Episode 10: For Your Best Self – Abdominoplasty a.k.a “Tummy Tuck” Consultation
Dr. Rebecca Novo, double-board certified plastic surgeon, explains abdominoplasty, or “tummy tuck” surgery. She explains who is a candidate, what the incisions are and what the procedure entails. She explains the importance of a healthy stable weight and lifestyle for best results. Dr. Novo will go over her consultation and what post operative recovery looks like.
Episode 11: For Your Best Self – The Aesthetic of Interior Design
Monika Prasad, expert interior designer with Brian Ellison Interior Design, joins Dr. Saluja to discuss top design questions and trends. Learn how to create your best home environment. Beauty in the home is a key component of your holistic aesthetic!
Episode 12: For Your Best Self – The Essential Aesthetician Relationship
Dr. Saluja and our rockstar clinical aesthetician Michelle talk about their passions: skin care + results based treatments. Learn why an aesthetician relationship is an essential component to your lifelong skin health.
Episode 13. For Your Best Self – Make-Up Magic: A conversation with Darcy Manning
Darcy Manning, gifted professional make-up artist, sits down with Dr. Saluja to discuss her favorite must-have products & tips as well as techniques such as highlighting, contouring, and tight-lining. This episode is lots of fun!
Episode 14: For Your Best Self – Tuesdays with Tom the Best Self Rockstar
Tom Arnold, Aesthetic Consultant and patient care lead for our practice joins Dr. Novo to share advice on creating a career in aesthetics and achieving ongoing personal and professional growth. We review our philosophy on patient experience, and the importance of patient education & consultation. We also highlight the inclusive nature of our practice. Tune in to learn more about Tom and our practice!
Episode 15: Skin Injectables Part 1
Dr. Saluja discusses one of her main areas of expertise as a top cosmetic dermatologist – Aesthetic Skin Injectables. Part 1 includes an introduction of all current neuromodulators such as Botox and Dysport, and fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane, as well as the 101 of collagen stimulating Sculptra and fat dissolving injectable Kybella. Dr. Saluja also reviews what’s on the horizon (Daxi). Last, she addresses top Botox misconceptions and top filler objections.
Episode 16: Aesthetic Skin Injectables Part 2
In Part 2, Dr. Saluja continues her discussion on one of her main areas of expertise – Aesthetic Skin Injectables. This episode will cover frequently asked questions, 2021 trends & news (Covid vaccination, “Zoom face”, Qwo, and more), advanced techniques such as the Y Lift and MDCodes methods, and specific treatment areas such as the jawline and lips. It’s a can’t miss quick listen!