What is RealSelf?
RealSelf is an online community allowing people to share their experiences about cosmetic treatments. Patients can ask questions which are answered directly by doctors from around the world. Tens of thousands of doctors participate in the RealSelf community. The site contains a wealth of information for those interested in learning more about cosmetic treatments. It includes millions of photographs and expert answers from medical professionals and attracts 10 million visitors each month.
How did Dr. Alex get selected to be a 2017 RealSelf 100 honoree?
Dr. Alex is committed to education, both in terms of learning as much as possible about what is new and in terms of educating others. Dr. Alex attends many conferences and seminars each year and publishes a weekly informational blog. Dr. Alex is very active on RealSelf. Many patients have shared their experiences and provided outstanding reviews of their results. Dr. Alex has answered thousands of questions about topics such as Botox, fillers, and laser treatments. Dr. Alex has also submitted over 100 before and after photographs and informational videos of various cosmetic treatments uploaded to RealSelf.
According to RealSelf CEO Tom Seery, "The RealSelf 100 recognizes committed medical professionals who are leading the way to help educate and empower consumers to make smarter decisions about aesthetic treatments. RealSelf 100 honorees are among the most engaged doctors on RealSelf — they represent less than one percent of the 20,000 medical professionals in our community yet collectively contributed 100,000 answers to consumer questions last year." Dr. Alex is honored to be a member of this selective group of cosmetic physicians.