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    Patient and staff treachery

    Plastic surgeons, patients and office employees are supposed to be a united front, all dedicated to promoting beauty and self-esteem. But sometimes, not everyone on the team is playing the same game.

    California attorney Robert Aicher, Esq., knows this better than most. He has served as general counsel to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery since 1998. As he explained at this year’s The Aesthetic Meeting in Las Vegas, plastic surgeons face unique legal threats from those they know most intimately on the job — patients and staff.

    But a few preventive measures may lower the risk that you’ll end up in court. Here are 3 tips from Aicher:

    In This Article:

    Chargebacks and HIPAA

    Patient Bullies

    Aesthetician Patient Theft

    NEXT: Chargebacks and HIPAA

    Randy Dotinga
    Randy Dotinga is a medical writer based in San Diego, Calif.


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