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Dr. Bashioum’s Award-winning TV Commercials

June 20th, 2022


View Dr. Bashioum’s quirky commercials.

Link above to watch our unique television commercials that were nominated for advertising’s highest award, the Clio. They are a modern and somewhat outrageous twist on the work of Art Masters, titled  Picasso-esque and Ruben-esque. If you watch, you’ll soon see why.

Creating our ad campaign was a fascinating process. We had an amazing creative team at Pixel Farm to collaborate with making the quirky digital short films, which caused some controversy in Minneapolis when the pair first aired on television. The local news commentary even received coverage in USA Today and the Wall Street Journal.


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Self-Esteem and Cosmetic Surgery

October 5th, 2021

Beach vacation

After more than 35 years of being in practice as a cosmetic surgeon, I’ve talked with thousands of patients about how they look and feel. Here are my thoughts.

During office consultations, patients sometimes report feelings of diminished self-esteem, often related to their perceptions of their own attractiveness. Office consultations are frequently scheduled when a beach vacation is on the horizon, or a reunion is upcoming and patients want to look and feel their best. Cosmetic surgery is effective in correcting physical problems and when paired with realistic expectations of having surgery, it can be remarkable. When making outward changes, patients often reflect a positive change in their attitude toward their self-image. This new attitude shift is common with both my female and male patients alike. While cosmetic surgery is certainly not the answer in every case of low self-esteem and lack of confidence, I am pleased that many of my patients express feeling better about themselves following surgery. I am gratified to play a role in helping patients achieve a boost in having a sunnier outlook when they look in the mirror. There is no better reward thank seeing a patient’s big smile during their post-op visit!


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