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How to Get Patient Buy-In

Getting patients to own their own problems can be very challenging.

I find that in my office what has worked best for me is showing them photographs.

When I show photographs of the patient, I let them ingest what they are seeing on a photograph for maybe a few seconds before I start talking about what I am seeing. And sometimes I will actually ask them what they are seeing.

 

Because if they realize that that photograph was of them, and now we are going to talk about the conditions that we see, it really does help to have them own their own problems.

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