Your doctor and social media


Austin (KXAN)- It used to be if you wanted advice from a doctor you had to pick up the phone, make an appointment and go to an office. Not anymore!

Now, reaching someone for quick advice is only a Facebook message away.

Dr. Mahlon Kerr with Synergy Plastic Surgery explains how the rise of social media has made medicine and medical advice easier than ever. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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