New Year’s Resolutions? 5 Cosmetic Treatments to Consider for 2018

New Year’s Resolutions? 5 Cosmetic Treatments to Consider for 2018

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New Year’s Resolutions? 5 Cosmetic Treatments to Consider for 2018
Every year, it seems everyone makes the same New Year’s resolutions: lose weight, get organized, generally improve your life. But what if a New Year’s resolution wasn’t something you  felt compelled to break? What if it was something you could easily achieve instead? If you’re the right candidate, a variety of cosmetic treatments can help […]
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5 Questions to Ask When You Meet Your Surgeon

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5 Questions to Ask When You Meet Your Surgeon
If you’re seriously considering plastic surgery, it’s very likely that you have a lot of questions about it. Fortunately, there is a person who’s available to answer those plastic surgery questions and help you make the choice that’s best for you: your plastic surgeon. If you are thinking about surgery but want to learn more, […]
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An Epic Victory Over Obesity: A Reath Patient Story

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An Epic Victory Over Obesity: A Reath Patient Story
One of our very dear patients has written the following about her life journey of dealing with obesity. Not only has she very effectively dealt with this, but she has truly changed her life. My staff and I have been honored to help her achieve her goals and dreams. Her words and her life are […]
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What Happens When You Remove Breast Implants?

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What Happens When You Remove Breast Implants?
Once you’ve had breast augmentation and are happy with the results, it’s natural to assume that you’ll continue to be happy for years to come. But that’s not always the case. Over time, you might decide that you’d prefer a different size of implant. Alternately, there might be changes to the implant that require its […]
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5 Tips For Healthy Skin During The Winter. [Updated]

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5 Tips For Healthy Skin During The Winter. [Updated]
As winter is upon us you have probably noticed that your skin is getting dryer. This is common. Your skin changes throughout the seasons of the year and it requires different care and treatment depending upon the season. So what should you be doing for winter skin? Glad you asked. With the cold of the winter […]
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7 Hottest Trends To Beautify Your 2018

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7 Hottest Trends To Beautify Your 2018
I hope 2017 has been a good year for you, because it’s been a great year for our Knoxville plastic surgery practice in so many ways. At this time of the year I like to reflect back over the past year with an eye to the future to take stock of where we are, where […]
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3 Facial Wrinkles Botox Treats

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3 Facial Wrinkles Botox Treats
These days, Botox might seem like the granddaddy of minimally invasive, anti-aging treatments. It was first approved for treating wrinkles back in 2002. However, it’s been on the radar of medical professionals since the mid-20th century. But it seems like the uses for Botox continue to increase. For example, in October 2017, the FDA finally […]
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How Many Consultations To Get For Plastic Surgery

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How Many Consultations To Get For Plastic Surgery
Questions I get a lot from patients are “How many consultations should I have before surgery?”, and “How many plastic surgeons should I see?” Is one enough? Are five too many? As you might expect, there is no simple answer. It really depends upon the quality of the consultation, and whether or not you have what […]
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CoolSculpting vs Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck [Infographic]

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CoolSculpting vs Liposuction vs Tummy Tuck [Infographic]
When you’re wanting to make a change, it can be confusing to figure out which body contouring procedure is right for you. CoolSculpting is a non-surgical way of reducing fat that is very effective, but as this infographic illustrates, it is not for everyone. Beware of clinics with only one procedure to offer. If there is only […]
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6 Things to Know About a Tummy Tuck

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6 Things to Know About a Tummy Tuck
Whether it’s from weight gain and loss over the years or one or more pregnancies, your abdominal area can really go through a lot. Getting a flat stomach with diet and exercise alone is pretty difficult for many people. The reason is that the skin in the tummy area becomes stretched out and loose with […]
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Solutions for Your Summer Beauty Problems

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Solutions for Your Summer Beauty Problems
Life might be more fun in the summer, when the weather is warm and there’s plenty of time to go to the beach or hang out by the pool. But summer also comes with its own set of beauty problems. When it’s hot, you’re likely to sweat more. Wearing shorts and short skirts or a […]
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Meet David Watson, Founder of Glowbiotics MD

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Meet David Watson, Founder of Glowbiotics MD
We’re big fans of Glowbiotics MD and were thrilled to be the first office in East Tennessee to offer Glowbiotics MD Advanced Probiotic Skin Care and their Probiotic Youthboost Treatment. Glowbiotics MD is the first medical skin care line to feature topical probiotic bioactives. Photo Courtesy of Liza Morong. Imagine our delight when we discovered […]
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Do you need a “lift?”

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Do you need a “lift?”
Mastopexy, more commonly known as a “breast lift,” is gaining popularity. This procedure can assist with aging, deflated-looking breasts, due to pregnancy, breastfeeding and hereditary factors. If you want to have added volume, a silicone or saline implant can give you that added “lift” factor. One of our board-certified plastic surgeons can assess which type […]
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Back to School Means Getting Back to You!

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Back to School Means Getting Back to You!
Tired of those pesky fine lines on your face? Or the dark spots that seemed to appear after all those sunny days spent poolside? Now that the kids have gone back to school, it’s time for you to “get back to you.” While you can’t stop the aging process, scientific research has given rise to several […]
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When A Surgeon Has Surgery (What I Learned While Recovering)

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When A Surgeon Has Surgery (What I Learned While Recovering)
Very recently I had to have surgery on my neck, more specifically an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at two levels: C 3-4 and C 4-5. Neck problems are very common for surgeons and after 30+ years of operating, I was certainly due. Joni Mitchell’s iconic cover My symptoms came on in a relatively short period of time […]
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The Truth About Gummy Bear Breast Implants UPDATED

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The Truth About Gummy Bear Breast Implants UPDATED
Back in 2014, I wrote a popular blog about “gummy bear” or highly cohesive silicone gel (fifth generation) breast implants. Specifically, I addressed how these implants are made and why they weren’t like the gummy bear candies we know and love. It’s time for an update. For breast augmentation surgery, the highly cohesive gel implants […]
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What You NEED to Know Before Getting Fillers

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What You NEED to Know Before Getting Fillers
Fillers may not be permanent, but deciding to get your first injection isn’t a decision to make lightly. There are a few things to think about before you take that first step. Knowing what to expect from your fillers and how to choose the right filler and the right surgeon can make the process much […]
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Can You Be Too Old for Plastic Surgery?

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Can You Be Too Old for Plastic Surgery?
Today, people are living longer, working longer and generally being more active for longer. It’s no wonder that more people are choosing to have plastic surgery at an older age. According to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, people over age 55 received the second highest number of procedures in 2016. Those in the […]
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