David B. Reath, MD
Knoxville, TN (865) 450-9253

Author Archives: Dr. Reath

Introducing Jessica V. Walker, M.D.

Introducing Jessica V. Walker, M.D. Click here to get the latest on Dr. Walker! As most of you know, there have been some big changes in my practice. We are now HKB Knoxville, and I will be retiring in January 2023. But the biggest news is that we have a new plastic surgeon, Dr. Jessica … Read more »

Important Letter From Dr. Reath

For the last 35 years, I have enjoyed the practice of plastic surgery in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is my pleasure and privilege to have been entrusted with your care. In order for my practice to move ahead, I am partnering with a group of plastic surgeons in Charlotte, whom I respect and admire. This change … Read more »

My Top 10 Most Important Blog Posts (So Far)

Back in November of 2009, I started my Facebook page, got my first smartphone, and wrote my first blog post. Since then, we have been honored with over 11,500 facebook fans, and our practice YouTube channel has 276 videos with over 950,000 views. Pretty amazing, right? Now, twelve years later, I have written over 300 blog … Read more »

Twenty Questions With Melissa Wyrick Chambers

Many of you have heard the great news about Melissa Wyrick Chambers joining our practice. Although she is new to us, for many of you she needs no introduction. She’s been an Aesthetic Nurse Injector here in Knoxville for 21 years. We are so excited to have an injector of her caliber working with our … Read more »

3 Ways I Have Made My Breast Lifts Better

As I continue to practice plastic surgery, I look for ways to improve the operations I have been doing for years to achieve better results. One such procedure is the breast lift (mastopexy), most often using breast implants (augmentation mastopexy). Several aspects of how I perform a breast augmentation and lift at my Knoxville, TN, … Read more »

Demand For Plastic Surgery Is Through The Roof. Here’s Why.

When the pandemic hit six months ago, none of us knew how this would affect our lives and our businesses. The outlook seemed pretty bleak, and it has proved to be such for many businesses. As a plastic surgeon, I would not have expected to see the demand for plastic surgery to rise, but that … Read more »

Yes… Maskne is REAL! Here’s How to Prevent It.

As if we need another thing to worry about during a pandemic, now it’s showing up on our skin. I’m talking about “maskne” — acne caused by having to wear a mask regularly. The friction of the mask irritates and traps bacteria on our skin. We’re certainly experiencing this because we wear masks all day long, … Read more »

7 Common Workout Mistakes and How To Fix Them

When it comes to working out, there are many misconceptions. For the 7th edition of our practice magazine Your Beauty, we sought out an expert, Lauren McAlister, co-owner of McAlister Training in California. We asked her to share the most common fitness faux pas — so you don’t have to make them yourself. Instead, you … Read more »

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