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

Category Archives: Health and Fitness

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 … Read more »

CoolSculpting Confidential: The “Skinny” on Fat Freezing

  Whenever I am considering something new, I like to look up reviews to see what other people are experiencing, and I’ll bet you do too. Natasha and I have been looking at online comments, and sometimes our good friend CoolSculpting is being treated unfairly. Our office was an early adopter of this technology, and … Read more »

What My Patients Should Know About BIA-ALCL

If you have breast implants or have been thinking about breast implants, you may have heard some chatter regarding something called Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, otherwise known as BIA-ALCL, or simply ALCL. With a name like this, it sounds pretty scary and may well raise some questions about whether this is something that … Read more »

Beauty Blunders Part 3: Hair Errors

  Although we all want to look our best, most of us are making beauty mistakes without a clue we’re doing something wrong. In part one of this three-part blog series, we explored Skin Care Snafus, and part two was all about Makeup Mishaps. In part three, Scott Stuart, co-owner of Metropolis Hair Fashions, shares the most … Read more »

Beauty Blunders Part 1: Skin Care Snafus

  Although we all want to look our best, most of us are making beauty mistakes without a clue we’re doing something wrong.   It makes perfect sense. Dollars to doughnuts, your beauty regimen is based on advice you heard from your mom, combined with tips you read in fashion magazines and what you observed … Read more »

Real Plastic Surgery Transformations: 50, Fit and Fabulous

Now and then, I get lucky enough to have a patient like Kris walk through my door. She is a wonderful person and has allowed me to embark with her on the gratifying journey of making her look the way she feels inside. It has indeed been a partnership because she has done as much … Read more »

How the New Opiod Law Affects Your Recovery (and our brilliant solution for leftover pills)

On July 1, 2019, our state legislature passed “The Tennessee Together Plan,” which regulates the use and prescription of narcotic pain medications. The intent of this law is certainly laudable: to curb the overuse of opioids such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, oxycontin, and fentanyl, to name a few. Indeed, as a state, we need to do … Read more »

Plastic Surgery Award Winners 2018

It’s official. New Beauty Magazine’s Spring/Summer “Best of the Best” is out. We haven’t noticed any of the editors hanging out at our practice lately, still it’s uncanny how many of our procedures were named “Industry Breakthroughs” and “Best In-Office Treatments”. Many of our favorite skin care products made the list as well. It’s always nice … Read more »

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 … Read more »

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 over the past year with an eye to the future to take stock of where we are, where we’ve … Read more »

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