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

Category Archives: Health and Fitness

Fitness Part 1: Getting Motivated

For most of my life, exercise has been important to me. Yes, there have been periods when I have not been as active. Still, I have done several different types of exercise starting with figure skating (yes, that’s me!), hockey, some soccer, wrestling, a touch of rugby, lots of running and rowing, weight lifting, and … Read more »

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 »

50, Fit and Fabulous: A Reath Patient Story

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 »

Ready to Get Fit? Start Spinning Your Wheels.

Fitness matters. It really does. When we are fit, we look better, and we feel better, and, I would submit, we are better all around. Many patients confide that they struggle with incorporating exercise into their busy schedules and get discouraged. So I thought I’d share what’s working well for me. I have participated in … 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 »

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