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

Category Archives: Liposuction

5 Areas CoolSculpting Works Better Than Liposuction

When I began my training in plastic surgery, liposuction was just being introduced. Since that time, almost 35 years ago, we have seen significant improvements in how liposuction is performed. Recently we have seen the emergence of non-surgical fat reduction. Of all the different technologies that have been developed for this, CoolSculpting is clearly the … Read more »

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 … Read more »

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 … Read more »

Top Plastic Surgery Trends: 2017 and Beyond

I hope 2016 has been a good year for you, because it’s been a great year for our 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 we’ve been and … Read more »

You’ve Had Plastic Surgery. Now What?

It happens. People have great results from their surgery (or CoolSculpting), and think they are done. So, they slip back into their old bad habits and start gaining weight again. We don’t want to see this happen to you! Congratulations on the new and improved you! Plastic surgery is an investment, a very worthwhile one, … Read more »

Milestone Moments: A Get Ready Guide For Big Events

Happy, sad, or a bit of both — “milestone moments” are when we could all use a bit of extra self-confidence. If you have a big event in your future, my staff put together this video just for you. From CoolSculpting to Botox to skin care treatments, here’s our video planning guide for getting ready, … Read more »

Butt Enlargement Takes A Back Seat To Top Plastic Surgery Procedures

Every year the American Society of Plastic Surgery releases its highly-anticipated statistics on the number of surgeries performed the previous year. For many years I was Chairman of the Public Education Committee and one of my jobs was to review the stats with the ASPS staff to find something newsworthy enough to release to the media. Some years … Read more »

Gynecomastia: No Laughing Matter

I take care of more women than men with issues related to their breasts, just as more attention is given to women’s breast issues in our society. We have Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Breast Reconstruction Day as we should, but men too have issues with their breasts/chests. Although these are generally not life-threatening problems … Read more »

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