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

Category Archives: Liposuction

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 »

New Neck Fat Treatments: Pros, Cons and Prices

The neck is the subject of a lot of interest lately – both concerns about the appearance of the neck and the widely-publicized debut of two new non-surgical treatments to reduce neck fat. With the convergence of both of these, our plastic surgery office in Knoxville is getting calls and emails from people eager to … Read more »

Time Magazine Covers Plastic Surgery (With Some Wrinkles Here and There)

The latest TIME Magazine cover story is an extended article about plastic surgery: “Nip. Tuck. Or Else. Why you will be getting cosmetic procedures even if you don’t want them.” I’ve now read this article three times and am left with the question of whether or not this is a positive or negative commentary on plastic … Read more »

Kybella vs Liposuction: Why It’s Neck and Neck

Recently I attended the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons meeting in Montreal, Canada. I enjoyed the meeting and I enjoyed Montreal. As an aside this is a great city to visit and is not very far away. And, our Canadian neighbors are great! One of the things I always do at meetings is to … Read more »

Why Smoking Makes Plastic Surgery Recovery Difficult

Plastic surgery, or more correctly, plastic surgical operations, live on the edge of your blood supply. This is important to understand for a good recovery after a plastic surgery procedure. Let me explain: What we are doing with plastic surgery is changing the shape of different areas of the body. The word “plastic” come from … Read more »

My Take On 7 Secrets Plastic Surgeons Tell Their Friends

Redbook recently published an article entitled “7 Secrets Plastic Surgeons Tell Their Friends”. If you are reading this, you are my friend! So let me give you my take on these seven closely held secrets. In essence, the real skinny on plastic surgery. Here they are: “Sorry, there’s no good fix for cellulite.” This is pretty … Read more »

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