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

Category Archives: Plastic Surgery Prices

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 »

The Truth About Gummy Bear Breast Implants UPDATED

Back in 2014, I wrote a popular blog about “gummy bear” or highly cohesive silicone gel (fifth generation) breast implants. Specifically, I addressed how these implants are made and why they weren’t like the gummy bear candies we know and love. It’s time for an update. For breast augmentation surgery, the highly cohesive gel implants … 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 »

My Plastic Surgery Pet Peeve: Up-Selling

Like every other plastic surgeon, I see many patients who have already been to see another plastic surgeon – most are looking for second opinions, or another expert’s take on the solution to their concerns. I have noticed that the people who are the most unhappy with their previous consultations are those who have been … Read more »

What Plastic Surgeons Can Learn From Chipotle Mexican Grill

One my family’s favorite places to go for a quick meal is Chipotle Mexican Grill. In fact, my wife used to frequent the first one that was started in Denver back in 1993. It was actually opened by a graduate of the CIA (that’s Culinary Institute of American, not the Company) who started this in … Read more »

Our Most Fun Holiday Promotion….Ever!

Welcome Back Reath Reward-O-Ments. Now that Thanksgiving is over, and– for the most part– the turkey dinners are digested, our thoughts move on to Christmas. What my office staff and I enjoy most about this season is giving. I am sure that I get as much joy out of finding and giving a present to someone as … Read more »

Plastic Surgery Rebates: Why I Have Mixed Feelings About Them

Have you seen offers of $100 off Juvederm, or $50 off Dysport or Botox? Ever wonder where all this comes from? They’re rebates (something relatively new for medicine and plastic surgery). It looks like they’re here to stay, but I have mixed emotions about them. Why Rebates? Why do companies offer rebates?  Well, really for … Read more »

Why We Include Surgery Pricing on our Website

When you are thinking about elective cosmetic surgery, one of your considerations will always be the cost of the surgery.  This is different from most other types of medical care that you may receive, where medical insurance will be picking up the tab. Cosmetic surgery is different, and like it or not, cost is an … Read more »

Movies = Great Entertainment + Not-Great Plastic Surgery Info

This has been great season for fabulous movies. We are now five for five in terms of seeing really good movies, and I can’t remember the last time that has happened! Which were they? Glad you asked: The Blind Side, Up in the Air, Invictus, It’s Complicated, and Avatar. These were all great movies and … Read more »

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