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

HKB Blog

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 »

The Wrong Time For Your Skin Care Treatment

Want to know one thing you can do to maximize your skin care results? Hint: It’s not just about picking the right procedure. As the old saying goes, “The right thing at the wrong time becomes the wrong thing.” Licensed Aesthetician Christy Ledford explains why the timing of your treatment is so important, and what … 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 »

Confidence For A New Job: A Reath Patient Story

Every time we post new before and after photos on our website, we try to include a bit of information about the patient. Every now and then, a patient will write about his or her experience with us and how this has affected their lives. Here is a patient who struggled with hyperhidrosis (excessive underarm sweating) and was … Read more »

My New Skin Care Addiction

Few things in my business change as much as skin care lines. Some of these changes we like, others not so much. Our most recent change has been to bring in SkinMedica skin care products. These come from Allergan, our good friend who also brings us Botox, fillers such as Juvederm and Voluma, CoolSculpting and … Read more »

Do I Need a Breast Lift or Just Augmentation? Liposuction or Tummy Tuck? Neck Lift or Facelift? 3 Misunderstood Procedures

As you and I know, there is a ton of information available to the public about plastic surgery. The good thing about this is that patients can be very well informed about something that they are interested in. The flip side to this is that many people come in wanting one operation when they need … Read more »

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