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Open Letter to Governor Bill Lee

April 11th, 2020

Click here to read an open letter to Governor Bill Lee regarding the SARS-Cov-2 pandemic affecting our communities. It is time to use data to make decisions, not fear and panic.

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COVID-19 Update

March 18th, 2020

As our community continues to feel the impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), please know that we are closely monitoring the guidelines from the CDC in response. We will continue to take additional steps to keep our patients and staff safe and to prevent the spread of illness across our community.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP): Is the “Vampire Facial” Hype or Is it the Real Deal?

March 16th, 2020

No doubt many of you reading this article have heard the term “Vampire Facial”, even if you don’t know what it really means. Truth-be-told, I don’t really know what it means. And, I think it’s a really silly name for a medical treatment. So, for the rest of this brief article explaining what PRP is and how it works in cosmetic medicine and surgery, I’m going to refer to it by the Boring, Not-Very-Catchy name “PRP treatment”.

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The Progress of Breast Cancer Surgical Treatment

March 5th, 2020

Medical treatment for breast cancer is rapidly evolving, and new guidelines for therapy are being released every year. The trend, fortunately for women and their families dealing with breast cancer, is moving more and more towards molecular and genetic treatment options.

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Turn Back the Clock with Non-Surgical Plastic Surgery

February 24th, 2020

The point of any cosmetic treatment is not to fundamentally change your appearance, but to restore and enhance what is already there – to improve “you.” We strive to have our patients get reactions from friends and family like “Wow, you look great! Have you lost weight? Did you just get back from vacation?” They don’t know what you’ve had done, but they know they like the changes they see.

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The Plastic Surgery Experience

February 13th, 2020

Consider this situation: after years of thoughtful consideration and research, you (or your spouse/significant other) have decided to have plastic surgery. You asked a few close friends about good surgeons in the area and chose the one you felt most comfortable with. Very few people know about your surgery. Most of them know you’re going to be out of work for a week or two, but you have been vague about the reasons. You don’t want the world to know about your decision.

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Dr. Halls’ “For You. For All.” Charitable Program

February 3rd, 2020

What do Tom’s Shoes, Whole Foods, and Warby Parker all have in common? It’s not that they are well-known and very successful businesses, which they are. It’s not that they all make or sell great products, which they do. The common denominator that these three companies share is found in their mission: as a company, they have committed themselves to helping our less fortunate neighbors around the world.

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Reconstructing Breast Reconstruction

January 23rd, 2020

In the past few years, we have seen a quantum shift in the treatment of breast cancer. Medical treatments for breast cancer – chemotherapy, hormone treatments, and genetic treatments – have changed significantly, and although no cancer treatment is “easy”, newer therapies are much more effective and patient-friendly than in the past. Likewise, radiation treatments have become more targeted, meaning less “normal” tissue is affected.

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CoolSculpting: Surgery or Not?

January 13th, 2020

We all know what it is – a stubborn, unpleasing contour of the lower abdomen or side that makes bathing suits, tight pants, and form-fitting dresses seem like a bad idea. Whatever name we give it, it’s something that makes us want to run for the cover of our favorite baggy sweatshirt.

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Causes of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes & How to Treat It

January 2nd, 2020

Dark circles under the eye are a common complaint and are caused by many different things from poor sleep hygiene to allergies to good ole mom and dad’s genetics. Treatment for under eye circles can include: eye creams, chemical peels, lasers (intense pulsed light or a resurfacing laser as Profractional), injectable fillers (Restylane and Voluma), or surgery (blephoplasty). Many people want improvement with facial aging and would like to improve their “tired eyes” or “drooping eyes,” but it is important first to determine the cause.

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By The Numbers: The Philanthropic Progress of Dr. Jason Hall

December 16th, 2019

Every once in awhile, usually in the quiet of the early morning hours when I’m the only person in the house that is awake, I get a chance to reflect on what it is I do every day. Those moments, sitting in the stillness (in front of the fireplace…sometimes with the AC on), it dawns on me the magnitude of what I have the privilege to do as a career.

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Aging Changes and What to Do About It

December 5th, 2019

Despite the vast amount of marketing dollars aimed to get you excited about some fat-reducing device, magic skin cream, or whizz-bang injectable treatment, cosmetic medicine is still medicine, delivered (mostly) by trained professionals who have dedicated a significant portion of their life learning the nuances of anatomy and the aging process.

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How Your Cosmetic Treatment Can Help Others

November 25th, 2019

Plastic surgery, as I have written before, is a wonderful specialty. As plastic surgeons, we affect positive changes in the lives of each of our patients on a daily basis. Some of the profound impact we have isn’t appreciated until much later – this is especially true in the case of much of the pediatric aspect of plastic surgery, a part that doesn’t often make it to the E! network or “Inside Edition”.

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How You Can Reverse the Aging Process Without Surgery

November 11th, 2019

If you read Time Magazine in June, one of the cover stories informed us that cosmetic surgery is the new norm – a closely akin to getting your hair done. The “taboo” that once surrounded aesthetic surgery is quickly disappearing. Conversations about “who had what done” and recommendations about which plastic surgeon is the “best” at which procedures – conversations that used to happen quietly and privately – are now discussed out in the open or online.

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Changing Lives, One Millimeter at a Time

October 24th, 2019

Judging by the number of billboards advertising plastic surgery, Knoxville is a very competitive market for cosmetic procedures. So, one might expect larger or older or more “advertised” practices to take all of the honors. But this year, Dr. Jason Hall has been recognized as one of the best in Knoxville, although he’s just recently returned home after a 20-year absence.

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Plastic Surgery Pricing

October 17th, 2019

Do you notice how hard it is to determine the cost of a cosmetic procedure in Knoxville, or anywhere, before your consultation? That’s because most doctors don’t want to share that information. But Dr. Jason Hall is different! He understands that plastic surgery pricing is important for the Knoxville patient to know ahead of time. That’s why he uses the BuildMyBod Health Price Estimator.

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BIA-ALCL (Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma) FAQ

September 9th, 2019

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we hear from our patients regarding Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. WHAT IS BIA-ALCL? BIA-ALCL is a rare spectrum of disease that has been linked to textured breast implants.  It can range from a painless fluid collection around the implant to a form of…

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Breast Implant Illness FAQ

August 19th, 2019

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we hear from our patients regarding Breast Implant Illness. WHAT IS BREAST IMPLANT ILLNESS (BII)? Breast Implant Illness (BII) is NOT an official medical diagnosis.  Breast Implant Illness (BII) is a term that has recently been used by women who have breast implants who describe a…

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Relationship Between Implant Shape And Implant Size

August 2nd, 2019

Every week, Dr. Hall sees many women who are interested in having breast implants placed, and many of those women are not completely sure about what is involved with the procedure. If you have been unhappy with the shape or size of your breasts for years, or you’re just ready to turn a few more…

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Is There Any Downtime After Botox?

July 19th, 2019

Botox has become a product that is widely known in the United States. In fact, more and more men and women are choosing to receive Botox injections to treat various types of aging – crows feet, forehead wrinkles, frown lines – just to name a few. If you’ve been increasingly disappointed with your aging reflection,…

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Is Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Good For Me?

July 5th, 2019

Radiofrequency Skin Tightening has just recently become all the rage, though it’s been used for non-surgical Skin Tightening since 2001. I guess we can thank social media and high-profile celebs for making the general public more aware of this amazing technology. Radiofrequency Skin Tightening allows men and women the chance to enhance their appearance and…

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Does PRP Really Work To Improve Your Skin?

June 21st, 2019

If you’ve been researching non-surgical solutions for skin tightening to improve your complexion, chances are you’ve come across the acronym PRP. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) has become quite the rage among men and women who are looking to improve their skin’s overall appearance. But what exactly is PRP and does it really work as a skin…

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Does Exercise Impact The Longevity Of Botox?

June 7th, 2019

Why, oh why do we have to deal with aging? Why can’t we just gain wisdom and knowledge and still keep the tight, smooth skin of our youth? Well, until someone finds the Fountain Of Youth hidden somewhere in the Smoky Mountains, we’ll have to deal with the inevitable – wrinkles and deep lines. Thankfully…

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At What Age Should I Start To Get Botox?

May 24th, 2019

Many men and women in the area know about Botox. And many men and women enjoy the benefits of having regular Botox treatments to treat their moderate to severe lines and wrinkles. But do you know at what age you should start getting Botox injections? Many people assume the right time to have Botox is…

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3 Ways Botox Can Improve Your Appearance

May 10th, 2019

If you live in the area and have had Botox on your mind lately, Dr. Hall of Jason J. Hall, MD, FACS can help! As a double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Hall knows how to care for his patients and help them become the best version of themselves – regardless of whether he’s using a…

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Why Is It Necessary to Tighten the Abdominal Muscles?

December 15th, 2018

If you’ve been researching tummy tucks, you may have heard that in some cases, it’s necessary for plastic surgeons to tighten the abdominal muscles during the procedure. You may have even come across the terms “diastasis recti” or “separated abdominal muscles.” What does this all mean? Read below as we explain. The 411 on Separated…

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Which Breast Augmentation Implants Are FDA Approved?

December 5th, 2018

If you’re a woman who’s thinking about getting a breast augmentation, you may already be researching the cosmetic procedure online. And through this research, you may have discovered that in the 1990s and early 2000s, silicone breast implants, which are filled with a silicone gel, were banned for usage in the United States by the…

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Where Are the Incisions Placed When Getting a Tummy Tuck?

November 24th, 2018

Most men and women who are considering getting a tummy tuck are doing so because they’re displeased with the current look of their abdomen. Whether they have a big bulge that just won’t go away caused by diastasis recti (also known as separated abdominal muscles), or they have loose and sagging skin as a result…

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What Conditions Can Be Treated with Microneedling?

November 14th, 2018

Every year, Dr. Hall sees several men and women not because they want to go under the knife and have plastic surgery, but because they want to know if microneedling is right for them. A popular treatment option for rejuvenating the face and other areas, microneedling has become a must-have procedure for many Tennessee patients…

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Enhance Your Natural Beauty with Plastic Surgery

October 24th, 2018

Some people mistakenly believe that the goal of plastic surgery is to make you look like someone else. As Dr. Hall will tell you, that simply isn’t the case. Dr. Hall’s goals for his plastic surgery patients isn’t to make them look unrecognizable compared to their former selves. In contrast, his goal is to make…

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Can I Wear Makeup After Microneedling?

October 14th, 2018

We get it. If you’re a woman and you have microneedling performed on your face, the most common place to have the procedure done, you want to know how soon you can get back to your normal skincare and makeup routine. After all, some women want the results of microneedling, but do not want to…

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Understand the Different Incision Sites for Breast Augmentation Insertion

October 4th, 2018

When women decide to have a breast augmentation, they have so many choices to make. What types of implants will they get – silicone or saline? How big do they want to go? Do they want teardrop or round breast implants? The list goes on and on… One of the most important decisions a woman…

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How Long After Breastfeeding Can I Get Breast Implants?

September 24th, 2018

 Whether they desire breast implants as part of a total body rejuvenation procedure (commonly known as a mommy makeover) or as a standalone surgery, many new mothers decide to augment their breasts after they’ve had a baby. And there are many reasons why. Pregnancy causes a woman’s breasts to swell in preparation for her body…

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Four Options for Breast Enhancement

September 13th, 2018

When women consult with Dr. Hall for breast enhancement, they have a lot of choices and considerations to make. In fact, there are so many different decisions to make regarding your breast augmentations surgery that at first, it may seem overwhelming! Don’t worry. Dr. Hall is here to help walk you through all the steps…

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3 Ways to Alter the Shape and Size of Your Breasts with Breast Enhancement

September 3rd, 2018

Many women desire breast enhancement surgery. Some want to undergo the procedure because they’ve never been happy with the natural size of their breasts. Other women desire breast augmentation due to changes in their breasts that have occurred during pregnancy, breastfeeding, or aging. Regardless of the reasons you want breast implants, plastic surgeon Dr. Hall…

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3 Ways Plastic Surgery Boosts Your Confidence

August 20th, 2018

As many of Dr. Hall’s past and current plastic surgery patients will tell you, their decision to undergo their elective plastic surgery procedure has brought them a huge boost of self-confidence. Whether they’ve never been happy with the appearance of a certain aspect of their body, have recently lost a significant amount of weight but…

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3 Main Motivators for Breast Enhancement

August 6th, 2018

Any time a woman visits me for a breast enhancement surgery consultation, there’s a motivator behind it. But, just what pushes women from desiring larger breasts to actually taking the next step by scheduling a consultation to discuss the surgery? Below is a list of 3 main motivators for breast enhancement surgery.  1 .You’ve never…

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Not Your Mother’s Botox

August 1st, 2017

I’m 23 and have already started botox. Yes-you read that right. There are so many misconceptions when it comes to botox and fillers, whether you’re 24 or 54. My idea of botox prior to being educated, was that you only got botox over the age of 50 when you tend to have more visible wrinkles…

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3 Tips For Choosing the Right Implant Size For Your Body

April 4th, 2017

One of the hardest decisions that women have to make during the consultations for breast augmentation is the size of their breast augmentation implants. Women often spend a considerable amount of time deciding which size is best for them and trying to imagine what their bodies will look like afterward. We love when our patients…

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All You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation Surgery Recovery

September 25th, 2017

Undergoing any kind of surgery is a big deal, including breast augmentation. Women that are thinking of getting breast implants often ask us about the recovery period for this kind of procedure. While many patients spend a lot of time thinking about the preoperative decisions, it’s just as important to plan ahead for the recovery….

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Can Eyelid Surgery Repair My Uneven Eyes?

September 14th, 2017

For our patients that suffer from uneven and asymmetrical eyes, it can sometimes feel like you’re the only one in the world that is dealing with it. But the truth is that facial asymmetry is incredibly common. There are a huge range of factors that can influence how our appearance develops which is why asymmetry…

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Choosing The Right Breast Implant Placement for You

September 4th, 2017

Beginning the process of getting a breast augmentation is a little like opening Pandora’s Box: you’ll often discover more questions than answers. One of the most difficult and confusing decisions for our patients is about breast implant placement. This decision has massive implications for the procedure, the recovery period, and also for the appearance of…

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How Big Is “Too Big” When Choosing Breast Implants?

August 24th, 2017

Our patients spend a lot of time considering which size implant is right for them. Patients tend to struggle with this decision because they want to get enough volume to be noticeable, but they don’t want to go “too big” and get an unnatural look with their breast augmentation. Women almost always ask us, “Well,…

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Repair Drooping Eyelids with Eyelid Surgery

August 14th, 2017

Your eyes are one of the main focal points of your face. If you’ve started to notice drooping skin around your eyes, then you’ve almost certainly started to think about the option of getting eyelid surgery. Men and women can not only improve the appearance of their eyes with a blepharoplasty (the technical term for…

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Saline Vs Silicone Implants

August 2nd, 2017

Getting any kind of plastic surgery is a huge decision and making sure you know every detail of the procedure is critical. Dr. Hall is one of the most patient and understanding surgeons in the region. One question that he spends a great deal of time discussing with patients is the difference between silicone and…

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Types of Breast Augmentation Incisions

July 24th, 2017

One of the most common plastic surgery procedures is breast augmentation. Women that are unhappy with their breasts and women who have had a mastectomy can feel more feminine and get a huge boost to their self-esteem with breast implants. The procedure is safe and, thanks to many advancements in technology and surgical techniques, not…

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What Are High Profile Breast Implants?

July 13th, 2017

Our breast augmentation patients often tell us that as they start to do their research they often uncover more questions than answers. While that is obviously frustrating to our potential patients, it is great news for us! We love when our patients come to their consultations prepared with a bunch of questions. One of the…

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What’s the Best Way To Treat Loose Skin Under Eyes?

July 3rd, 2017

The loose skin under your eyes can make you look tired and older than you actually are. Many of our patients report that this loose, sagging skin under their eyes is often the first thing they look at in the morning and the last thing they notice at night. It doesn’t have to be this…

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Will I Need To Replace My Breast Implants After 10 Years?

June 22nd, 2017

One of the most common questions we get asked by our patients is about replacing their implants after 10 years. We absolutely love when our patients come prepared with a list of questions for Dr. Hall. But one of the biggest pieces of misinformation out there is this idea that after 10 years or so,…

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Will the Rippling In My Breast Implants Be Visible?

June 12th, 2017

The patients that come to Dr. Hall for breast augmentation usually have a couple of top priorities: they want to get a noticeable boost in breast volume, but they also don’t want their new breasts to look unnatural. One of the biggest concerns for women is that people will be able to see “rippling” along…

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Can a Tummy Tuck Correct Diastasis Recti?

June 1st, 2017

As any mom can attest to, pregnancy is an amazing but painful experience with often permanent effects on their body. A very common issue after childbirth is something called diastasis recti. Pregnancy stretches the skin and muscles on the stomach to such a degree that the muscles on the left and right sides can separate….

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Can I Build a Resistance to Botox?

May 22nd, 2017

We truly live in incredible times. Our patients now have more options than ever before to help freshen their appearance and take years off of their face that never existed before recently. One of the most popular, non-invasive treatments for facial wrinkles and creases is Botox. Men and women can get safe, natural-looking, and near-instant…

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Causes of Crow’s Feet

May 11th, 2017

Crow’s feet are some of the most noticeable wrinkles on the entire face. Since our eyes are one of the primary focal points on the face, seeing those crooked wrinkles streaking out from the corners of the eyes can be distracting and unattractive. Many patients ask us what actually causes those wrinkles, and the answer…

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Best Treatment Options for Crow’s Feet

May 1st, 2017

There are 43 muscles in your face, and each of them has a unique job to help you speak, smile, frown, and make every other facial expression. Some of the most active of these muscles are the orbital muscles located around the openings of your eyes. These muscles are the main culprits behind the infamous…

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Does Botox Prevent Wrinkles?

April 20th, 2017

Botox is one of the most popular forms of non-invasive treatment for facial wrinkles. It works quickly; it lasts a long time, and it is incredibly safe. But one of the questions that we frequently get is whether or not wrinkles can be prevented by Botox. Men and women that are hoping to freshen their…

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How Can a Short Nose Be Corrected?

April 10th, 2017

When we look at another person’s face, we usually notice the eyes and the mouth. But when it comes to the nose, we typically only focus on it only when there is something unusual about it. One of the most common issues that patients call us about is a short, upturned nose. This is sometimes…

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How Long Do Botox Injections Last?

March 30th, 2017

You may remember first time they started to notice the wrinkles on your face. You probably also remember when you started to wish you should completely smooth them out. One of the most popular non-invasive methods to treat wrinkles is with Botox. Men and women can get terrific, fast, and natural-looking results with Botox. Of…

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Open Vs. Closed Rhinoplasty Surgery. Which Is Right for Me?

March 20th, 2017

Many patients don’t realize that the rhinoplasty has been around for a very long time. But over the last few years, a great debate has emerged among doctors and plastic surgeons about the technical aspects of the rhinoplasty. Patients that have started to look into getting a so-called “nose job” will undoubtedly come across the…

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Standard Profile Breast Implant Vs High/Low Profile

March 9th, 2017

When it comes to getting breast implants, women often find there are many more questions and decisions than they initially anticipated. Women often come to our offices with an idea of the size of implant that they want and maybe even the type of incision they want to use. But something that patients often don’t…

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Transaxillary Vs. Inframammary

February 27th, 2017

As you start to do homework and research on breast augmentation, women often come face-to-face with a difficult decision: where the incision and resulting scar should be. There’s no way around it: if you’re ready to move forward with breast augmentation, there’s going to be a scar. The big choice is where and how large…

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What’s the Difference Between a Smooth and a Textured Breast Implant?

February 16th, 2017

One of the biggest decisions that our patients have to make when it comes to their breast augmentation is the type of breast implants they will choose. Women usually come prepared to their consultations with the size of implant they want and the type (silicone or saline). However, there is one major consideration that many…

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Will Getting Rhinoplasty Drastically Change My Face?

February 6th, 2017

Think of the last time you had a conversation with someone. Where did your eyes focus? While you probably spent most of the time looking at the eyes or the mouth.  Chances are, you probably don’t remember much of what someone’s nose looked like. If your nose is too large or an unusual shape, it’s…

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Reconstructing the Reconstruction

November 7th, 2016

In the past few years, we have seen a quantum shift in the treatment of breast cancer. Medical treatments for breast cancer – chemotherapy, hormone treatments, and genetic treatments – have changed significantly, and although no cancer treatment is “easy”, newer therapies are much more effective and patient-friendly than in the past.  Likewise, radiation treatments…

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Can Surgery Correct A Double Chin?

November 1st, 2016

Do you take all your photos from an upper angle to avoid the look of squishing or rolling that happens when you see your image from a lower perspective? Do you walk around with your head held high – only to avoid making the excess fat and skin beneath your chin more noticeable? People who…

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How Long Is The Recovery After Blepharoplasty Surgery?

October 24th, 2016

Patients considering blepharoplasty surgery often ask our staff about recovery time after an eyelid procedure. Most patients will have about a week of recovery time, and a few weeks following to see the full results. Blepharoplasty can correct a number of issues you may be experiencing around your eyelid area. If you look in the…

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Non-Surgical Treatments To Defy Aging

October 17th, 2016

“Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.” -Eleanor Roosevelt   Aging isn’t what it used to be. Stories of mature celebrities casting off the stigma associated with growing older are becoming more prevalent in the media with each passing year, confirming that aging doesn’t have to be…

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Which Is Better For Treatment Of Eyelid Bags: Blepharoplasty Or Fillers?

October 11th, 2016

Do you feel that you always seem to look “old and tired” even though you’re wide awake? You’ve tried getting more sleep each night. You’ve used every under-eye cream or serum available, and you still have bags under your eyes every day. If you want to restore a more alert and youthful appearance, you should…

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Which Type Of Implants Give More Natural Looking Results: Saline Or Silicone?

October 3rd, 2016

Are you considering breast implants, but have questions like, what size, what shape, and what material is best for me? What looks the most natural? You aren’t alone – these are some of the most frequently asked questions about breast implants in our plastic surgery practice. Size & Shape of Breast Implants Patients who’ve decided…

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Eyelid Surgery vs. Non-Surgical Treatments: Which Provides More Lasting Results?

September 26th, 2016

Eyelid surgery patients who choose Dr. Hall as their doctor have often already tried non-surgical treatments to improve the appearance of their eyelids and under-eye area. If you’re not sure what type of treatment is right for you, and are concerned about getting results that can stand the test of time, we encourage you to…

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Can Rhinoplasty Help Improve My Breathing?

September 21st, 2016

When people look at your face, one of the first things they stare at is your nose. As the central focal point one your face, having a crooked, bumpy, or oversized nose can cause you serious anxiety and really hurt your self-confidence. Obviously, your nose isn’t just for looks. One very common issue that our…

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What Makes Dr. Hall Different From Other Plastic Surgeons?

September 8th, 2016

Your spouse, your first house, your first child: these are all monumental life events that fundamentally change you forever. But deciding on your plastic surgeon is another one of those huge decisions that will stay with you for the rest of your life. Here at Dr. Hall’s practice, when our patients decide to work with…

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What Procedures Are Included In Mommy Makeover Surgery?

August 29th, 2016

Only a mother can understand the incredible toll that pregnancy puts on your body. Unfortunately, after your pregnancy, getting your body back can sometimes feel like an impossible task. Even with grueling workout regimens and restrictive diets, things like stretch marks, stubborn areas of fat around your tummy and legs, and the lost fullness of…

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I’ve Seen Pictures of Augmentations Gone Wrong: How Can I Be Sure My Lips Will Look Natural?

August 1st, 2016

We’ve all seen celebrities with plump, luscious lips and felt a surge of envy for that pouty, bee-stung look. For our patients, lip augmentation is a fast and safe option to help them get full, natural-looking lips and feel better about how they look. If you’ve spent any time looking online for information on lip…

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How Long Will The Results Of A Breast Lift Last?

July 20th, 2016

For many of my patients, breast lift surgery can be one of the best and fastest ways to improve the appearance of drooping breasts. Whether it’s from pregnancies, breast feeding, or just time and gravity, when you start thinking about getting surgery, one of the first questions you probably have is “how long will the…

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How Soon After Breast Augmentation Surgery Can You Exercise?

July 8th, 2016

For a woman, a regular exercise routine is simply part of taking pride in your appearance. As a natural extension of this, you may find yourself considering breast augmentation surgery. However, one of the biggest concerns my breast augmentation patients have is how much time they will have to take off from exercise after surgery….

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Personalized Plastic Surgery

June 30th, 2016

Suppose you have a favorite dress – a dress makes you feel comfortable, confident, and looks better on you than anything else you own. Of course, you want all your friends to be able to look and feel just as good as you do when you wear that dress, but can they all just go…

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Which is Better for Lip Augmentation: Fillers or Fat Injections?

June 13th, 2016

Chances are you may have seen pictures of lip augmentations gone wrong on television or in the tabloids. While it’s true that these things can happen, all the negative press surrounding these mishaps has served to sully public perception of what can actually be a very positive cosmetic treatment. In truth, the entire look and…

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Tired of Looking Tired? Blepharoplasty Options

June 2nd, 2016

It is said that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but what do you do when your eyes don’t at all reflect what you’re feeling inside? You may be experiencing frustration at the way your emotions and energy don’t match what your eyes are telling those around you. If you have droopy upper…

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Can Non-Surgical Alternatives Give the Same Results As Eyelid Surgery?

May 27th, 2016

For some people, the mere mention of the word “surgery” is enough to send them running for the door. In truth, cosmetic procedures – especially ones like eyelid surgery that can be performed in an office setting – are very safe and have been performed successfully countless times. Nonetheless, you may find yourself asking if…

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Can I Have All of My Mommy Makeover Procedures in a Single Day?

May 19th, 2016

Few experiences in life can rival the joy a woman gets the first time she sees her baby. Creating new life brings a sense of awe and wonder that culminates when you give birth, but it also takes a heavy toll on your body. Weight gain, the stretching of skin, and other changes your body…

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Can Botox® Be Used to Treat My Eyelid Bags?

May 10th, 2016

Botox®, also known as botulinum toxin, has become famed the world over for its ability to help soften and minimize fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Even more attractive is the fact that Botox® injections are a non-surgical treatment that can be administered in minutes, most often without even the need for anesthetic. Despite…

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My Take On Insurance

May 9th, 2016

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, we now all have health insurance, since it’s essentially illegal not to. One of the things you may have noticed over the past few years is that each year, you see an increase in the amount you pay out of your pocket every month. And, if you try to…

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Can a Breast Augmentation Be Done With a Breast Lift?

April 28th, 2016

As a woman, your breasts are more than just an indication of gender – they’re a symbol of your femininity and beauty. Unfortunately, age, weight loss, and child birth can cause your breasts to sag and lose volume, leaving you feeling less beautiful than you once were. Thankfully, you don’t just have to accept these…

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Are There Any Restrictions After Chin Surgery?

April 19th, 2016

Your face is the first thing people notice when they meet you. Like any cosmetic procedure, we understand that a decision to have chin surgery is very personal and not one you make lightly. You want to know that your surgeon will recognize the unique contours of your face and give you a result you…

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Are Botox® Injections Safe?

April 7th, 2016

Botox® injections have been in use for many years for the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles on the face and are generally considered to one of be the safest and least invasive solutions to these problems. That said, as with any cosmetic procedure, there are some risks involved. Thankfully, these risks can be minimized…

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Will Eyelid Surgery Leave Noticeable Scars?

March 29th, 2016

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, can give your upper and lower eyelids the youthful appearance they have lost with age. The eyes are often the first to show signs of aging in the form of: Puffiness Bags Excess skin Drooping eyelids Dark circles By removing skin (and sometimes fat) from the eyelids, your plastic surgeon can…

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Will My Rhinoplasty Leave Visible Scars?

March 22nd, 2016

Chances are you may not pay much attention to your nose…unless, of course, you’re unhappy with it. A nose that’s ill-suited to your face can cause everything else to look unbalanced and give you no end of grief in self-consciousness. Thankfully, a variety of cosmetic and even functional issues of the nose can be remedied…

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Why Are Different Incision Types Used in Breast Augmentation?

March 15th, 2016

There are three main types of incisions used for breast augmentation. The first two that go through the breasts and give patients the best results are: Periareolar: Placed at the border of the nipple. The scar is the least visible but can prove problematic when you breastfeed. Inframammary: Placed in or slightly above the breast…

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What Problems Can Chin Surgery Correct?

March 1st, 2016

Facial contouring provides the structure and shape for an attractive face that communicates health and beauty. Handsome men are noted for their strong chin and defined jawline. Beautiful women have softly continuous curves and a chin balancing other features that define the proportions of beauty. Patients who are unhappy with the appearance of their chin…

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Dark Circles Under Eyes

February 25th, 2016

Dark circles under the eye are a common complaint and are caused by many different things from poor sleep hygiene to allergies to your genetic makeup. Treatment for under eye circles can include: eye creams, chemical peels, lasers, injectable fillers, or surgery. Many people want improvement with facial aging and would like to improve their…

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What Problems Can a Breast Lift Solve?

February 17th, 2016

The elasticity of skin on all parts of our body starts to wear out as we get older. Breasts are no exception and begin to droop: After pregnancy and breastfeeding. During and right after menopause. From the weight of large, heavy breasts. A breast lift can bring your breasts up to an ideal position by…

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Rhinoplasty vs. Non-Surgical Options

February 5th, 2016

Most patients who want to reshape their nose will automatically consider a rhinoplasty without knowing about the non-surgical options. Minor problems with the structure of your nose can be corrected by using fillers such as Juvederm or Voluma to reduce the size of bumps and fill in areas lacking volume. The plastic surgeon typically shapes…

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Natural More Kissable Lips

January 26th, 2016

Full and luscious lips add sensuality to your overall appearance. Though recognized as a feminine standard of beauty, men can also benefit from lip enhancement that refines their chiseled looks. Two commonly used procedures are injecting fat into the lips or using filler to enhance definition and volume. Both of these techniques produce excellent results…

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How Soon After Pregnancy Can I Have a Mommy Makeover?

December 17th, 2015

After having kids your body can look much different than before pregnancy. Becoming a mom is rewarding, but many Knoxville women are left feeling less confident about their bodies than before children. A mommy makeover combines treatments to reshape the breasts and body to your ideal. Before considering a mommy makeover, it’s important to keep…

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I Sleep Well But I Still Have Bags Under My Eyelids

December 30th, 2015

There are a number of reasons Knoxville patients develop bags under their eyelids. Despite getting enough sleep at night (we should all be getting 6-8 hours!) you may still suffer from puffy eyes that don’t seem to go away. The most frustrating and number one cause of eyelid problems is: genetics. Your parents and family…

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How Long Do Botox Treatments Last Compared With Other Non-Surgical Options

December 2nd, 2015

Botox is the best-known non-surgical option for treating lines and wrinkles on the face. While other options exist, Botox has proven effective for nearly thirty years and does not lose its effect with follow-up treatments. This means you can keep up your Botox treatments and maintain your youthful look. But how long will the treatment…

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How Do I Find the Right Plastic Surgeon?

November 20th, 2015

With the rising popularity of plastic surgery, a growing number of doctors have started to specialize. Unfortunately, not all “cosmetic” surgeons take the time for proper training and certification needed for surgical excellence and quality patient care. Knowing your plastic surgeon’s specializations and background prior to going under the knife is a step that eager…

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Does Blepharoplasty Also Treat Forehead Wrinkles?

November 6th, 2015

A blepharoplasty, or eyelid lift, can open up your eyes by removing excess skin and fat from your upper or lower eyelids. Many patients develop forehead wrinkles because they are using their forehead muscles to lift upper eyes that droop. Constant use of the forehead muscles can create permanent lines and wrinkles over time. How…

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For You, For All.

July 29th, 2015

When you see us to do a little something nice for yourself, you will be helping someone else in the process. “For You, For All.” – learn more here.

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On Change – A Letter from Dr. Hall

April 14th, 2015

plas-tic (’plas-tik) adj. 1. capable of adapting to varying conditions 2. able to be shaped or molded As with no other specialty in medicine, plastic surgery embraces the art and science of change. As a plastic surgeon, I am given the opportunity to change bodies, change outlooks, and change lives on a daily basis. It…

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Rhinoplasty Limitations

October 15th, 2014

I frequently get questions about rhinoplasty (aka: a “nose job”). Specifically, many people who are interested in changing the shape of their nose want to know what the down-time following a nose job will be. The answer is: it depends. Typically there are a few things that anyone who has a rhinoplasty can expect, and…

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Is a Buttock Augmentation Right for Me?

October 2nd, 2014

In recent years, the buttock augmentation (Brazilian Butt Lift, or BBL for short) has rapidly become one of the most requested procedures in many plastic surgeons’ offices. The well publicized posteriors of women such as Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian have, no doubt, been a major contributing factor to this trend. A question I get…

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What Type of Blepharoplasty Incisions Will My Surgeon Use?

August 22nd, 2014

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, can be performed on either the upper eyelids, the lower eyelids, or both. The general goals are to reduce visible signs of aging, puffiness, and sagging skin. In general, the approach most commonly used is to make incisions where scars will be concealed within the natural folds and creases of the…

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How Soon Can I Have Mommy Makeover Surgery after Pregnancy?

August 12th, 2014

The patients that I see for mommy makeover surgery typically fall into one of two categories: those who have recently had a child and those who had their last child several years before. If you’re in the first category, one of the big questions you likely have is, “When can I have the procedure?” As…

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An Ounce of Prevention

June 10th, 2014

I think that if most of us had the choice between having surgery and not having surgery, we’d choose the latter over the former most days of the week. The question is: How do you get the benefit of surgery without the “surgery” part? My grandmother had a saying: “An ounce of prevention is worth…

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Recommended Over-The-Counter Skin Care Products

June 10th, 2014

Here is a list (and brief description) of some of the products that I recommend to help keep your skin looking healthy, clear, and youthful. These products are ideal for younger patients (20-40 years old) who want to preserve, protect, and enhance the youthful radiance of their skin. If you have sun damage or color…

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The Mommy Makeover – What’s The Big Deal?

April 28th, 2014

I’ve said it before on my Facebook page (and on Twitter, too): “Children are a wonder: they make you wonder what happened to your figure.” Any woman who has had children can attest to the fact that having children can wreak havoc on even the best physiques. Some women are able to bounce back like…

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Do I need a Breast Augmentation or a Breast Lift?

April 4th, 2014

Do I need a Breast Augmentation or a Breast Lift? Many women come into the office asking about cosmetic breast procedures, but there is confusion about which procedure women need (or want, as the case may be). A breast lift and a breast augmentation are two different operations with two different goals: A breast augmentation…

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Yelp and I – A Love/Hate Relationship

March 20th, 2014

I love using Yelp for online searches.  My wife and I started using it when I was a fellow at Stanford for pretty much everything – restaurants, dry cleaners, barbers, kid places…It was awesome.  After awhile, I quit being a Yelp voyeur and started Yelp-ing myself – reviewing places that I went. I still look…

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What Yoga has Taught Me About Surgery

March 12th, 2014

I’m stepping out on a limb here…but – nothing ventured, nothing gained. I’ll be the first to admit that I initially discovered yoga because of fitness.  Really, I discovered yoga because of a lack of fitness.  I remember it vividly – we sat down as a family and my wife suggested I sit “Indian style”…

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An Inspirational Weight Loss Story, and Why It Shouldn’t Be Considered Cosmetic Surgery

February 26th, 2014

I trained forever.  I’m happy where I ended up, but it took me forever to get here.  I took the long road – a full general surgery residency before starting plastic surgery.  One of the many things I credit my general surgery training with is making me (I hope) a good doctor.  I took care…

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Don’t Touch Me! The Lost Art of the Physical Exam

January 27th, 2014

Medicine has always been a “hands-on” specialty.  The “laying on of hands” is and always has been a crucial and vital part of the diagnostic process.  There is no CT scan, MRI, ultrasound, or blood test that can substitute for your doctor sitting down with you, listening to what is wrong, and examining you with…

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Princesses and Plastic Surgery

January 13th, 2014

The other day, a friend of mine and I were discussing whether or not we were going to use the term “princess” to address our respective daughters.  He does not want his daughter growing up with the label of “princess” because he thinks it causes girls to develop a sense of entitlement and an obsession…

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Sculptra and Minimally Invasive Treatments for Facial Aging.

November 18th, 2013

What makes a face look old?  What makes a face look tired? Conversely, what makes a face look young and refreshed? Within seconds of meeting someone, we formulate a subconscious opinion of them based on their appearance: Young or old? Friendly or mean? Someone we can trust or someone we should avoid? Recall the last…

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Tummy Tucks and Keeping the Weight Off…Fact or Fiction

October 23rd, 2013

An article in the October edition of the white journal (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – “the” plastic surgery journal) made the news recently.   In it, the authors claimed that patients who underwent body contouring after gastric bypass had better long-term weight control than patients who just had weight loss surgery without plastic surgery. Big News,…

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Insurance and Plastic Surgery after Massive Weight Loss

September 3rd, 2013

After losing massive amounts of weight, getting rid of all the extra skin that is the final step in many of my patients’ transformation into their “new self”.   There is a common perception that plastic surgery after massive weight loss is covered by most insurance plans.   This article will describe what procedure is – and…

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Lower Eyelid Surgery and Eyelid Bags

August 27th, 2013

Everyone has those mornings – you get a terrible night’s sleep and feel awful the next day.  You feel tired…and you look just as tired as you feel.  The reasons for this are many, but one of the main giveaways happens around the eyes.  Puffy or swollen eyelids almost go hand-in-hand with a terrible night’s…

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The Eyes of Texas

July 12th, 2013

Nothing betrays the effects of a healthy lifestyle like bags under the eyes.  They leave you looking tired, older, or (arguably worse) like you had a few too many the night before.  None of these are things you want to convey to a co-worker, boss, or potential suitor. There are three main reasons for lower…

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Breast Implants and Breast Cancer Risk

May 31st, 2013

In 2012, over 286,000 breast augmentations were performed in the United States. In May of 2013, two major breast-health announcements hit the news. First, a study published in the British Medical Journal suggested that women with breast implants have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. What garnered more media attention (including the cover of…

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Technology in Plastic Surgery

April 24th, 2013

A recent PR piece from MD Anderson about the use of the DaVinci operating robot to perform a muscle-flap breast reconstruction got me thinking about the technology that I use in my own practice and the more important question: Why do I use the “advanced” technology that I do? I’ll be the first to admit…

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Options For Abdominal Reshaping after Massive Weight Loss

April 11th, 2013

Look around on the internet for plastic surgery after massive weight loss, and chances are that you’ll see lots of references to a “Body Lift”, a “Total Body Lift” or a “360 Lift”.  Many people think that this is the only procedure that is done to reshape the trunk after a weight loss procedure. While…

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Liposuction – myth, fact, and safety

March 24th, 2013

Despite being one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States, there are lots of myths and rumors about liposuction and who may be the best candidates. Is liposuction good for getting rid of a few extra pounds before a social function or to “trim up” for swimsuit weather? Is liposuction a good…

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Reclaiming Youthful Breasts After Weight Loss

March 14th, 2013

Weight loss takes a toll on your body, and in no area is this more apparent than in the breasts. Many of my female patients were happy with the size and shape of their breasts before their weight loss surgery, and find that the youthful shape and size of their breasts are the first things…

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How My iPhone Helped Me Lose 25 Pounds.

December 21st, 2012

Let’s face it – most of us have made New Year’s Resolutions that we break about  a week later.  Last year, though, I made what is probably the most common one: lose weight/get healthy. The difference is: I KEPT it!  Rather easily, I might add.  I dropped 25 pounds and 4 inches from my waist…

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Breast Augmentation – It’s Good For You!

November 18th, 2012

Breast Augmentation is once again in the news – but this time for something positive! A paper published in the July edition of the most widely read plastic surgery journal (disclaimer: I review potential papers for this journal but had nothing to do with this one) found that women who have undergone breast enlargement surgery…

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Face Transplantation: Science Fiction to Science Fact

October 30th, 2012

There has been lots of talk in the news recently highlighting a number of courageous patients who have undergone transplants of part or all of their faces.  Both they and the team of doctors that are taking care of them are to be commended – these operations are pushing the boundaries of what is medically…

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Spider Veins and Varicose Veins

October 1st, 2012

I recently posted a comment on my Facebook page asking for topics that would make good blog posts.  I got some private messages with requests which I will honor, but will answer the lone public post first (to encourage more of you to post public comments, as much as anything else). Prominent leg veins are…

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Zimbabwe Mission Trip

September 19th, 2012

As I kissed my wife and daughter good-bye at the security checkpoint, I was wracked with guilt and uncertainty.  Why, exactly, was I getting on a plane bound for Zimbabwe and leaving two crying women – the two most important people in my life – behind?  I kept telling myself that I was going because…

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Bad Celebrity Plastic Surgery: WHY?

August 22nd, 2012

With all the money, connections, and “inside information” that TV and film celebrities seem to have, why do many of them end up looking fake (or downright odd) after plastic surgery? As I was sitting in my dentist’s office the other day, we started talking about this subject, and it really got me wondering: WHY?…

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Choosing the Right Breast Implant

August 5th, 2012

‘What size should I be?’. That is the question nearly every woman I see asks very early on in their breast augmentation consultation. Most ask already knowing what size they WANT to be (it’s usually a ‘small C’, in case you were wondering). Breast implants, both silicone and saline, are sold by volume, ranging from…

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The Mommy Makeover Demystified

July 25th, 2012

The “Mommy Makeover”.  The often talked-about but difficult-to-define plastic surgery operation.  The term can mean different things to different people, and no two “mommy makeovers” are alike.  In essence, the goal is to reverse the havoc childbearing wrecks on a woman’s body. For most women, a “Mommy Makeover” means: Breast Rejuvenation Abdominal enhancement Now…I don’t…

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So Much More

July 18th, 2012

I love what I do. I think that I may have one of the coolest professions on the planet…take a look into a day in my (work) life and perhaps you will see why. From a plastic surgery standpoint, my practice is unique, and that’s exactly the way I want it. Yes, I do cosmetic…

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Ear Surgery without a Scalpel

July 9th, 2012

I love taking care of children. It’s a great part of my job. Yes – kids terrorize the office. They empty the jar of lollipops on the front desk. And we’ve had more than one room-clearing newborn poop (which usually happens right when I’m trying to examine them). But it’s great, and I wouldn’t have…

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Social Media Policy

June 6th, 2012

The internet and social media are changing the way medicine is practiced.  If you’re reading this, then you and I are on the forefront of that change. However, at the core of the practice of medicine is the doctor-patient relationship, which is arguably the most sacred and trusting relationships two relative strangers can place themselves…

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Bicycle tires – good for your bike, bad for your lips

May 14th, 2012

I get a lot of questions from friends and patients alike about the different ways to add “fullness” to the lips.  It is fairly obvious that there are lots of celebrities and people walking in the grocery store who have had various fillers injected into their lips.  One of the telltale signs is the “bicycle tire”…

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A Word about Board Certification

May 31st, 2012

You hear lots of buzz these days about making sure your doctor is “board certified”.  What does that mean? Let me start by saying that I am board certified in 2 specialties – general and plastic surgery.  I’m proud of it.  It took lots of hard work to get there.  Now, I’m not going to…

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Joining up with the Davis Clinic

May 8th, 2012

I’m happy to announce my affiliation with Knoxville’s first and only comprehensive weight management program – The Davis Clinic. Lead by Drs. Robert Davis, Garth Davis, and John Primomo, The Davis Clinic has been helping to change the lives of Texans and patients from all across the country with their approach to both surgical and…

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Inaugural Blog Post

May 4th, 2012

I’m a plastic surgeon based out of Knoxville, TN with additional training in craniofacial surgery (which is surgery of the bones and soft tissues of the face).  While it seems like a fairly narrowly defined field, what I do runs the gamut from cleft lip and palate to corrective jaw surgery to fillers and facelifts….

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