Non-Surgical

Your skin tells a story about your health and lifestyle without saying a word, so it’s essential you give it the attention it deserves. Also, if you are contemplating ANY method of facial rejuvenation (Botox, fillers, and especially facial surgery), approximately ONE-THIRD of your result comes from optimizing the health and appearance of your skin!…

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…

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…

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…

Most Knoxville 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…

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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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…

an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

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…

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…

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…