Youthful Reflections Blog

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Will a Brow Lift Make Me Look Surprised?

Many of the people I see who are considering a brow lift at our Nashville, TN, practice say their friends or family often ask if they're upset about something or tired, even when they're perfectly content and rested. A sagging brow or forehead creates an angry or tired appearance. But these patients worry that a …

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Facial Fat Grafting Treatment Areas

Plastic surgeons have been using a patient's own fat for aesthetic purposes—a technique called fat grafting or fat transfer—for decades. I use facial fat grafting to enhance my Nashville patients' facelift results and as a natural alternative to facial fillers. How Does Fat Grafting Work on the Face? Fat is an excellent filler to treat …

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Is It Time for a Facelift? Take Our Quiz!

Timing is one of the most critical aspects of preparing for a facelift. Generally, age isn't a primary factor when deciding if now is a good time for a facelift. Still, most patients considering a facelift at our Nashville, TN, practice are between the ages of 40 to 60. In fact, undergoing a facelift at …

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The Best Facial Plastic Surgeons Are Worth the Wait

Here's a scenario that probably happens more than it should: Someone who's been thinking for months, perhaps years, about getting a facelift schedules consultations at a handful of plastic surgery practices in Nashville. They decide to go with the surgeon who can perform the procedure sooner than anyone else. Unfortunately, sooner is rarely better when …

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What To Look for in Before-and-After Photos

People considering cosmetic surgery often browse before-and-after photos of patients who had the same procedure they want before choosing a plastic surgeon. Along with patient reviews, B&A photos wield significant influence on a patient's choice of a surgeon. But what should you look for in photos if, for example, you thinking of eyelid surgery in …

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‘How Do I Know If I Need Eyelid Surgery?’

Are people asking if you feel tired even when you're well-rested? Have you noticed your peripheral vision getting worse? Those are 2 signs that it could be time to get blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) at our Brentwood, TN, practice south of downtown Nashville. The delicate skin around the eyes often shows early signs of aging, such …

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Are You Considering Plastic Surgery for the Right Reasons?

When I consult with someone considering plastic surgery, one of the goals of our discussion is to ensure that they're thinking about cosmetic surgery for the right reasons. Those reasons are deeply personal and vary from patient to patient, but it's important to me that patients have realistic expectations. Even the best cosmetic surgeon in …

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6 Procedures To Combine With a Facelift 

Looking at the before-and-after photos in our gallery might give you the impression that a facelift can produce some remarkable results. That's certainly true, but it's important to know that the majority of our facelift patients in Nashville, TN, combine other procedures with a facelift. The Benefits of Combining Procedures You may have heard the …

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Tips for Extending Your Facelift Results

Hearing patients say they're thrilled with the results of their facelifts is one of the best parts about being a facial plastic surgeon. When women and men make the decision to invest in facelift surgery, they want the return on that investment to last as long as possible. Even the best facelift you see in …

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LED Light Therapy vs Laser Skin Treatments: What’s the Difference?

If you're looking for treatments to help improve the appearance of your skin, sifting through the various procedures and technologies available may be a bit daunting. Are all lasers skin treatments the same? What's the difference between light therapy and intense pulsed light? What's the best way to make my skin look younger? Nashville, TN, …

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Worth Waiting For

We understand you want your facial plastic surgery right away, but this is an instance where patience pays off. Our surgeries are often booked out a few months because Dr. Boggess:

  • Is highly accomplished, and his services are in demand.

  • Takes his time to ensure outstanding safety, care, and results.

  • Offers personalized techniques that aren’t available elsewhere.

We are worth the wait.

Learn more about why the best facial plastic surgeons are worth the wait, and how you can make the most of that time in this blog post.

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