Author Archives: Michael Boggess

Man smiling after chin augmentation in Nashville TN

What Should Men Know About Chin Augmentation?

A well-defined chin is an essential feature of an attractive male face. People describe it as a "strong" chin, compared to a "weak" chin when it's less prominent. Men with recessed chins often hide it by growing beards. Thanks to cosmetic treatments such as chin augmentation at my Nashville, TN, practice, that's no longer necessary. …

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Which Type of Brow Lift Is Best for You?

When I consult with patients considering an eyebrow lift (also called a forehead lift), they’re sometimes surprised at the number of techniques used to perform this popular procedure and wonder which is best for them. As a double-board certified facial plastic surgeon, I offer 6 brow lift techniques at my Nashville, TN, practice, each providing unique benefits. …

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Woman smiling after receiving dermal fillers around the eye area in Nashville, TN

Are Eyes the New Lips?

A year of wearing masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus has focused attention on the appearance of our eyes. Coupled with the transition to remote work and people spending hours a day on Zoom meetings, women and men are noticing how their eyes can show signs of aging or fatigue even when they feel energized. I've noticed …

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Woman smiling after facelift in Nashville

Is a Thread Lift a Good Facelift Alternative?

One of the most enduring trends in the aesthetics field is providing less invasive alternatives to surgical techniques. That's a goal definitely worth pursuing as long as patients understand that, in most cases, their results won't match what can be accomplished through plastic surgery. An example is a thread lift, which is often touted as …

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Woman smiling after facial fat transfer in Nashville

Fat Transfer and Facelift: How You Can Benefit From Both

Even though fat transfer on its own can be an effective treatment for appropriate patients, most facial plastic surgeons now recognize the benefit of combining fat grafting with facelift surgery to improve volume. In fact, I often combine the fat grafting technique with facelift surgery in Nashville, TN, as part of my signature Reflection Lift. As …

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Woman traveling to Knoxville, TN for plastic surgery

Does Traveling for a Facelift Make Sense?

Medical tourism is a phrase that describes the choice some people make to travel internationally to undergo a range of procedures, including cosmetic surgery. Patients often look for less costly options, even if that involves accepting more risk to their health. But flying across the U.S. or driving 2 or 3 hours for aesthetic surgery …

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Woman excited after seeing results of facelift surgery in Nashville, TN

The Reflection Lift: So Much More Than a Facelift

People considering facelift surgery at our Nashville, TN, practice usually spend time browsing before-and-after photos that showcase results. Many patients appear to be 10 to 20 years younger in their "after" photos, and the dramatic improvement in their appearance often seems astonishing. Can a facelift really produce such significant outcomes? Yes, when it's part of …

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A Facelift for a Zoom Holiday Season

Plastic surgery practices across the U.S. are seeing what some have dubbed the "Zoom boom" as people who spend hour after hour looking at themselves during video meetings are deciding their faces could use a pick-me-up. And with the upcoming holiday season—which is typically a popular time to schedule cosmetic surgery—virtual gatherings are likely to …

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A woman questions the benefits of facelift or brow lift in Brentwood, TN

Brow Lift vs. Facelift: Which Is Right for You?

Choosing to undergo any plastic surgery procedure requires proper thought and research, especially when it comes to facelift surgery. As a facial plastic surgeon in the Nashville, TN, area, many patients ask me how to choose the best procedure for their needs. Some patients have heard of both facelift and brow lift surgeries but are …

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A woman in Brentwood, TN, is thrilled with the results of her facelift.

How to Find the Best Facial Plastic Surgeon to Perform Your Facelift Surgery

What does it mean to be the best facial plastic surgeon? As you plan your facelift surgery here in Nashville or elsewhere, researching surgeons is an exciting but sometimes intimidating first step. Where do you begin, and how can you be sure you’re choosing the most qualified and trustworthy surgeon in your area? In this …

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