Author Archives: Michael Boggess

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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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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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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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Your Guide to Facial Plastic Surgery

If you've ever heard someone talking about taking a "holistic approach" to solving a problem, it may sound a little touchy-feely. When it comes to facial plastic surgery, however, there is really no better way to describe how I assess facelift surgery patients at my Nashville, TN, practice during the initial consultation. One definition of …

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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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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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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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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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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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