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Plastic Surgery Blog Nashville

Nashville Breast Reconstruction

Published on May 23, 2011 by

Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a devastating blow, made only worse when it means having to lose one or both breasts. Dr. Maxwell and Dr. Unger have helped countless women rebuild their confidence and life after a mastectomy with

What is dermaplaning?

Published on February 24, 2011 by

Dermaplaning is one of the most effective techniques used to exfoliate the outer skin layers using a blade instead of chemicals or lasers. Dermaplaning resurfaces the skin and removes unwanted facial hair temporarily. And no, the hair will not return

Are Breast Implants Causing Lymphoma?

Published on January 26, 2011 by

If you have breast implants, whether silicone or saline, you may soon hear the buzz about a possible link between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a very rare type of cancer.  The FDA is aware of approximately 60 cases of ALCL in women

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Will my face look older once Botox or Restylane wears off?

Published on January 4, 2011 by

This is a very common question among people who are interested in receiving cosmetic injectables for the first time.  Botox and Restylane, along with many other injectable products, give your face a more youthful and refreshed appearance.  Botox can be

Who should perform your cosmetic injections?

Published on December 2, 2010 by

Cosmetic injections are not like getting your hair or nails done!  Be prudent! States can regulate who can and can’t inject, but just because a person can inject doesn’t mean they should!  Complications can arise, and your injector needs to

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Will Latisse change my eye color?

Published on November 2, 2010 by

This question is a good one!  There is an incredible amount of false information being spread regarding potential change in eye color (irises) as a consequence of using Latisse to stimulate eyelash growth. To answer your question, no, Latisse will

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Hot Nail Color this Halloween

Published on October 28, 2010 by

Discover your dark side with colors to give your hands and feet a dramatic look. OPI’s Halloween collection has gone Goth! Featuring four new shades including matte black, deep red, green glitter and rich purple. The hot new OPI Burlesque

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Dr. Maxwell Featured in Vogue Magazine

Published on October 6, 2010 by

In an age where maintaining a youthful appearance is all the rage, everyone is waiting for the next big thing. As cosmetic surgery techniques advance, many cosmetic surgeons are discovering just how effective injectable fillers are in treating some of

Dr. Pat Maxwell on PBS: Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer

Published on September 28, 2010 by

Look for your favorite Nashville Plastic Surgeon Dr. Pat Maxwell on PBS! Dr. Maxwell is featured discussing Breast Cancer and Breast Reconstruction.  He is a pioneer and world leader in the field of breast reconstruction, having worked for years with

Gummy Bear Implants are a “Sweet” Option

Published on September 22, 2010 by

When I mention Gummy bear implants it gets all kinds of replies from, “Are they really made of Gummy Bears?” to “The new cohesive implant that Dr. Maxwell Designed is amazing.” These, State-of-the-art Cohesive gel breast implants are softer in

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