Men Get Hemorrhoids Too!

All of us have the potential to develop hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids develop from the little blood vessels or veins in the anal area that serve as water balloons inside the rectum, helping us control our bowel movements. When the little veins in your anal area become inflamed or swollen, they are called “hemorrhoids”. Why hemorrhoids get […]

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Meet Our Nurse Injector, Caity

Premier Surgical Plastic Surgery in Knoxville continually strives to provide the best care for our patient’s needs. We are very happy to be joined by another well-experienced member in our team: our nurse injector and Nurse Practitioner, Caity. Let’s get to know her better… Can you tell us about yourself and why did you get […]

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How to Prepare for Your Surgery

How you prepare for your upcoming surgery can impact its outcome. The physicians of Premier Surgical in Knoxville and Cleveland, TN, want you to know that you can increase your chances of a successful outcome by preparing in the days or weeks before your scheduled surgery: Have a more wholesome diet In the weeks or […]

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Gallbladder Surgery and Removal: What to Expect

Your gallbladder plays a vital role in your digestion. This small, pouch-like organ located in the upper right side of your abdomen is responsible for collecting and storing bile. Bile is a fluid produced by the liver that helps in breaking down fats. If you develop a gallbladder disease and show symptoms such as nausea, […]

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Neurotoxins for Preventative Care

Cosmetic forms of botulinum neurotoxins such as Botox® and Dysport®, are often thought to be just corrective forms of treatment to temporarily reduce or eliminate fine lines and wrinkles. But, the team of Premier Surgical Plastic Surgery wants you to know that they are also good for preventive care! The Spike in the Use of […]

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The Heart(burn) of the Matter

Fort Sanders Health & Lifestyles Kim Hagan has suffered from heartburn for as long as she can remember, and her pain and discomfort worsened over the past few years. No matter what she ate, the feeling of acid reflux remained constant. “I would refrain from eating after a certain hour, but it wouldn’t matter. I […]

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