What’s a Mommy Makeover?

Many women consider childbirth as one of the most amazing things that have ever happened to their lives. While this is certainly one of life’s amazing miracles, it can change a woman’s body in so many ways. Our team at Premier Surgical Plastic Surgery in Knoxville understands that many women struggle to get their bodies […]

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Sevierville Woman Back in the Garden After Robotic-Assisted Surgery

From Fort Sanders Regional Health & Lifestyles Jean Beam of Sevierville thought she just had acid reflux. She knew this was probably a side effect from a hiatal hernia that she’d had for years, but one day she began vomiting non-stop, prompting a visit to her nearest emergency room. “I knew I had a hiatal […]

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Meet Dr. David Roife

  At Premier Surgical Associates of Knoxville and Cleveland, TN, we take pride in the quality of care we provide to our patients. We are proud of our experienced, board-certified surgeons who share the same values and vision that we have. We are very happy to welcome a new addition to our Premier Surgical Oncology […]

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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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New Moms and Hemorrhoids

Many women experience hemorrhoids for the first time during pregnancy. These swollen veins can appear during pregnancy or after giving birth. When you’re pregnant, you become more prone to hemorrhoids because of the pressure the growing uterus puts on the pelvic veins. On top of that, you experience an increase in the hormone progesterone which […]

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