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Favorite Staff Treatments & the BEST Time To Schedule Them!

We know that planning around a busy social schedule can make it nearly impossible to schedule your treatments and procedures at the optimal time. A huge part of what we do is guide our patients through how long it will take them to fully recover after getting their Botox, filler, chemical peel, microneedling, and so much more. […]

Staff Favorite(s): Three New Dermal Fillers from Revance Aesthetics   

Written by Eva Irvin, Nurse Injector at CSPS Mount Juliet; Annelise Brueher, Social Media Coordinator at Cool Springs Plastic Surgery Revance Aesthetics announced their new “Designer Filler” line last year, and we are here to give some insight into why they call it this and how these products perform. Not only do we have injectors […]

Can I Achieve My Body Goals Through Plastic Surgery?

Written by Dr. Konrad Sarosiek, Double-Board Certified Plastic Surgeon As the summer months roll on, many patients are walking through our doors wanting to look their best in their swimsuits and make a serious life change. There is so much that goes into having the body that you have always wanted— with AND without plastic […]

Is tear trough filler right for you? Everything you need to know about filling your under eyes.

Written by Michele Bailey, Nurse Injector at CSPS Mount Juliet What does it mean to fill your tear troughs? Tear troughs are the areas underneath your eyes. As we age, we can lose fat in this region making it look hollow or darkened, but as you can see to your right, a touch of filler […]

Ten Most Commonly asked Plastic Surgery Pre-Op Questions

Written by Emily Plushnick, Business Development Director at Cool Springs Plastic Surgery There are a lot of unknowns when you are going into surgery, or even considering it at all. We are here to make sense of it all! Just for you, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most commonly asked surgical pre-op […]

Your lower face is now unmasked— check out some staff tips on how to enhance it.  

Co-Written by Chrissy Handly, Nurse Injector at CSPS Franklin; Olivia Salmen, Nurse Injector at CSPS Brentwood; and Savannah Brasells, Licensed Esthetician at CSPS Mt. Juliet; Annelise Brueher, Social Media Coordinator at Cool Springs Plastic Surgery  Are you ready to unmask this summer? It’s finally time to get moving and show off that beautiful, vaccinated face to the world! […]

Teresa Safford, Registered Nurse Injector, is opening her schedule in Music Row!

Teresa Safford, Nurse Injector at Cool Springs Plastic Surgery Music Row office.

We are so excited to announce that Teresa Safford is opening her schedule to inject at our location on Music Row! This wonderful Plastic Surgery Nurse has been injecting both Botox and dermal fillers for almost 20 years. Having Teresa at this location will be incredible for our practice, especially for new patients looking for an […]

AlumierMD is Cool Springs Plastic Surgery’s Newest Clean Science Product Line

Written by Heather Happy, Licensed Esthetician located at the Brentwood location We are so excited to announce that we are now carrying AlumierMD! Here are some fun facts that set this brand apart: The products are clinically tested & free from over 1,300 substances banned by the European Union (E.U.), Health Canada, and the FDA They are equally committed to […]

Skin Care 20’s to 70’s+

The beauty industry generally agrees that most damage done to the skin happens by our early 20’s. That means the aging process can take 15-20 years to start to show on our faces and body. While it varies from person to person, the signs are predominantly: acne (active breakouts, scars, marks left behind, large or […]

Lip Flip vs. Lip Filler

So, you see it in magazines. You see it on social media. Your friends brag about getting one. It sounds fun! But, what exactly is a lip flip? “Lip flip” is actually a term that is given when a neurotoxin (Botox or Dysport) is administered to certain parts of the lip. It temporarily relaxes the […]

Patient Experience with Halo Laser + BBL

Follow along as our patient, Camille, shares her experience with the Halo Laser and Broadband Light Therapy (BBL) in our office! She provides insight into what the treatment entailed, how it felt, her skin concerns, after results and even shares photos for days following procedure day. Read through to learn more about the laser/light options […]

Introducing Chrissy!

Help us welcome our newest addition to the Team, Chrissy, BSN, RN – Nurse Injector! Now seeing patients, she offers neuromodulators, fillers and more at our Franklin office in the heart of Cool Springs! Chrissy Handly is an advanced Aesthetic Nurse Injector who brings over 5 years of experience to our team of non-surgical providers. […]

Why the Order You Apply Your Products Matters

Dry cheeks and oily t-zone got you singing the winter blues? Combination skin is one of the most common skin types and while a lot of times it is thought to be genetic, lifestyle factors and the wrong skin care approach can make oily areas oiler and dryer areas drier and flakier. With regular, consistent […]

Facial Contouring Options

It’s no secret, wrapping up a year filled with Zoom meetings and Facetime calls, that facial contouring and shaping options continue to take the cosmetic surgery industry by storm. Fortunately, our practice offers a variety of surgical and non-surgical options to sharpen the profile and rid of excess fullness or loose skin based on your […]

More About Savannah

How Did My Career in Aesthetics Begin? My career in aesthetics began when I joined in 2015 to work on the administrative side of the practice. My main responsibilities were to answer phone calls, answer questions about procedures and schedule patients. In 2017, I helped open our Mt. Juliet location and was the front desk […]

Gifts for Men to Give and Get

TO GET –   Leave the Stuffing at Thanksgiving The only extra stuffing the man in your life should plan on getting is in his Christmas stocking. Because like many of us this year, the number on the scale may have increased, but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t time to get back to where […]

How to Look More Rested During the Holiday Season

“I want to look more rested.” Most inquiries we receive look a little something like this. Although the holidays can feel overwhelming or exhausting at times, that doesn’t necessarily mean your face has to show it. Discover the options available to you at for facial rejuvenation. Undereye Filler A sure tell sign of exhaustion is […]

Celebration Gift Guide

Getting a head start on the gift giving season? Whether you are treating yourself, your mom, a friend or dropping hints to your husband, CSPS offers all of the aesthetic options for the perfect Christmas gift (giving or receiving)! We have listed out a few of our patient-favorites including products and services to help you […]

Get to know Susan

Susan Conner Vickers, RN, BSN, CANS | CSPS Franklin Aesthetic Injector How did my career in aesthetics begin? My career in aesthetics began in 2008, when I saw a television show about women of all ages who were living with facial deformities. They were learning how to apply makeup in order to help them feel […]

Welcoming 3 New Medical Grade Products

  Welcoming 3 New Medical Grade Products to the CSPS Skin Benefit Line! Ramping up our Skin Benefit line entails more medical grade skin care options for you! Visit the CSPS Skin Care Boutique to learn more.   Hydra Eye Introducing a new and improved eye cream! Meet Hydra Eye – appropriate for all skin […]

More About Eva

Eva Irvin, RN | CSPS Mt. Juliet Aesthetic Injector How did my career in aesthetics begin? My career in aesthetics began in 1997 while learning alongside one of Nashville’s top dermatologists. I was so fortunate to receive extensive training in the use of lasers and other cosmetic procedures. From there, I was given the opportunity […]

2020 Cosmetic Trends Despite COVID-19

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released a national consumer survey in May, revealing an overall positive attitude towards plastic surgery procedures—even among those who are interested but have not undergone a procedure before. Based on virtual consultations and discussions patients had during quarantine, ASPS members compiled a list predicting which treatments and procedures would […]

More About Jasmine

Jasmine Wheeler, RN | CSPS Franklin Aesthetic Injector How did my career in aesthetics begin? My desire to have a career in aesthetics started my last semester of nursing school when I accompanied my classmate to her Botox and filler appointment. I remember telling the nurse practitioner at the practice, “This is so cool! You are […]

Meet Kara – Licensed Esthetician

  Kara is a Licensed Esthetician specializing in chemical peels, microneedling, dermaplaning and facials at our Franklin location. She grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Tennessee at age 18. Beginning in her early teens, Kara developed a passion for all things skin. She was fascinated by the various ways one can improve their overall appearance […]

What do I need to change about my skin care regimen in the summer?

Summer heat mixed with the humidity of the south typically doesn’t create an ideal combination for our skin. Not to mention, rich and creamy skin care products can often feel heavy and even greasy during these months. Modifying your skin care routine for summer may be a great solution for helping your skin feel like […]

When should I schedule my surgical consultation?

Mark your calendars! Summer is actually the perfect time to start thinking about body contouring options. Because fall and winter procedure dates fill up fast, scheduling your consultation now ensures you pick the date that works best with your schedule! Dr. Konrad Sarosiek and Dr. John Moore offer all surgical body contouring options and see […]

Men + Botox

Men and cosmetic treatments are becoming an increasingly common duo as aging continues to happen to all of us – not just women. If you’ve wondered how your wife/girlfriend or that longtime coworker has managed to remain looking youthful throughout the years, the answer is most likely Botox. A great place for men to start […]

Introducing Kysse Lip Filler

WHAT IS IT: the first hyaluronic acid (HA) filler specifically indicated for the lips. BENEFITS: add volume to lips + smooth wrinkles around mouth. HOW DOES IT COMPARE: -long lasting (proven to last up to 1 year) -integrates into the skin for natural expression in motion -unique cross linking gives it the perfect balance of […]

“Daddy Do-Over”

Women are not the only ones interested in cosmetic treatments anymore. As the number of men actively searching for and pursuing aesthetics rises, “Daddy Do-Over” is becoming a well-known term (paralleling the female “Mommy Makeover”). Listed below are the most popular male, cosmetic treatments and procedures based on the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ Plastic […]

Meet Licensed Esthetician in Mt. Juliet

After extensive training, hard work and dedication, Savannah has transitioned from Administrative Assistant to full-time Licensed Esthetician at CSPS! Call to schedule a complimentary consultation with her to discuss options for microneedling, dermaplaning, chemical peels and much more! Savannah sees patients at our Mt. Juliet office Monday – Friday. Learn more about Savannah here.

Introducing New Medical Grade Products

As we head into spring weather, we have added on a few more “must-haves” to our list of medical grade products – Firming Serum + Instant Bright Eye Cream. Check out what these two are all about! While supplies last, purchase a Firming Serum from our online store, and receive a complimentary full-size Instant Bright […]

5 Easy Steps to Healthy Skin Every Day

So, your bathroom drawer is full of half-used skin care products. We’ve all been there. With so many products and lines on the market, building and maintaining a proper skin care routine for you can feel overwhelming – potentially unattainable. CSPS is here to help! Our Core4 Plus program was implemented to breakdown the essentials […]

The Products Heather Can’t Live Without

As an esthetician, there is a numerous collection of amazing skin care products that CSPS Brentwood Licensed Esthetician, Heather, loves using as well as recommending. But to simplify, she has mapped out the staple products in her routine that have been consistent over the years. 1) Koji Pads. They are a skin brightening workhorse. Want […]

How to Schedule Your Virtual Consultation

While we are away from the office, you still have the opportunity to talk with one of our amazing doctors to see what options are available to get beach-ready. Now offering virtual consultations (for a limited time)! Here’s how to schedule yours:⁠ Step 1 – Call to get started. Step 2 – A member of […]

How to Rejuvenate Your Hands

Our hands tend to visibly age quicker than other parts of the body. They can reveal our age and even make us appear older than we are. The reason for this is that our hands receive more sun damage than other parts of the body and quickly accumulate sun damage and sunspots. Another reason for […]

Which Breast Implant Should I Choose?

Which implant is best for me? Which implants give the most natural look? What are gummy bear implants? These are some of the questions we often get in regard to implants used in Breast Augmentation. This article is going to highlight the different implant types and characteristics currently available here at . We will also […]

Trending Non-Surgical Treatments for 2020

  Anti-aging and skin brightening treatments have been the gold standard “treat yourself” of 2019 – and a few treatments to point out will be coming with us into 2020! Based on extensive research over the last few years, we anticipate the treatments below to be the hottest trends for the new year. Botox Wrinkle […]

Trending Surgical Procedures for 2020

  As the aesthetic industry continues expanding, the CSPS providers anticipate growth in body contouring and anti-aging procedures as a whole. However, based on the statistics and reports, we have outlined a few procedures we see especially trending into the new year – Breast Augmentation Since 2006, Breast Augmentation continues to remain the top cosmetic […]

CSPS Team Gift Guide

Stumped for gift ideas? The CSPS Team is here to help! Get to know the Team’s personality all while reading some great options to consider when searching for the perfect gift for him or her. CSPS Team Favorites – Angel – Coordinator of First Impressions: Pajamas + Robe, UGG house shoes, Louis Vuitton change purse […]

Introducing Garrett, PA!

  Meet Garrett, PA! Joining the CSPS Team at Music Row in Nashville, she will be offering injectables, microneedling, peels and more! Garrett practiced cosmetic dermatology for 4 years in California, where she was trained by world-renowned dermatologist and celebrity injector, Dr. Kathleen Welsh. She is Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of […]

Mommy Makeover Must-Knows

Many women experience changes to their bodies due to the combination of childbearing and aging. With that, the term “Mommy Makeover” is becoming an increasingly popular topic of conversation as more ladies are seeking out positive solutions from experienced Plastic Surgeons. So, let’s say you’ve been considering a Mommy Makeover, but aren’t entirely sure how […]

Body Sculpting BOOM

Why the continued craze over non-invasive fat reduction procedures? In a society of go, go, go, deadlines and strict schedules, convenience is everything. Which is why more and more people are searching for non-surgical ways to achieve the results they desire – including body contouring options. Check out the top reasons why CoolSculpting constantly maintains […]

Travel Guide – Skin Care Edition

  Here’s the thing ladies, skin care doesn’t stop because you are traveling. Summer months, especially, should be no exception to maintaining your morning and evening regimen. So, we’re mapping out a travel guide centered around your skin care on the go. By Plane – Flying with your whole skin care regimen can be challenging. […]

The “Most Worth It” Procedures for 2019

If you have been considering a cosmetic procedure or treatment for quite some time now but aren’t quite sure of where to begin your journey, you have come to the right place! We have compiled a list based on what people like you are saying post-procedure this year. Check out which cosmetic treatments they deem […]

Launch of Lumivive

CSPS welcomes the addition of Lumivive – the latest skin care technology designed to protect and rejuvenate AM and PM! Did you know 92% of the population lives where outdoor air pollution exceeds World Health Organization ambient air quality guidelines? Or that each of us spend an average of 10 hours a day in front […]

“Perks” of Being a Mom – Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  “Perks” of Being a Mom – Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide Nobody wants to give a gift their loved one doesn’t really want…especially not to your lovely mom. So, in order to help you not be that person and to give you some ideas, too, when dropping hints to the hubby, this Mother’s Day […]

Time to Bloom! Step into Spring with Renewed Skin

Transitioning out of winter months and into a new season typically brings some change with it, whether that be a shift in the clothes we wear, hobbies we participate in and, our favorite, skin care routines! Serving our patients by sharing our expertise and knowledge is always at the forefront of the CSPS Team. During […]

Introducing Our Second Mt. Juliet Injector!

  Our Mt. Juliet office simply keeps on growing! So, here to join the Team is Aesthetic Nurse Injector, Eva Irvin! We are thrilled to have this 20 years of experience, cosmetic RN helping serve our patients with skin care treatments and a wide variety of injectables! Read more about her education and experience below! […]

The Veins that Disappear

If you are bothered by the cluster of red, blue or purple veins that appear on your thighs, calves or ankles, you are truly not alone. At least half of the adult female population deals with this common, cosmetic nuisance. But not to worry…we are here to offer the non-surgical remedy! Sclerotherapy is a proven, […]

Brentwood Grand Opening

As a full-service cosmetic practice, we have officially launched all surgical + non-surgical services offered under one roof! Come tour our new 3-story building, operating rooms, gorgeous spiral staircase + lobbies and much more at our GRAND OPENING! R.S.V.P. by March 6th and receive a $25 gift certificate! Bring a friend and receive an additional […]

Guide to a Great Valentine’s Day

Intimate – Tannins & Tastes of Nashville Spoil the love of your life with a memorable, Nashville night. Enjoy a romantic view of this local vineyard while sampling locally curated meats, cheeses, truffles and Natchez Hills wines. When: Thursday, February 14th from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. with happy hour to follow Where: inside the Nashville […]

Spring Break Bodies are Made in the Winter

The saying is true…that spring break bod doesn’t simply happen overnight. Whether it is preparing for a cosmetic surgery, meticulously monitoring what you put in your body or putting in extra time at the gym, body goals and boosted confidence require dedication and follow through to truly achieve. “Next summer, I’m definitely going to wear […]

Vote CSPS Best of Mt. Juliet!

  Vote CSPS for Best Medical Specialists of Mt. Juliet! We’ve been nominated AGAIN for Best of Mt. Juliet, thanks to our absolutely incredible patients! We cannot thank you all enough for your support of us over the last several decades, and we look forward to serving you for several more to come! Let’s see […]

WE’VE EXPANDED

  Hey Brentwood, won’t you be our neighbor? We are now officially seeing patients at our NEW Brentwood office! Follow us on Social Media so you don’t miss any of the GRAND OPENING details coming soon!                   620 Church Street E, Brentwood, TN 37027

Beauty Trends this Year

Matte out; Glossy in: Leave the bland matte look in 2018, because this year, glossy is everything. From lips to skin foundation to eyelids, the shiny, lustrous look is in! With that, more skin treatments, such as dermaplaning, are becoming widely common as this “#glowgoals” fad continues into the new year. Self-Expression Styling: Continuing the […]

The Contoured Body

Though you may not particularly enjoy the process of aging, there are still many methods to achieving and maintaining your body’s beautiful curves and contour as your birthday keeps coming (seemingly quicker and quicker with each passing year). As we review our goals for the new year, many of which will include eating healthier, getting […]

Have a Healthy 2019

The Team at desires for our patients to lead happy, healthy lives and be the best version of themselves. So, we’re sharing some of our favorite tips and tricks for living the life you truly love, every single day! Let’s start the new year out right – together! Stay Active – Physically + Mentally It’s […]

Christmas Gift Guide

  ZO Sulfur Masque – This inexpensive, result proven Dr. Obagi product is perfect for a winter’s night. Treat yourself during the middle of a long, stressful holiday week, and do self care right with incredible skin provided by this at-home mask. Or, better yet, pamper a friend or two with a girl’s night in! […]

CSPS Gets A Makeover!

Reader’s Choice Best of Brentwood 2018

  We are incredibly honored to be finalists in the Best of Brentwood awards once again! We couldn’t do what we do without the support and trust of our incredible patients! Click here to vote CSPS as the Best Plastic Surgeon office & MedSpa!

Statement of Thankfulness

As we enter into this season of Thanksgiving, would like to give thanks for Y O U, our wonderful patients. It is our privilege and honor to serve you, each uniquely and beautifully designed. We are grateful for your trust and relationship with us for the past 21 years, and we look forward to serving you […]

Glowing Gifts!

Get a jumpstart on your Christmas shopping before the checkout lines are as backed up as the traffic! These 2 essential skin care kits are a great way to express your gratitude for a loved one during this season of giving! Each kit is geared toward all the necessities men and women’s skin needs on […]

Introducing Core 4 Plus

We are excited to announce our very own Core 4 Plus, a collection of products designed to provide patients with personal treatment plans, unique to their individual needs. Our expert cosmetic providers have come together to determine the skin care products we believe supply the best results for our patients, based on a variety of […]

Asked & Answered: Dad Bod – Goodbye

Three months later, our CoolSculpting patient, Caleb is back to evaluate his progress and witness his results from this nonsurgical, no downtime treatment. His tell-all interview is below! Would you re-treat after seeing your CoolSculpting results in full? Did you receive the results you were anticipating? What was the most noticeable change? Absolutely, yes! I […]

There’s A Z(App) For That

What is the one solution that will provide refreshed, newly regenerated skin? If you answered laser resurfacing, you would be correct! Depending on the patient and areas of concern, laser options can range from anywhere from a more intense treatment to reverse long-standing damage or a simpler, light treatment doable over your lunch break. After […]

Nashville Blogger’s Halo + BBL Experience

  Summer is all things fun in the sun! But as the weather cools down and staying cozy inside becomes the norm, the damage caused from that summer sun still remains. So, what is the solution for those basking in the sun, or simply enjoying the warm weather? Skin resurfacing is the best option and […]

Thank You!

I am excited to personally introduce myself as the most recent addition to the Team. My name is Dr. Konrad Sarosiek (pronounced Saro-shek), and I feel privileged to be a part of this amazing company. Thank you to all the welcoming patients whom I have met over the past two weeks for helping to make […]

The Possibilities Behind Proactive Planning

I think we can all agree we hit the ground running by the time August rolls around. The summertime snooze is no longer an option once school is back in session, and we are, once again, in our regular routine with no vacations to spare in between. With all the busyness taking place, when does […]

CSPS Welcomes Addition of Dr. Konrad Sarosiek to the Practice!

Welcome Dr. Konrad Sarosiek! is honored to announce the addition of it’s fourth plastic surgeon to the practice, Dr. Konrad Sarosiek! “I simply could not be more excited for Dr. Sarosiek to be joining our team. The excellence and compassion that our practice runs on, meshes wonderfully with his disposition,” states Dr. John Moore. “The […]

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