Chattanooga Oculofacial Surgeon - Dr. Rex Yannis


Dr. Yannis - Chattanooga  TN

Rex A. Yannis, M.D.

Dr. Rex Yannis is a Oculofacial Surgeon with over 20 years of surgical experience. He is board certified in Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  He received his Bachlers degree in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and his Medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.  Dr. Yannis then did a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas in Houston Texas.

Dr. Yannis uses his micro-surgical skills that he developed early in his career to pay close attention to the small details of eyelid, forehead, and facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr.Yannis tailors each patient's treatment to meet their specific goals. Many procedures are similar, but small variations are key to treat each individual's needs. Dr.Yannis has performed thousands of eye lid surgeries, (Blepharoplasty)  peri-orbital and facial reconsructive surgeries, eye brow, face, and neck, cosmetic surgeries.  

Dr.Yannis also has vast experience with LASER's and light based technologies. Included are some skin treatments he currently performs.  Fractional CO2 LASER skin rejuvenation, Traditional CO2 LASER Skin treatments, Micro-LASER peels, along with the latest advances in chemical peeling, combination skin therapies, as well as many other facial cosmetic procedures.

Dr. Yannis has recently relocated to beautiful state of Tennessee, where he practices in Chattanooga, after practicing in California for over twenty years. He practiced in Orange County and  the San Luis Obispo areas.  During that time he was an Associate Clinic Professor and U.C.  Irvine, teaching Oculofacial and Reconstructive Surgery to "residents in training."  Dr. Yannis has been treating patients with BOTOX since 1988 when the drug was in it's original clinical trails. He has performed thousands of BOTOX injections for a wide variety of cosmetic and therapeutic indications. He  also has a great deal of experience with dermal fillers such as, Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, and Autologous Fat Transfering.

Dr. Yannis spends time closely listening to his patient's needs and desires involving well being, as well as cosmetic concerns and goals. He is dedicated to providing his patients with the most appropriate treatments to reach their goals.