About Robert Garza

Dr. Garza is a double-board certified plastic surgeon and was named as one of America's Top Surgeons in 2012 and 2013. He combines excellent training, his caring and attentive bedside manner, and his specialization in minimally invasive procedures for facial rejuvenation, laser technology, and cosmetic surgery.

June 2022

Improve Your Skin with a HydraFacial

By |2022-07-01T02:15:34+00:00June 15th, 2022|

HydraFacial is an innovative skincare treatment that is much more than a facial. This treatment is a powerful skincare solution no matter what skin type you have. What Does a HydraFacial Do For Your Face? HydraFacial is better than a traditional facial because the exfoliating agent is water–not a harsh abrasive that leaves your skin red and irritated. The unique technology built into the device not only cleanses, exfoliates, and applies intense hydration. Together, the [...]

PDO Thread Lift in Nashville

By |2022-06-28T16:09:12+00:00June 1st, 2022|

Microneedling with Morpheus8 | Skin remodeling treatments for: Neck Jowls Jaw line Nasolabial folds Crow’s feet Under eye area Eyebrows Cheeks Marionette lines WHAT IS A PDO THREAD LIFT? If this is the first you've heard of a PDO thread lift it most likely won't be the last. This trending aesthetic treatment is a great non-surgical solution that helps rebuild [...]

DIEP Flap Vs TRAM Flap surgery

By |2022-06-07T17:46:47+00:00June 1st, 2022|

DIEP FLAP SURGERY VS. TRAM FLAP SURGERY When it comes to reconstructive breast surgery, there are two common, but distinctively different methods that surgeons typically use. One type involves using breast implants during reconstruction, and the other uses soft tissue for breast reconstruction. While implant surgery is the most common type, there are added benefits to soft tissue procedures such as DIEP flap surgery and TRAM flap surgery. These [...]

May 2022

What is PRP Facial Treatment?

By |2022-06-23T13:20:55+00:00May 16th, 2022|

Kim Kardashian's infamous vampire facial, before and after comparison. Image courtesy of @kimkardashian Instagram. A groundbreaking solution to the effects of aging or damaged skin is platelet-rich plasma skin rejuvenation or PRP facial rejuvenation. This is an anti-aging skin treatment that leaves the skin looking and feeling younger, smoother, and healthier. If you’re looking for a non-surgical, safe, and effective way to get better-looking skin, the experts at Garza Plastic Surgery [...]

Get Your Skin Checked During Skin Cancer Awareness Month

By |2022-05-09T15:10:47+00:00May 15th, 2022|

SKIN CANCER AWARENESS May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which means this is your friendly reminder to wear sunscreen and get any suspicious spots on your skin checked out. The Skin Cancer Foundation reports that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer before turning 70. As one of the most common types of cancer, it’s important to regularly get skin cancer screenings, be familiar with the prevention, know your risk factors, and [...]

How to Beautify Skin With IPL Laser Treatment

By |2022-06-23T15:31:00+00:00May 9th, 2022|

It’s been summer for a few weeks now, and if you’ve spent a lot of time in the sun you may have noticed some unwanted sunspots on your skin. While catching a few rays can give you a nice tan, your skin may not tan all at once, causing too many freckles to form on the skin. A few freckles can be cute if that’s your goal. However, if you want to beautify your skin [...]

April 2022

What is An Abdominoplasty (AKA Tummy Tuck)

By |2022-07-01T03:02:18+00:00April 15th, 2022|

What is an abdominoplasty AKA tummy tuck? What is An Abdominoplasty? An abdominoplasty is a common plastic surgery procedure that is commonly referred to as a tummy tuck. This surgery focuses on removing, trimming, and toning the excess fat and skin around the stomach area.  While most people think of a tummy tuck as purely cosmetic surgery, us plastic surgeons use this procedure to restore weak abdominal muscles while also sculpting your tummy. After [...]

3 Treatments Skin Experts Recommend in Spring

By |2022-06-28T17:10:11+00:00April 12th, 2022|

AESTHETIC TREATMENTS IN SPRING The top 3 most popular aesthetic treatments that skin experts recommend in spring include: Microneedling (with/without PRP or radiofrequency)EvokePDO Threading Microneedling with Morpheus8 | Skin remodeling treatments for: Skin tightening Acne scars Surgical scars Stretch marks Fine lines & wrinkles Hyperhidrosis SKIN REMODELING Skin remodeling treatments stimulate new collagen production [...]

Breast Reconstruction

By |2022-07-01T03:02:30+00:00April 1st, 2022|

Breast Reconstruction & Breast Implants in Nashville, TN If you've had a mastectomy, you may be wondering what your options are. While there are many options available today for having breast reconstruction, they basically fall into 2 categories - implant based reconstruction or tissue (flap) reconstruction, like DIEP flap surgery. Breast reconstruction may be done at the same time as the mastectomy, or it may be done later on. If radiation therapy is part of [...]

March 2022

10 Benefits of BOTOX® Injections in Nashville

By |2022-03-15T22:27:53+00:00March 15th, 2022|

BOTOX® is an FDA-approved treatment that is used to make the skin, mostly the face, look younger and healthier through the relaxation of certain muscles. Besides cosmetic benefits, there are other advantages of getting this treatment in Nashville. Keep reading to learn more about the cosmetic benefits of BOTOX® injections and other medical uses. At Garza Plastic Surgery we offer BOTOX® injections and many other cosmetic treatments to our patients in Middle Tennessee. So, don’t [...]

February 2022

Reverse Aging Skin With Juvéderm in Nashville

By |2022-06-28T16:21:38+00:00February 15th, 2022|

Reverse Signs of Aging With JUVEDERM In Nashville As we get older, the quality of the skin on our faces decreases and leaves wrinkles and folds. For some people, their genetic makeup and health habits can even speed up this process. One set of treatments many in Nashville have found effective for reversing the signs of aging are JUVÉDERM® dermal fillers. JUVEDERM IS THE BEST SELLING DERMAL FILLER IN THE US. What is JUVEDERM? [...]

January 2022

Zoom and the Increased Demand for Plastic Surgery

By |2022-01-10T22:05:25+00:00January 15th, 2022|

The video conferencing service, Zoom, was one of the most influential platforms during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many companies, programs, and organizations used Zoom to connect when otherwise it would be unsafe to meet in person. However, something that plastic surgeons noticed, once elective procedures were available to patients, was an increased demand for plastic surgery and other aesthetic treatments. Why Are More People Getting Plastic Surgery After COVID-19? If you have to use [...]

December 2021

BOTOX for Treating Dynamic Wrinkles

By |2021-12-15T17:45:17+00:00December 15th, 2021|

Dynamic wrinkles are a sign of aging, and many people don’t feel their best when they walk past a mirror and see lines and wrinkles all over their faces. Especially in Nashville, where everyone wants to look their best. Nashville, Tennessee is called Music City for a reason. Between the live music bars downtown on Broadway, the classic country music from the Grand Ole Opry, and the rising generation of music stars in and [...]

November 2021

When Will Insurance Cover a Rhinoplasty?

By |2021-11-22T17:04:01+00:00November 15th, 2021|

The question of whether rhinoplasty is covered by insurance often comes up in the field of plastic surgery. The truth is that many cosmetic surgeries are not covered by insurance. However, there are some instances when plastic surgeries are deemed medically necessary and will be covered by insurance. How Do I Know If Rhinoplasty Will Be Covered by Insurance? Insurance companies separate plastic surgery procedures into two categories. When a patient looks to undergo plastic [...]

October 2021

What Is A Mommy Makeover?

By |2022-07-01T03:02:50+00:00October 15th, 2021|

Women show such remarkable strength in their ability to carry, grow, and birth beautiful bundles of joy. Although the journey of pregnancy is so beautiful and extraordinary, it does take a major toll on our bodies. From childbearing to breastfeeding and everything in between, our bodies experience a major transformation. To address pregnancy-related changes, many board-certified plastic surgeons came up with a series of procedures to help women with post-pregnancy body issues--Mommy Makeovers. Although our mommies [...]

Erase Marionette Lines with PDO Threading

By |2022-04-26T18:03:55+00:00October 7th, 2021|

What Are Marionette Lines? Marionette lines, in case you’ve never heard of them before, are the lines that run from the corners of your mouth down to either side of your chin. And, just like the name implies, they can make you look like a puppet.  And of course, no one wants to look like Pinnochio all the time. At Garza Plastic Surgery, we can help you erase marionette lines with easy non-surgical facelifts with [...]

September 2021

Don’t Sweat Hyperhidrosis

By |2021-09-15T18:23:12+00:00September 15th, 2021|

What is Hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis is a rare medical condition associated with the nervous system that causes excessive sweating in one or more areas of the body. The sweating caused by hyperhidrosis occurs independently of environmental heat, body temperature, or exercise. However, heat and exercise can cause flare ups of hyperhidrosis. People with this condition often produce four to five times more sweat than people who do not suffer from hyperhidrosis. As a result, people with [...]

August 2021

DIEP Flap Surgery: Tissue Based Breast Reconstruction

By |2022-04-26T18:10:47+00:00August 15th, 2021|

Today, there are two types of procedures women can choose from implant-based reconstruction or soft tissue-based reconstruction. Implant-based breast reconstruction is the most common and is often the most convenient when it comes to recovery and downtime. However, soft tissue reconstruction, like DIEP flap surgery, is a great alternative.  There are many advantages to this technique, but the procedure and recovery time is much longer than it is with breast implants. Continue reading to [...]

July 2021

Your 6 Month Guide to Planning a Tummy Tuck

By |2022-05-25T16:37:40+00:00July 15th, 2021|

Are you a mother who's been struggling with excess skin or loose muscles around your stomach? If so, we have the perfect guide for you! We will cover everything you need to know about how to prepare and recover from tummy tuck surgery.  Tummy tucks are a popular procedure for women looking to reverse the effects of pregnancy, weight gain, or weight loss. There is no doubt that tummy tuck surgery can be an investment in [...]

June 2021

Micro-Needling Treatments – Everything You Need to Know

By |2022-04-26T18:29:36+00:00June 13th, 2021|

None of us want to look as old as our chronological age says we are. We look in the mirror and see fine lines and wrinkles, skin that wasn’t as full as it once was, sun damage and more. At Garza Plastic Surgery, we believe everyone can look young and fresh, with skin that is free of acne scars, enlarged pores and wrinkles. That’s why we’re proud to offer micro-needling treatments at our Nashville [...]

April 2021

How PRP Injections Treat Hair Loss for Men & Women

By |2022-04-26T18:35:53+00:00April 15th, 2021|

Age has many effects on the aesthetics of the human body. For both men and women, hair loss is one of many signs of aging that they experience. Topical treatments such as minoxidil or finasteride can prevent and reverse hair loss for some, but platelet-rich plasma injections (PRP) are another effective way to treat hair loss for men and women. WHAT ARE PRP HAIR LOSS INJECTIONS IN NASHVILLE, TN? Platelet-rich plasma injections are cosmetic procedures [...]

Everything You Need to Know About An IPL Photofacial

By |2022-04-26T18:42:53+00:00April 5th, 2021|

Intense pulsed light therapy, or IPL, is a type of facial skin treatment that uses various wavelengths of light to clear up your skin. Most patients seek IPL photofacials, sometimes spelled “fotofacials,” to clear up sun damage, sun spots, and facial spider veins. The truth is that IPL photofacials are a highly adjustable and effective treatment for all types of skin. We hope this article will help you understand the benefits of IPL treatments at [...]

March 2021

Is DIEP Flap Surgery the Same as a Tummy Tuck?

By |2022-04-26T18:49:21+00:00March 15th, 2021|

We often describe one of the benefits of DIEP flap surgery as a built-in tummy tuck. In order to clear up misconceptions and clarify the functions and purposes of each procedure, let us examine the similarities and differences between the two procedures. DIEP Flap Reconstruction Surgery VS Tummy Tuck Surgery Deep inferior epigastric artery perforator (DIEP) flap surgery is a newer and unique breast reconstruction technique that quickly gained prevalence in the field of reconstructive surgery. [...]

7 Uses for BOTOX That Will Surprise You

By |2022-04-26T18:51:46+00:00March 6th, 2021|

If you still find yourself asking, “what is Botox?” you’re not alone. It’s one of the most popular cosmetic treatments on the market with good reason. The solution is an injectable neurotoxin that is most commonly used to smooth wrinkles. This treatment is approved by the FDA, but doctors have found many other therapeutic uses for Botox. Some have been approved by the FDA, but others have not. The reason for this is because when [...]

FAQ About Juvederm in Nashville

By |2022-04-26T18:56:25+00:00March 1st, 2021|

FAQ ABOUT JUVEDERM How do you feel when you look good? Probably amazing. You feel younger and more vibrant. Nothing makes you feel younger than having healthy, great-looking skin. It’s natural for skin to lose its elasticity and get wrinkly as we age. However, Juvederm® in Nashville is available for those seeking to look their best. You may have many questions surrounding Juvederm and the surgeons at Garza Plastic Surgery are here to help! [...]

February 2021

How a Chemical Peel Treatment Reveals Younger Skin

By |2022-04-26T18:57:03+00:00February 15th, 2021|

One proven way to reveal younger skin is by chemical peel treatments. Chemical peels may sound pretty scary, but they don't have to be! Peels come in many types and intensity levels. The variety available makes it possible for many different skin types to benefit from peel treatments. Learn more about the types of chemical peels available how each can improve your skin dramatically. Why Get a Chemical Peel Treatment If you are looking for ways [...]

November 2020

Questions to Ask During Your Breast Augmentation Consultation

By |2020-12-23T17:50:27+00:00November 15th, 2020|

Breast augmentation surgery is a very common procedure that helps many women boost their self-confidence and improve their body image. If you’re considering breast augmentation surgery in Belle Meade, Nashville, or Franklin, you should schedule a breast augmentation consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Robert Garza. During your consultation, Dr. Garza will educate you on the pros and cons of the procedure, and the different options available to you. He’ll also be happy to [...]

October 2020

Can Plastic Surgery Change Your Life?

By |2022-03-21T21:43:20+00:00October 15th, 2020|

If you’re asking yourself “can plastic surgery change my life?” the answer is: “yes it can!” There are many types of cosmetic and aesthetic procedures that can improve all kinds of aesthetic concerns. When you visit with Dr. Robert Garza he will review your condition, your medical history, and your goals and recommend the best treatment. Let’s look at the many types of plastic surgery procedures and how they could help you change your life. Facial [...]

September 2020

Microdermabrasion to Treat Scars and Marks

By |2021-04-15T17:32:57+00:00September 15th, 2020|

WHAT IS MICRODERMABRASION? Microdermabrasion is an easy exfoliating skincare treatment that restores your skin’s natural glow. This treatment is performed by a skin care professional, such as an aesthetician, with a handheld device. The main benefit of microdermabrasion treatments is specific and targeted exfoliation, especially for removing acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, and even for stretch marks. Learn more about what to expect from microdermabrasion at Garza Plastic Surgery in Belle Meade, Tennessee. HOW DOES [...]

June 2020

The 2021 Injectable Dermal Fillers Guide

By |2021-10-18T16:19:05+00:00June 15th, 2020|

The 2021 Guide for Dermal Fillers is here! If you’re not familiar with what dermal fillers can do, now is the perfect time to learn more. If you want to improve the volume and texture of your face, these injectable cosmetic treatments available at Garza Plastic Surgery in Belle Meade are the perfect place to start. What Are Dermal Fillers? Aging is a natural part of life, and it causes many changes to the human body [...]

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