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The 2020 Injectable Dermal Fillers Guide

The 2020 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 [...]

2020-06-21T21:10:10+00:00June 15th, 2020|

7 Uses for BOTOX That Will Surprise You

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 a [...]

2020-06-21T06:52:27+00:00June 6th, 2020|

Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures for Your Face and Neck

    When it comes to cosmetic treatments, plastic surgery is one of the first things that comes to mind. However, if you do not feel ready for surgery, there are many kinds of nonsurgical cosmetic procedures available for your face and neck. Many of these procedures can be performed in-office and include the following: Injectables Kybella  Kybella is a manmade form of substance that your body makes to help absorb fat. This product treats the [...]

2020-06-21T21:09:05+00:00April 15th, 2020|

Why a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Should Remove a Precancerous Mole

What is a board-certified surgeon? A board certified surgeon is a physician who has completed their residency training in a specialty or subspecialty. The physician also has been given a board certification by a specialized organization such as the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Other board organizations may be unrecognized or recognized entities calling themselves “boards.” In some cases, like Dr. Robert Garza, a surgeon can be double-board certified. What is skin cancer? In terms of [...]

2020-06-06T22:17:11+00:00March 15th, 2020|

What’s the difference in TRAM or DIEP 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 and TRAM. These procedures are similar since they’re both soft tissue based, but also very different. These differences will determine [...]

2020-06-06T22:53:06+00:00February 15th, 2020|

Are Breast Implants Safe After A Mastectomy?

Why do people get breast implants after a mastectomy and are they safe? To answer this question, it is important to know what a mastectomy does. This surgical treatment removes tissue from the breast, nipple, and areola in order to treat breast cancer. Because this surgery causes significant physical changes, surgeons also offer breast reconstruction surgery. These procedures involve placing implants in the treated area that will maintain breast structure. This can be done immediately following [...]

2020-06-21T21:06:33+00:00January 15th, 2020|

HydraFacial: With and Without Perk

HydraFacial is a multi-step process. First, the skin is deeply cleansed and gently exfoliated to removed dead skin cells. At the same time, a serum including lactic acid, glucosamine, and other natural extracts is applied to nourish the skin. This treatment can be enhanced to combat other skin issues as needed with Perk. Continue reading to learn why HydraFacial will be a good fit for you!  What is HydraFacial?  HydraFacial is a moisturizing facial that uses [...]

2020-06-06T23:19:41+00:00December 30th, 2019|

Common Breast Reconstruction Procedures

When considering breast reconstruction procedures, your most common options are either 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 is a great alternative for someone with more time and isn't concerned with a speedy recovery. There are many advantages to this technique, but the procedure and recovery time is much longer than an implant-based [...]

2020-06-21T21:02:36+00:00December 17th, 2019|

Fractora Non-Surgical Skin Tightening

Fractora is a non-surgical skin tightening treatment. It is most commonly used on a person’s face. Fractora uses radiofrequency energy to help with discoloration and reduce wrinkles. After Fractora treatments you can expect to see results immediately. The most common results will be seen around two to three months after treatment. What is Fractora?  Fractora is the most advanced fractional radio-frequency treatment providing anti-aging improvements on skin tone and texture for a more radiant [...]

2020-06-17T21:32:39+00:00November 30th, 2019|

DIEP Flap Surgery: Tissue Based Breast Reconstruction

In terms of present day breast reconstruction, 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 in the form of a DIEP flap surgical procedure is a great alternative. There are many advantages to this technique, but the procedure and [...]

2019-11-14T23:17:11+00:00November 15th, 2019|