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What Is A Mommy Makeover?

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 [...]

2021-10-18T14:45:49+00:00October 15th, 2021|

Erase Marionette Lines with PDO Threading

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 [...]

2021-10-18T16:04:41+00:00October 7th, 2021|

Don’t Sweat Hyperhidrosis

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 [...]

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

DIEP Flap Surgery: Tissue Based Breast Reconstruction

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 [...]

2021-08-16T13:44:12+00:00August 15th, 2021|

Your 6 Month Guide to Planning a Tummy Tuck

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 [...]

2021-07-13T21:58:11+00:00July 15th, 2021|

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction & Breast Implants in Nashville, TN Breast reconstruction in Nashville, TN could be right for you if you’ve had a mastectomy. 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 the treatment plan, your doctor may suggest waiting until after radiation therapy. A Nashville, TN plastic surgeon can reconstruct the breast in many ways. Some women choose [...]

2021-07-28T16:39:54+00:00July 4th, 2021|

Improve Your Skin with a HydraFacial

HydraFacial aesthetic treatments at Garza Plastic Surgery in Belle Meade, TN are a soothing and relaxing luxury for the summer. Not only are they relaxing, but also great for improving the look and feel of your skin. Learn more about the benefits of HydraFacial treatments in Belle Meade and why it’s a popular choice for the people who visit us for skin care in Nashville, TN. HOW DOES HYDRAFACIAL WORK? HydraFacial treatments available in Nashville [...]

2021-06-23T02:02:55+00:00June 15th, 2021|

Micro-Needling Treatments – Everything You Need to Know

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 Belle [...]

2021-06-14T20:18:35+00:00June 13th, 2021|

Get Your Skin Checked During Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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 recognize the early signs. Why Are [...]

2021-06-29T16:44:04+00:00May 15th, 2021|

Beautify Skin With IPL Treatment

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 [...]

2021-05-28T15:02:46+00:00May 1st, 2021|

How PRP Injections Treat Hair Loss for Men & Women

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 BELLE MEADE, TN? Platelet-rich plasma injections are cosmetic [...]

2021-08-10T01:51:20+00:00April 15th, 2021|

Everything You Need to Know About An IPL Photofacial

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 [...]

2021-04-15T17:30:55+00:00April 5th, 2021|

Battling Rosacea

Patients often come to me complaining of “red splotches” and are frustrated because they do not know what’s going on with their skin. The diagnosis is many times rosacea and this almost always comes as news to patients. Most say they thought they just had acne or very sensitive skin. While rosacea is a chronic skin condition, lifestyle changes and medical treatments can improve the symptoms. What exactly is rosacea? It may be transient, recurrent or [...]

2021-04-05T13:39:12+00:00April 1st, 2021|

What’s the difference in TRAM or DIEP Flap surgery?

TRAM FLAP SURGERY VS. 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 [...]

2021-04-15T13:51:50+00:00April 1st, 2021|

Reverse Aging Skin With Juvéderm in Nashville

TURN BACK TIME ON YOUR SKIN WITH JUVEDERM IN NASHVILLE (BELLE MEADE) 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. It’s never a pleasant experience, but regardless, aging happens to all of us at some point. There are treatments available, however, that work to reverse this natural degradation. One treatment [...]

2021-03-18T20:42:19+00:00March 15th, 2021|

Is DIEP Flap Surgery the Same as a Tummy Tuck?

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. [...]

2021-04-15T17:27:17+00:00March 15th, 2021|

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 [...]

2021-04-15T17:57:14+00:00March 6th, 2021|

What is PRP Facial Rejuvenation Treatment?

A ground-breaking 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 getting better-looking skin, the experts at Garza Plastic Surgery in Nashville, Tennessee have all the information you need. WHAT DOES PRP FACIAL REJUVENATION INVOLVE? Our [...]

2021-08-10T01:59:35+00:00March 4th, 2021|

FAQ About Juvederm in Nashville

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! [...]

2021-08-10T01:50:06+00:00March 1st, 2021|

How a Chemical Peel Treatment Reveals Younger Skin

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 [...]

2021-03-03T21:11:52+00:00February 15th, 2021|

Winter Skincare Secrets from Aesthetic Doctors

With winter comes dropping temperatures, drier air and drier skin. Making it a time of different challenges when it comes to skincare. On top of the cold temperatures, heaters, hot showers and heated blankets get used more and more often which can further dry out your skin. As you can see, taking care of your skin during the winter takes some extra work. But, here are some winter skin care secrets from our very own aesthetic [...]

2021-08-10T03:34:13+00:00December 15th, 2020|

Questions to Ask During Your Breast Augmentation Consultation

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 [...]

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

Can Plastic Surgery Change Your Life?

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 [...]

2020-12-23T17:51:42+00:00October 15th, 2020|

Microdermabrasion to Treat Scars and Marks

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 [...]

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

How To Combat Premature Wrinkles

Wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. However, when premature wrinkles develop many people become concerned. You can combat premature wrinkles with proper skin care and cosmetic treatments. Our Garza Aesthetic products and procedures will help you reduce and even remove wrinkles and other signs of aging. What Are The Causes of Premature Wrinkles? Medically speaking, the first cause of wrinkles is age. However, there is a difference between chronological age and biological age. [...]

2021-06-23T02:03:18+00:00July 15th, 2020|

The 2021 Injectable Dermal Fillers Guide

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 [...]

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

Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures

AESTHETIC SERVICES NASHVILLE AESTHETIC SERVICES 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 aesthetic procedures can be performed in our Nashville clinic: INJECTABLES Kybella Kybella is a manmade form of substance that your body makes [...]

2021-02-04T21:20:58+00:00April 15th, 2020|

Why a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Should Remove a Precancerous Mole

Who Should Remove a Precancerous Mole? A dermatologist or plastic surgeon who specializes in precancerous moles and skin cancer removal are experts in their field for safely & effectively removing skin cancer as well as precancerous moles. 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 [...]

2021-03-19T20:43:32+00:00March 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 [...]

2020-10-26T23:15:45+00:00January 15th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-09-26T13:36:26+00:00December 17th, 2019|
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