April 2022

What is An Abdominoplasty (AKA Tummy Tuck)

By |2022-07-29T19:23:44+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 [...]

Breast Reconstruction

By |2022-07-13T19:49:02+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 [...]

January 2022

Zoom and the Increased Demand for Plastic Surgery

By |2022-07-13T19:49:02+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 [...]

April 2021

Battling Rosacea

By |2022-07-13T19:49:29+00:00April 1st, 2021|

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 [...]

January 2019

Choosing the Best Laser Treatment for Your Skin Care Needs

By |2022-07-13T19:50:53+00:00January 8th, 2019|

Cosmetic laser treatments are growing more and more popular each passing year. As more patients take part in these unique elective procedures, new and innovative ways to perform these laser treatments are constantly being discovered. Whether it’s an update in the type of laser used, or how the procedure is performed, cosmetic laser treatment is always being refined for the benefit of patients. If you are interested in receiving laser treatment for your skin care needs, [...]

December 2018

Why Winter is the Best Time For Plastic Surgery

By |2022-07-13T19:50:53+00:00December 8th, 2018|

If you are considering cosmetic surgery or need to undergo an important medical procedure, the best time to do so is during the winter season. There are many significant advantages to using the winter season as time to recover from your long-desired cosmetic surgery procedure. In fact, many surgeons even suggest this as well. Our winter season is just getting started, so, if you’ve been considering that Mommy Makeover or perhaps a breast augmentation or body [...]

October 2018

The Ins and Outs of Laser Tattoo Removal

By |2022-07-13T19:50:54+00:00October 1st, 2018|

Laser tattoo removal is every impromptu tattoo’s worst nightmare. While those moments of spontaneity may have seemed like a brilliant and fun idea at the time, it’s highly doubtful that the small four-leaf clover on your hip or the small pink dolphin on your back is as cute as you thought when you first got it. Or, perhaps you have the name of an ex etched on your skin that doesn’t belong there anymore? Whatever the [...]

June 2018

Defining Body Contouring Treatments

By |2022-07-13T19:50:12+00:00June 30th, 2018|

Body Contouring Nashville, TN & Brentwood, TN Body contouring treatments focus on eliminating or reducing excess skin and fat on the body. This is a very common form of cosmetic technique that follows after an individual experiences major weight loss. The goal of body contouring treatments is to reshape and tone parts of the body to give it a more defined and lean look. What’s unique about body contouring is its diversity in treatment methods. Depending [...]

April 2018

How to Prepare for Breast Augmentation Surgery

By |2022-07-13T19:50:12+00:00April 30th, 2018|

Tips From a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Whether you are receiving breast reconstruction, breast reduction, or breast implants, it’s highly important to properly prepare yourself for your scheduled surgery. A healthy breast augmentation experience--and even a speedy recovery--can only occur if you put your anxiety at ease. To do this, you must do your research and plan accordingly, from start to finish. If you would like more information on breast augmentation in Nashville, TN, contact Garza [...]

March 2018

5 Common Facts About Liposuction

By |2022-07-13T19:50:12+00:00March 30th, 2018|

Liposuction in Nashville, TN at the Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Center Liposuction is a type of surgery that removes fat deposits from the body. Usually, these are the fat deposits that prove to be highly resistant to all forms of diet and exercise. As a common cosmetic surgery procedure, liposuction is usually performed on the stomach and abdomen and can even reshape or contour breasts, hips, legs, necks, chins, backs, and buttocks. Although liposuction is an [...]

February 2018

Top Tips on How to Pick the Perfect Plastic Surgeon

By |2022-07-13T19:50:12+00:00February 28th, 2018|

Finding a Top Plastic Surgeon for Plastic Surgery in Nashville, TN   Investing in a plastic surgery procedure comes with a wealth of decisions to be made. Who should perform my surgery? How do I find a qualified plastic surgeon in Nashville or Brentwood, TN? How much do these procedures usually cost? There are so many things to consider when making a decision of this magnitude. However, the most important decision you can make is who [...]

January 2018

Top Plastic Surgery Myths Debunked

By |2022-07-13T19:50:12+00:00January 30th, 2018|

Have you ever wondered what was fact or fiction about the realities of plastic surgery? The world of Hollywood certainly glamorizes plastic surgery, however, aside from its variety of aesthetic benefits, plastic surgery is used to correct a number of medical conditions. Here, we debunk popular plastic surgery myths and provide you with the open and honest truth regarding who’s eligible for plastic surgery procedures, it’s affordability, it’s safety, and its effect with weight loss. Here [...]

August 2017

The Wonderful Benefits of Botox

By |2022-07-13T19:49:54+00:00August 4th, 2017|

Botox in Nashville, TN and Brentwood, TN Non-invasive skin rejuvenation is one of the best ways to revitalize your skin without the fear of having to go under the knife or general anesthesia. Non-invasive injectables, such as Botox, has truly become one of the best ways to gain the look of youthfulness and revitalization in a fast, effective, and affordable manner. Generally, Botox is used to rid the appearance of wrinkles, crows feet, and frown lines [...]

June 2017

Facial Rejuvenation

By |2022-08-02T19:30:22+00:00June 4th, 2017|

Nonsurgical Treatments & Plastic Surgery in Nashville, TN & Brentwood, TN What is facial rejuvenation? How do you know if a facial rejuvenation procedure is right for you? We’ll answer these questions here. For starters, facial rejuvenation refers to the combination of cosmetic procedures used to restore your facial features to their previous youthful appearance. While a facelift is often the anchor or foundation for many facial rejuvenations, other procedures can complement and enhance the result. Surgical procedures [...]

March 2017

Are you interested in a Mommy Makeover?

By |2022-07-13T19:49:54+00:00March 4th, 2017|

What is a mommy makeover? A mommy makeover is any combination of cosmetic procedures that restore your before-pregnancy appearance, typically focusing on the breasts and abdomen. A typical mommy makeover in Nashville, TN might include a tummy tuck, a breast procedure such as breast augmentation, lift or reduction and liposuction of the legs, arms or trunk. The term “mommy makeover” may be new, but the procedures involved have a long, successful, and safe track record. Is a [...]

February 2017

Is Rhinoplasty Right for You?

By |2022-07-13T19:49:55+00:00February 4th, 2017|

Rhinoplasty Cosmetic Surgery in Nashville & Brentwood, TN Key Questions: Are you unhappy with the shape, size or angle of your nose? Is your nose is too large, too small or not in proportion to the rest of your face? Do you have breathing problems resulting from irregularities inside your nose? Do you have a nasal hump or a nasal tip that is drooping, too elevated or wide? If you answered yes to any of these [...]

November 2016

What Does Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Mean?

By |2022-07-13T19:49:55+00:00November 18th, 2016|

Chances are you’ve heard the term “Board Certified” as it pertains to the qualifications of physicians. But what does that mean to you, as a patient?  Board certification demonstrates a physician's exceptional expertise in a particular specialty field of medical practice. Becoming certified involves a rigorous process of testing and peer evaluation, along with hours of practice that is designed and administered by specialists in the specific area of medicine. It’s an extra layer of acknowledgement and time [...]

October 2016

Let’s Discuss The Gummy Bear Implant!

By |2022-07-13T19:49:55+00:00October 18th, 2016|

Breast Implants Nashville, TN & Brentwood, TN A growing number of patients are coming in for their consultation asking specifically about the “Gummy Bear” implant. Word has gotten out and Brentwood and Nashville, TN patients are wanting to know more. What makes this breast implant popular? Is it better than silicone or saline? Breast technology is ever changing. The new gummy bear implant is made up of highly cohesive silicone gel molecules. Many plastic surgeons feel this [...]

September 2016

At What Age Should I Begin Botox®

By |2022-07-13T19:49:55+00:00September 18th, 2016|

The Right Age for Botox At The Cosmetic Surgery And Skin Center in Nashville, TN, we treat a variety of skin issues including acne scaring and sun damage. Because we’re focused on providing complete, expert, advanced, skin care, we treat patients of all ages. Many in their early twenties. One of the most frequent questions we’re asked is, “At what age should I begin Botox ®”? First, let us say, there’s no one set age for [...]

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