face procedures

Ready to turn back time? Facial rejuvenation encompasses various surgical and nonsurgical treatments designed to combat signs of aging and revitalize the face, such as facelifts, Botox, and dermal fillers.

In the realm of aesthetic refinement, our approach is grounded in artistry and precision. Our experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Garza, offers a variety of  face procedures in Nashville designed to enhance your natural features and restore a harmonious balance to your appearance. With a focus on subtlety and authenticity, we invite you to explore our range of facial rejuvenation procedures.

Some of the most popular cosmetic face procedures in Nashville that we offer include:

  • Rhytidectomy (facelift)
  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
  • Rhinoplasty (nose surgery)

Facelift (Rhydectomy)

What is a Facelift?

A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that improves visible signs of aging in the face and neck.

Procedure Overview:

Our facelift procedure is a surgical technique designed to reverse the effects of aging on the face and neck. By tightening underlying muscles and removing excess skin, we can create a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.

What to Expect After Facelift Surgery:

Following the procedure, you can anticipate some swelling and bruising, which should subside over the course of a few weeks. Strenuous activities should be avoided during this period to promote proper healing.

Good Candidates for Rhydectomy:

Ideal candidates for a facelift are individuals who are experiencing sagging skin, deep creases, and loss of muscle tone in the face and neck. A consultation with our skilled surgeons will determine if you’re a suitable candidate.

Benefits of a Facelift:

  • Dramatically reduces visible signs of aging
  • Restores youthful contours to the face
  • Boosts self-confidence and self-esteem

Non-Surgical Facelift Alternatives:

If you’re seeking a less invasive option, we offer a range of dermal fillers and Botox treatments that can provide temporary rejuvenation without the need for surgery.

Facelifts can improve visible signs of aging:

  • Loss of skin elasticity that causes sagging

  • Deep creases below the lower eyelids

  • Deep creases from the outer nostrils to the corners of the mouth (nasolabial folds and marionette lines)

  • Loss of fat or fat that causes drooping

  • Sagging skin in the cheeks and jaw (jowls)

  • Loose skin on the neck (turkey neck)

  • Excess fat on the neck and under the chin (double chin)

As a restorative surgery, a facelift does not change your fundamental appearance and cannot stop the aging process.

A facelift can only be performed surgically; non-surgical rejuvenation treatments cannot achieve the same results, but may help delay the time at which a facelift becomes appropriate and complement the results

Book a consultation for a facelift in Nashville or learn more about the plastic surgery at Garza.

Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

What is Blepharoplasty?

A blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids by reducing excess skin, fat, and muscle surrounding the eyes. Eyelid surgery can treat the upper and lower lids, addressing concerns such as sagging upper eyelids, under-eye bags, and fine lines. The procedure ultimately enhances aesthetic appeal and, in some cases, vision.

Procedure Overview:

This surgical technique removes excess skin, fat, and muscle from the upper and lower eyelids, resulting in a more youthful, refreshed look. The surgeon will strategically create an incision along the entire eyelid length to remove excess tissue. The incision will sit in the natural crease to reduce visible scarring.

What to Expect After Eyelid Surgery:

It’s important to note that there will be swelling around your eyelids after your surgery. Swelling can make it hard for you to see and drive home. It would be best if you asked a friend or family member to drive you home after your surgery.

To reduce the risk of side effects, you should stop taking medications that make you more prone to bleeding, such as blood thinners. Depending on your current health, you might also need to start taking other medications.

Good Candidates for Blepharoplasty:

If you are in good health and have realistic goals for your surgery, you will be a good candidate for blepharoplasty. Most of the time, this treatment addresses cosmetic concerns. However, surgery on the upper lids can remove excess skin that causes droopy eyelids that impair vision.

Benefits of a Facelift:

  • Achieve a brighter, more alert appearance
  • Improve vision impaired by drooping eyelids
  • Reduce puffiness and eye bags

Non-Surgical Facelift Alternatives:

Common non-surgical alternatives to lifting the eyelids include PDO threads, dermal fillers, and Botox. These treatments offer a less invasive, temporary option that can delay the need for surgical treatment.

Eyelid surgery can treat:

  • Sagging upper eyelids that can impair vision or create folds

  • Fatty deposits in the eyelids that appear as puffiness

  • Under eye bags

  • Drooping lower eyelids that show the whites of your eyes below the iris (eyelid ectropion)

  • Lower eyelid wrinkles or excess skin

Book a consultation for eyelid surgery in Nashville or learn more about the aesthetic procedure at Garza.

Nose Job (Rhinoplasty)

What is Rhinoplasty?

A rhinoplasty commonly called a nose job surgery, enhances facial harmony and the proportions of your nose. Nose surgery can address the size, width, and profile of the nose tip, bridge, and nostrils. It can also correct a broken nose and impaired breathing caused by structural defects in the nose.

Procedure Overview:

The surgeon commonly creates an incision through the nostrils to prevent visible scarring. Through the incisions, the surgeon can trim bone and cartilage to create a more aesthetically pleasing nose shape.

What to Expect After Nose Job Surgery:

During your rhinoplasty recovery, your surgeon will likely place a splint and/or packing inside your nose and a splint or bandage on the outside to support and protect the new structures during initial healing. While initial bruising swelling subsides within a few weeks, your new nasal contour may take up to a year to fully refine. You may notice gradual changes during this time in the appearance of your nose as it refines to a more permanent outcome. Swelling may come and go and worsen in the morning during the first year following your rhinoplasty surgery.

Dr. Garza will give you specific instructions that may include:

  • How to care for the surgical site
  • Medications to apply or take orally to aid healing and reduce the potential for infection
  • Specific concerns to look for at the surgical site or in your general health
  • When to follow up

Good Candidates for Rhinoplasty:

If your face is fully mature and finished developing, you are in good health, and you have realistic expectations about results, you are a good candidate for a rhinoplasty.

Benefits of a Nose Job:

  • Create facial symmetry
  • Correct breathing problems (from a deviated septum or structural issues)
  • Repair damage from injury

Non-Surgical Facelift Alternatives:

To address the nose’s cosmetic appearance, dermal fillers provide a great non-surgical alternative to rhinoplasty. Fillers can fix nose bumps, asymmetry, nose tip shape, and more.

Nose Job Benefits:

  • Adjust nose size for facial balance

  • Create nasal symmetry

  • Treat a deviated septum

  • Adjust the width of the nose bridge or nostrils

  • Smooth out nose profile from bumps or depressions

  • Adjust nostril size, shape, and width

Book a consultation for a nose job in Nashville or learn more about the surgical treatment at Garza.

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