The official blog of Aventura Plastic Surgery.

Plastic surgery related topics, beauty trends and latest plastic surgery news for the Miami area.

Local Anesthesia vs General Anesthesia: Benefits and Risks

Posted on October 31, 2018 by Richard Galitz

What is Local Anesthesia? Local anesthesia is a pain prevention medication used during minor surgical procedures to numb a small area of the body without putting the patient to sleep. Local anesthesia only lasts a short period of time, so it’s typically used for minor outpatient procedures, where the patient…

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Preventing & Treating Sun Damaged Skin

Posted on June 1, 2018 by Richard Galitz

Introduction Summer is vastly approaching, and everyone wants to lay out on the beach and tan, but it’s important to properly protect your skin from all the damages the sun can cause. Yes, it makes trees grow and flowers bloom, but flora was designed for that purpose. On the other…

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Fillers or Surgery? Which is Best for You?

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Richard Galitz

Introduction In the past, face lifts have always been the go-to procedure for anyone wanting to improve the way their face looks. But over the past decade, the introduction to injectable fillers has created a new alternative for facial rejuvenation. This has become very popular because of the high success…

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Everyone wants “Kylie Jenner’s lips”: What you Need to Know About the Lip Enhancement Trend

Posted on January 10, 2018 by Richard Galitz

Kylie Jenner Increases Lip Enhancement Popularity Lip augmentations and fillers have become more popular over the past few years and it is believed to be because of the baby of the Kardashian/Jenner clan, Kylie Jenner. The 20-year old reality star denied rumors of having any work done several times. She…

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New Year New You: 5 Nonsurgical Procedures to Look your Best in 2018

Posted on December 12, 2017 by Richard Galitz

Everyone strives to start the new year with a clean slate. Whether it’s beginning a new workout regimen or sticking to a diet, everyone has a New Year’s Resolution. A great way to kick off 2018 is by trying one of our nonsurgical procedures that will allow you to look…

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Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Rejuvenation): The Most Sought After Cosmetic Procedure by Men

Posted on November 11, 2017 by Richard Galitz

Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is a procedure that involves removing excess skin and fat from the upper and lower eyelids. This surgery can help individuals achieve a more youthful appearance in the eye area because the procedure improves drooping and sagging of the upper eyelids, as well as…

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4 Skin-Harming Habits That You Should Fix Now

Posted on July 27, 2017 by Richard Galitz

Every woman wants a beautifully smooth and flawless skin, but not every woman is willing to get into good skincare habits. Taking good care of your skin can bring you great results in the long run. If you dedicate a fair amount of time to take the appropriate care of…

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Acne & Laser – The Best Solution for Removing Scars!

Posted on July 17, 2017 by Richard Galitz

Acne scars are usually the result of inflamed blemishes caused by skin pores gulp down with excess oil, dead skin cells and bacteria. As the pore swells, it causes a break in the follicle wall. Shallow lesions are usually minor and heal quickly. However, if there is a deep break…

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Otoplasty? Brad Pitt Went For It…

Posted on June 20, 2017 by Richard Galitz

Otoplasty is a surgery of the ear. It’s a procedure that helps reduce protrusion of the ear away from the head. In fact, the procedure can yield results that drastically improve your facial composition. It’s such an effective change that many celebrities have actually opted to have it done as…

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Brow Lift: Is it Right for Me?

Posted on June 8, 2017 by Richard Galitz

The brow lift –or forehead lift- is a plastic surgery procedure that rejuvenates the brow and forehead area by minimizing forehead creases and furrows, frown lines, drooping eyebrows, and hooding above the eyes. It’s an excellent procedure for anyone with sagging or drooping eyebrows and/or excessive forehead wrinkling. This surgery…

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