The official blog of Aventura Plastic Surgery.

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

Botox vs Dermal Fillers? Ask DR. RICHARD GALITZ, MD, FACS

Posted on August 30, 2019 by Richard Galitz

Breaking Down Botox  If you’re looking for non-invasive and non-surgical cosmetic treatments that you can easily squeeze into your busy schedule or lunch break, you might want to look into getting Botox or Dermal fillers.  For starters, Botox injections are the most popular non-surgical procedure that are typically used to…

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Treating Scars with Laser Skin Resurfacing

Posted on July 16, 2019 by Richard Galitz

  Do you feel comfortable in your own skin? Does it look fresh and shiny? Aging, sun exposure, heredity and lifestyle factors including nutrition, smoking and alcohol consumption all may contribute to facial wrinkling, pigmentation, dark spots and scars. Say No to your old skin with Laser Skin Resurfacing at…

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What do your eyes say about you? (Blepharoplasty-eyelid surgery)

Posted on by Richard Galitz

Did you know that the area around your eyes is one of the first areas that shows your real age? With time, your skin slowly loses its elasticity. Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery is designed to improve your appearance and give you a more youthful look. Blepharoplasty removes fat, excess skin, and…

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The Happy Hour Mini Neck Lift in Miami

Posted on June 18, 2019 by Richard Galitz

What would you say if we told you you could look 10 years younger after just an hour of work? Not only that, but that Dr. Richard Galitz can create this transformation for you in only an hour! We assure you this is not a fantasy, rather a routine procedure…

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5 Summer Skincare Tips Following your Facelift

Posted on by Richard Galitz

Summertime time calls for shorter sleeves and better skincare, especially important following a facelift surgery. You’ve invested in your beauty, now it will be important to maintain that beautiful new look with a targeted and pampering skincare routine. Follow these five tips for keeping your skin looking young after a…

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New Year, New You? Knowing When it’s Time for A Second Face Lift

Posted on December 12, 2018 by Richard Galitz

Resetting the Clock A facelift can help you look years younger by doing what we consider “resetting the clock” on facial aging. However, it does not stop the clock it only resets it. No matter how many procedures you have, aging is inevitable, so sagging skin may reappear at some…

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10 Things You Should Know About Laser Skin Resurfacing

Posted on November 30, 2018 by Richard Galitz

Why Choose Laser Skin Resurfacing? Everyone has their own reasons for considering laser skin resurfacing. Treatments have been proven to reduce wrinkles, age spots, acne scars, and other blemishes. It can also help tighten skin and balance skin tone. However, lasers can do a lot and results vary from person…

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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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