Piazza Center for Plastic Surgery and Advanced Skin Care
7900 Farm to Market Road 1826, Bldg 2, Suite 206
Austin, TX 78737
Phone: (512) 288-8200
Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

The Piazza Center Blog

Top Sunscreen Tips

By now we’ve all heard about the importance of using sunscreen. The cumulative effects of sun exposure can rear its ugly head years later in the form of premature aging or worse…skin cancer. We see quite a bit of skin damage at and sadly, so much of it is preventable. The good news is that …

What Does It Mean to Be the “Best” Tummy Tuck Surgeon?

Dr. Rocco Piazza, Tummy Tuck Surgeon

Men and women considering a tummy tuck often start their online research by searching for the “best tummy tuck surgeon in Austin, TX,” or whichever area they’re based in. It’s a great way to find helpful information about doctors near you, but it’s important to know what “best” really means as you begin to compare …

7 Questions to Ask at Your Tummy Tuck Consultation

7 Questions to Ask Before Your Tummy Tuck Consultation

When it comes to tummy tuck consultations here at my Austin practice, my goal is to help patients feel fully confident, educated, and supported as we move forward with the surgical process. One of the main ways I do this is by answering any and all questions they may have about everything from preparation to …

Giving Back to the Community and Beyond

At The Piazza Center, we believe in supporting and sponsoring local charities as well as donating our services to those in need around the world. In 2019, we will be supporting two local charities that are doing work to help those in our own backyard and traveling overseas on medical mission trips to donate our …

Factors and Considerations in Breast Implant Placement

Factors and considerations in breast implant placement

In the 50+ years since the first breast successful breast implant surgery, the methods and techniques of the procedure have become far more refined. There are now more options for effective breast augmentation than ever before. Women considering augmentation choose more than just breast implants at our Austin practice; they also choose (with my guidance) how …

Self Care for Men: What’s Trending

It’s a fact that more men are now seeking out plastic surgery and specialized skincare to improve their looks and confidence. Gone are the days when a can of shaving cream and stick of deodorant were the sole contents of a man’s medicine cabinet. In 2017, men’s skincare products reached an unprecedented $345 million in …

Creating a Stunning Bellybutton With the Help of a Tummy Tuck

Creating a stunning belly button with the help of a tummy tuck

The bellybutton is an often overlooked part of the body that can make a big difference in the appearance of the abdomen. One of the easiest ways to spot a poorly done tummy tuck is an unnatural-looking bellybutton. When it comes to tummy tuck surgery at my Austin practice, I take great care to incorporate …

Breast Augmentation and Capsular Contracture: How to Stay in the Clear

Breast augmentation and capsular contracture: How to stay in the clear

Capsular contracture is a common concern for many of the potential breast augmentation patients I see at my Austin practice. Thankfully, there are several things the best surgeons do to minimize the risk of capsular contracture. If the complication does occur, I have developed a highly successful protocol for treating it and preventing a recurrence. …