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

Rhinoplasty Diaries: Jen’s Experience

While plastic surgery is a physically transformative process, it is just as much an emotional transformation. Recently, we asked our Medical Aesthetician, Jen Schechter, to document her preparation and recovery from revision rhinoplasty. Now several months post-op, Jen shares her experience working with Dr. Marcelo Antunes at our Austin practice. My Initial Procedure I had my …

How to Tighten Your Tummy After a Baby

Real patient depicted, but your results may vary. A flat and toned abdomen is a common objective after having a baby, but people can’t always reach their desired goals on their own. A tummy tuck at my Austin, TX practice can help you finally get back your pre-baby body. How does pregnancy affect your body? It’s …

Male Body Contouring: Strategies to Enhance Your Physique

Male Body Contouring

Approaching body contouring with men is uniquely different than with women. At my plastic surgery center in Austin, TX, I pay close attention to the details of each male patient’s underlying muscular anatomy. Understanding these nuances allows me to enhance the muscular structure where it needs to be augmented or liposculpt the junctions and borders …

Dr. Piazza’s Perspective on Tummy Tuck

When women come to our Austin, Texas, practice considering tummy tuck surgery, they have unique concerns that Dr. Piazza discusses with them during their consultations. As a body contouring specialist, Dr. Piazza tailors tummy tucks and other procedures to address the specific needs of each patient. The cases below stand out as great examples of …

Your Guide to Tummy Tuck Scarring

One of the most frequent questions I hear from tummy tuck patients at my Austin plastic surgery center relates to scarring. Many people are worried that their scar will be visible when their midriff shows, which can be concerning when one of the reasons to undergo surgery is to feel confident about your body. However, …

Getting Bikini Ready—Your Tummy Tuck Timeline

Women and men who undergo tummy tuck surgery at my Austin practice can expect to enjoy a flatter, firmer abdomen and slimmer midsection. This procedure produces beautiful, natural-looking, and long-lasting results, but diligent pre and post-operative planning — and patience — are all important components of a successful procedure. Use this timeline as a guide during …

Tummy Tuck and Age: Here’s What Actually Matters

Even though women and men often think they're too old for cosmetic surgery, age really isn't a critical factor when I assess whether someone is a good surgical candidate. That's especially true for my tummy tuck patients in Austin, many of whom believe abdominoplasty is a "young person's procedure." Not true. A patient's overall health …

The Don’ts of Tummy Tuck Recovery

We remind our tummy tuck patients at our Austin, TX practice that getting the procedure is much more than just showing up the day of your surgery. Patients must do research to find an experienced board-certified plastic surgeon, properly prepare for surgery, and follow post-op instructions. In this post, I will explain the cardinal sins …

The Piazza Essentials Program

Have you taken the first step toward aging successfully in the new year? Become a member of the Piazza Essentials Program today, and we'll be right by your side helping you to achieve healthier, more vibrant skin in 2018! At The Piazza Center, we firmly believe that at-home skin care is just as important as …