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
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Friday: 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

The Piazza Center Blog

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 …

The Piazza Center is Proud to Support the RED Arena Round-Up

At The Piazza Center, we are passionate about giving back to the community and championing local causes close to our heart. One of those such causes is the RED Arena. It’s where Dr. Rocco Piazza’s nephew, six-year old Wynn, spends a lot of time. Wynn has a condition known as myotonic dystrophy, a form of …

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. …

How to Choose a Facial Plastic Surgeon

Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Marcelo Antunes

Facial plastic surgery has become extremely popular due to the competitiveness of today's society; everyone wants to look young and vibrant. Although many people are having surgical and non-surgical procedures, most are not willing to announce it. In addition, when the procedures are done properly, it is difficult to recognize the work of a good …

Counterfeit Injectables Are on the Rise: How to Spot the Fake Ones

Nurse injector prepares an injectable treatment.

At The Piazza Center, injectables, such as JUVÉDERM®, Restylane®, and BOTOX® Cosmetic to name a few, are a huge part of our Austin practice. Our expert nurse injector, Hayley Peña, B.S.N., R.N., C.P.S.N., uses these products to help smooth out wrinkles, erase fine lines, and restore lost facial volume that comes with aging. Lately, we have been …

Lip Injections: Not One-Size-Fits-All!

Woman bites lip as she considers what lip injections would look like.

I often meet with women who would like to enhance the appearance of their lips, but don’t want “Real Housewife’s,” lips. Over and over again, I am talking people off the ledge who say, “Don’t give me duck lips!” Let’s set the record straight about lip enhancement with fillers…. IT IS NOT ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL! We customize …

RSVP to Book Your Breast Augmentation Consultation at SXSW

RSVP today to schedule your breast augmentation consultation with  Dr. Piazza and Patient Consultant Jennifer Dorenkamp at the RealSelf House of Beauty at SXSW! Dr. Rocco Piazza and Jennifer Dorenkamp from the Piazza Center will be offering breast augmentation consultations featuring the Allergan Natrelle Gel brand breast implants  from 9 am - 6 pm on …

CoolSculpting vs. Liposuction: Which is Right for You?

CoolSculpting vs. liposuction

The beginning of a new year oftentimes brings about the desire for change. Many of our Austin patients are focused on taking time to reflect on their achievements from the previous year and set a new vision or goal for the year ahead. That’s what I do, and I like to think that many of …