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.

Author Archives: Rocco Piazza

Can a Mommy Makeover Make You a Better Mom?

Can a Mommy Makeover Make You a Better Mom?

A healthy diet and exercise aren't always enough to get back your pre-mom body. Diastasis, extra skin, stretch marks, enlarged or downturned nipples, urinary incontinence (the list goes on and on) are real. Completely reversing those post-pregnancy changes on your own can be virtually impossible. Sadly, others may make you feel that you aren't working …

What Is a C-Tuck & Should You Get One?

What is a C-Tuck and Should You Get One?

A "C-tuck" is an uncommon combination surgery that incorporates a tummy tuck immediately after a cesarean section birth. For women who are scheduled to have a baby via C-section, it may seem like a good idea to have a tummy tuck at the same time. But there are several problems with this concept. As an experienced …

Post-Breast Augmentation Bra Shopping Tips

Post Breast Augmentation Bra Shopping Tips

An overwhelming majority of our breast augmentation patients in Austin, TX, gain a powerful sense of confidence from the procedure. With that newfound self-assurance, many women update their wardrobes and revel in the way they now fill out their clothes such as workout gear and swimsuits. That newly shaped figure also presents an opportunity to …

Clearing Up Cosmetic Procedure Confusion

Dr. Piazza and Dr. Antunes

I often talk to patients at The Piazza Center who are on the fence about that special enhancement procedure they’ve been considering because of misconceptions surrounding cosmetic procedures. And there’s definitely a sizeable gap between these ‘myths’ and reality. Here are three common misconceptions about cosmetic procedures that I often address with my patients: 1) …

What You Should Know Before Your Breast Augmentation

What I Wish I'd Known Before My Breast Augmentation

When it comes to breast augmentation, our Austin practice makes it a priority to prevent any regret, remorse, or “wish I would have known” types of feelings. We have an extensive educational process: 1 hour and 15 minutes in consult, 1 hour in pre-op education, and both short-term and long-term follow up after surgery. Our …

The Facts Behind the Textured Implant Recall

Allergan recently voluntarily recalled a specific type of textured breast implant. This has resulted in breast augmentation patients calling our practice with questions about why this action was taken and what it means for them. These concerns are understandable and we're reaching out to all of our patients via email, in addition to this blog …

CoolSculpting: How Does It Work?

How bad can it be to relax comfortably in a private treatment room – quietly reading or catching up on work – while your unwanted flabby areas are chilled, then seemingly melt away? (Not too bad—especially considering this August heat here in Austin!) In a nutshell, that is our experience at The Piazza Center, by …

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 …

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 …