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

Breast Augmentation for Active Women

Breast augmentation for active women in Austin, TX

As a board-certified plastic surgeon and breast augmentation specialist in Austin, TX, I see many women who are interested in getting breast implants, but want to avoid a lengthy recovery period. I have developed a technique I call the Active Augmentation to give patients fuller, natural-looking breasts with minimal downtime after surgery. Goal: Enhance the …

Diastasis Recti Repair with Tummy Tuck—An In-Depth Look

Many women are all too familiar with the post-pregnancy “pooch” that is seemingly impossible to get rid of even with a healthy diet and regular exercise. However, many women don’t know that this abdominal bulge can be related to a medical condition called diastasis recti. Fortunately, I can effectively repair the symptoms of diastasis recti …

A Few Perfectly Normal Things to Expect After Tummy Tuck

A Few Perfectly Normal Things to Expect After a Tummy Tuck

Real patient depicted, but your results may vary. When I meet with tummy tuck patients at our Austin, TX, practice they often express a range of feelings. They're definitely excited about the physical transformation that results from a tummy tuck. But there is usually a bit of nervousness, as well — not only about the …

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 …

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 Center Specials & Events

New Year, Renew You  Start 2018 looking (and feeling) vibrant with our most popular nonsurgical treatments and products! Haven't tried fillers yet? Until 1/31/18, schedule your BOTOX® Cosmetic appointment and receive $100 off your first syringe of filler during that same appointment. Address stubborn discoloration and brighten skin tone with the help of SkinMedica®. Until 3/31/18, receive the …