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.

Category Archives: Austin Plastic Surgery

Top 10 Reasons Why I Am Glad I Had a Tummy Tuck

Learn about tummy tuck procedures at The Piazza Center in Austin

This post was first published on September 27, 2013 and updated on July 5, 2016 with the latest information. Tummy tucks were among the top 5 procedures performed last year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, with a 104% increase since 2000. The procedure's popularity holds true at my Austin practice as well, with an ever-increasing number of patients choosing …

Injecting Knowledge: Your Sculptra® & VOLUMA® XC Questions Answered

Your Sculptra and Voluma Questions Answered

  Dermal fillers are versatile treatments that can help minimize facial aging when used strategically. But there are so many great products now offered that it can be a little overwhelming for patients when they consult with plastic surgeons. At my Austin, TX practice, women and men ask about the latest fillers and how they differ …

Microneedling 101: A Simple Solution for Your Skin Concerns

Learn More About Microneedling in the Austin Area

We're always excited when we can offer our patients innovative cosmetic treatments, especially when they include significant benefits not available from other procedures. Such is the case with the Eclipse MicroPen™, a microneedling device we recently added to our Austin practice's med spa treatments. Microneedling using the Eclipse MicroPen includes a number of advantages when …

Why Does Smoking Make Plastic Surgery Difficult?

When you smoke, 2 chemicals, among many, can cause detrimental effects to the blood supply in various parts of the body. I am talking about nicotine and carbon monoxide. Both of these toxins diminish blood flow, and when blood flow is decreased significantly or stops, then that part of the body can die. In plastic …

Do you know Austin’s Next Top Mom?

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What are some of the things you think of when it comes to celebrating Mom?  In my own personal family, I think of three things…love, strength, and sacrifice.  As we approach Mother’s Day for this year, we are looking for a mom with a story, a personal journey that would make her shine as a …

Are ‘Selfies’ Making More People Opt for Plastic Surgery?

Are ‘Selfies’ Making More People Opt for Plastic Surgery?

First, what is a ‘selfie’?  It's a photo of yourself, usually taken at arm's length with your phone.  See our example, to the left! Do ‘Selfies’ actually have an impact on patients seeking facial plastic surgery procedures? Yes, according to a recent poll by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The study …

When Can I Go Bra Shopping after My Breast Augmentation?

Short answer:  When the majority of swelling has resolved you can make your way to our local favorite, Teddies for Bettys. More in-depth version:  When considering a breast augmentation procedure in Austin it is important to understand that it is normal to have swelling at the surgical site—in this case, the breasts!  I use a precise …

Why Has the Number of Breast Augmentation Procedures Increased 37% Since 2000?

We have seen a steady increase in the number of breast augmentation procedures performed in the Austin plastic surgery world and similarly throughout the United States over the past decade. There has been a 37% increase overall in the number of breast augmentation procedures performed since 2000. Actually, breast implants have been around for 52 …

What Were the Top Procedures in Plastic Surgery for 2013?

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) released the 2013 procedural statistics for our nation today. This is the most comprehensive census on plastic surgery and is an annual report. Around the country and in Austin, plastic surgery services are seeing steady growth, with 15.1 million total cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in …