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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Category Archives: Breast Implants

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

Nipple Reduction, Inverted Nipple Correction

Breast augmentation for active women in Austin, TX

Nipple Surgery & Recovery Do you think that nipples change with pregnancy and breast feeding? Absolutely.  Many women notice changes to this specialized part of the breast and, yet, no one really talks about restoring the nipple to a pre-pregnancy state.  Nipples can be reduced if they are elongated or enlarged.  If a nipple is …

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. Many women come …

Top 5 Breast Augmentation Questions: Part 1

Dr. Rocco Piazza answers frequently asked breast augmentation questions received from Austin patients

Throughout my years as a breast augmentation specialist in Austin, I have heard a wide variety of questions about my most popular procedure. From cost to implant type ("Did you say gummy bear?") to approved chest workouts (yes, you can do push-ups with implants), I've heard and happily answered 'em all. There are a few …

The Truth About Breast Implants: 10 Years Later

A lot happens in 10 years. Whether it's vastly different fashion trends, an entirely new technology (remember life without iPhones?), or a shift in body ideals, things can dramatically change in a decade. So, when a patient considering a breast augmentation at my Austin practice asks if she will have to replace her implants after …

Breasts After Baby: 3 Questions About Implants After Pregnancy

Your options for breast augmentation at The Piazza Center in Austin

You're having a baby! Or maybe you're still thinking of adding a little one to your family. Both are wonderful! If you're like many of my breast augmentation patients who are soon-to-be moms here in Austin, the thought of how pregnancy will change your body over the coming months has probably crossed your mind. The …

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 …