The Piazza Center for Plastic Surgery and Advanced Skin Care
5920 W. William Cannon Drive, Mesa Oaks Building Seven, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78749
Phone: (512) 288-8200
Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Category Archives: Breast Implants

“Slimplants” – The Modern Day Breast Implant

Breast augmentation for active women in Austin, TX

When we think about breast implants, we tend to conjure up images of women with an obviously augmented appearance. Afterall, that is the way the trend began, think Marilyn Monroe and the ever-famous Playboy Bunny look. Although we still see plenty of women interested in achieving a larger result, typically based on cup size, the …

Dedicated to Your Safety

We're dedicated to providing a safe experience and will consistently adhere to the following steps of service.  Please help us by keeping a safe distance from other guests during your visit with us. Before You Arrive Our team is following CDC’s proper sanitation guidelines and has completed the CDC-compliant COVID Safety questionnaire prior to returning …

Your Safety is Our #1 Priority

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As we begin to re-open here in the State of Texas after our closure related to COVID-19, we want you to know that we take your health and safety, and the health and safety of our staff very seriously. In order to protect you, our valued patients, as well as our staff, we are modifying our processes before we …

The Three Most Common Complications After Breast Implant Placement

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These are a few of the most common reasons we may go back to surgery when a breast implant is placed. As an experienced breast surgeon in Austin, I feel it is really important to understand these when investing in your breast enhancement procedure. Bleeding Also known as a hematoma, bleeding can occur when a …

The Facts Behind the Textured Implant Recall

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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

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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 …