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: Breast Implants

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

Learn about your options for impeccable, long lasting breast augmentation results

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 …

Is a Breast Implant Always Needed with a Breast Lift?

Women who desire a breast lift in Austin often ask me if they need a breast implant at the same time they have a breast lift procedure. And my answer invariably depends on what my patient desires in an outcome or result. I have two questions to help women decide what they may need when …

More Women Opting for Preventive Mastectomy

Like Angelina Jolie, many women are faced with the decision of mastectomy in order to prevent or reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.   A preventive mastectomy is similar to a mastectomy in a woman that has breast cancer but is different in that this procedure is performed in women who currently do not have …

Silicone Implants Dominate Market

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article regarding the comeback of silicone gel implants.  Statistics released Tuesday by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for 2012 showed that 72% of the 330,631 breast augmentation procedures in the U.S. used silicone implants, while 28% used saline, or sterile salt water. This is in contrast …