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 Reconstruction

Beyond the Ribbon: Kellie’s Story

By Kellie Raymond May 17, 2011 is a new “birthday” for me, as this date represents another year that I survived a breast cancer diagnosis.  Before this date, I related pink ribbons to breast cancer.  Now I see the ribbon as a symbol for awareness but there is so much more to breast cancer than …

It Takes a Village: One Breast Cancer Patient’s Story of Support

A patient's experience working with Austin plastic surgeon and the BCRC of Texas.

I don't know about you, but when I come upon one of life's inevitable bumps in the road, I seek the counsel of my network of girlfriends for answers. I've been developing a very reliable support group since my early college years, with a wide-reaching net, including my mother, adult daughters, friends, neighbors, family, and …

Join us for “BRA Day!”

Join our plastic surgery practice in Austin in the collaborative effort between the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Plastic Surgery Foundation, plastic surgeons, breast centers, nurse navigators, corporate sponsors and breast cancer support groups, to promote education, awareness and access to post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. We invite our breast cancer patients to celebrate the 3rd annual National Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day with The Piazza …

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 …

Cosmetic Surgery in Austin Can Be Safe in the Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Recently, I have had several young patients in Austin that desire plastic surgery and yet, these patients come to me uncertain if they can undergo procedures like breast augmentation and tummy tuck.  In Austin, we are lucky to have a tight-knit medical community where physicians collaborate to provide quality care to our patients.  In a …

Fat Injection for Breast Reconstruction After Cancer

Fortunately, breast cancer patients have many options to choose from when it comes to breast reconstruction, including lipofilling. I use liposuction at my Austin practice to take fat from another part of the patient’s body, have it processed, and then inject it into the breasts. Lipofilling is often used to contour other parts of the …