The 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: Face

Rhinoplasty Aesthetics & the Ideal Nose

What makes a nose attractive? Many patients considering rhinoplasty at our Austin plastic surgery practice ask themselves this question. The goal of rhinoplasty is to create a nose that blends seamlessly with the other facial features directing attention of the observer to the patient’s eyes and lips. At The Piazza Center, Dr. Marcelo Antunes is …

Rhinoplasty & Skin Thickness

When preparing for rhinoplasty, one of the most important aspects your plastic surgeon should consider is the thickness of your skin. Skin thickness has a major impact on how your results will end up and what can be achieved with rhinoplasty. Trust your nose to a rhinoplasty expert like Dr. Marcelo Antunes of The Piazza …

The Nasal Ala & Wide Nostrils

In order to create a nose that is balanced with the other features of the face, many factors need to be considered. Trust your face to a rhinoplasty expert like Dr. Marcelo Antunes of The Piazza Center in Austin, TX to help you achieve the nose you’ve always wanted. In order to refine the appearance …

Facelift Incisions: The Journey to Becoming Invisible

Facelifts are one of the most popular surgical techniques used to address the signs of aging on the face and neck. At The Piazza Center in Austin, Dr. Marcelo Antunes performs facelift procedures to restore lost volume to the cheeks, improve the appearance of jowls, improve the contour of the neck and to reduce the …

Types of Facelift: A Guide to Determine Which One Is Best for You

In today’s world, there are many catchy terms for facelift surgery to allure patients, such as “lunchtime lift,” “lifestyle lift,” “short scar lift,” “weekend lift,” etc. This can make things fairly confusing for the average patient. In addition, there are some procedures that are called a “lift” that are in fact simply adding volume with …

Self Care for Men: What’s Trending

It’s a fact that more men are now seeking out plastic surgery and specialized skincare to improve their looks and confidence. Gone are the days when a can of shaving cream and stick of deodorant were the sole contents of a man’s medicine cabinet. In 2017, men’s skincare products reached an unprecedented $345 million in …

Non-Surgical ‘Liquid’ Rhinoplasty: What is It?

What is a nonsurgical liquid rhinoplasty?

Non-surgical rhinoplasty, also known as liquid rhinoplasty or a liquid nose job, is a minimally invasive treatment designed to improve the overall appearance of the nose via a customized combination of injectable dermal fillers. For many of our Austin patients, this procedure can be an excellent way to change the shape of the nose without …

Can Blue Light Speed Up the Aging Process?

Woman working on a computer

We’ve been reading about blue light quite a bit lately – specifically, how it can rob us of sleep and how it negatively impacts our vision. And now some experts say, it can damage our skin. Like many of you, I spend time in front of a computer screen and use a cell phone and …

5 Reasons Why Microneedling is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

If you have not tried microneedling at the Piazza Center yet, you may want to make it your new best friend pronto! Microneedling is also referred to as “collagen induction therapy,” which is why we think of it as the gift that keeps on giving. It works by creating tiny micro-channels within your skin, which …

Rhinoplasty Diaries: Jen’s Experience

While plastic surgery is a physically transformative process, it is just as much an emotional transformation. Recently, we asked our Medical Aesthetician, Jen Schechter, to document her preparation and recovery from revision rhinoplasty. Now several months post-op, Jen shares her experience working with Dr. Marcelo Antunes at our Austin practice. My Initial Procedure I had my …