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

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 …

How to Choose a Facial Plastic Surgeon

Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Marcelo Antunes

Facial plastic surgery has become extremely popular due to the competitiveness of today's society; everyone wants to look young and vibrant. Although many people are having surgical and non-surgical procedures, most are not willing to announce it. In addition, when the procedures are done properly, it is difficult to recognize the work of a good …

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 …

Getting the Best Rhinoplasty Results: 7 Important Factors

Getting the Best Rhinoplasty Results

Dr. Marcelo Antunes, a board-certified facial plastic surgeon and rhinoplasty specialist in Austin, TX, understands that a number of factors go into achieving outstanding rhinoplasty results. Here are 7 of the most important ones: 1. A thorough pre-operative consultation During the initial consultation, Dr. Antunes will answer all your questions. He explains all different options, discusses …

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 …

Ask Hayley: KYBELLA®

Hayley discusses KYBELLA, an alternative to plastic surgery at Austin's The Piazza Center

I will proudly never be seen on open night of the “most fabulous restaurant in Austin”; I believe there is an adjustment period. I like the valet to learn the fastest route, the staff to get familiar with the wine list, and the grill to get a little grease on it before you see my …