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: Healthy Living

Protected Sun Exposure – The Real Deal on Anti-Aging Skin Care, Sunscreen and Staying Forever Young

Board-Certified plastic surgeon Dr. Rocco Piazza practicing protected sun exposure in French Polynesia, the island of Huahine.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Rocco Piazza practicing Protected Sun Exposure inFrench Polynesia, the island of Huahine. We all know that it’s best to wear sunscreen at the beach or during times when you are anticipating a longer than normal exposure time. But did you know that you are exposed anytime you are outside including the …

Reversing Sun Damage as Summer Winds Down

Actual patient woman's nude back with arm folded in front of breast

It’s hard to believe summer officially ends soon. While long hours spent on the lake and enjoying Central Texas’ many other outdoor activities were no doubt good for the soul this summer…your skin may have taken a beating.  Hopefully you applied sunscreen liberally –and often--and covered up to avoid sunburn from harsh UV rays. If …

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 …

Trainer Approved: Workout First, CoolSculpting® Second

Trainer Approved Workout

The journey to find what moves you is unique for everyone. For some, it's barre classes; others prefer long walks. Yoga, circuit training, CrossFit®, Pilates… there are all kinds of options. But no matter what your workout routine looks like, even the fittest of the fit share the same challenge: a trouble area that doesn’t …

BOTOX® Cosmetic for Guys? Our Nurse Injector Talks “Bro-tox”

BOTOX® Cosmetic injector Hayley Peña describes popular anti-aging treatments for Austin men.

For whatever reason, anti-aging has long been considered “for the ladies.” It might be true that women pay closer attention to skin care products and treatments, but we’re not entirely sure why this myth has perpetuated for so long. Wanting to look your best is not specific to women — or men, for that matter …

A Guide to Working Out Post-Breast Augmentation

Post- breast augmentation guide to working out

One of the most important aspects of any plastic surgery procedure, and specifically a breast augmentation, is the recovery process. A common question I hear from many of my Austin patients is, "How long until I can get back to the gym?" I know — I have some pretty dedicated patients, don't I? While I …

3 Ingredients for a Fit New Year

Fitness Coach provides fitness tips for Austin plastic surgery patients

It's that time of year when we reflect upon months past to determine what was (and wasn't) effective in meeting our goals, reevaluating what to implement in the year to come. For many, the No. 1 goal every year either has something to do with how the body looks or how it feels. Because many …

Wardrobe Surgery

As spring and summer quickly approach, my most popular request from my male and female clients is to give them a completely new look for summer.   Many people have consumed too much junk food over the holidays, wore bulky winter clothes and were never that motivated to work out for a continuous amount of time.   …

A Comprehensive Approach to Style

So, how do style and plastic surgery in Austin go hand-in-hand?  Well, we know that there was the 6% overall increase in 2011 with regards to minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures—all of which are performed at our Austin plastic surgery practice.  So why not tie this in with a wardrobe change to create a comprehensive refreshed and …