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: News

Facial Plastic Surgeon Joins The Piazza Center in Austin

Dr. Atunes

Dr. Marcelo Antunes, a board-certified and fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon, joins the Austin, TX, practice established in 2010 by Dr. Rocco Piazza. AUSTIN, Texas (September 2018) -- The Piazza Center recently welcomed to its Austin practice, where patients now have access to one of the few surgeons in the area devoted solely to aesthetic and …

A Night of Giving at Cocktails & Curiosity

Now, with 3 events under our belts, we can confidently say that this year's Cocktails & Curiosity was our most successful to date! Whether you were curious to learn about breast augmentation, the latest in skin care, or the exciting new addition to our Austin office —the CoolSculpting® CoolMini™ — we had an incredible time …

Why Does Smoking Make Plastic Surgery Difficult?

When you smoke, 2 chemicals, among many, can cause detrimental effects to the blood supply in various parts of the body. I am talking about nicotine and carbon monoxide. Both of these toxins diminish blood flow, and when blood flow is decreased significantly or stops, then that part of the body can die. In plastic …

Botox in Austin is the #1 Treatment for Hyperhidrosis

If you suffer from excessive sweating, you're not alone. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that nearly three percent of all Americans suffer from the condition. There was little anyone could do about it -- until now. A product that's used to treat wrinkles is proving to be an effective sweat reducer—Botox in Austin.  This …

Think You Know the Fastest Growing Cosmetic Surgery Procedure? Guess Again…

Which procedure is the fastest growing cosmetic surgery? While breast augmentation and liposuction in Austin are still the two most popular, brachioplasty, or surgery to remove excess skin from the upper arm, has experienced the most dramatic rise in demand. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 15,000 upper arm lifts were …

Tummy Tuck in Austin Transforms Disfigured Abdomen

The number of women getting tummy tucks has grown 85% from 2000 to 2010 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. However sometimes the procedure is not about just trying to recapture a youthful appearance.  This patient had a complicated delivery of twins 19 years ago leaving her with a disfigured abdomen. She struggled …

Significant Increase in Arm Lift Surgery

When reviewing the ASPS Statistics from 2012- a notable increase in upper arm lift surgery was seen.  Since 2000, there has been a 4000% increase in the upper arm lift procedures.  This can be greatly attributed to the rise of obesity in the U.S., which has also created an increase in the number of weight …

The Mommy Makeover for Body Renovation

I recently wrote an article for Austin Beauty Guide regarding the "Mommy Makeover" for Body Renovation. With Mother’s Day around the corner, family members are scouring stores looking for the perfect gift. Yet, the gift that some moms are hoping for can’t be found in a mall or online. More women are consulting with plastic …

Top 2012 Plastic Surgery Statistics Correlate with Mommy Makeover in Austin

In reviewing the 2012 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Statistics as published by the ASPS, breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck procedures were in the top 6 procedures for last year.  Similarly, we have seen these trends here in Austin plastic surgery.  Frequently I am asked if all of these procedures can be performed at the same …

Spring Time Spike in Austin Cosmetic Surgery

KLBJ News Radio’s Perry Watson recently interviewed me about the recent spike in spring time Austin cosmetic surgery procedures.  Consistent with the trends of the 2012 Top 5 Cosmetic Surgery and Minimally-Invasive Procedures, we have seen an increase in women seeking breast augmentation and lift procedures in preparation for the summer months.  We have also …