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.

The Piazza Center Blog

Do I Need a Breast Lift when Considering a Breast Augmentation?

I am often asked by patients who desire breast augmentation in Austin—‘Do I need a breast lift?’  I think this is a great question.  Oftentimes, my patients desire more fullness to the upper portion of the breast, and would like the nipple-areola complex centered over the breast mound.  A breast augmentation can achieve this if …

Sunscreen is Important in the Winter

During the recent Formula-1 race here in Austin, the weather was incredible.  Sunny skies, cool, breezy – our typical fall-winter weather for Central Texas.  One of the commentators remarked that sunscreen should be worn on a weekend like this- when the weather is remarkable.  I have to say that I agree, but I also think …

Filler Can Reverse the Signs of Aging

Too young for a facelift in Austin?  Facelift is not in the budget?  Not interested in undergoing surgery? So what is out there that can help you tighten, add volume, and rejuvenate the outer envelope of your face? When it comes to facial rejuvenation, not every patient needs or wants a surgical procedure. Hayley recently …

My Non-Negotiables When It Comes to Your Skin Health

Frequently, my patients, friends, family and even strangers ask me what should they be doing for their skin with regards to anti-aging skin care in Austin.  How do they prevent further aging? How do they reverse the signs of aging?  It is actually more straightforward than you may think- so here it goes… 1)  Growth …

Improve Your Skin Health Using Growth Factor Therapy

Foreskin in a bottle?  Okay…wait a second, now that I have your attention let’s talk growth factors.  Did you know that your body naturally produces growth factors to heal the skin?  Well, when you are a child and you scrape your knee your body heals itself within a matter of days.  One of the reasons …

The Wrinkle Avenger Strikes Again…

What is photo mapping, and what does it have to do with BOTOX at our Austin plastic surgery office? Well, if you are looking for reproducible and accurate results with each one of your BOTOX treatments then let’s talk about photo mapping. Photo mapping is done with a set of photos we take for you …

Breast Augmentation in Austin as a Graduation Gift

I recently met a young lady who desired breast augmentation in Austin.  This 18-year-old patient has struggled since she was in middle school with a very flat chest.  She explained to me that she had high hopes that her breasts would get bigger during her development in high school, but they did not.  This patient …

Austin Breast Augmentation Sizing

Most women seeking breast augmentation in Austin come to my office with a very specific cup size desired in mind.  At our Austin plastic surgery center, we use cup size as a guide to determine how big of a change a patient is looking to achieve.  The problem with cup size is that it all …

The Differences Between Saline and Silicone Breast Implants in Austin

One of the most commonly asked questions by patients that desire breast augmentation at our Austin plastic surgery office is..."What is the difference between saline breast implants and silicone gel breast implants?" This video blog has been filmed in ordered to answer this question by demonstrating the differences between these two types of breast implants …

What You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation in Austin

When I see a patient who desires breast implants in Austin, I make sure that she understands all of the decisions that come into play for breast augmentation.  Austin women want to know their choices with regards to location of the incision, type of implant (saline or silicone gel), or location of the implant (above …