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

Breast Augmentation for Active Women

Breast augmentation for active women in Austin, TX

As a board-certified plastic surgeon and breast augmentation specialist in Austin, TX, I see many women who are interested in getting breast implants, but want to avoid a lengthy recovery period. I have developed a technique I call the Active Augmentation to give patients fuller, natural-looking breasts with minimal downtime after surgery. Many women come …

One year journey

One year y’all! One. Full. Year! When I reflect over the last 12 months and try to compartmentalize them into a blog, it is almost overwhelming. There is so much excitement, information and emotions for this small amount of space. So I thought, why not just answer the most commonly asked questions that I hear …

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 …

3 Easy Steps to Hand Rejuvenation

3 Steps to Hand Rejuvenation in Austin, TX

The lines in your palms won’t reveal the secrets of your life, but the back of your hands just might. Although an effective at-home regimen and facial cosmetic procedures may help you look years younger, the dark spots, loss of elasticity, prominent veins, and loss of volume on the back of your hands might reveal …

Are Your Hands Giving Away Your Age?

Are Your Hands Giving Away Your Age?

OK, so now that the word is out and we have everyone on board with how important it is to take good care of your face with skincare, facial treatments, BOTOX® Cosmetic, and fillers at our Austin med spa, let's move on to the hands! I very vividly remember my grandmother making a joke many …

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 …

Diastasis Recti Repair with Tummy Tuck—An In-Depth Look

Many women are all too familiar with the post-pregnancy “pooch” that is seemingly impossible to get rid of even with a healthy diet and regular exercise. However, many women don’t know that this abdominal bulge can be related to a medical condition called diastasis recti. Fortunately, I can effectively repair the symptoms of diastasis recti …

Micro-Treatments for Maximum Results: 5 of Our Favorite Pro-Aging Options

Nonsurgical treatments at Austin's The Piazza Center for Plastic Surgery

If you’ve ever flipped through a magazine or walked through the skin care aisle, you’ve undoubtedly spotted the words “anti-aging” to describe a variety of self-care practices, products, and treatments. Sound familiar? Anti-Aging is So Last Year While we’re all for diminishing lines and keeping wrinkles at bay, the phrase “anti-aging” never sat quite right …

A Few Perfectly Normal Things to Expect After Tummy Tuck

A Few Perfectly Normal Things to Expect After a Tummy Tuck

Real patient depicted, but your results may vary. When I meet with tummy tuck patients at our Austin, TX, practice they often express a range of feelings. They're definitely excited about the physical transformation that results from a tummy tuck. But there is usually a bit of nervousness, as well — not only about the …

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 …