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

What You Should Know Before Your Breast Augmentation

What I Wish I'd Known Before My Breast Augmentation

When it comes to breast augmentation, our Austin practice makes it a priority to prevent any regret, remorse, or “wish I would have known” types of feelings. We have an extensive educational process: 1 hour and 15 minutes in consult, 1 hour in pre-op education, and both short-term and long-term follow up after surgery. Our …

The Facts Behind the Textured Implant Recall

Allergan recently voluntarily recalled a specific type of textured breast implant. This has resulted in breast augmentation patients calling our practice with questions about why this action was taken and what it means for them. These concerns are understandable and we're reaching out to all of our patients via email, in addition to this blog …

Reversing Sun Damage as Summer Winds Down

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 …

CoolSculpting: How Does It Work?

How bad can it be to relax comfortably in a private treatment room – quietly reading or catching up on work – while your unwanted flabby areas are chilled, then seemingly melt away? (Not too bad—especially considering this August heat here in Austin!) In a nutshell, that is our experience at The Piazza Center, by …

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 …

Top Sunscreen Tips

By now we’ve all heard about the importance of using sunscreen. The cumulative effects of sun exposure can rear its ugly head years later in the form of premature aging or worse…skin cancer. We see quite a bit of skin damage at and sadly, so much of it is preventable. The good news is that …

What Does It Mean to Be the “Best” Tummy Tuck Surgeon?

Dr. Rocco Piazza, Tummy Tuck Surgeon

Men and women considering a tummy tuck often start their online research by searching for the “best tummy tuck surgeon in Austin, TX,” or whichever area they’re based in. It’s a great way to find helpful information about doctors near you, but it’s important to know what “best” really means as you begin to compare …

7 Questions to Ask at Your Tummy Tuck Consultation

7 Questions to Ask Before Your Tummy Tuck Consultation

When it comes to tummy tuck consultations here at my Austin practice, my goal is to help patients feel fully confident, educated, and supported as we move forward with the surgical process. One of the main ways I do this is by answering any and all questions they may have about everything from preparation to …