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

Winter 2015 Newsletter

New Applicator on the Block: The CoolMini™ We're excited to be the first in Southwest Austin to offer the latest, non-invasive innovation in neck contouring for our patients! Say goodbye to your double chin and hello to a more refined profile with the new applicator from CoolSculpting®, the CoolMini. Getting to Know Your Breast Implant Options …

The Truth About Breast Implants: 10 Years Later

Learn about your options for impeccable, long lasting breast augmentation results

A lot happens in 10 years. Whether it's vastly different fashion trends, an entirely new technology (remember life without iPhones?), or a shift in body ideals, things can dramatically change in a decade. So, when a patient considering a breast augmentation at my Austin practice asks if she will have to replace her implants after …

How Much Does Breast Augmentation Really Cost?

Learn more about breast augmentation at The Piazza Center in Austin, TX

  Hands down the most frequently asked questions we hear about breast augmentation are related to cost. Whether requesting a consultation online, scouring RealSelf for answers, or visiting the office, our Austin patients are always curious to learn how their wallet will be impacted by their procedure. We certainly can't blame them. Any cosmetic procedure …

Breasts After Baby: 3 Questions About Implants After Pregnancy

Your options for breast augmentation at The Piazza Center in Austin

You're having a baby! Or maybe you're still thinking of adding a little one to your family. Both are wonderful! If you're like many of my breast augmentation patients who are soon-to-be moms here in Austin, the thought of how pregnancy will change your body over the coming months has probably crossed your mind. The …

Ask This, Not That at Your Breast Augmentation Consultation

Your Breast Augmentation Consultation at The Piazza Center in Austin, TX

Your breast augmentation consultation is the time to really delve in and discuss the procedure, from your personal cosmetic goals to each of the customizable options I offer at my Austin practice. It's also the perfect time for me to answer your questions. Believe me — as a breast specialist, I've heard them all. There …

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 …

A Quick Guide: CoolSculpting® vs. Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck

CoolSculpting® vs. Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck

With the latest statistical report from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reporting a 42% rise in non-surgical fat reduction last year, many patients have asked whether Coolsculpting is replacing the need for liposuction and tummy tuck procedures at my Austin-based practice. To answer this question, it is imperative to understand the differences between the …

Fat vs. Breast Implants for Breast Augmentation

The differences between fat grafting and breast implants for breast augmentation

Have you ever fantasized about taking unwanted fat from one part of your body and moving it to your breasts? If so, you're not alone. Plastic surgeons have been working on ways to make that exciting idea possible for decades, and in the past few years, we've made major strides. I now safely and effectively …

Lighten Up: Your IPL Photofacial Questions Answered

Learn about IPL photofacial and other med spa treatments at The Piazza Center in Austin

One of the most effective non-surgical treatments I offer at my Austin med spa is called an IPL photofacial. Patients are consistently impressed by the results they achieve from this form of intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy. The treatment, which takes less than an hour and requires no downtime, targets all different forms of discoloration. …