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

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. …

Injecting Knowledge: Your Sculptra® & VOLUMA® XC Questions Answered

Your Sculptra and Voluma Questions Answered

  Dermal fillers are versatile treatments that can help minimize facial aging when used strategically. But there are so many great products now offered that it can be a little overwhelming for patients when they consult with plastic surgeons. At my Austin, TX practice, women and men ask about the latest fillers and how they differ …

Microneedling 101: A Simple Solution for Your Skin Concerns

Learn More About Microneedling in the Austin Area

We're always excited when we can offer our patients innovative cosmetic treatments, especially when they include significant benefits not available from other procedures. Such is the case with the Eclipse MicroPen™, a microneedling device we recently added to our Austin practice's med spa treatments. Microneedling using the Eclipse MicroPen includes a number of advantages when …

Survey Says: CoolSculpting® Is Hotter Than Ever

The hottest new treatment at The Piazza Center: CoolSculpting

It has always been a priority of mine to offer the safest, most effective treatment options to my patients. It's easy to jump on every trend, but there's something to be said for giving new procedures and devices a little time to establish their effectiveness before offering them at my practice. One treatment that took …

Your CoolSculpting® Questions Answered

The latest body contouring procedure at The Piazza Center: CoolSculpting®

What is it? CoolSculpting is an FDA-cleared, non-invasive treatment using a patented cooling technology to selectively reduce fat layers in problem areas. It's now available at our Austin plastic surgery practice How is it performed? A non-invasive applicator delivers controlled cooling to the treatment area, specifically targeting underlying fat and leaving surface skin unaffected during quick treatments …

3 Ingredients for a Fit New Year

Fitness Coach provides fitness tips for Austin plastic surgery patients

It's that time of year when we reflect upon months past to determine what was (and wasn't) effective in meeting our goals, reevaluating what to implement in the year to come. For many, the No. 1 goal every year either has something to do with how the body looks or how it feels. Because many …

What Questions Should I Ask My Surgeon About Liposuction

As winter approaches, I often see an increase in the number of consultations for body contouring procedures. One of the reasons this happens at my Austin plastic surgery practice is because swimsuit season is mostly over, and now it is time to get rid of those diet-resistant areas and get your body just where you …