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

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 …

How Are Summer Bodies Made in the Winter?

How exactly are summer bodies made in the winter? Easy: through diligent nutritional support and a regular, effective exercise routine! Still, though, some patients may choose to get a little help from breast enhancement or body contouring procedures such as a tummy tuck or liposuction. In Austin, these are some of the most popular procedures …

Why Does Smoking Make Plastic Surgery Difficult?

When you smoke, 2 chemicals, among many, can cause detrimental effects to the blood supply in various parts of the body. I am talking about nicotine and carbon monoxide. Both of these toxins diminish blood flow, and when blood flow is decreased significantly or stops, then that part of the body can die. In plastic …

Join us for “BRA Day!”

Join our plastic surgery practice in Austin in the collaborative effort between the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Plastic Surgery Foundation, plastic surgeons, breast centers, nurse navigators, corporate sponsors and breast cancer support groups, to promote education, awareness and access to post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. We invite our breast cancer patients to celebrate the 3rd annual National Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day with The Piazza …

3 Answers to Your Dermaplaning Questions

Three Answers to Your Dermaplaning Questions

Have you heard of dermaplaning? It is a highly effective procedure at my plastic surgery practice in Austin for eliminating several different kinds of skin concerns and refreshing the face. Using a sterile surgical blade, we can gently exfoliate and eliminate surface layers of dead skin and unwanted "peach fuzz." With each treatment, 2 to …