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

Moms Need to Feel Comfortable & Confident Too

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A few weeks ago, I had the rare opportunity to stay home for a few hours one morning.  And while I was getting household chores done, I turned on my television and listened to one of the morning news talk shows.  There was a segment on the TODAY Show that discussed the importance of truly …

Combining Breast and Tummy Tuck Procedures: Is it Safe?

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Two of the most common areas that my female patients want to address are both the breast and tummy areas with a breast enhancement (augmentation or breast lift) and tummy tuck procedure. In Austin, the majority of my patients that come to see me feel that they have plateaued when it comes to improved body …

Passion for Patient Satisfaction Fuels My Drive

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Most people who know me recognize the drive for perfection in everything that I do.  This is a very strong character trait and can some times be a weakness as my staff would gladly share with you, I’m sure! I say this because I hold myself and staff to a very high standard when it …

HydraFacialMD® Advances Skin Care in Austin

HydraFacialMD https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8jTnd2rnTY I have been looking closely at what I can add to my practice to further patient care. In deciding what to add for patient care at my Austin plastic surgery practice- it was most important to me to remember my mission statement. Our vision is to create a personalized, comprehensive plastic surgery experience …

Fight It, Reverse It, Prevent It

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I am often approached by younger patients and friends about why a skin care regimen is even needed when the skin looks healthy as it most often does in a twenty-year-old individual. It is actually quite simple—if you understand the premise that the effect of sun exposure is cumulative and manifests many years later. Basically—the …

Botox in Austin is the #1 Treatment for Hyperhidrosis

If you suffer from excessive sweating, you're not alone. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that nearly three percent of all Americans suffer from the condition. There was little anyone could do about it -- until now. A product that's used to treat wrinkles is proving to be an effective sweat reducer—Botox in Austin.  This …

Botox in Austin to Treat Excessive Sweating

A commonly used treatment to soften the frown lines, crowsfeet and forehead lines, Botox is also used to help significantly improve the quality of life for people that suffer from excessive underarm sweating also known as excessive axillary hyperhidrosis.  This has been an FDA-Approved treatment since 2004 and is often requested most during the warmer …

Tummy Tuck in Austin Transforms Disfigured Abdomen

The number of women getting tummy tucks has grown 85% from 2000 to 2010 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. However sometimes the procedure is not about just trying to recapture a youthful appearance.  This patient had a complicated delivery of twins 19 years ago leaving her with a disfigured abdomen. She struggled …

Belly Button Shape is Crucial in a Tummy Tuck

I think that one of the most important areas to address when performing a tummy tuck here in Austin—is the belly button.  Oftentimes, pregnancy and/or weight gain with subsequent loss can distort the belly button giving it a transverse, puckered appearance.   In consultation, I find that patients really don’t pay much attention to the shape …