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

Can a Mommy Makeover Be Non-Surgical?

When I think of a Mommy Makeover, the first thing that comes to my mind is cosmetic surgery.  More specifically with the patients I see in Austin, it’s breast augmentation, breast lift, and tummy tuck surgery.  These procedures allow me to correct distortions in breast shape, loss of breast volume, and the unpleasant tummy changes …

When Can I Go Bra Shopping after My Breast Augmentation?

Short answer:  When the majority of swelling has resolved you can make your way to our local favorite, Teddies for Bettys. More in-depth version:  When considering a breast augmentation procedure in Austin it is important to understand that it is normal to have swelling at the surgical site—in this case, the breasts!  I use a precise …

Why Has the Number of Breast Augmentation Procedures Increased 37% Since 2000?

We have seen a steady increase in the number of breast augmentation procedures performed in the Austin plastic surgery world and similarly throughout the United States over the past decade. There has been a 37% increase overall in the number of breast augmentation procedures performed since 2000. Actually, breast implants have been around for 52 …

What Were the Top Procedures in Plastic Surgery for 2013?

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) released the 2013 procedural statistics for our nation today. This is the most comprehensive census on plastic surgery and is an annual report. Around the country and in Austin, plastic surgery services are seeing steady growth, with 15.1 million total cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in …

What is JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC and Why Has this Revolutionized the Art of Aging Successfully in Austin?

When looking for signs of aging—one of the areas we notice most are the lines that develop between the nose and the corners of the mouth—the nasolabial folds.  We know that these lines are often directly related to the loss of volume in the cheeks.  When that volume is replaced, a youthful look results and …

Is a Breast Implant Always Needed with a Breast Lift?

Women who desire a breast lift in Austin often ask me if they need a breast implant at the same time they have a breast lift procedure. And my answer invariably depends on what my patient desires in an outcome or result. I have two questions to help women decide what they may need when …

Why Does the Keller Funnel™2 Protect You and Simplify Implant Delivery in Breast Augmentation?

https://youtu.be/T8jxIezEZg0 In 2009, the introduction of the original Keller Funnel™ refined the art of augmentation procedures. The Keller Funnel™2 is the next generation implant delivery device that provides exceptionally gentle and quick delivery of all silicone gel implants and is an absolute necessity when performing breast augmentation in Austin at my plastic surgery practice. Here …

What Questions Should I Ask When Considering a Breast Augmentation?

I am always looking for ways to improve and perfect the patient experience at my Austin plastic surgery office—and as we have now begun the new year—I want to share with you my top three questions (and answers) to help you choose your plastic surgeon for a breast augmentation procedure in Austin. 1. Q:  Is …