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

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 …

Botox in Austin is Common in Men

Among men getting Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport®), there has been nearly a 314% increase from 2000 - 2012 with approximately 390,000 men receiving Botox®/Dysport® treatments in 2012 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgery.  This is not just a national trend—we have seen a similar increase in Botox users at our …

Significant Increase in Arm Lift Surgery

When reviewing the ASPS Statistics from 2012- a notable increase in upper arm lift surgery was seen.  Since 2000, there has been a 4000% increase in the upper arm lift procedures.  This can be greatly attributed to the rise of obesity in the U.S., which has also created an increase in the number of weight …

More Women Opting for Preventive Mastectomy

Like Angelina Jolie, many women are faced with the decision of mastectomy in order to prevent or reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.   A preventive mastectomy is similar to a mastectomy in a woman that has breast cancer but is different in that this procedure is performed in women who currently do not have …

The Mommy Makeover for Body Renovation

I recently wrote an article for Austin Beauty Guide regarding the "Mommy Makeover" for Body Renovation. With Mother’s Day around the corner, family members are scouring stores looking for the perfect gift. Yet, the gift that some moms are hoping for can’t be found in a mall or online. More women are consulting with plastic …

Questions to Ask Your Austin Plastic Surgeon

In seeking Botox or filler, facelift, liposuction, tummy tuck, breast augmentation in Austin or any other city, I feel it is important for patients to ask questions.   Many times, a patient does not know where to start with regards to questions for a medical professional.  I see this many times in my own family when …