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.

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New Year’s Resolution: My Best Skin Ever

Holidays are typically a time for family, friends, and fun, but that can lead to an overloaded schedule and lack of much-needed sleep.  This stress can manifest itself in unwanted changes in your skin like acne, breakouts, and even more prominent frown lines — unless treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic, of course! With holiday parties and …

FaceTime Facelift: Is FaceTime Leading to More BOTOX® and Fillers?

I was FaceTiming with my 4-year-old niece the other day talking about her school day in a sweet and innocent conversation.  While I was doing so, I became intensely focused on the contour of my lower eyelids, jawline, and neck.  Obviously, the camera angle makes a significant difference on how this contour can appear.  I …

Are ‘Selfies’ Making More People Opt for Plastic Surgery?

Are ‘Selfies’ Making More People Opt for Plastic Surgery?

First, what is a ‘selfie’?  It's a photo of yourself, usually taken at arm's length with your phone.  See our example, to the left! Do ‘Selfies’ actually have an impact on patients seeking facial plastic surgery procedures? Yes, according to a recent poll by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The study …

Brilliant Distinctions® Provides Instant Rewards for Piazza Patients

Botox Austin

There are many providers in Austin for BOTOX® Cosmetic and injectables, but not every provider allows patients to participate in the Brilliant Distinctions Program.  This recently came to my attention when I was visiting with a local med spa in Austin that has a provider for injectables for their clients. I feel that not offering …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Spring Time Spike in Austin Cosmetic Surgery

KLBJ News Radio’s Perry Watson recently interviewed me about the recent spike in spring time Austin cosmetic surgery procedures.  Consistent with the trends of the 2012 Top 5 Cosmetic Surgery and Minimally-Invasive Procedures, we have seen an increase in women seeking breast augmentation and lift procedures in preparation for the summer months.  We have also …

The Perfect Pucker

Appearances can be very important in the Austin job market especially when it comes to some of the finest details—like lips.   With hyaluronic acid injectable filler, I am able to add fullness in younger patients that have never had full lips or even replace lost volume that occurs with age and maturity. What I have …