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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What You Should Know Before Your Breast Augmentation

What I Wish I'd Known Before My Breast Augmentation

When it comes to breast augmentation, our Austin practice makes it a priority to prevent any regret, remorse, or “wish I would have known” types of feelings. We have an extensive educational process: 1 hour and 15 minutes in consult, 1 hour in pre-op education, and both short-term and long-term follow up after surgery. Our …

Factors and Considerations in Breast Implant Placement

Factors and considerations in breast implant placement

In the 50+ years since the first breast successful breast implant surgery, the methods and techniques of the procedure have become far more refined. There are now more options for effective breast augmentation than ever before. Women considering augmentation choose more than just breast implants at our Austin practice; they also choose (with my guidance) how …

Breast Augmentation and Capsular Contracture: How to Stay in the Clear

Breast augmentation and capsular contracture: How to stay in the clear

Capsular contracture is a common concern for many of the potential breast augmentation patients I see at my Austin practice. Thankfully, there are several things the best surgeons do to minimize the risk of capsular contracture. If the complication does occur, I have developed a highly successful protocol for treating it and preventing a recurrence. …

Time for a Follow-Up: Your Post-Breast Augmentation Milestones

For other plastic surgeons performing breast augmentation in the Austin area, the procedure is sometimes considered a simple, "one and done" process. There's an initial appointment or 2, the procedure, and a couple of follow-ups. At The Piazza Center, we take a much different approach. As a breast augmentation specialist, I have dedicated years to …

Think You Know the Fastest Growing Cosmetic Surgery Procedure? Guess Again…

Which procedure is the fastest growing cosmetic surgery? While breast augmentation and liposuction in Austin are still the two most popular, brachioplasty, or surgery to remove excess skin from the upper arm, has experienced the most dramatic rise in demand. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 15,000 upper arm lifts were …

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 …

Cosmetic Surgery in Austin Can Be Safe in the Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Recently, I have had several young patients in Austin that desire plastic surgery and yet, these patients come to me uncertain if they can undergo procedures like breast augmentation and tummy tuck.  In Austin, we are lucky to have a tight-knit medical community where physicians collaborate to provide quality care to our patients.  In a …

Top 2012 Plastic Surgery Statistics Correlate with Mommy Makeover in Austin

In reviewing the 2012 Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Statistics as published by the ASPS, breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck procedures were in the top 6 procedures for last year.  Similarly, we have seen these trends here in Austin plastic surgery.  Frequently I am asked if all of these procedures can be performed at the same …

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 …