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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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 …

Demand for Austin Plastic Surgery Procedures on the Rise

At the beginning of each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) releases statistics on both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures from the prior year.  The 2011 statistics were published in a press release on February 9, 2012, which demonstrated a 5% increase in procedures performed for the second consecutive year.  This is very exciting …

‘BOYTOX’- Men seeking more cosmetic procedures?

Among men getting Botox® Cosmetic or Dysport®, there has been nearly a 258% increase from 2000-2010 with approximately 336,834 men receiving Botox®/Dysport® treatments in 2010 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgery.  This is not just a national trend—we have seen a similar increase at our Austin plastic surgery center.  Why the increase?  The …

New Year, Refreshed ‘You’

Considering a ‘New You’ for the ‘New Year’? Twenty-twelve can be the year for revealing a refreshed “you.” Many women (and men) I talk with consider Austin cosmetic surgery procedures because they want to look and feel better about themselves. This can increase our sense of self-confidence and can have the ability to help us …

Fat Injection for Breast Reconstruction After Cancer

Fortunately, breast cancer patients have many options to choose from when it comes to breast reconstruction, including lipofilling. I use liposuction at my Austin practice to take fat from another part of the patient’s body, have it processed, and then inject it into the breasts. Lipofilling is often used to contour other parts of the …

Turkey Day Doesn’t Have to Mean “Turkey Neck”

The turkey is an ever-popular symbol of the Thanksgiving holiday, but can we all agree that the bird itself will never win a beauty contest? One of the most identifying features that distinguish this animal is the loose-hanging clump of skin on the neck or “waddle.” Many of us humans have developed our own variation …

“Moobs”, or Gynecomastia, Cause Many Men to Suffer in Silence

Breast reductions are no longer just for women anymore.  The number of men undergoing a simple male breast reduction technique to reduce breast fat around the pectoral, or chest area is skyrocketing. The condition is often referred to as “moobs”, but the true medical term is called gynecomastia. Men with gynecomastia often suffer in silence for …