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 …

Tired of Brown Spots?

Lytera Skin Brightening Complex is a unique brightening formula that addresses the appearance of dark spots and has become an integral part of our skin care program in Austin. Lytera works beautifully for all skin types, contains highly effective antioxidants, and serves as a mild exfoliant. It is available without a prescription. Effective in reducing …

Are Facial Cleansers and Toners Important?

Frequently, my patients ask me what is the purpose of using a facial cleanser and toner when choosing a skin care regimen in Austin.  I think of it like this—if you are using the bare essentials of the Non-Negotiables—a cleanser and toner further the effectiveness of these products be restoring this skin’s pH balance.  After …

How Do Plastic Surgeons Minimize Scarring?

At my plastic surgery practice, I understand how important scars are to patients, whether it is cosmetic or a reconstructive procedure. It is really important for patients to understand that as a board-certified plastic surgeon, I am trained to place incisions in the lines of skin tension, which can help scars to heal well.  In addition, …

Do I Need a Breast Lift when Considering a Breast Augmentation?

I am often asked by patients who desire breast augmentation in Austin—‘Do I need a breast lift?’  I think this is a great question.  Oftentimes, my patients desire more fullness to the upper portion of the breast, and would like the nipple-areola complex centered over the breast mound.  A breast augmentation can achieve this if …

Sunscreen is Important in the Winter

During the recent Formula-1 race here in Austin, the weather was incredible.  Sunny skies, cool, breezy – our typical fall-winter weather for Central Texas.  One of the commentators remarked that sunscreen should be worn on a weekend like this- when the weather is remarkable.  I have to say that I agree, but I also think …

My Non-Negotiables When It Comes to Your Skin Health

Frequently, my patients, friends, family and even strangers ask me what should they be doing for their skin with regards to anti-aging skin care in Austin.  How do they prevent further aging? How do they reverse the signs of aging?  It is actually more straightforward than you may think- so here it goes… 1)  Growth …

Improve Your Skin Health Using Growth Factor Therapy

Foreskin in a bottle?  Okay…wait a second, now that I have your attention let’s talk growth factors.  Did you know that your body naturally produces growth factors to heal the skin?  Well, when you are a child and you scrape your knee your body heals itself within a matter of days.  One of the reasons …