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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The Don’ts of Tummy Tuck Recovery

We remind our tummy tuck patients at our Austin, TX practice that getting the procedure is much more than just showing up the day of your surgery. Patients must do research to find an experienced board-certified plastic surgeon, properly prepare for surgery, and follow post-op instructions. In this post, I will explain the cardinal sins …

Resuming Exercise After a Tummy Tuck

My tummy tuck patients in Austin are often very concerned about recovery from the surgery--specifically, how long until they can return to working out. That's understandable since many of them are individuals who have lost a significant amount of weight through diet and exercise. Women who have had children and weight loss patients are the most common tummy tuck …

Top 10 Reasons Why I Am Glad I Had a Tummy Tuck

Learn about tummy tuck procedures at The Piazza Center in Austin

This post was first published on September 27, 2013 and updated on July 5, 2016 with the latest information. Tummy tucks were among the top 5 procedures performed last year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, with a 104% increase since 2000. The procedure's popularity holds true at my Austin practice as well, with an ever-increasing number of patients choosing …

How Are Summer Bodies Made in the Winter?

How exactly are summer bodies made in the winter? Easy: through diligent nutritional support and a regular, effective exercise routine! Still, though, some patients may choose to get a little help from breast enhancement or body contouring procedures such as a tummy tuck or liposuction. In Austin, these are some of the most popular procedures …

Moms Need to Feel Comfortable & Confident Too

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A few weeks ago, I had the rare opportunity to stay home for a few hours one morning.  And while I was getting household chores done, I turned on my television and listened to one of the morning news talk shows.  There was a segment on the TODAY Show that discussed the importance of truly …

Combining Breast and Tummy Tuck Procedures: Is it Safe?

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Two of the most common areas that my female patients want to address are both the breast and tummy areas with a breast enhancement (augmentation or breast lift) and tummy tuck procedure. In Austin, the majority of my patients that come to see me feel that they have plateaued when it comes to improved body …

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 …

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 …