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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A Few Perfectly Normal Things to Expect After Tummy Tuck

A Few Perfectly Normal Things to Expect After a Tummy Tuck

Real patient depicted, but your results may vary. When I meet with tummy tuck patients at our Austin, TX, practice they often express a range of feelings. They're definitely excited about the physical transformation that results from a tummy tuck. But there is usually a bit of nervousness, as well — not only about the …

Your Guide to Tummy Tuck Scarring

One of the most frequent questions I hear from tummy tuck patients at my Austin plastic surgery center relates to scarring. Many people are worried that their scar will be visible when their midriff shows, which can be concerning when one of the reasons to undergo surgery is to feel confident about your body. However, …

Getting Bikini Ready—Your Tummy Tuck Timeline

Women and men who undergo tummy tuck surgery at my Austin practice can expect to enjoy a flatter, firmer abdomen and slimmer midsection. This procedure produces beautiful, natural-looking, and long-lasting results, but diligent pre and post-operative planning — and patience — are all important components of a successful procedure. Use this timeline as a guide during …

Tummy Tuck and Age: Here’s What Actually Matters

Even though women and men often think they're too old for cosmetic surgery, age really isn't a critical factor when I assess whether someone is a good surgical candidate. That's especially true for my tummy tuck patients in Austin, many of whom believe abdominoplasty is a "young person's procedure." Not true. A patient's overall health …

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 …