Austin Plastic Surgeon
5656 Bee Caves Road, J200
Austin, Texas 78746 US

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

I wanted my breasts to have the volume - Breast Augmentation - Dallas, TX

I wanted my breasts to have the volume that they had prior to having my two children. It was the first time that I had considered having elective surgery and was a bit nervous that I may come out of the surgery with breasts larger than I wanted. I explained that I wanted them "natural" looking and feeling. I awoke from surgery and was ecstatic about my new breasts. I was given...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

You'll Want to Come Back for More! - Dallas, TX

Dr T is a star in Dallas plastic surgery. Personalized preoperative care and long term follow up. Two years out from breast augmentation and body contouring and the results are still better than I would have ever dreamt. I have sent many friends!

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Secondary Rhinoplasty - Dallas, TX

My experience with Dr T for my secondary rhinoplasty was excellent. I saw him as for a second opinion for the procedure I was wanting to have and ended up choosing him as my surgeon based on the comfort level I had with his confidence in performing the procedure and my results were far greater than any expectations I had. I have recommended him to several friends all of which have been...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

reconstruction after mastectomy - Dallas

Having had bilateral breast cancer I opted for double mastectomy with reconstruction. My biggest pro to this decision was not having to worry about cysts and tumors which I have dealt with since I was 16 years old. I am now 54 years old and it was the best decision I could have made for my health and emotional well being. I was fortunate to be able to opt for immediate reconstruction with...

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Dr. Trussler is the Kind of Surgeon You Would Build in Your Dreams. - Dallas, TX

First, I'd like to say that the cost is what I paid out of pocket. My nose was totally messed up due to a birth defect and then additional trauma so my insurance company paid for most of it. I don't know how much it was. Second, his credentials are infallible: chief resident of his surgical class; graduated everything with honors; studied with the renowned Dr. Gunter; and is a...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

Breast Lift with Saline Implant Was a Slow Healer but It Turned out Great - Dallas, TX

I did it bc I am 31 and had my kids young and lost a lot of weight and my breast were sagging. I looked good in a bra but that was not good enough for me. I realized that when I was naked in the bathroom that I never looked in the mirror and when I started to look I realized that my breast made me sad and I had probobly tried to avoid looking.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Best Decision I've Made! - Dallas, TX

I was very nervous about getting a breast augmentation but had been wanting one for years. After hearing about Dr. T I decided to make an appt. His office was extremely nice and the staff was exceptional. During my consultation, we decided on my breat implant size as well as type of implant. I went for 370 cc, silicone implants, under the muscle. Dr. T was so helpful with my decision and was...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Great Doctor - Dallas, TX

After 2 kids and many abdominal surgeries I needed skin and muscles fixed.

5 out of 5 stars Panniculectomy

Helping Me To Move Back To Being Pain-Free - Dallas, TX

I have a barriage of medical problems. Every body movement was painful and my doctors told me this would also eliminate reoccurring rashes and sores. It has truly stopped my rashes and pains. I thank GOD for this dr. and his staff being so caring . I consider them to be a niche above the rest.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

49 Year Old Twins and Another Child - Austin, TX

I was referred to Dr. Trussler by someone that had previous surgery with him. The moment that I walked in the door, I knew that I was at the right place. I had my oldest daughter in 1986, and then twins in 1988. Ever since then, the skin in my tummy area was damaged. It has always been an insecurity for me. No matter how hard i worked out, it wouldn't go away. After meeting with Dr....

Personal Statement

Fellowship trained in cosmetic surgery with significant experience in advanced facelift, rhinoplasty, body contouring and breast procedures.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

$100

Awards & Recognition

Awards:
American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Leonard R. Rubin Best Paper Award, 2009
Tiffany Award, Best Scientific Presentation, 2009
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Trussler has hospital affiliations at Westlake Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Exercise Physiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1995
    Medical: MD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1999
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: The University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI, 2000
    Residencies:
    General Surgery, The University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI, 2003
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
    Fellowship:
    Aesthetic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2007

Treatments offered at Andrew P. Trussler, MD

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Facial rejuvenation: Surgical versus non-surgical

The aging face has multiple components and individual patterns which are directly affected by both genetics and our environment. Typically, our areas of facial aging are genetically programmed and we will likely age in the pattern of our parents. Our environment, which includes sun exposure and tobacco use,...

Rhinoplasty (Nose Job): From Tip to Turbinate

Rhinoplasty or nose job is a very common operation, though an operation that is becoming less frequently performed by plastic surgeons. Typically plastic surgeons who perform a significant volume of rhinoplasty have additional training in cosmetic or craniofacial surgery. Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular...

Revision breast augmentation: Do I need another operation 10 years after my breast augmentation?

Breast augmentation and breast enhancement are some of the most common cosmetic procedures performed in the country. Breast implants, both silicone, and saline can be placed over and under the chest muscle through multiple incisions. Breast augmentation appears to be relatively straightforward and in most...

Lip Augmentation: Lip service for fuller lips

There are multiple options available for lip augmentation. They include volumetric fillers, such as hyaluronic acid gel like Juvederm and fat grafting. These products can be selectively injected into different anatomic areas in the lip to achieve different effects. The gel fillers are fine enough and smooth...

Latisse® for Upper Eyelash Growth: Improve Eyelash Length, Fullness and Color

Latisse® is a topical medication which is indicated for the treatment of hypotrichosis, or thinning eyelashes. It is applied daily to the upper eyelid lash line with the Latisse® kit applicator in a sparing amount. The medication penetrates into the eyelash hair follicle to prolong the growth phase of...

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Cheek Filler or Mid Face Lift?

The approach to the lower eyelid and cheek (midface) is a very controversial and sometimes intimidating area of the face, and as you can see from most... READ MORE

Mommy Makeover Recovery Time

Mommy makeover surgery is a very common combination procedure though it does come with a longer recovery than just one of the procedures separately... READ MORE

Did I Get a Botched Breast Lift and Augmentation?

Mastopexy augmentation or breast lift in combination with an implant is a technically difficult operation with many counteracting forces which need to... READ MORE

Wearing a Compression Band for 6 Months After Breast Augmentation?

The prolonged use of compression bands that you describe is not necessary and I would discuss this with your plastic surgeon. In breast augmentation... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Use Retin A Under the Eyes?

Retin-A has numerous concentrations and can be used effectively every other night. A small amount under the eyes, well away from the lower lid margin... READ MORE

What is Wrong with my Implants?

Movement of the breast implant with muscle contraction is expected with an implant placed under the muscle. This is very commonly worse on one side,... READ MORE

What is the Best Way to Prepare for a Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover is a term used for a combination breast enhancement and abdominal contouring operation to reverse the lasting effects of pregnancy.... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Revision for Muscles Still Lax

Great question. It sounds like you may have had early recurrence of your diastasis or failure of the muscle repair. The question you should ask, is if... READ MORE

C Cup - Do I Need an Implant w/ Lift?

A breast lift or mastopexy is designed to reposition the nipple and reshape the breast. It usually requires removal of skin and the addition of scars... READ MORE

Uneven and Swollen Nose After Rhinoplasty - What Can I Do?

Swelling after rhinoplasty is normal and expected. It can last for well over 6 months and beyond one year depending on what was done and what type of... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Trussler

Andrew P. Trussler, MD has shared 87 before and after pictures with 630 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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