Posts by Dr. Parker

Why Do Surgeons Still Use Textured Implants? And 8 More Questions You Have About BIA-ALCL, Answered by a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Posted August 7, 2019 by In 2011, the plastic surgery community and the FDA noted a possible link between a rare form of cancer called ALCL, or anaplastic large cell lymphoma, and breast implants. Back then, we didn’t even know whether breast implants were a real risk factor. There simply were too few cases to make a connection. Today, while… click to continue reading

Dr. Paul M. Parker Answers Your Questions About the Allergan Recall of Textured Breast Implants

Posted July 31, 2019 by Here at The Parker Center, one of our primary goals is ensuring our patients are well-informed and up-to-date on medical news that is pertinent to their safety. Yesterday, July 24, 2019, the FDA and breast implant manufacturer Allergan announced a voluntary recall of all Allergan BIOCELL textured breast implants. Understandably, this news has led to… click to continue reading

You’re Invited to Sip and Glam with Us!

Posted April 10, 2019 by The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and skincare is in at the Parker Center. Come celebrate the season with glamorous specials on some of our favorite skincare products at our upcoming event, Sip and Glam. Tuesday, May 7th 10 AM – 7 PM @ The Parker Center for Plastic Surgery 122 East Ridgewood… click to continue reading

A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Answers Your Top 4 Questions About Breast Augmentation for Bodybuilders

Posted December 17, 2018 by People often ask what my typical breast augmentation patient is like. Having performed thousands of breast augmentation procedures over my career, I can tell you there is no “typical” patient, other than a woman who wants to improve her breast contours. Many female bodybuilders have come to me hoping to accomplish exactly that—and breast augmentation… click to continue reading

Should You Be Eating a Microbiome Diet?

Posted September 27, 2018 by One look at a magazine shelf and you’re bound to see the latest fad diet being touted by a svelte celebrity figure. Ketogenic, Paleo, South Beach, Whole30, Anti-Inflammatory Diet…the list goes on. It’s no wonder so many of us feel overwhelmed by diet tips. You’ve also likely experienced that what works for one body doesn’t… click to continue reading

Minimalism Isn’t Just for Your Home or Closet—Discover the Joy of Simplifying Your Beauty Routine

Posted August 30, 2018 by From Swedish death cleaning to the KonMari decluttering method, minimalism is having a moment. While cleaning up clutter, fixing hoarding habits, and making your environment more peaceful takes time and dedication, we can help make simplifying your beauty routine easier. Here are a few tips for getting started. Stick with a few key skincare products… click to continue reading