Posts by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACS

Is Customized Skincare Worth the Hype?

Posted September 27, 2019 by Is it just us, or does it seem like personalization is the new black? Social media is awash with promos for tailor-made goods including jeans cut to your measurements, personalized vitamin blends, and subscription boxes geared towards your personal tastes. This trend extends to skincare. Perhaps you’ve seen the ads for Curology, Y’OUR, or other… click to continue reading

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

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

Dr. Parker Named a Top Surgeon by New Jersey Monthly’s 2018 Plastic Surgery Select

Posted November 13, 2018 by We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paul M. Parker was recognized by New Jersey Monthly as a 2018 Plastic Surgery Select Top Surgeon in abdominoplasty, breast augmentation, and liposuction. As one of less than 25 honorees in New Jersey, Dr. Parker was selected for this recognition based on his surgical skill, expertise in breast… 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