Posted June 28, 2017 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSJuly 17th, 2017
If you’re considering facelift surgery to address jowling, sagging skin and facial wrinkles, you probably expect the procedure will help you feel more youthful, refreshed and better about your appearance—and you’re right. The vast majority of patients are thrilled to look in the mirror and see a younger version of themselves—and the resulting confidence boost… click to continue reading
Posted August 13, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
A traditional facelift is a surgical procedure that focuses on the lower two-thirds of the face and the neck. It includes making incisions and removing excess loose skin. Better facelifts include tightening and suspending the submusculoaponeurotic (known as a “SMAS” facelift) tissues. Some higher quality facelifts also include injections of fat, in recent years, to… click to continue reading
Posted July 24, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
As men age, they experience a sagging and drooping of the soft tissues of their face and neck. This normal aging can be improved by a rhytidectomy (commonly referred to as a facelift) procedure to regain their younger appearance. During this procedure, Dr Parker will elevate the descended fatty tissues beneath the cheek skin into… click to continue reading
Posted June 4, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSSeptember 22nd, 2017
Stacey, a 59-year-old woman who primarily works outdoors, wanted to rejuvenate her appearance. After extensive research and careful consideration, she opted to have a facelift and neck lift combined with a breast augmentation and a lip implant.
“I decided to have everything done at once to minimize my downtime. I knew that I wanted to… click to continue reading
Posted May 28, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
Helen is a 52-year-old realtor who in December of 2012 had a facelift along with an eye lift at the Parker Center for Plastic Surgery. Helen had recently started to feel a little depressed and less confident about her looks and wanted to do something about it.
“About 18 months ago, I found Dr. Parker… click to continue reading
Posted April 2, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSSeptember 22nd, 2017
The Parker Center for Plastic Surgery has released several new pages on their website in order to improve patient education, increase patient awareness of new techniques, and provide greater detail of procedures used in facial plastic surgery.
Dr. Paul M. Parker, Medical Director of the Parker Center for Plastic Surgery, has always taken the time… click to continue reading
Posted March 12, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
It seems that most people who get facelifts do so because they want to feel and look younger. And while
there is no doubt a facelift can smooth out wrinkles, tighten jaw lines, and reduce sagging eyelids, it’s
typically difficult to judge exactly how much younger one will look.
That is until now.
Essentially, a… click to continue reading
Posted February 5, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
A study published in the December 2012 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery analyzed 50 patients who underwent facelift surgery and how they look today, 5 ½ years later. While the facelift patients show some signs of normal aging, the results show that they look younger today than before they had their facelift.
“The study… click to continue reading
Posted October 16, 2012 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
Susan is a 50 year old woman who works as a manager of a med-spa clinic in northern New Jersey. Being in the beauty business, she works with a lot of women, sees a lot of plastic surgery and hears a lot of personal stories. Susan always advises her clients to find a doctor you… click to continue reading
Posted July 17, 2012 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
When considering a facelift, New Jersey residents can refer to a recent study in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery.
This study states that a face lift has the ability to make a person look up to seven years younger. The Parker Center for Plastic Surgery has always strived to understand how cosmetic surgery affects… click to continue reading