Category: Patient Care

Should You Be Eating a Microbiome Diet?

Posted September 27, 2018 by September 27th, 2018 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

How to Avoid Scarring in Ethnic Patients

Posted March 31, 2015 by May 2nd, 2016 All patients hope for smooth, subtle scars, but some individuals face greater challenges during the healing process due to genetics. Research shows that African Americans and ethnic patients with darker skin are at greater risk for certain types of scars, making scar care even more important if you have mid-toned to dark skin. Wondering what… click to continue reading

Plan Your New Look on Our New Site

Posted March 6, 2014 by November 14th, 2018 Make Your Own Wishlist, View Plastic Surgery Prices & Choose Gallery Favorites At the Parker Center, we’re all about making our patients feel special, giving you the individualized attention you deserve at every visit. So we decided to redesign our website to make your experience here feel just as personal. To help you get started,… click to continue reading

Making the Switch to Silicone

Posted December 19, 2013 by July 2nd, 2019 When Jill underwent her first breast augmentation in 1996, she was told her saline implants would probably need to be changed out in five years. Seventeen years later, her implants were still in good shape. Over the past couple years she had started to see some rippling, but nothing that was too noticeable. Despite the… click to continue reading

New Video Highlights Our Commitment to Individualized Care and Attention

Posted December 10, 2013 by May 2nd, 2016 As our patients know, the Parker Center is focused on providing individual care to each patient. We’re proud to announce the release of our newest online video, which calls attention to Dr. Parker’s commitment to excellence. Together, we work with you to discover the right procedures to meet your beauty goals, providing personalized attention and… click to continue reading

Why a Cosmetic Surgeon is NOT a Plastic Surgeon

Posted July 30, 2013 by May 2nd, 2016 Patients are often unaware that there is a difference between doctors that call themselves cosmetic surgeons and ones that use the term plastic surgeons.  Board certified plastic surgeons are specifically trained in plastic surgery and during this time acquire the knowledge, judgment and experience to safely help patients meet their goals. By choosing a board… click to continue reading