Yearly Archives: 2013

Making the Switch to Silicone

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 …

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Breast Augmentation at Parker Center Restores A Lumpectomy Patient’s Confidence

As a wife and mother, Parker Center patient Mary was nervous about her breast augmentation. While most women experience some anxiety before going under the knife, Mary was more nervous about others’ reactions than the procedure itself. “I’m in my 50s,” Mary explained. “One of my biggest concerns was that I didn’t want people looking …

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A Look at the Causes and Symptoms of Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is the condition in which a man has oversized breasts, and it can either affect one breast or both. Gynecomastia may be more common than you think with a reported 35-40% of men experiencing symptoms. This condition has been linked to a number of possible causes, though it's typically a combination of factors that …

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Do’s and Don’ts for Beautiful Legs

Legs just don't seem to get enough attention in the cooler winter months. It might have something to do with the fact that they're so frequently covered up with pants or thick stockings. Whatever the reason, why not make a promise to spend a little "me time" on your legs this winter? Here are some …

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Facts About Gynecomastia in Adolescents

Gynecomastia, or oversized male breasts, is not at all uncommon in young men. The condition is attributed to an imbalance of hormones, meaning that it can sometimes be a short-lived problem. In these cases, males experience an unnatural estrogen-testosterone balance due to puberty. Symptoms may disappear in as little as a few weeks or could …

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Downtime After A Mommy Makeover

Looking to get your pre-pregnancy body back? It has become increasingly popular for patients to undergo multiple contouring and enhancement procedures at one time after having children. In fact, many practitioners, including the Parker Center, now offer a customized combination of surgeries for mothers known as the mommy makeover. The makeover is geared towards women …

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Amanda Loves Her Natural Breast Augmentation Results

Amanda had considered a breast augmentation procedure for quite some time before deciding it was right for her. Selecting the right surgeon was important to her, and she definitely did her homework before she chose the Parker Center for Plastic Surgery for her procedure. She consulted with a few surgeons before selecting Dr. Parker. “A …

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