Yearly Archives: 2023

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Lip Lift vs. Lip Filler: Which Should You Choose?

Thanks to Instagram and TikTok, the demand for plumper, poutier lips has never been greater. Not surprisingly, as this aesthetic trend has grown, so have the various options for lip enhancement. A surgical lip lift offers patients a long-term solution, while those who prefer a less permanent pout can choose from a lip flip or …

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A Teen’s Rhinoplasty Success Story—Patient of the Month September 2023

Like many patients who visit Parker Center for Plastic Surgery, this 18-year-old male was unhappy and self-conscious about the size of his nose. Following a referral from a former patient, this young man and I discussed how could enhance his appearance. The Procedure During the patient’s consultation, I explained how we would make the nose …

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Tips For a Smooth Mommy Makeover Recovery

Once you’re done having children, it’s okay to want to reclaim your pre-pregnancy body. The changes which take place after having children can often be surprising, as Dr. Parker chronicles in his new book, What to Expect After You're Done Expecting. A mommy makeover is one of our most popular surgeries because it allows you …

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Is Morpheus8 Good For Jowls? 

When it comes to facial rejuvenation, our patients at Parker Center for Plastic Surgery are spoiled for choice. Whether surgical, nonsurgical, or a targeted combination of both, we offer a variety of treatments to restore a youthful glow, tighten loose skin, and reveal a vibrant, smooth complexion.   One such treatment is Morpheus8 RF microneedling, …

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How Long Does a Tummy Tuck Last?

Aging, pregnancy, or weight gain can cause excess skin in your abdomen and weakened abdominal muscles. A tummy tuck improves these concerns that are often difficult to address via the traditional diet and exercise route. The flat, contoured midsection you achieve with a tummy tuck should last for many years, as it's considered a permanent …

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