Author Archives: Dr. Parker

Get better skin in 7 days with the VI Peel

We can’t escape the aging process, but we can lessen its visible effects on our skin—and a chemical peel is perfect for the job. By removing damaged layers of skin, a peel can reveal smoother, more radiant skin with fewer blemishes. While we’ll never turn down a general boost in skin glow, we think the …

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Protecting Yourself Against Skin Cancer

Skin cancer rates continue to rise dramatically in the United States. Currently, one in six Americans develops skin cancer at some point. Skin cancer accounts for one third of all cancers in the United States. Most of these are non-melanoma cancers such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Mortality associated with these skin …

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Confidence Restored: The Emotional Benefits of Male Breast Reduction Surgery

Psychologically, boys and men with gynecomastia (also known as male breast enlargement) often struggle with body image issues. Some patients feel anxiety, embarrassment, humiliation and poor self-esteem because of their large breasts or puffy nipple area. They will frequently withdraw from social situations that require them to remove their shirts, such as at the beach, pool, or …

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Types of Liposuction and Your Safety

Since its introduction in the 1980’s,  has undergone significant improvements in technique and results. The cannulae, or suction tubes, used to extract unwanted fat have become smaller and more efficient over time. Connecting these metal cannulae to a vacuum based liposuction aspiration machine has been referred to as Traditional Liposuction (also known as SAL or suction …

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The Unexpected Emotional Benefits of Breast Lift Surgery

For many years, breasts have represented femininity, nurturing, and sexuality. Small or sagging breasts may be associated with feelings of low self-esteem and diminished femininity. In an effort to remedy this problem, women have used special bras and inserts to create fuller, uplifted breasts. With the increasing popularity and safety of breast augmentation and breast lift surgery, women …

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What Type of New Jersey Breast Lift is Right for You?

During , Dr. Parker will explain the degree to which your breasts have sagged. Based on the amount of sagging, he will discuss appropriate treatment options to help make your breasts look more youthful. I have just a minor amount of sagging In patients with normal breast anatomy,  and  (breast parenchyma below the level of the fold) who …

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Breast Ptosis: How Breasts Sag & Why

The Degree of Sagging Can Help Determine Your Breast Lift Options Based on your individual genetics, pregnancy history and weight changes, breasts will sag to varying degrees. Plastic surgeons use a classification system to categorize the degree of breast sagging, or ptosis, as shown in the schematic below. As a plastic surgeon serving women from …

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Neck Lift or Neck Liposuction

Both procedures work to refine & contour the neckline, but each uses a very different surgical approach. Which is right for you? It depends on your goals as well as your individual anatomy. Keep reading to learn more about these options. Neck Liposuction removes excess fat to sculpt a more refined jawline Liposuction allows Dr. …

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What can rhinoplasty surgery help fix?

Nasal plastic surgery, or rhinoplasty, is a surprisingly versatile procedure that can help correct a number of concerns, from nasal asymmetry to breathing difficulties. Below you will find just a handful of the improvements that Dr. Parker can make to improve the nose, using real patient examples. Straighten a crooked nose This occurs when your …

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