Category Archives: Body Contouring

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4 Unexpected Benefits of a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck is a transformative procedure known for removing skin and tightening the core. However, the perks of this surgery go beyond just toning up the midsection. Tummy tuck patients at our plastic surgery practice here in New Jersey often enjoy other added benefits. Creating a better bellybutton Tummy tuck surgery involves moving the …

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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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Do Compression Garments Really Help Plastic Surgery Results?

While they may not receive a lot of attention, compression garments can be a patient’s best friend after plastic surgery, improving comfort during the early stages of recovery plus helping healing, so your results can look their best. Compression is almost always prescribed after liposuction, tummy tuck surgery, or other surgical body contouring procedures, and …

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Dr. Parker Weighs in on Cellfina Cellulite Reduction (and Why Patients Are Loving it)

You may have heard that there’s a new option for fighting cellulite in town. Cellfina™ is a minimally invasive procedure that provides long-lasting improvement of cellulite—and patients are raving about their results. We recently chatted with Dr. Parker about Cellfina, what makes it stand out from other cellulite procedures, and what patients can realistically expect …

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Unexpected Benefit from CoolSculpting: Skin Tightening

One of our newest body shaping options at the Parker Center, CoolSculpting® has been a huge hit, giving us an option for treating patients without surgery or downtime. Now it appears CoolSculpting may have an unexpected side effect for many patients, and it's a good one: as unwanted fat disappears, skin in the treated areas …

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Hollywood Finally Realizing what the Parker Center has Known All Along: Natural is Better!

Recently, the NY Times published an article by Laura Holson titled, “A Little Too Ready for Her Close-Up,” which spurned a media conversation about Hollywood’s sudden about face when it comes to plastic surgery. Casting directors have been sending away actors who have obviously had plastic surgery. “Frankly, I’m surprised by this conversation,” says Dr. …

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Repeat New Jersey Plastic Surgery Patient Says The Parker Center is the Only Place for Her!

New Jersey plastic surgery procedures when she came to see us in May 2009 for a liposuction consultation. She had lipo of the abdomen 15 years ago with a different surgeon which explains some of her apprehension before her first procedure at The Parker Center. “I was in agony after my first liposuction of the …

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