Category Archives: Skin Care

New Jersey Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Paul M. Parker Explains New FDA Regulations for Sunscreen

On June 11, 2012 new FDA regulations will go into effect regarding the labeling of all sunscreenproducts.  These new measures are designed to reduce confusion for consumers and increase protection against skin cancer and premature skin aging. “The old regulations dealt with protection from sunburn which is caused by UVB rays and didn’t deal with …

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Make Skin Cancer Prevention a Resolution to Keep in 2012

Skin cancer rates in the United States are skyrocketing, partly due to aging baby boomers who sunned themselves unprotected for much of their youth and to young people looking to emulate celebrities.  Between 1992 and 2006 skin cancer rates increased 77% and are increasing at a rate of 4.2% per year. Environment and heredity are …

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Dr. Paul M. Parker asks that you please read this and contact our Senators to oppose the Federal Cosmetic Surgery TAX

Democratic leaders in the Senate unveiled their proposal for overhauling the health care system, which includes a new 5% tax on elective cosmetic procedures. Senate Democrats argue that the tax, which was a surprise addition to the sweeping 2,074-page bill, will generate $5.8 billion over the next 10 years to be put towards the bill's …

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In Paramus, Facelift Procedures at the Parker Center are Popular for All Ages

A 60 year-old can look 40 and a 40 year-old can look 60. The reason for this is that genetics, environment and an individual’s skin care regimen dictate how quickly the face shows age. This is why Paramus plastic surgeon, Dr. Paul M. Parker says there is no real age requirement for a facelift procedure. “Whatever …

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Bergen County Plastic Surgery News: Study finds Divorce, Antidepressants and Weight Fluctuations Add Years to the Face

While most people think the aging process is solely related to genetics, an interesting study conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) now shows that environmental factors such as stress and weight fluctuations also leave their mark on the face. We felt it was important to share this study with our Bergen County …

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