Category Archives: Tummy Tuck

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‘It Changed My Life Completely’: A Patient’s Plastic Surgery Experience at Parker Center

By the time Connie Y. met with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Parker for the first time, she had shed 130 pounds through dieting and regularly exercising. She hired a trainer to help her and eventually reached her goal weight. The satisfaction with accomplishing her weight loss goal, however, was tempered by the loose skin …

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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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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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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 encouraging healing, so your results can look their best. Compression is almost always prescribed after surgical body contouring procedures such as liposuction and  at our Paramus, …

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Dr. Parker Talks Tummy Tucks: Figuring Out a Treatment Plan for Top-Notch Results

Before & After: Tummy Tuck* before                                                  after Great tummy tuck results begin with a personalized treatment plan that aligns with your goals. In the first part of our tummy tuck talk with Dr. Parker, we learned what special steps he takes during an abdominoplasty procedure to ensure the most beautiful results possible for his New Jersey …

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Dr. Parker Talks Tummy Tucks: Nitty-Gritty Details That Will Ease Your Worries About Tummy Tuck Surgery, Recovery, and Scars

Did you ever wonder what goes into creating a really beautiful tummy tuck result? We recently interviewed Dr. Parker, whom we consider an authority on tummy tuck surgery—he’s performed thousands of procedures with beautiful results. He shared with us fascinating details about techniques he uses to help reduce post-op discomfort, lower risk for unpleasant side …

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Study Shows Patient Satisfaction Soars with Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck, the common term used to describe the process of removing unwanted pounds and/or skin from one’s abdomen, has long been assumed to be a way patients can make themselves look and feel better. However, the notion was only based on anecdotes and testimonials from patients as there was no sound medical research …

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