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Micro needling is here

Maybe you’ve heard about micro needling on a TV show or read about it in a magazine and wondered what the fuss is all about.   Well, here’s a little information about what it is and why we are so excited to add it to our list of services.

What is micro needling?

Micro needling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is performed using a device – we use Rejuvapen – with 9 adjustable surgical-grade stainless steel needles to create thousands of micro channels in the skin.  This process stimulates the skin’s natural response to healing thereby promoting the production of collagen and elastin (which means healthier, younger-looking skin).

What is micro needling for?

It may sound too good to be true, but micro needling works for aging-skin issues such as fine lines, wrinkles, pore size, sun damage and hyperpigmentation.  It can be used to treat the face, the hands and the decollete.  It’s also great for acne scars, surgical scars and stretch marks.  And because, unlike lasers, micro needling doesn’t produce heat, it works on all skin types.

What is the downtime?

After the procedure- which usually takes 30 minutes to one hour – your skin will look as if you have a sunburn and your skin will be dry and feel tight.  We recommend that you take the rest of the day off and stay out of the sun.  The next day, most of the redness will have subsided – although some patients stay a little pink for a couple of days – and you can pretty much go back to your daily activities – just make sure you wear the sunscreen that comes in your post procedure packet.

How many treatments are required?

The number of micro needling treatments varies from patient to patient.  Many people notice that their skin looks better almost immediately.  And although one treatment is beneficial, multiple treatments (3 to 6) are recommended depending on the issues you want to address.

Needless to say, we are delighted to share this service with our patients.  If you have questions or would like to schedule a consultation to learn more about what micro needling can do for you, please call our office.

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LOOKING GREAT at EVERY AGE

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As Dr. Parker turns 50, you and a friend are invited to discover the secrets of LOOKING GREAT at EVERY AGE.

Join us on Thursday, November 6th at Graduate Athens (formerly Foundry Park Inn)

  • 5:30 | Sign in
  • Light hors d’oeuvres & cash bar
  • 6:30 | Presentation by Dr. Parker
  • Birthday cake to follow

Enjoy sips, bites, & birthday cake as you get tips of the trade from our experts

  • Makeup demonstrations courtesy of MAC Makeup
  • Skincare consultations with Ashley Alderman of SkinMedica
  • Juvederm & Voluma Consultations
  • Special pricing on all products, injectables, and lunchtime peels
  • BOGO Latisse Kits
  • Exclusive Holiday Kits from SkinMedica and MAC
  • Be entered to win a TNS Essential Serum and Latisse Kit (a $490 value) with your $5 donation to AIDS Athens

RSVP for your drink voucher
706.543.0404
kgarmon@parkerplasticsurgery.com

Be Beautiful, Bright and Bubbly

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Join us on Thursday, June 19th from 5:30 until 7:30 as we welcome SkinMedica skincare products to our practice.

  • Complimentary Skincare Consultations
  • Special Product Pricing
  • Drawing for FREE TNS Essential Serum ($270 value)
  • Drawing for FREE Lytera Kit ($225 value)

Part of Allergan’s Brilliant Distinctions Rewards Program

Champagne and light refreshments will be served.

RSVP 706.543.0404 | kgarmon@parkerplasticsurgery.com

Sweet Cheeks!

voluma b&a for blogThe signs of aging aren’t limited to wrinkles. In fact, a key (yet less-frequently discussed) sign of aging is loss of fullness in the cheeks, and full cheeks are a key marker of youth.  Age-related volume loss can cause the face to lose definition, balance and change shape – all of which can make a person appear older than he or she is.  This is where Voluma XC comes in.

Voluma XC is the the first filler approved by the FDA to correct age-related volume loss in the cheek area.  Voluma XC is a hyaluronic acid – a naturally occurring substance in your skin- specifically designed to restore age-related volume loss in the mid-face. It instantly restores lost facial volume in the cheeks helping create a more youthful appearance.  And these natural-looking results can last up to 2 years!

We had our first experience with Voluma XC a couple of weeks ago, and we are pretty sure it’s going to be a game-changer. To see if Voluma XC is right for you, give us a call at 706.543.0404 to schedule your complimentary consultation.

January is for Juvederm

January is for Juvederm!

Everyone’s skin ages differently and JUVÉDERM® XC may be used to rejuvenate problem areas such as smile lines (nasolabial folds), marionette lines (the corners below the mouth) and vertical lines above and around the lips. JUVÉDERM® XC is a smooth gel filler that Dr. Parker uses to instantly smooth away wrinkles around your mouth and nose, and with just one treatment, you’ll get smooth, natural-looking results that last up to a year.

And during the month of January, we here at Parker Plastic Surgery are offering 20% off your JUVÉDERM® XC treatment, so give us a call at 706.543.0404 to schedule your appointment.Juvederm-Ultra-XC-300x151

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Put Your Best Face Forward

Chances are the holidays meant eating too much, celebrating too much, and probably not getting enough sleep.  And more than likely, your complexion is a little less than radiant now that the holidays are behind us and we’ve entered 2013.  That being said, we here at Parker Plastic Surgery think the new year is a perfect time to “put your best face forward” with a new skin care regimen.

By making some easy modifications to your daily routine – drinking more water, eating a balanced diet, getting active and sleeping better – you can take control of how your skin looks.  Of course, an anti-aging skincare regimen is also recommended, and our products from Revision Skincare can put you on the road to success.

We invite you to make an appointment for a complimentary skincare consultation with our nurse, Shawna King, who can help you choose the right products for your skin and your lifestyle.  To schedule your consultation, please give us a call at 706.543.0404.

 

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