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July 24, 2017

If you sweat a lot, you may be experiencing a condition known as hyperhidrosis. Approximately 7.8 million Americans suffer from this embarrassing and highly visible problem – and its causes are not always known.

Absent addressing an underlying medical condition, treatment for excessive sweating has been limited to blocking sweat glands from producing. Now however, longer-lasting and more effective treatments, such as miraDry®, are readily available. Take our short quiz to determine if you...

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Tags: Hyperhidrosis, Excessive Sweating
July 07, 2017

Gynecomastia is a condition in which accumulations of tissue or excess fat in the chest of males produces the appearance of feminine breasts. Sometimes brought about by hormonal changes, gynecomastia is an emasculating condition that is not always responsive to diet and exercise.

If you struggle with excessive breast tissue and would like to learn about male breast reduction, call our North Andover, MA office at 978-528-1174 or our Nashua, NH office at 603-294-4189 to...

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Tags: Male Breast Reduction, Gynecomastia
April 13, 2017

Tummy Tuck Salem, NH - Abdominoplasty Manchester, NHAm I a good candidate for abdominoplasty?

Abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a tummy tuck, is a great way to restore a firmer, flatter appearance to your midsection. If you are close to your ideal weight but have stubborn fat and excess skin that will not respond to diet and exercise, you may be a good candidate for this procedure. If you are not close to your ideal weight, you may...

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March 30, 2017

Recently, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) released the statistics they collected from 2016 regarding the number and types of procedures performed during the last year. It is not surprising that breast augmentation is still the most popular procedure. Last year 290,467 breast augmentations were performed. Rounding out the top five most popular plastic surgery procedures were:Popular Cosmetic Procedures

  1. Breast Augmentation with...
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March 23, 2017

Plastic Surgery InvestmentLast year 73 percent of taxpayers received a federal refund, and the average refund was more than $3,100. If you are one of the millions of Americans expecting a refund this year, you are probably already starting to think of how to spend that money.

It should come as no surprise that as plastic surgery procedures continue to grow in popularity (2016 saw over 17 million procedures performed), an increasing number of Americans are...

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January 19, 2017

RhinoplastyRhinoplasty can change the parts of your nose you do not like. The procedure can also eliminate the problems associated with a deviated septum. During a consultation with Dr. George P. Chatson, you can discuss what you do not like about your nose, and Dr. Chatson can explain how rhinoplasty can improve your nose.

Aesthetic Nose Problems

Rhinoplasty can change the appearance of parts of your nose which you are dissatisfied with. The procedure can also treat a...

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January 05, 2017

What Is LiposuctionLiposuction is a body contouring procedure intended to remove stubborn deposits of fat that do not otherwise respond to exercise and changes in diet.

There are a number of different types of liposuction, including:

  • SAFELipo
  • Power-assisted liposuction (PAL)
  • Ultrasound-assisted liposuction
  • ...
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December 30, 2016

Plastic Surgery GoalsMore than half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions each year and nearly half of those resolutions are for self-improvement. If you have been thinking about cosmetic surgery, this could be the year to enhance your face and figure and gain the self-confidence you’ve been lacking.

Cosmetic surgery may be a great New Year’s resolution for you if:

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December 22, 2016

When to Consider Tummy TuckTummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is a great way to achieve the attractive abdominal contours that diet and exercise alone cannot. However, it is not always the right time for a tummy tuck. In some cases, you may want to postpone a tummy tuck or consider another procedure.

  • Pregnancy. If you are planning a pregnancy in the near future, you will want to wait to undergo a tummy tuck. One of the benefits of a tummy tuck is tightening your...
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December 14, 2016

Winter Skin Care MustsAs winter settles in, the cold, dry air can wreak havoc on your skin – just in time for the holidays. Flaky, dry skin is not what anyone wants when faced with work and family holiday gatherings. Try these winter skin care tips to keep your skin looking and feeling refreshed this winter.

  • Flaky skin: Often the urge is to exfoliate when skin gets dry and flaky, but that may be the exact opposite of what you should be...
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