Breastfeeding mothers experience an increase in breast size, one that typically begins early on in pregnancy. But once the baby is no longer breastfeeding, a rapid decrease in size is common. For some women, this decrease returns breasts to the approximate size and shape they were pre-pregnancy. For others, volume loss and excess skin from the initial enlargement combine to produce a flatter and...Read More
George P. Chatson, M.D. Blog
Andover and Lowell, Massachusetts - Nashua, Salem and Manchester, New Hampshire
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your butt, you may be the ideal Brazilian butt lift candidate. With this procedure, Andover plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson can produce a shapelier, more attractive, and better-rounded backside, enhancing clothing options and equalizing your lower body to create a look that is both natural and desirable. Call our Andover, MA office at 978-528...Read More
From September 17th – 29th, Andover plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson will be in Guatemala City with Rotaplast International, a nonprofit organization that is “committed to helping children and families worldwide by eliminating the burden of cleft lip and/or palate, burn scarring, and other deformities.”
This is Dr. Chatson’s eighth such trip and second visit to Guatemala with Rotaplast International.
On a typical...Read More
There is no arguing that liposuction is the most effective way to remove excess fat from nearly every area of your body. There are several different types of liposuction.
Board-certified Massachusetts and New Hampshire plastic surgeon Dr. George P. Chatson uses SAFELipo and PAL, techniques he has found to be of the greatest benefit to his patients.
All liposuction is performed...Read More
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...Read More
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.Read More
Am 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...Read More
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:
- Breast Augmentation with...
Last 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...Read More
Rhinoplasty 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...Read More