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September 13, 2018

Scaring is an inevitably when incisions are made. Incisions will need to be made during breast augmentation to place the implants. How you prepare for surgery, how well you follow post-operative advice, and which incision option you choose will play the largest roles in determining the visibility of these scars after you have healed.

Breast Augmentation Incision Options

Breast Augmentation Scars | Salem & Nashua, NS...

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September 06, 2018

Blepharoplasty, more commonly known as eyelid surgery or an eyelid lift, is used to enhance the appearance of the skin around the eyes. During this procedure, drooping eyelids are lifted, helping expose a larger portion of the eye to produce a more alert, rested, and youthful look. Patients whose vision has been obscured by drooping eyelids may experience an improvement in eyesight following blepharoplasty, though this improvement is more superficial than it is medical.

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August 15, 2018

Salem Facelift FAQWhat problems can a facelift address?

A facelift is ideal for correcting many of the signs of aging, including sagging skin on the cheeks, jaw, and neck, jowls, double chin, and deep lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth. A facelift will not address problems in the upper half of your face, but can be combined with procedures such as a browlift for optimal results.

How long does facelift surgery take?

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July 18, 2018

Face Lift Surgery and Wrinkle Reduction | Andover, MA | Nashua, NHFacelift surgery is designed to address loose and excess skin in the neck and jawline. Stubborn fat deposits underneath the chin and jowls can also be eliminated through a facelift. When skin in the lower and mid-face is lifted during the procedure, some deep wrinkles may be eliminated as a result, but facelift surgery will not remove wrinkles around the...

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July 05, 2018

Following breast augmentation, it is important that you keep your incisions dry and clean. This helps prevent bacterial growth and infection. It also helps protect against unnecessary delays in healing.

Proper incision healing relies on fibrocytes producing connective tissue - a process that that can be slowed or altered by soaking the area. For this reason, it is typically recommended that you wait for at least three to four weeks after breast augmentation before entering a pool or submerging yourself in a bathtub.

Are Showers Okay After Breast Augmentation?

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June 19, 2018

Dr. Chatson is pleased to offer dermal fillers from the Juvéderm® line of products. These fillers increase volume in the treatment area, helping to produce a softer, fuller, smoother appearance that can last for, in some cases, several years.

The SlideShare below offers information about the Juvéderm® and Radiesse® fillers available at our Andover, MA and Nashua, NH locations. If you are curious to learn what nonsurgical cosmetic treatment can do for your appearance, give us a call at 978-687-1151 or 603-882-2103...

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June 08, 2018

A casual glance around any public area can show that a softer midsection is fairly common in men, particularly with age. Of course, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bit of bulge around the belly and, if it doesn’t bother you, there may seem to be no reason to address it. No reason, that is, except avoiding a premature death.

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May 18, 2018

Liposuction removes fat deposits that may prove unresponsive to diet and exercise. Once this fat is removed, it cannot grow back, which makes liposuction “permanent.”

Here’s the catch: liposuction results cannot be undone, but they do not make you impervious to weight gain, either. If you do not take steps to maintain your liposuction results, new fat pockets will form, bringing with them...

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April 23, 2018

Do you suffer from excessive underarm sweat? miraDry® is a nonsurgical treatment for hyperhidrosis, the medical name for excessive perspiration. If you believe this treatment could be of benefit to you, we encourage you to take the short quiz below to learn more.

If you live in Andover, Lowell or surrounding areas of Massachusetts, or Nashua, Salem, Manchester, or surrounding areas of New Hampshire, Dr. Chatson is...

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April 09, 2018

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has recently released its annual list of the most popular plastic surgery procedures and breast augmentation remains on top. The most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United Sites since 2006, breast augmentation is an incredibly effective way to improve the symmetry, projection, volume, and size of the breasts and can be performed alone or be included in more comprehensive procedures such as the mommy makeover.

There was a 3%...

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