George P. Chatson, M.D. Blog

Plastic Surgeon Serving North Andover, Boston, Haverhill, MA - Nashua, Salem, Manchester, NH & Nearby Areas

November 30, 2022

Mother in bikini standing swimming and playing with her child in the seaMommy makeover surgery can help you reclaim your body following pregnancy and nursing. However, because each woman is unique, no two mommy makeover procedures are identical. Nonetheless, some...

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November 15, 2022

short hair asian woman model touch her nose and clean fresh skinRhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure. Commonly known as a "nose job," rhinoplasty improves the nose's size, shape, and symmetry to bring it into ideal alignment.

With rhinoplasty, ...

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October 30, 2022


All surgeries have potential risks and side effects, and breast implant surgery is no exception.

One of the less understood complications from breast implant surgery is breast implant illness. Not an official medical diagnosis, breast implant illness refers to a wide range of symptoms that patients report...

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October 15, 2022

male model with athletic body wearing comfortable black cotton underpants standingLiposuction is a safe and reliable procedure for eliminating unwanted fat from the body. This procedure can either be done alone or in combination with other surgeries.

SAFELipo is an...

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September 19, 2022

National Self Improvement Month

Did you know that September is National Self Improvement Month? What an excellent opportunity to consider those areas of your life that you’d like to enhance or improve.

Maybe you’d like to learn a new craft or take up a new hobby. Maybe you’d like to go back to school or change career paths. Maybe you’d like to start eating healthier or exercising more. Maybe you take a long look at your life and think, “Nah, I’m good.” and take the month to reflect...

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September 06, 2022

Hand over breast

When breast tissue sags and skin becomes loose, the nipple often becomes displaced in the process. Breast lift surgery improves nipple location, restoring ideal projection while producing a more youthful and attractive breast mound.

During breast lift surgery, the underlying tissue is lifted and firmed. This improves the shape and appearance of the breasts. The nipple is lifted along with the skin, allowing...

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August 18, 2022

Attractive middle-aged woman smiling

Recovery from facelift surgery can take four to six weeks. Many people feel comfortable returning to work after 10 to 14 days, but it will take a few additional weeks to feel “back to normal.”

Your comfort during recovery from facelift surgery can be maintained by following the directions provided by our office. These include tips on incision care and restrictions on demanding physical activities. Also...

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August 08, 2022

Woman with breast pain

Several symptoms are possible in women suffering from Breast Implant Illness (BII). Five of the most common are:

  • General Fatigue
  • Concentration Issues/Brain Fog
  • Rashes/Dry Skin
  • Joint Pain/Stiffness
  • Muscle Pain/Weakness

However, while these symptoms of BII can be found in several cases, not all women struggling with the condition will experience...

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July 18, 2022

Butt Lift Before and After

Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) is used to produce ideal symmetry between the buttocks and the rest of the body. Utilizing fat from your own body, this procedure adds volume, improves contours, enhances clothing options, and creates natural-looking curves which, with proper diet and exercise, can last for years.

During your initial consultation, Dr. Chatson will listen to your desires, evaluate your frame, and help you decide if BBL is the right fit for your needs...

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July 05, 2022

Crow's Feet Before and After BOTOXCrow’s feet are the little wrinkles that extend from the outside corners of your eyes. Visible when squinting, smiling, and making various facial movements, crow’s feet can instantaneously make a face look more aged, weathered, and worn.

Crow’s feet do not respond well to most surgical procedures, making non-surgical options the best bet for this common concern. Some of the safest and most effective options include:

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