George P. Chatson, M.D. Blog

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

October 05, 2020

The Open Road - As Seen Through a Windshield

SAFELipo is among the most advanced liposuction techniques available today. Designed specifically to reduce trauma while simultaneously enhancing results, SAFELipo is able to produce a smooth, ideally contoured appearance to nearly any area of the body.

The SAFELipo procedure has three steps:

  • An exclusive basket cannula is used to gently remove stubborn fat deposits from surrounding tissue
  • Fat is...
Read More
June 22, 2020

Woman in workout clothes, working out

There are several butt lift workouts available online and through various retail establishments. These workouts are typically high intensity, focusing on the buttocks, abs, hips, and waist. They can be very effective for weight loss and muscle building. They can do wonders for core strength and balance. They can help you feel more energetic and healthier.

They may not, however, produce a full, healthy-looking, and ideally lifted butt.

The Brazilian Butt Lift


Read More
May 07, 2020

Dr. George Chatson has been named a Top Plastic Surgeon by northshore Magazine. This is the fifth consecutive year for which Dr. Chatson has received this distinction. He has also been named a Top Plastic Surgeon by New Hampshire Magazine for several years running, been identified as a “Core” contributor by RealSelf, and been placed on the Healthgrades Honor Roll for his dedication to patient safety.

If you are looking for a thoughtful, effective, and highly awarded plastic surgeon in...

Read More
March 02, 2020

Breast implants are designed to produce an ideally shaped and sized breast mound. Implants address breast size, symmetry, projection, and profile to create a more womanly appearance. They do not address breast ptosis (sagging).

Breast ptosis may simply be the result of gravity. It may also be related to age, weight fluctuations, pregnancy and nursing, and lifestyle choices.


Read More
February 04, 2020

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has found that 55% of people plan on celebrating Valentine’s Day in 2020. According to their data, this year for Valentine’s Day, consumers plan to spend an average of:

  • $101.21 on spouses or partners
  • $30.19 on family members (non-spouse)
  • $14.69 on friends
  • $14.45 on children’s classmates and teachers
  • $12.96 on co-workers
  • $12.21 on pets
  • $10.60 on others

The NRF reports that all of this Valentine’s Day spending will top $27...

Read More
December 18, 2019

Woman, Post-Butt Lift, Supporting Buttocks with Measuring TapeThe Brazilian butt lift (BBL) is a semi-permanent procedure. Once the transferred fat has stabilized, your derriere should retain its enhanced size and shape for decades.

BBL is accomplished in stages, the first of which is using liposuction to remove fat from an area of your...

Read More
December 03, 2019

Middle Aged Woman Smiling Facelift surgery addresses sagging tissue and loose skin to produce a firm, well-defined, and more youthful appearance. Through lifting underlying tissue, a firm and strong base is created for overlying skin, but issues impacting the skin itself are not always corrected. This means that a facelift, while exceptional at producing a firmer and more lifted look, is not designed to correct scars, wrinkles, or other topical...

Read More
October 04, 2019

Breast lift surgery addresses sagging breast tissue and nipple displacement. It is a good solution for breasts that have lost perkiness due to pregnancy, weight fluctuations, aging or genetics. If your breasts have lost their natural lift and you are unhappy with the results, you may be the ideal candidate for this procedure.

To be a good candidate for breast any breast surgery, you must be:

  • A nonsmoker
  • In good overall health
  • Able to take time away from work and family obligations for a short recovery
  • Willing to carefully follow pre and postoperative directions
  • Realistic in your...
Read More
September 13, 2019

Have you heard of “smartphone face”? This is what beauty experts are calling the shortening of neck muscles and loosening of the skin caused by frequent use of a smartphone or tablet. Not related to radiation from these devices, smartphone face is an issue of posture – and it’s starting to create advanced signs of aging in people who are far too young to look so old.

Symptoms of smartphone face include:

  • Loose jowls
  • Sagging facial skin
  • Double chin
  • Marionette lines
  • ...
Read More
September 03, 2019

Toned and defined male chest and armsMale breast reduction corrects gynecomastia, a condition in which excess tissue or fat creates the appearance of womanly breasts in men. In many cases, liposuction is the most effective treatment option for gynecomastia, but not all liposuction techniques offer the same results.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson is pleased to offer SAFELipo™, a...

Read More