George P. Chatson, M.D. Blog

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

March 15, 2023

portrait of elegant brunette woman in bedSAFELipo® is a revolutionary liposuction technique designed to produce the most natural-looking results while reducing several risks associated with other types of liposuction. Very few plastic surgeons in the United States have been trained in this advanced liposuction technique. Dr. George Chatson is one of them. If you have been considering liposuction, now is a great time to get in...

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February 28, 2023

Gynecomastia is the medical name for excessive breast tissue in males. The condition is often linked to hormonal fluctuations, but can also be a result of:

  • Weight Gain
  • General Inactivity
  • Steroid Use
  • Recreation Drug Use
  • Excessive Alcohol Consumption

Gynecomastia is also linked to certain medications, including “spironolactone, cimetidine, ketoconazole, hGH,...

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February 14, 2023

Portrait of young woman with perfect skin cleanJowls are often an unavoidable part of the aging process. A result of declining levels of collagen and elastin, jowls can be exacerbated by weight fluctuations, lifestyle choices like unprotected sun exposure, and genetic factors as well.

Marked by loose and sagging skin along the jawline, jowls obscure definition and produce a heavy, more aged appearance. Fortunately...

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January 30, 2023

Breastfeeding Mother and Child

Breast augmentation can impact lactation. During the augmentation procedure, nerves and milk ducts may become damaged or severed, which can affect your ability to breastfeed. However, procedural steps can be taken to reduce these risks.

Breast augmentation incision options include:

  • Periareolar. Around the nipple...
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January 15, 2023

Woman's belly with stretch marks

Tummy tuck surgery removes loose and sagging skin from the belly and waist. In doing so, stretch marks are often removed as well. However, the procedure is not intended to target stretch marks. Instead, their removal is a secondary benefit.

Tummy tuck surgery helps to produce ideal contours by excising droopy skin. It slims the waist and tones the belly,...

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December 30, 2022

Breast Implants

In a recent Instagram story, famed NASCAR driver, Danica Patrick, opened up about her breast implant illness diagnosis, which came only after she had taken “every test that could be done.” Complaining of issues as diverse as cycle irregularity and weight gain, tests found heavy metal toxicity, leaky gut, thyroid...

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December 15, 2022

dreamy traveller in trendy beige head wear sends air kiss, so hot, fit and slim.Dr. George Chatson has been awarded a top three spot in Best of the 603’s ...

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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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