George P. Chatson, M.D. Blog

Andover and Lowell, Massachusetts - Nashua, Salem and Manchester, New Hampshire

February 03, 2016

Eyelid surgery, also known as an eyelid lift or blepharoplasty, is an effective way to produce a more rested, alert, and refreshed appearance throughout the upper face. With blepharoplasty, Salem plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson can:

  • Lift the upper eyelids
  • Remove excess fat and skin from the lower eyelids
  • Eliminate puffy and dark areas from underneath the eyes

These benefits alone are often all it takes to produce a noticeably more youthful...

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January 21, 2016

Breast lift surgery addresses ptosis (sagging) of breast tissue caused by aging, genetics, and factors such as pregnancy and weight fluctuations. During the breast lift procedure, board-certified Salem plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson will remove loose and sagging skin – a procedural step that may ultimately impact cup size. How much will lifting tissue and removing excess skin decrease breast volume? That depends on the individual. But a recent study...

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January 08, 2016

The colder, darker winter months are often the best time to undergo a surgical procedure. The slower pace and longer hours spent indoors during these months tend to be more accommodating to rest and recovery. What’s more, if your chosen procedure requires an incision in an area of the body that may become exposed as warm weather returns, choosing to have plastic surgery now allows more time for the incision to heal and can greatly reduce its visibility come springtime.

If you have been considering plastic surgery, now is the best time to act. Please call board-certified Andover...

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December 16, 2015

If you suffer from axillary hyperhidrosis in Massachusetts or New Hampshire, call Dr. George Chatson at 978-687-1151 to learn about miraDry® today

Excessive underarm sweating in the winter may not be something most people think about. But if you suffer from axillary hyperhidrosis, even the cold New England winter months will offer little reprieve.

If you are one of the millions of Americans who suffers from excessive and persistent underarm sweat, Andover...

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December 07, 2015

Looking for a nonsurgical Holiday Facelift? Call Nashua plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson at 603-882-2103 to schedule an appointment todayIf you are uncomfortable with the way aging has impacted your appearance, there is still time to take action before Holiday Parties and Gatherings are in full swing. Please call board-certified Nashua plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson at 603-882-2103...

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November 03, 2015

SmartLipo™ is an advanced form of liposuction that allows for more complete removal of stubborn fatty tissue. With SmartLipo, Andover plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson can also help reduce risks such as excessive bleeding, adjacent tissue damage, and dangerous levels of fluid loss. While these benefits certainly make SmartLipo a better body contouring option for many of our patients, even this advanced technique cannot guarantee permanent results unless care is taken after your procedure.

To learn about maintaining your liposuction results, please call our Andover, Massachusetts plastic surgery center...

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October 20, 2015

If you are considering post-mastectomy breast reconstruction in New Hampshire or Massachusetts, call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson at 603-882-2103 to learn more about your options

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA Day) is October 21st, giving us the perfect opportunity to discuss the importance of yearly mammograms and the right of cancer survivors to seek reconstructive surgery following mastectomy. Board-certified Salem plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson strongly supports BRA Day and welcomes...

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October 05, 2015

You are not too old for breast augmentation. If you are dissatisfied with your breasts, call Salem plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson at 603-882-2103 to learn about your options There is no upper age limit for breast augmentation. In fact, this procedure remains a popular choice for women well into their 60s and beyond. If you are dissatisfied with the appearance of your breasts – no matter your age –...

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September 25, 2015

To learn if you are a good candidate for liposuction, call board-certified Salem plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson at 603-882-2103  todayA new study published in the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has linked a higher BMI with increased risks for complications following liposuction surgery. This study confirms pervious research into BMI and liposuction, and reinforces why board-certified plastic...

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