Breast surgery is designed to bring the breasts into ideal alignment with surrounding features. Augmentation, lift, reduction, and reconstruction can be used alternately to improve the size, shape, profile, and overall appearance of the chest. These procedures may also help improve both physical and emotional comfort in people who struggle with heavy, asymmetrical, or otherwise imperfect breasts.
If your breasts are not ideally suited to your frame or if they cause you any sort of physical or emotional discomfort, it may be time to contact board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. George Chatson to discuss your surgical options. A caring and experienced breast surgeon, Dr. Chatson pays close attention to the desires of each of our patients and takes time to customize breast surgery options that help ensure natural-looking and ideally contoured results.
Breast Surgery for Women
Dr. Chatson employs a range of breast surgery techniques, enabling him to meet the exact needs of the patients we serve. During your initial consultation, Dr. Chatson will listen carefully to your concerns, evaluate your breasts as they relate to your entire frame, and guide you toward the most effective solutions.
Breast surgery options offered by Dr. Chatson include:
- Breast Augmentation. Consistently top among the most popular plastic surgery procedures, breast augmentation is used to produce symmetrical, full, and ideally shaped breasts that improve upper-body harmony. Dr. Chatson offers various breast implant options, including gummy bear implants, and a comprehensive range of surgical options to ensure he is able to customize each breast augmentation procedure for optimal results
- Breast Lift Surgery. Ptosis (sagging) is an issue that impacts many women. Sagging breast tissue, loose skin in the breast crease, and unattractive nipple location may occur with age, be a result of pregnancy, or be related to genetics. With breast lift surgery, Dr. Chatson can reshape the breast mound, eliminate unnecessary skin, and relocate the nipple to produce a firm, perky, and ideally contoured appearance.
These options often work well alone, but may also be combined for optimal results. Common breast surgery combinations such as breast lift with augmentation or breast reduction with lift may work best to help you reach your goals. This is something that can be determined during your initial consultation with Dr. Chatson.
Breast Implant Revision and Removal
If you have previously undergone breast augmentation and you are unhappy with your results, breast implant revision and removal may be the best option. With this option, Dr. Chatson can remove your older implants and replace them with a newer, more natural looking and feeling alternative. This enables him to improve outcomes and address any aesthetic imperfections that may have arisen since implant placement. Dr. Chatson can also remove breast implants in cases of breast implant illness.
Post-Mastectomy and Post-Lumpectomy Breast Reconstruction
Dr. Chatson offers breast implant reconstruction, breast reconstruction with fat grafting, and TRAM-flap breast reconstruction. All of these techniques are designed to restore symmetry and balance following mastectomy or lumpectomy.
With breast reconstruction, Dr. Chatson can improving the contours of the entire upper body by restoring natural shape and size to the breasts. By act of Congress, the breast reconstruction procedure is covered by insurance.
In some cases, breast reconstruction can be performed in conjunction with. Dr. Chatson has hospital privileges throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire and may be able to work with your oncologist to minimize the amount of time you spend in surgery and recovery. This can be discussed in greater detail during your time in our care.
Breast Surgery for Men
Gynecomastia is a medical condition in which fat deposits or glandular tissue produce a more feminine look in male chests. The condition can be embarrassing, limit physical performance, and generally detract from the appearance. If you are suffering from gynecomastia, Dr. Chatson would be happy to discuss male breast reduction options that can restore a masculine and toned physique.
Depending on the cause of your gynecomastia, male breast reduction often includes liposuction, the removal of glandular tissue, or a combination of both. What will best serve your needs can be discussed in greater detail during your male breast reduction consultation.
Contact Dr. Chatson for a Breast Surgery Consultation
If you are considering breast surgery in Lowell, Lawrence, Hamilton, Wakefield, or surrounding areas of Massachusetts, please call 978-687-1151 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Chatson at our North Andover location. In Salem, Manchester, Hampstead, Keene, and nearby areas of New Hampshire, please call 603-882-2103 for your one-on-one consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon at our Nashua location.