Procedures & Services //

 

We are committed to providing safe surgical and non-surgical procedures which enhance appearance and bolster self-esteem. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff help make your visit comfortable and rewarding. Patients have the choice of having procedures performed

in our private on-site surgical suite, or in the main operating room at Emerson Hospital, adjacent to our offices. Patient confidentiality, safety,

and comfort, are always our priority.

Surgical Procedures 

Face, Eyelid and Brow Lifts //

 

Face: If you are bothered by signs of aging in your face, facelift surgery may be right for you. Technically known as rhytidectomy, a facelift is a surgical procedure to improve visible signs of aging in the face and neck.  It helps resolve deep wrinkles between the nose and mouth as well as loose skin and jowling in the jaw and neck.  Surgery is performed under general anesthesia. Recovery from swelling and bruising takes 2-3 weeks.  A less invasive minifacelift can be performed while awake under local anesthesia with a shorter recovery time. String lifts are less invasive still, and may be the answer for very early signs of facial aging.

 

Eyelid: Also known as blepharoplasty, eyelid surgery improves the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both. It treats loose and hanging skin as well as puffiness, bags and fine line wrinkles.  It gives a rejuvenated appearance to the surrounding area of your eyes, making you look more rested and alert. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia and recovery ranges from 7-10 days. 

 

Brow: A brow lift, also known as a forehead lift, reduces wrinkle lines, improves frown lines, eliminates vertical lines above the nose and raises sagging brows.  It gives an effect similar to Botox but is a permanent solution. Surgery is under general anesthesia and recovery is approximately 7-10 days.

Mommy Makeover //

Mommy Makeover: Restore the beautiful figure you one once had prior to pregnancy. Usually, it involves a combination of procedures, including: smoothing out your abdomen with a tummy tuck, removing stretch marks and hanging skin, lifting and augmenting sagging breasts, and rejuvenating your skin with chemical peels and dermal fillers.

Abdominoplasty //
Tummy Tuck 

Abdominoplasty: A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and skin, and in most cases restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer.  The surgery is more extensive than liposuction, but gives a beautiful, flat abdomen.  A large incision is required but it lies below the bikini line in most cases.  Surgery is under general anesthesia and an overnight hospital stay is often required.  Recovery is 2- weeks.  A mini tummy tuck is less invasive and is well suited to those who simply have loose, excess skin at the waistline.   This procedure has a smaller incision and lesser downtime.  A mini abdominoplasty can often be performed with sedation under local anesthesia.

Male Chest Recontouring //
Gynecomastia 

Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia is a condition of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men that can occur at any age. The condition can be the result of hormonal changes, heredity, obesity, or the use of certain drugs.

Breast Surgery //
Augmentation, Reduction, Lift 

 

 

Breast Augmentation: Also known as augmentation mammoplasty, this involves the surgical placement of breast implants to increase fullness and improve symmetry of the breasts, or to restore breast volume lost after weight reduction or pregnancy. General anesthesia is required and incisions can be placed under the breast, around the nipple or in the axilla (arm pit), depending on patient preference. We have all implants available (smooth, textured, round, shaped, saline, silicone) and chose the ideal one to give you the look you desire. Recovery is in the order of ten days to two weeks depending on your activity level.
 
Breast Reduction: Also known as reduction mammoplasty, breast reduction removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to alleviate the discomfort associated with overly large breasts.  A significant uplift to the breasts is also achieved.  Scarring is around the nipple down the front of the breast and in the crease under the breast.  general anesthesia is required and recovery is about two weeks. Insurance often covers this procedure if the reduction in volume fits their criteria.
 
Breast Lift: A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, raises the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour. Scarring can be minimal, simply around the nipple or  extensive as in a breast reduction, depending on the extent of droop, or ptosis. General anesthesia or sedation is required and recovery is usually about one week.
Liposuction //

Liposuction: Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty, slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits, improving your body contours and proportion. The most common areas include neck, abdomen, thighs, hips, flanks and buttock.  Surgery is often performed while awake with oral sedation.  Recovery varies and post surgical garments are usually required for a few weeks.  Scarring is minimal, consisting of small puncture incisions.

Rhinoplasty //
Nose Reshaping

Rhinoplasty: Sometimes referred to as "nose reshaping." It can improve the appearance and proportion of your nose, or correct a breathing problem associate with the nose. Rhinoplasty can be performed for cosmetic reasons or out of necessity as the result of trauma.  Most insurances cover surgery for breathing difficulties or traumatic injuries.  General anesthesia is required and a splint is applied to the nose for one week to ten days.

Body Contouring //
 

Body Contouring: Surgical body contouring following major weight loss removes excess sagging fat and skin while improving the shape of the underlying support tissue. The result is a more normal appearance with smoother contours.

Non-Surgical Procedures 

Botox® //
 

Botox®: A prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows and moderate to severe crow’s feet lines in adults.

Fillers //
Juvederm®, Radiesse®, Restylane® 
 

Juvederm®: Injectable gel that is for injection into areas of facial tissue where moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds occur to temporarily add volume to the skin, especially around the nose and mouth.

Chemical Peels //
 

Chemical Peels: A chemical peel uses a chemical solution to smooth the texture of your skin by removing the damaged outer layers.

Radiesse®: FDA-approved for subdermal implantation for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds.

Restylane®: Clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid that is specifically formulated to act like your body's own naturally produced hyaluronic acid, helping to instantly, visibly reduce moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds or add fullness to your lips. 

Laser Procedures //
 

Laser Procedures: Laser hair removal is a non-invasive technique that uses highly concentrated light to penetrate hair follicles. The intense heat of the laser damages the hair follicle to inhibit future hair growth. Laser hair removal is effective for most parts of the body.

Skin Rejuvenation  

Oxygen Peel //
 

This peel is used for the treatment of the fine lines, uneven skin tone, congested pores, acne and general environmental damage. The Oxygen Peel can help to buffer fine lines, minimize enlarged pores, improve skin texture and keep skin radiantly clear.  No downtime.  For best results, repeat every 4 to 6 weeks. 

Dead cellular layers are removed then a AHA or BHA acid solution is applied to the skin.  After desired level of exfoliation is reached, solution is neutralized which leaves the skin feeling refined, smoother and softer.  No downtime.  Experience immediate results after one treatment.  For best results, repeat every 4 to 6 weeks. 

Derma-Peel //
 
Fire & Ice Treament //
 

This intensive facial is designed to rapidly and safely resurface the skin, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, smoothing, softening, and encouraging cellular renewal.  The centerpiece of this remarkable treatment system is a combination of two therapeutic is clinical masques - one fire, one ice.  In addition the facial is complemented by a unique combination of serums and creams.  This treatment awakens your senses using both active and soothing formulas - brightening up your skin.  Suitable for all skin types. 

Vivite Glycolic Peel //
 

This peel contains 70% glycolic compound.  Its advanced formulation helps improve overall skin clarity and smoothness.  Helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.  No downtime. 

Ultrasonic Treatment //
 

Ultrasonic therapy employs high frequency vibration to gently exfoliate dead skin cells for a cleaner, healthier complexion without redness, swelling, and irritation commonly associated with microdermabrasion.  Our ultrasonic treatment loosens and removes oil, dirt, and cellular debris from follicles to achieve a healthy, radiant glow.  It diminishes wrinkles and fine lines by stimulating the production of collagen and elastin.  Aids in penetrating topical skin products beyond the epidermis through sonophoresis.  Used on the neck, hands, face, arms, and back.  It smoothes and rejuvenates skin and gently exfoliates rough acne and rough dry patches, leaving beautiful glowing, smooth skin. 

Pumpkin Peel //
 

This peel combines the exfoliation power of glycolic acid and salicylic acids with natural, active pumpkin enzymes to create an effective peel that exfoliates dead skin cells and reveals smoother, younger looking skin.  This peel is ideal for the treatment of acne, fine lines, hyperpigmentation and wrinkles.  No downtime.  Ideal peel for prior to a special event. 

Detox Deep Pore Treatment //
 

This treatment is ideal for severely congested skin.  A solution is applied and followed by a heat mask with deep pore extractions.  A mask is then applied.  Results are best done in a series of 4 to 6 treatments, 2 to 4 weeks apart. 

Obaji Radiance Blue Peel //
 

Improves a range of skin concerns through chemical exfoliation.  Beneficial for people with darker skin.  Overall improvement of tone and texture.  Immediate results are smoother, brighter, tighter looking skin.  Minimal down time.  Results are best when done in a series of 4 to 6 treatments, 2 to 4 weeks apart.  

Microdermabrasion //
 

Controlled application of micronized crystals polishes the skin to a healthy, youthful glow to soften fine lines, lighten hyperpigmentation, improve skin texture and color and enhance ongoing treatment programs.  No downtime.  Results are cumulative and best done in a series of 4 to 8 treatments, 2 to 4 weeks apart. Available for the face, neck, decollete, hands, arms half & full, back half & full. 

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Concord, MA 01742  

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