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4 reasons to get a tummy tuck

So many people struggle with getting rid of that extra “pooch” in the abdominal area, whether it’s from childbearing or weight loss. All too often, diet and exercise won’t get rid of that excess fat, which is when you should consider your options for removal. Tummy tuck surgery is a popular tried-and-true method for removing […]

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Am I a candidate for breast augmentation surgery?

Breast augmentation is an extremely popular surgery, with more than 300,000 surgeries performed each year in the United States. It has high patient satisfaction with women achieving the larger, shapelier breasts they have long desired. If you’re interested in breast augmentation surgery, read on for some criteria to determine if you’re a good candidate for […]

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Botox or dermal fillers: Which one is best for my needs?

Your face is one of the first places to show signs of aging, and it’s something that happens to all of us. The great thing is there are many non-surgical treatments available such as Botox and dermal fillers that provide fast results without having to go under the knife. But which injectable treatment is best […]

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Restoring confidence in men with enlarged breasts

Enlarged or sagging breasts can make men feel insecure and self-conscious, and they may avoid going shirtless or avoid certain activities such as going to the gym, the pool or the beach. Gynecomastia, or enlarged breasts, is a condition that often happens during adolescence but usually disappears as boys age. When the condition doesn’t go […]

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8 reasons why you should be getting Botox treatments

As we age, it’s inevitable that repeated expressions such as smiling, frowning or laughing will lead to lines and wrinkles on your face. Botox is a top-selling treatment to reduce the appearance of moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles caused by years of repeated muscle contractions in the face. Here are eight reasons why you should consider Botox […]

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Breast Augmentation

What type of breast implant is best for you?

Breast augmentation is a life-changing surgery that takes a lot of consideration before deciding to go under the knife. The resulting breast shape is a combination of the implant type and shape, and the anatomy of the breast before surgery. If you’re thinking about breast augmentation surgery, here are the different types of implants and […]

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Tummy Tuck

5 fast facts about tummy tuck surgery

Excess skin around the midsection is a common problem for women after childbirth, and for both men and women who have experienced significant weight loss. The loose skin is not only a cosmetic issue, but often poses functional problems with mobility and rashes. After exhausting diet and exercise methods, patients often turn to a tummy […]

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Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

7 things you may not know about eyelid surgery

Your eyes can tell a lot about you. If yours are saying you look tired or sad, then eyelid surgery (also called blepharoplasty) may be right for you. Here are seven things you may not know about eyelid surgery. The best results are achieved with generally healthy, non-smoking patients. Smokers may be advised to stop using […]

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Common questions about breast reduction incisions and scars

Very large breasts often are a source of several physical and psychological problems for a woman. Backaches, neckaches, headaches and spinal problems are just some specific examples of reasons why many women with large breasts consider a reduction to have breasts that are proportional to their figure. Also known as reduction mammoplasty, breast reduction surgery […]

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Get Holiday Dress Ready with Liposuction

Whether you have a festive corporate gala or fab New Year’s party with friends—or anything in between—now is the time to prepare to look your best in your special dress or suit. Could liposuction be the key to the shape you love? Liposuction is a type of cosmetic surgery that helps improve the shape and […]

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Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

All About Breast Lifts

Facts About Breast Lift Procedures If you’re unhappy with the way your breasts look or the way they hang, you may be interested in learning more about breast lift procedures. A breast lift or mastopexy is a surgical procedure performed by a plastic surgeon to reshape and lift your breasts. During the procedure, excess skin […]

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Weight Loss

How to Get Over a Weight Plateau

One of the most frustrating things about hitting the gym hard every day and eating right is to see your weight plateau when you’re on a weight loss journey. But, one thing to realize is that this is a relatively normal part of the process. But, what can you do to get over that hump […]

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3 Reasons to Pull the Trigger on a Tummy Tuck

Having the perfect, taut stomach is something that you may have prided yourself on in your teens and early twenties, but if you have had kids or recently lost a lot of weight, then that taut tummy that you once had may be more of a memory than anything. With a tummy tuck from Dr. […]

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3 Things to Know About an Eye Lift

If you look in the mirror and you barely recognize the person staring back at you, then welcome to the aging club. Aging is a normal part of life, but it can definitely weigh heavily on your self-esteem. If you have noticed in particular that the skin around your eyes is starting to look loose […]

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How a Calf Augmentation Can Be Life Changing

If you are a member of the fitness community then you know just how important it is to have tone and definition. However, because everybody’s bodies are built differently, it can sometimes be hard to get definition on certain parts of the body like your calves. If you struggle with getting more defined calf muscles, […]

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How to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

With 2019 here, it’s time to make this year your best year yet as a bodybuilder or a member of the fitness community. Whether you are new to this community or if you consider yourself to practically be an expert, there are a few resolutions that everyone should make to get the results that they […]

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How to Avoid Thanksgiving Weight Gain

Whether you’re a body builder or you just got one of our body sculpting procedures done, you are probably more interested in maintaining your weight this Thanksgiving than the food that’s going to be on the table. However, once your mom brings out the sweet potatoes and your aunt puts that pie in front of […]

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Healthy Snacks For You To Munch On this Halloween

If there’s one thing to know about Halloween it’s that there is more candy around during this time of year than any other time; especially if you have little kids. If you are training for a bodybuilding competition or if you just got liposuction done from Dr. Rick Silverman, then you know that sugary foods […]

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3 Post-Lipo Dietary Tricks

Getting a body contouring procedure like liposuction gives you a free pass to have more cheat days than on days, right? Unfortunately, although liposuction will help you get rid of some stubborn, unwanted fat, it’s still important for you to maintain a healthy lifestyle. To help you stay on track and ensure that you keep […]

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How to Get Competition Ready

If you are getting ready for a bodybuilding competition then you eat, sleep, and drink the gym. Whether you’re lifting at 2 am or first thing every morning, your number one priority right now is getting ready for your big day. However, in addition to making sure you’re as lean and cut as possible, there […]

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Botox Boston, MA

3 Things Botox Has Been FDA Approved For

Here at our office, Dr. Rick Silverman offers Botox to help patients soften fine lines and wrinkles around their eyes and forehead. However, across the nation, other medical providers are using Botox to treat medical concerns such as chronic migraines. And although Dr. Silverman only does Botox for cosmetic reasons, let’s take a closer look […]

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Liposuction Boston, MA

Wanna Be a Loser? Consider Liposuction

Being a loser isn’t exactly something anyone aspires to be; unless it comes to weight loss. If you are sick of seeing the numbers on the scale stay stagnant while your cardio goes up and your caloric intake goes down, then you may want to consider a body contouring procedure — liposuction. Is Liposuction Safe? […]

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How to Recover From a Calf Augmentation

It can seem like some people are born with the best body features and some people have to work harder to get the body they’ve always wanted. If you are part of the bodybuilding committee but has small calf muscles, you know just how damaging that can be on your self-esteem. Luckily, here at Dr. […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your SculpSure Treatments

One of the questions that patients typically ask about SculpSure is how to get the most out of their results. And, there are a few suggestions that Dr. Rick Silverman has to help you keep your body slim and really enjoy your SculpSure results for longer. Let’s take a closer look at a few tips. […]

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Gynecomastia Boston, MA

What to Do If You Think You Have Gynecomastia

When it comes to your body, there are some things that you want to show and some things you want to keep private— especially in the bodybuilding world. If you are a male bodybuilder and have started to notice enlarged breasts or breast tissue, then you may have a condition called gynecomastia. One thing to […]

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What to Do When Your Body Needs a Boost

When it comes to getting that toned stomach and body, it can sometimes feel like you’re ramming your head against a wall— or like you’re running your body on a treadmill. If you are having trouble getting rid of stubborn, unwanted fat, then Dr. Rick Silverman and our staff have got you covered with a […]

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3 Benefits of Restylane

It used to be that only middle-aged females would opt for fillers like Restylane, but things have changed and in a big way. Nowadays, not only are younger women choosing to get fillers but men are as well. Here at Dr. Rick Silverman’s office, we use a filler called Restylane to help fill in the […]

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Is Gynecomastia Normal?

When you typically think of a male’s chest compared to a female’s chest you’ll think of the obvious difference: one has breasts and the other doesn’t. And although you may think it’s extremely rare to see a male of any age with enlarged breasts or tissue, you may be surprised to learn that in some […]

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How to Get Rid of Your Wrinkles In No Time

Developing fine lines and wrinkles is enough to make most people, both males and females, want to hide their head under the covers. However, as a normal sign of aging, they are inevitable— no matter how good of a skincare routine you follow. Luckily, here at our office, Dr. Rick Silverman offers patients a variety […]

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3 Ways to Make Your Goals Last

It’s no secret that the majority of Americans set their new year’s resolutions around having a slimmer or more toned body. And even if you have been a bodybuilder for years and have muscles for days, it can still be hard to make your new year’s resolutions last. Here at Dr. Rick Silverman’s office, we […]

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How to Prepare for a Gynecomastia

A lot of our patients here at Dr. Rick Silverman’s office are active bodybuilders which leave them with perfectly toned and defined bodies. However, some male patients suffering from a condition called gynecomastia which causes them to have the appearance of breasts. Caused by a variety of things including hormones found in a lot of […]

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What’s the Difference Between Breast Cancer and Gynecomastia?

One of the most common misconceptions that patients have about gynecomastia is that it leads to breast cancer. However, it’s good to know that the connection between men who have gynecomastia and men who have breast cancer is virtually non-existent. One of the reasons why people get gynecomastia and male breast cancer confused with each […]

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Caveat Emptor!

If you watch any television, I’m sure you’ve seen those car insurance commercials where the inadequately insured speaker argues that he didn’t buy the wrong insurance policy—he had the wrong insurance company. Well, that can apply to many of life’s purchases, including cosmetic surgical services. This was recently the case of a patient in my […]

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Gynecomastia FAQ’s

Yes, when you first hear about gynecomastia you might say, “What?! Men don’t have boobs!” and for the most part you may be right, but that’s not the case for everyone. Caused primarily by a change in hormones, gynecomastia causes men to form breast fat and tissue. To help you gain a better understanding of […]

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