weight loss Newton, MA

How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Without the Extra Calories

Whether you are preparing for your next bodybuilding competition or you just had a procedure like SculpSure, there is one thing that’s for certain: you don’t want to gain any extra lbs during Thanksgiving. And with a table full of carb loaded and butter-drenched food, Thanksgiving is like heading into war. According to The Calorie […]

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facial fillers Brighton, MA

How to Get Contoured Cheeks

There are a few trends that are taking over just about every beauty based YouTube channel and blog: full eyebrows and contoured cheeks. And with celebrities like Kim Kardashian launching new contouring tools and makeup kits, women everywhere are wondering how they can get a more contoured facial appearance. From makeup to injections, this article […]

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Fitness Newton, MA

3 Fall Workouts to Try on a Rainy Day

Fall is just around the corner which means that it may be time to switch up your workout routine. Now that the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler, it’s good to have a workout to do when the weather gets a little hairy; like on a rainy fall day. To ensure […]

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3 Myths About Gynecomastia

You can search the internet for definitions, cat videos, recipes, and a bunch of DIY instructions. However, there are some things you should be wary of when you hop onto the world wide web— especially when it’s medical based. If you have recently been diagnosed with gynecomastia, you may scour the internet to learn more […]

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The Importance of Fully Recovering After a Gynecomastia

One of the most popular procedures that Dr. Rick Silverman offers is a male breast reduction surgery or gynecomastia. During this surgical procedure, excess fat and breast tissue are removed from the breast area— giving male patients a more toned and masculine-looking chest. As one of the most important parts of a gynecomastia— or any […]

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SculpSure

How to Feel Confident and Bikini-Ready This Summer

Bikini season is in full swing which means one of two things: you’re either ready to show off your body, or you’re not. If you fall into the latter category, you have a few things you can do to get yourself ready; start dieting or consider a non-invasive procedure like SculpSure. With each of these […]

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Dermal Fillers Newton, MA

Fillers for Men

Unfortunately, there is a certain stigma that goes along with people choosing to get fillers like Juvederm and Restylane. However, with more and more men opting to get fillers done from Dr. Rick Silverman, that stigma is slowly becoming obsolete. If you are a male who has started to notice fine lines and wrinkles around […]

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3 Reasons You May Need Gynecomastia

In the male fitness community, nothing can put a damper on your chiseled body quite like having excess breast tissue. However, as something that is fairly common and is caused by things like excess fat or steroid use, excess breast tissue or “man boobs” can easily be treated by a surgical procedure called gynecomastia. However, […]

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SculpSure

How to Laser Away Your Fat

There are certain parts of your body that just don’t respond well to diet and exercise— especially as you age. If you have been hitting the gym extra hard and replacing carbs with kale, but you just can’t get rid of excess fat, you may be the perfect candidate for SculpSure. As a non-invasive fat […]

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health and nutrition

3 Foods to Help Cut Down on Belly Fat

The new year quickly came and went and now is the time when you are starting to see all those people who vowed to lose weight start to ditch the gym for their normal habits. But because you aren’t the type to give up on your dreams of having a chiseled and healthy body, you […]

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SculpSure

Take Your Muscle Definition to the Next Level

If you are an avid weight trainer or if you consider yourself to be an athlete, you know that having toned muscles is more than just another thing to show off; they are a way to track your physical progress. However, sometimes no matter how hard you train or how strict of a protein diet […]

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High-Intensity Interval Training

The Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training

Counting calories and hitting the gym are two components of any successful weight loss journey that many claim they simply don’t have time to do. However, over the past few years, a new trend in the fitness world has started to gain popularity among both men and women: High-Intensity Interval Training or HIIT. But what […]

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Gynecomastia

How to Get Back Into Working Out After Gynecomastia

Unlike with females, nothing is quite as unattractive as a man who has developed breasts. If you are a male who has excessive breast tissue either because of excessive weight loss or the consumption of steroid substances, you should consider getting gynecomastia done by Dr. Rick Silverman. By taking out the excess fat and tissues […]

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breast augmentation

Breast Implants: Which Shape is the Right Shape?

Choices for patients considering breast augmentation have expanded quite a bit since the inception of this procedure. First, the choice was silicone. Then, due to unexpected complications, the choice was saline. Now, both are safe and viable options, thanks to improvements in the outer shell and the characteristics of the solutions used to fill implants. […]

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botox

Botox for a Softer Jaw Line

Many of the patients we work with spend a great deal of time honing the tightness and tone of their muscles. This can be great for the overall shape of the body. However, it may not be the best thing for your face. A sharp, angular jaw line and square jaw shape are perceived as […]

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fall-skin-care

Fall Is Sculptra Time

If you’re looking for the perfect aesthetic treatment to address the visible signs of facial aging – those fine lines and shallow to deep facial folds and wrinkles, look no further. Sculptra is an FDA-approved injectable that helps to gradually replace your skin’s lost collagen – one of the an underlying causes of facial aging. […]

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Botox

What You Probably Didn’t Know About Botox

The year 2002 was a banner year for cosmetic injectable treatments. That was the year that Botox was approved by the FDA as a wrinkle treatment. Botox has continued to grow in popularity since then, making it the number one cosmetic procedure in the world. It’s best-known as an aesthetic cosmetic treatment, but its uses […]

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breast cancer

Breast Self-Examination Is Vitally Important To Your Health

Occasionally, Dr. Silverman consults with patients who have experienced and overcome breast cancer. It’s a fact that early detection of breast cancer is dependent upon regular breast self-exams. At least on a monthly basis, you should check your breasts for lumps, thickened tissue, and changes in texture. Performing a proper breast self-exam means feeling and […]

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SculpSure

We Are Sure You Will Love SculpSure

Dr. Silverman makes it a point to stay at the forefront of body-sculpting treatments. He is definitely your go-to-guy for getting rid of a bit of this and a bit of that – especially when it comes to stubborn body fat in places where you don’t want it. To that end, Dr. Silverman now offers […]

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posture

Pause A Moment And Let’s Discuss Your Posture

Your posture is important as you work out and train – and for every aspect of your life. Unless your job entails heavy labor or construction, chances are you go from sitting all day, to sitting on the sofa at night, to heading off to bed (hopefully, with your workout included in the mix). If […]

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skin care

Hey, Guys…June Is Your Month To “Age Healthy”

Nobody wants to age. Think young – stay young; act young – stay young. Take care of yourself. It’s simple. The anti-aging industry for men is growing by leaps and bounds. The number of men choosing cosmetic surgery and requesting Botox or dermal filler injections is booming. Want some simple tips to keep aging at […]

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exercise

Summerize Your Workout

It’s hot. Summer is here. It’s time to put some “cool” into your workout: Shower before your workout and make it cold. If that sounds a bit extreme, cool your neck or head with an ice pack. Find a shady new route for your run. And check the hourly forecast to help you determine the […]

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botox

Popular Injectables For Men

The benefits of injectable dermal fillers and Botox® as popular treatments for aging skin are well-known. But did you know that more men than ever are opting for these non-surgical treatments to get the youthful look that matches how they feel inside? That’s right. Sculpting and training are important for your well-being but so is […]

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wellness

You Are In Charge Of You

Every day you make important decisions – about your training schedule, what you will eat, your social options and your work. You fit all of the important things into your life…with ease, hopefully…including your friends and family. Taking time to think about your life and how your choices are impacting it is a good thing. […]

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healthy mind

Are You Flexing Your Mental Muscle?

If you are committed to making changes to your lifestyle and your body, consider making changes to your attitude as well. In all areas of life, if you are not mentally up to the task at hand, your body will struggle and may never be. Your goals may be physical, but your mind is in […]

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diet

Spring Clean Your Diet…Winter Is Over!

Winter can mean rich soups, stews, pastas and other comfort foods that make you feel better as you hunker down and wait out the storms. Spring means cleaning house – literally – and also figuratively as you consider your body as the most important “house” you own. Here are seven ways to spring clean your […]

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breast implants

Do Implants Affect Mammography Screenings?

If you have breast implants, you may be concerned about them possibly interfering with a mammography screening. Rest assured this is a common concern. Both saline and silicone implants can affect mammograms, but radiology technicians can and do use techniques and make adjustments to ensure they get the best, most correct and comprehensive view of […]

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breast enhancement

Breast Implants And Lifting – Some Things To Know

If you are a woman lifter, you know that working out with weights can give you an amazingly strong, confident body. One negative side effect of lifting, however, is a decrease in breast size. Because of this, many women opt for surgical augmentation. As with any major surgery, it is a good idea to educate […]

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Gynecomastia

Seven Possible Causes Of Gynecomastia In Men

What many women want…some men dread. Big breasts. It is estimated that up to 60% of men suffer from “man boobs,” or gynecomastia. Sometimes gynecomastia causes a tiny lump under one or both nipples; sometimes it results in large, pendulous breasts. Regardless, the condition can be embarrassing and inhibiting. Weight loss may help, but Dr. […]

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Breast Augmentation

Let’s Discuss Breast Revision Surgery

Breast augmentation leads the list when it comes to cosmetic surgery. Since 1961, when the first of the silicone breast implants were created, women have flocked to cosmetic surgeons to request this procedure. The basic silicone implant was modified in 1982, but years later, studies by the FDA concluded that a substance found in some […]

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dermal fillers

Fine Lines and Deep Wrinkles and You

Growing old is a universal process and sooner or later everyone will have fine lines and wrinkles. But you don’t necessarily need to give in or give up. There are various cosmetic options available to treat fine lines and wrinkles, and because knowledge is power, it may be helpful to have a bit of information […]

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Juvederm

Consider A Juvederm® Treatment – A Great Resolution For 2016

The use of dermal fillers for plumping lips and filling fine lines and wrinkles is definitely trending. Dr. Silverman uses Juvederm® injectable gels…known as the “next generation” of facial fillers. Juvederm® is used extensively to enhance the fullness of lips and is effective in minimizing the fine “smile lines” and deeper “parentheses” lines (nasolabial folds) […]

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Fitness in Boston, MA

Your Knees And You – The 411

Your knees are far more complex than they seem. They are also amazing. They allow turning and twisting motions and allow your legs to hold up your body. If you are an athlete, chances are you know these facts all too well. Continue reading to learn some interesting facts about your knees. The basic “hard” […]

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botox cosmetics

Twelve Things To Know About Botox®

You’ve undoubtedly heard of Botox®, but you may not know how it works. Here are 12 things to know about the most popular aesthetic cosmetic procedure in the world: Botox® was approved by the FDA for eye spasms in 1989. Botox® was approved for wrinkles, fine lines, creases and frown lines in 2002. Botox® is […]

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Breast Lift

It’s Fall…Get A “Lift” With A Breast Lift

Breast implants remain the most popular elective cosmetic surgery, world-wide. But growing in popularity and currently trending with women of all ages is breast lift surgery, also known as mastopexy. Recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons shows that breast lifts have grown 70% since 2000 – and seem to be outpacing implants […]

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