The Difference Between Botox and Facial Fillers

Sick of deep lines on your face?  Wishing you could get a quick fix for the signs of aging around your mouth and eyes?  You may think that Botox is your only option, but in fact there are other injectable cosmetics that plastic surgeons use to treat some lines on the face.  That’s why it’s… Read more »


Thank You to everyone who was able to attend our Open House Event 10-09-2014. It was a fun filled evening of Door Prizes, Live Model Demonstrations and Discounts. Thank you for making our evening such a great success. We look forward to seeing everyone at our next event.

Tear Trough Injections

Hollowness beneath the eyes can give the face a tired or sunken-in appearance.  The hollowed out area is commonly called the tear trough area.  Injections can be performed into the area to reduce the hollowness or in many cases, eliminate it, giving the area a smooth appearance.  The product used is a naturally occuring product… Read more »


How many times have you thought…”I hate my neck”… Dr. Gaudet hears this often from patients at his Portsmouth, NH office. This may be because of loose skin, muscle bands creating a single or double neckband, or fatty fullness.  A combination of the above findings may be present giving you an appearance you dislike about your neck. … Read more »

Dr. Obagi’s newest skincare line – “ZO” at Dr. Gaudet

SUNsmart Anti-Aging Powerhouse Duo: DEFEND + PROTECT Ossential Daily Power Defense: Highly stable retinol, antioxidants, and specialized DNA repairing enzymes work around the clock to help minimize UV oxidative damage an uneven pigmentation, while restoring skin function and elasticity. Oclipse Sunscreen + Primer SPF 30: using natural melanin, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide to provide broad spectrum UVA/UVB… Read more »

Cosmetic Surgery Interest Continues to Grow

Dr. Gaudet’s practice in NH sees Cosmetic Surgery Interest Continue to Grow… as it does nationwide. Each year The American Society of Plastic Surgeons compiles a list of various cosmetic procedures performed in the United States.  It shows that the interest in plastic surgery continues to grow.  In 2013 more than 15.1 million cosmetic procedures were… Read more »

Eyelid Surgery – Part 2 – What Improvements Will I See

Are your eyelids showing signs of aging?  The following conditions are often treatable through eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty): Puffiness in the upper eyelids caused by excess fatty deposits loose or sagging skin that creates folds or disturbs the natural contour impaired vision excess skin bags under the eyes droopiness of the upper eyelids droopiness of the… Read more »

Eyelid Surgery – Part 1 – Is Eyelid Surgery Right For Me?

Over the years, eyelids can start to sag. Not only can they make a person look older, but they may feel very heavy.  If you are experiencing droopy eyelids, you may wonder if an elective blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is right for you.  Several changes occur in our eyelids as we age.  By… Read more »

Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation is the surgical placement of breast implants to increase fullness and projection of the breasts or to improve symmetry of the breasts.  Clinically referred to as Augmentation Mammoplasty, a Breast Augmentation is used cosmetically to: enlarge a naturally small breast restore breast volume lost following pregnancy, weight loss and menopause better symmetry if breasts are… Read more »

Vanity or Inner Strength? by Jenn

My position at Dr. Gaudet’s Office as Patient Care Coordinator provides me the opportunity to meet many different people from all walks of life.  One thing most people have in common is the guilt they feel when considering plastic surgery.  Most patients talk with a few friends prior to their appointments and usually receive comments like… Read more »


Q: What is a Tummy Tuck? A: Tummy Tuck (formally known as an Abdominoplasty) is a surgical procedure designed to remove excess loose skin and tighten the stomach muscles resulting in a smoother, firmer abdomen. The most common causes of a loose or protruding abdomen is: –          Pregnancy –          Aging –          Significant weight fluctuation –          Previous… Read more »

Skin Rejuvenation

For many people, looking great is a simple mater of a skin rejuvenation treatment for pigment and vessel clearance to reveal clearer, more attractive skin.  Palomar has an IPL treatment for pigment and vessel clearance that’s fast, easy and well-tolerated. You’ll have the ability to take care of such skin care problems as hyperpigmentaton due… Read more »

Wrinkle Fillers

Class Reunion? Wedding? Graduation? Anniversary? Vacation? All of these occasions are reasons to “polish” your appearance. Let’s face it, when we are invited to a big event we immediately think about the pictures that we will be in and you want to look your best.  So where do you start when you don’t have a… Read more »

Fall in Love with the Lasting Results of Permanent Hair Reduction.

         Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Hair Removal  Summer is right around the corner and this means swimsuits and shorts. In little time you can be hair free and ready!  The demand for intense pulsed light (IPL) hair removal treatments is at an all-time high. This is not surprising, considering that traditional hair removal via electrolysis or waxing is… Read more »

14.6 Million Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures Performed in 2012!

Dr. Gaudet’s patients are part of the trend of wanting to look their best! The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released new data recently supporting what you may already know….or answering the question you keep asking … what do my friends know that I don’t know? If you don’t know the answer to this question,… Read more »

Enhance Your Youthful Appearance with Eyelid Surgery

At the practice of Charles J. Gaudet, M.D. in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (also serving the metropolitan New England area, including Manchester, Nashua, York, Portland, Boston, and Newburyport) patients discover how to enhance their youthful appearance with eyelid surgery. If you’ve been considering how eyelid surgery will enhance your appearance and achieve a more youthful visage,… Read more »