Mass General investigators are developing a new form of the technology that can selectively reduce fat almost anywhere in the body using a safe, injectable ice solution or “slurry.”
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Adolescent & Pediatric Weight Center
We provide comprehensive evaluation and care for children and teens who are overweight or obese. Our affiliation with the adult programs at the Mass General Weight Center allows for family-based care and continuity of care into adult life.
Cosmetic Surgery Program
The Cosmetic Surgery Program offers a full range of surgical and aesthetic (nonsurgical) cosmetic procedures for men and women including breast implants and reductions, nose surgery, facial rejuvenation and liposuction.
Pediatric Nutrition Center
The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Pediatric Nutrition Center of Excellence focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to treat children with nutritional issues, in particular feeding difficulties and overweight or obesity.
Revision for Weight Loss Surgery
Revisional weight loss surgery is performed by bariatric surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center to redo or convert a prior weight loss procedure.
Weight Loss Gastric Balloon System
The weight loss gastric balloon system is an innovative nonsurgical procedure used by physicians in the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center to encourage weight loss in appropriately selected patients with obesity.
Obesity has a far-ranging negative effect on health. People who are overweight or obese are at increased risk for developing many different health conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and bone and joint disease.
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