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Category: Arm Lift


Post Bariatric Body Contouring Increases in Popularity

Posted July 14, 2015

A recent increase in the number of bariatric surgeries in the United States has kindled a surge in post bariatric body contouring procedures. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons – of which Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole is a member – massive weight loss surgeries have resulted in an increased demand for liposuction, tummy tuck, arm lift, and breast lift surgery among others.…

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Body Contouring Options

Posted April 14, 2015

If you are unhappy with the size or shape of your body, it may be time to discuss your body contouring options with board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole. Paying close attention to your concerns and listening carefully to your desires, Dr. O’Toole can customize your body contouring treatments to produce a look you will love.…

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“Biggest Loser” winner fears weight gain

Posted December 15, 2011

The fear of weight gain after massive weight loss is not only a common fear it is legitimate. According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times the latest winner of the popular television show “Biggest Loser” shared his fear for regaining the more than 200 pounds that he lost during the show. His fear is well-founded because most people do gain at least some of the way back, if not all of it, and more.…

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Avoiding temptation is possible

Posted November 30, 2011

Temptation is something we all struggle with. Avoiding temptation seems more difficult when it is happening to you. According to a recent article in Psychology Today being proactive about avoiding temptation helps us to be much more successful.The article advises that self-control plays a large part in how successful we are at avoiding temptation. One of the tips is to take each day, one day at a time and avoid over analyzing and setting long-range goals.…

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Snacks can fool you into believing they are healthy

Posted November 27, 2011

Snacking has become an American pastime as common as the meal. It is a multibillion dollar industry that relies on consumers to need an extra boost between meals. According to NBC Today Health online roughly a quarter of the calories in the American diet come from snacks, according to a study published in The Journal of Nutrition.…

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Distracted eating could be making you eat more

Posted August 15, 2011

Many people are guilty of eating when they are not hungry. This results in consuming unnecessary calories, which leads to weight gain. Often people are distracted and are not conscious about how much they have eaten. Patients who have successfully lost weight and kept it off have generally become disciplined eaters. Dr. O’Toole explains to his patients that loose skin on the arms, abdomen, and thighs is very common after weight loss.…

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Lapband for teens…will they be prepared for the loose skin?

Posted May 22, 2011

As Allergan begins to court the teenage market, it seems as though no one is talking about the white elephant in the room; the loose skin left behind after lapband surgery.

Dr. O’Toole explains to his patients that after losing a large amount of weight loose skin is inevitable. Most patients are concerned with loose skin on the arms, abdomen, and thighs.…

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