Posted March 01, 2021
3 Minute Read: Body contouring procedures like tummy tuck surgery, liposuction, and even breast augmentation require extended downtime. During this time, patients are recommended to follow a relaxed and stress-free lifestyle. In many ways, plastic surgery recovery is just as important as the surgery itself when it comes to getting optimal results. Keep reading for […]
Posted January 04, 2021
4 Minute Read: Plastic surgeons often recommend that women wait to undergo plastic surgery until after they have finished having children. This is due to the fact that pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding demand a physical toll on a woman’s body, a price that—more often than not—dampens the results accomplished with body contouring or breast enhancement. […]
Posted April 01, 2019
Weight loss, whether it was achieved with diet and exercise or bariatric surgery, is a long and arduous journey that requires strict dedication and commitment. For many individuals, weight loss allows for greater confidence and higher self-esteem, the ability to participate in more activities, and better overall health and wellness. When starting a weight loss […]
Posted January 03, 2019
Many women base their satisfaction with their body on the appearance of their waistline. A slim waist is a feature that many women would do anything to achieve, even if that means undergoing cosmetic surgery. Several things can affect the size and shape of a woman’s waist, such as pregnancy, weight fluctuations, and age; and […]
Posted March 26, 2018
With the temperatures already rising here in Southern California, it’s a reminder that summer really is just around the corner. And of course, once we start talking about summer, we start talking about all the beach trips and backyard barbeques that are sure to follow. If you are considering getting a little “help” to look […]
Posted July 19, 2016
While some people are successful losing a large amount of weight through diet and exercise alone, many people require help to lose the initial weight. Bariatric surgery has helped hundreds of thousands of people lose massive amounts of weight to restore their health and improve their appearance. Bariatric surgery is a term for procedures that […]
Posted February 08, 2016
With spring approaching, warmer days are just ahead – and if you are uncomfortable with the shape or size of your body, now is the time to start considering your options. Board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr.
Posted November 17, 2015
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your body, now is the best time to begin planning your body contouring treatment. Board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr.
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.
Posted May 19, 2015
In a recent study released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons it was found that patients identified as obese were more likely to require emergency care following plastic surgery. The study looked at patients who had undergone tummy tuck surgery, liposuction, breast reduction, and blepharoplasty and found that those with a BMI that would quality as obese were 72 percent more likely to encounter postsurgical complications.