Posted October 23, 2018
With all the health and aesthetic benefits of losing weight, there is one negative: excess skin. Weight loss, especially when it is significant, creates a major shift in your physical makeup. By generating such a great change in the volume of what is beneath the skin, you run the risk of having excess skin present. […]
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 October 14, 2014
Post-bariatric body contouring procedures such as tummy tuck and body lift can help restore shape and tone to your frame following significant weight loss. They can also help you maintain a healthy BMI over the long-term according to a study presented at the annual scientific meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Posted March 17, 2014
Losing a significant amount of weight can be a major accomplishment. However, if the results of your accomplishment are diminished by sagging skin or stubborn deposits of lumpy fat, you may want to consider body contouring surgery.
Board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole offers a number of body contouring options that can be used to sculpt a body after weight loss. Which options will best meet your needs can be determined during your free consultation at our comfortable Pasadena office.
Posted November 05, 2013
Bariatric surgery can allow for significant weight loss in a relatively short period of time. Unfortunately, when you lose large amounts of weight in this way, loose and saggy skin are an unavoidable consequence. Excess skin is difficult to remove through diet and exercise alone, leading many people to look for post-bariatric surgery body contouring procedures to maximize weight loss results.
Posted June 28, 2013
Facial injectables are very popular among individuals who wish to restore a youthful look to their face without undergoing an extensive surgical procedure. Although they cannot improve the appearance of excess or sagging skin, Botox® and injectable fillers can immediately add volume to the face and improve wrinkles and other imperfections in the skin with […]
Posted April 09, 2013
Plastic surgery following massive weight loss has become increasingly popular over the last few years. The achievement of losing a significant amount of weight through bariatric surgery or other means is definitely worth celebrating, but many find that their unwanted pounds are replaced by unwanted skin or fat deposits that are resistant to diet and […]
Posted May 09, 2011
According to The Los Angeles Times gastric bypass surgery for weight loss is as safe for the elderly as it is for younger patients, researchers said Monday.