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Category: BOTOX® Cosmetic


How to Make Your Injectable Results Last During Lockdown

Posted June 25, 2020

3 Minute Read:  The nation has changed dramatically in the last few months, but that hasn’t stopped patients from pursuing happiness and fulfillment from their cosmetic journey. In fact, for some patients, the lockdown has become a period of inspiration, motivating those pursuing their aesthetic goals to come out of quarantine more vibrant and beautiful […]

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Refresh Your Look for Summer Weddings and Reunions

Posted June 21, 2016

Summer usually brings plenty of relaxation and time for rejuvenation, but it can also bring a lot of stress to look your best for wedding and reunion season. Whether you are celebrating upcoming nuptials or looking forward to reuniting with friends or family at a reunion, Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery can help you look your best […]

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Looking for Quick Facial Rejuvenation? Consider BOTOX® Cosmetic

Posted February 02, 2016

Need a quick and effective solution for fine lines and deep wrinkles before your next business event? Want to look more youthful and refreshed for that upcoming wedding or graduation? Board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole can help. With a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment, Dr. O’Toole can help eliminate visible signs of aging from nearly […]

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Refresh Your Appearance in Time for Thanksgiving

Posted November 10, 2015

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and if you’re not happy with the way you look, the day – and those leading up to it – can be very unpleasant. Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole offers a range of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments that can help you look your best in time for Thanksgiving […]

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Can BOTOX® Cosmetic Improve Skin Elasticity?

Posted May 27, 2015

A new study suggests that BOTOX® Cosmetic may do more than temporarily reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles – it may actually improve skin elasticity. This study, conducted at the University of Ottawa in Canada, found that BOTOX® Cosmetic improved the stretchiness and elastic recoil of facial skin by promoting collagen and elastin production. This can, over time, lead to more youthful skin – even without additional treatments.

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Will a Facelift Remove Wrinkles?

Posted May 12, 2015

Facelift surgery is designed to address skin laxity and fat deposits in the neck, along the jawline and chin, and through the mid-face. With a facelift, Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole can produce a tighter and more youthful appearance, but cannot improve overall skin quality.

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The Safety of Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation

Posted February 26, 2015

Nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers have become increasingly popular in recent years. In large part this is due to how very effective these treatments can be at treating visible signs of aging – all without the risks and downtime associated with surgical procedures. And while injectable treatments cannot produce the same dramatic and lasting results as surgical options, they are a good alternative for some of our patients.

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Tis the Season to Put Your Best Face Forward

Posted December 10, 2014

As the Holidays approach, you may find yourself attending more parties and events, spending more time socially engaged, and even meeting new and interesting friends. However, if you are uncomfortable with the way aging has impacted your appearance, this increase in face-to-face interaction may make you feel uncomfortable or less self-assured.

Fortunately, there are a number of nonsurgical treatments offered by Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole that can have you looking refreshed and rejuvenated in next to no time at all.

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The BOTOX® Breast Lift?

Posted November 18, 2014

What is this BOTOX® breast lift that’s been creating so much buzz? Well, it’s an unconventional treatment that uses BOTOX® Cosmetic to relax chest muscles with the goal of lifting breast tissue. If that sounds like a stretch, it is. While some patients have achieved minor lift with this treatment, injecting BOTOX® Cosmetic into the chest is, largely, a waste of money. And it may also prove dangerous. There is a risk that injections placed in the chest can migrate, causing issues as diverse as breathing problems and difficulties rotating the arms.

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