Skip to main content

Category: Breast Augmentation


How Do I Know If Something is Wrong with My Implants?

Posted December 07, 2018

Cropped close up photo of beautiful womans breast clothed in white classic bra cups she is touching neck skinny slender slim body flawless skin-img-blogBreast implants, whether they are silicone or saline, are durable and long lasting, and any damage to them is rare. Most patients never experience any complications from their breast implants. Unfortunately, even though complications are not expected, they can still occur. Complications such as implant rupture, shifting, capsular contracture, and bottoming out are all possible after breast augmentation and can create aesthetic problems as well as physical pain.…

Read More

Breast Implant Options: Incision Location and Implant Placement

Posted December 08, 2017

Woman's breast marked with marker by surgeon in preparation for surgeryMany people assume that the only decision needed in breast augmentation is the decision to get implants in the first place. Unfortunately, that is far from the truth. While finalizing the choice to have breast augmentation surgery is the most important part of your cosmetic journey, your decision-making chores are far from over. Incision location and implant placement all play vital roles in determining the look and feel of your results.

Read More

Considering Plastic Surgery for the Winter Holidays?

Posted October 14, 2016

Plastic Surgery for the HolidaysYou are not alone. Winter is a popular time for patients to schedule plastic surgery. If you are thinking about it, now is the time to schedule your consultation and take the first step toward a better you for the new year.

Although it seems like Fall just began, there are only 78 days left in the year!…

Read More

Breast Augmentation Recovery Tips

Posted September 30, 2016

Your recovery period plays an important role in the quality of your breast augmentation results. You should alway carefully follow your postoperative instructions to prevent infection, which can be harmful to your health and the look of your breasts. While breast augmentation recovery can be accompanied by some discomfort and pain, these tips will help you feel more comfortable and have you back on your feet in no time.

Read More

Breast Lift vs Breast Augmentation: Know What’s Best for You

Posted August 25, 2016

Breast lift or breast augmentationMany women begin researching breast surgery because there are certain characteristics of their breasts that they would like to downplay and others they would like to enhance. Breast lift and breast augmentation can both serve to give you a more ideal breast, but each procedure is designed to address specific issues.

Breast lift does not add volume to your breasts, instead this procedure addresses sagging (ptosis) in breasts that women often experience after childbearing or weight loss or due simply to aging and genetics.…

Read More

What Does a Breast Augmentation Cost in Los Angeles?

Posted July 25, 2016

Cost of Breast AugmenationThe cost of your breast augmentation varies based on your individual needs. During your consultation with skilled and experienced plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole, we will provide detailed information about fees for your procedure and which financing options you may want to consider in order to cover the cost of your surgery.

The cost of your breast augmentation depends on several factors, including:

·      The type of implant you choose.…

Read More

Will Ibuprofen Increase Bleeding Risks after Breast Augmentation?

Posted April 28, 2016

It has long been believed that ibuprofen and other NSAIDs increased risks of excessive bleeding when taken before or after breast augmentation. However, a new research review published in the April 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® has found that not to be the case. In fact, according to researchers, ibuprofen offers a safe and effective alternative to long-term use of more powerful prescription pain medications.…

Read More

Rejuvenate Your Upper Body with Breast Lift Surgery

Posted April 05, 2016

To learn how breast lift surgery can rejuvenate your entire upper body, call (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation with board-certified Los Angeles breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’TooleFor many women, breasts simply sag over time. Add to that pregnancy, nursing, and weight fluctuations, and a sagging breast tissue can become a serious issue detracting from the contours of the entire upper body. If you are struggling with sagging breast tissue and/or excess skin in the chest, now is the time to call board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr.…

Read More