Posted December 07, 2018
Breast 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.…
Posted December 08, 2017
Many 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.…
Posted October 31, 2016
Posted October 26, 2016
There are many reasons why women may want to have breast surgery. Whether it’s because of issues with size or shape, to produce a more youthful look, or to restore comfort, breast surgery can help achieve those goals. But what many women may not realize is that they may benefit from a combination of breast surgeries to reach their desired results.…
Posted October 14, 2016
You 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!…
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.…
Posted August 25, 2016
Many 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.…
Posted July 25, 2016
The 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.…
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.…
Posted April 05, 2016
For 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.…