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Category: Breast Augmentation

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 […]

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

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 […]

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What Does a Breast Augmentation Cost in Los Angeles?

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 […]

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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.

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Rejuvenate Your Upper Body with Breast Lift Surgery

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 […]

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Breast Augmentation Remains Most Popular Procedure

Posted March 07, 2016

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has recently released its 2015 statistical analysis of plastic surgery trends and, once again, breast augmentation tops the list. Up 31% from 2000, breast augmentation remains the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States and is the only breast surgery in the top five. However, while […]

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Breast Augmentation Apps

Posted February 15, 2016

There is an app for everything these days and breast augmentation results are no exception. In fact, there are several apps, such as the plastic surgery simulator, that allow you to upload pictures of yourself and “try on” various looks. With breast augmentation and other procedures, these apps may allow you to get a better […]

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What is the Best Placement Option for Breast Implants?

Posted December 29, 2015

Board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole offers two breast implant placement options: Subglandular – below breast tissue, but above the muscles of the chest Submuscular – below both breast tissue and chest muscles Which option is right for your needs depends entirely on your personal goals, your anatomical features, and other factors unique to […]

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What Impact will Breast Lift Surgery Have on the Size of my Breasts?

Posted December 02, 2015

Breast lift surgery addresses ptosis (sagging) breast tissue. With this procedure, board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole can restore balance and symmetry to the bust while producing a look that is youthful without being overly-enhanced. However, it is important to remember that breast lift surgery often reduces cup size – a factor that may […]

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Am I too Old for Breast Augmentation?

Posted October 07, 2015

Breast augmentation cannot be performed on women under the age of 18 and is typically recommended for those over the age of 22. This is because breasts may continue to develop into the early 20s and is the reason silicone breast implants are not available for younger patients. While there is a lower age-requirement for […]

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