Posted September 11, 2017
Having children is a rewarding and beautiful experience, but it can leave mothers feeling self-conscious about their post-pregnancy appearance. Mothers often feel guilty for even thinking about getting cosmetic surgery, but they must remember that self-care and improved confidence can be the fuel that propels them to be the best, happiest parent they can be. These are some of the top questions for moms with breast implants:
Should I be done having children before getting breast augmentation?…
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 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 idea of what your results can look like following various modifications.…
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 your body.…
Posted November 02, 2015
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast implant removal has seen a 10% increase since 2010. While this number certainly includes women who have needed to have their breast implants removed and replaced, it also includes a growing number of women who are simply choosing to restore a more natural look to their busts.…
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 breast augmentation, there is no upper age limit.…
Posted September 29, 2015
The two most typical breast implant placement options are above the muscles in the chest (subglandular) and below the muscles in the chest (submuscular). Which of these is best for your particular needs will be based on your desires, natural anatomy, and other individual considerations. The best way to learn which is right is by calling board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr.…
Posted August 25, 2015
Silicone breast implants are able to produce a more natural looking and feeling end result than saline alternatives. Even when placed above the muscles in the chest, silicone breast implants offer a realistic appearance. Many new options – such as gummy bear breast implants – even have the same combination of softness and firmness that marks healthy breast tissue.…
Posted June 24, 2015
Natural looking results are important with breast augmentation. So too are breasts that feel real and unenhanced. Board-certified Los Angeles breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole offers a range of implant and placement options to help ensure both the look and feel of your breast enlargement are ideally suited to meet your needs.
To learn more about your breast implant options, please call Dr.…
Posted March 27, 2015
France’s National Cancer Institute has recently required warnings be placed on silicone breast implants stating that this type of implant increases risks for anaplastic large cell lymphoma – an extremely rare type of breast cancer. According to FNCI, 18 women with silicone breast implants have been diagnosed with ALCL since 2011.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, while stating it respects the FNCI’s commitment to public health and wellness, believes this warning may stir “unnecessary panic,” particularly given the rarity of this disease.…