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Category: Breast Implants

Does Breast Implant Size Affect Recovery Time?

Posted October 13, 2023

Breast augmentation is a cosmetic surgery procedure designed to enhance the size and shape of a woman’s breasts. While the decision to undergo breast augmentation is deeply personal, it’s essential to know one factor that can significantly affect the recovery process is the size of the breast implants chosen. All About Breast Implant Sizes Breast […]

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How to Perform Your Monthly Breast Self-Exam After Breast Augmentation

Posted June 21, 2023

4 Minute Read:  While it’s essential to schedule regular visits to the gynecologist and keep current on a recommended mammogram schedule, breast self-exams are an excellent tool for early breast cancer diagnosis. Knowing how your breasts naturally feel helps you discern any changes that need to be addressed.  While breast augmentation changes your breasts’ shape, […]

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Moms With Breast Implants: Top Questions Asked

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. […]

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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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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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Breast Implant Removal

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 […]

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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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Where can Breast Implants be Placed?

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 […]

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Are Silicone Implants Right for Me?

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.

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