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Category: Breast Lift


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.…

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Can Stretch Marks be Prevented?

Posted April 19, 2016

If you have stretch marks following pregnancy, call board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation to learn about treatment optionsStretch marks are a result of skin stretching at a rate too fast for elastin fibers to keep up with. This can occur during puberty and growth spurts or during periods of rapid growth such as pregnancy. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology suggests that 90% of women will develop stretch marks during their sixth or seventh month of pregnancy – even if balms and preventive measures are utilized.…

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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.…

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

Posted December 02, 2015

To learn about breast lift options in Pasadena, please call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 and schedule a free consultation todayBreast 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 pose an issue for women with smaller natural breasts.…

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Happy Halloween: What is a Vampire Breast Lift?

Posted October 27, 2015

Are you considering breast lift surgery? Call board-certified Pasadena breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 to schedule a free consultation and learn about your optionsLike the so called “vampire facelift” that came before it, the vampire breast lift involves extracting platelet rich plasma from a patient’s blood and injecting it back into the body – in this case, the breasts. Does it work? Accounts vary, but some patients report a perkier appearance, more nipple sensitivity, and reduced visibility of stretch marks.…

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What is the Ideal Breast Size?

Posted September 10, 2015

Words like ideal are subjective and it is important to remember that the only standard of beauty you need to live up to is your own. If you are unhappy with your breast size, board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole would be happy to meet with you free of both charge and obligation to discuss your concerns, your options, and the breast enhancement solutions best suited to help you reach your cosmetic goals.…

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Post Bariatric Body Contouring Increases in Popularity

Posted July 14, 2015

A recent increase in the number of bariatric surgeries in the United States has kindled a surge in post bariatric body contouring procedures. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons – of which Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole is a member – massive weight loss surgeries have resulted in an increased demand for liposuction, tummy tuck, arm lift, and breast lift surgery among others.…

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Is Breast Lift Surgery Right for Me?

Posted February 20, 2015

Breast lift surgery is a wonderful way to restore a firm and balanced appearance to breasts that have begun to droop and sag. If you are unhappy with the way aging, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, nursing, or genetics have changed the symmetry and perkiness of your chest, Dr. O’Toole would be happy to meet with you for a free consultation to help you determine if breast lift surgery is right for you.…

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Breast Asymmetry and Emotional Health

Posted December 01, 2014

A new study conducted by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital has found that teenage girls with asymmetrical breasts are more prone to suffer emotional and psychological dissatisfaction with their physical appearance. This study looked at psychosocial functioning and health-related quality of life in girls aged 12 to 21 with differences of at least one cup size between the breasts.…

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