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Category: Breast Lift

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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The BOTOX® Breast Lift?

Posted November 18, 2014

What is this BOTOX® breast lift that’s been creating so much buzz? Well, it’s an unconventional treatment that uses BOTOX® Cosmetic to relax chest muscles with the goal of lifting breast tissue. If that sounds like a stretch, it is. While some patients have achieved minor lift with this treatment, injecting BOTOX® Cosmetic into the chest is, largely, a waste of money. And it may also prove dangerous. There is a risk that injections placed in the chest can migrate, causing issues as diverse as breathing problems and difficulties rotating the arms.

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Is Breast Surgery Right for Me?

Posted September 29, 2014

If you are unhappy with your breasts, no matter your reason, you may be a good candidate for breast surgery. Los Angeles breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole has over 20 years of experience helping women look and feel amazing, and would be honored to meet with you for a free consultation to discuss your concerns and help you determine how best to reach your aesthetic goals.

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Ideal Breast Proportions

Posted September 15, 2014

According to a new study published in the September issue of the Journal or Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, ideal breast proportions can be found on breasts with an “upper pole to lower pole ratio of 45:55.” In plainer terms, this means that a majority of participants in this study found breasts on which 45 percent of tissue is above the nipple (upper pole) and 55 percent is below (lower pole) to be the pinnacle of beauty.

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Breast Enhancement after Children

Posted July 29, 2014

If you are unhappy with the way pregnancy and nursing have impacted the appearance and comfort of your breasts, it may be time to consider your options. No matter if you are considering a stand-alone solution or a complete mommy makeover, board-certified Los Angeles breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole welcomes an opportunity to meet with you and discuss your concerns, assess your frame, and help you determine the best way to restore beauty and comfort to your body.

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Will Breast Lift Impact My Cup Size?

Posted July 14, 2014

Breast lift surgery is used to address ptosis (sagging) of breast tissue brought about by aging, genetics factors, weight fluctuations, and pregnancy and nursing. This procedure is designed to produce a firmer and more youthful appearance, not to increase cup size.

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New Campaign to Highlight Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons

Posted July 08, 2014

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has launched an ad campaign focused on the importance of board certification. According the ASPS, this campaign is in response to the “encroachment into the specialty by corporate cosmetic surgery franchises and non-plastic surgeons.” There are, of course, a number of such individuals and organizations offering procedures such as breast enhancement, liposuction, and tummy tuck surgery throughout Los Angeles.

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How Soon after Breast Surgery can I go Swimming?

Posted June 05, 2014

During the summertime in Los Angeles, swimming is simply a daily part of many people’s lives. However, swimming immediately following breast surgery can have a negative impact on your results. Los Angeles breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole will discuss this with you in more detail during your initial consultation.

Resuming Normal Activities

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How Soon after Breast Augmentation can I Exercise?

Posted May 28, 2014

Following your breast augmentation procedure you will need to give your body time to heal before you engage in strenuous activities. Placing strain on incisions or overexertion in general can result in issues such as discomfort, swelling, and even unfavorable results. During your Los Angeles breast enhancement consultation with Dr. Martin O’Toole how long you will need to wait to engage in your normal activities can be discussed in more detail.

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