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Category: Breast Reduction

When is the Best Time for a Breast Reduction?

Posted May 02, 2024

Undergoing breast reduction surgery deserves thoughtful contemplation. By considering future pregnancies, breastfeeding, planned weight loss, and recovery time, patients can make better decisions about when to have this life-changing procedure. In this blog, we’ll explore when the optimal time might be to consider breast reduction surgery and what factors to consider before making such an […]

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Should You Ever Consider Plastic Surgery Before Having Kids?

Posted January 04, 2021

4 Minute Read:  Plastic surgeons often recommend that women wait to undergo plastic surgery until after they have finished having children. This is due to the fact that pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding demand a physical toll on a woman’s body, a price that—more often than not—dampens the results accomplished with body contouring or breast enhancement.  […]

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Why Do Some Women HATE Their Large Breasts?

Posted December 10, 2020

3 Minute Read:  It is a simple fact that many young girls start stuffing their bras early in their teenage years to create the look of a shapely bust, and some of those girls even go on to consider breast augmentation later in life.  While this is true for a subset of young women, there […]

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Breast Surgeries in Los Angeles & Pasadena

Posted June 18, 2020

Dr. O’Toole spent several years as one of Southern California’s primary breast reconstruction surgeons. Today, he has limited his scope to breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reduction so that he may concentrate on applying his artistry and skill to his true passion: achieving aesthetically exquisite results that exceed his patients’ expectations. Our Breast Surgery […]

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Infographic – What is Gynecomastia?

Posted May 25, 2016

Having swollen breast tissue is more common in men than may be believed. At Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery, our plastic surgeon, Dr. O’Toole offers breast reductions surgery to help men look masculine and love how they look. To schedule an appointment, please contact us today by calling (626) 689-7800. We proudly serve patients in Los Angeles, Pasadena, […]

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Enhancing Male Breast Reduction Results

Posted December 21, 2015

Gynecomastia is a medical condition in which excessive tissue and fat in the chest gives the appearance of womanly breasts. The best way to deal with this problem is through male breast reduction surgery – and the best time to undergo this surgery is now. Having your procedure performed in the winter gives you plenty […]

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Breast Reduction and Flexible Spending Accounts

Posted December 09, 2015

Breasts that are overly large and heavy can cause a range of physical discomforts. In some cases, these discomforts can be extreme, resulting in significant limitations and even shortening lifespan. When this is the case, your FSA or HSA may be able to be used for breast reduction surgery. If you are suffering from overly […]

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Plastic Surgery for Men on the Rise

Posted October 16, 2015

More and more men are beginning to look to plastic surgery to address issues as varied as stubborn fat deposits and premature signs of aging. If you are a man who is unhappy with any aspect of his body, board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole welcomes an opportunity to meet with you free of […]

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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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What Causes Gynecomastia?

Posted July 29, 2015

Gynecomastia is the medical name for female-like breasts on males. This condition can be caused by aging, genetic factors, hormone fluctuations, weight gain, and the use of certain illegal drugs and prescription medications. Regardless of its cause, gynecomastia is an often embarrassing and emasculating condition – and one that may not respond to diet and […]

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