Posted June 21, 2016
A brow lift is a facial surgical procedure that is sometimes called a forehead lift and can
· Help to eliminate wrinkles in the forehead region, including horizontal forehead creases and those frown lines that occur at the bridge of the nose
· Be used to lift drooping brows that hood the upper eyelids
· Place the eyebrows in a more alert and youthful position
Initial recovery time for a brow lift will take about two weeks.…
Posted June 09, 2016
Facial fillers and facelift surgery are two popular plastic surgery methods that can achieve a more youthful and rejuvenated face. As you evaluate your needs, the following information may help you to decide which of these options will be better for you.
Purpose: A facelift is a major surgery that can correct facial sagging, drooping jowls, deep wrinkles and creases around the mouth, and fat deposits under the chin or along the neck.
Posted July 06, 2015
Facelift surgery requires a recovery period during which activities need to be minimized. Taking this time is essential for both your safety and pleasing results, and should not be reduced simply to accommodate an exercise routine.
While each patient is unique, it is typically advisable to avoid athletic activities for four to six weeks following facelift surgery.…
Posted June 02, 2015
Both facelift surgery and nonsurgical facial rejuvenation can help you look and feel years younger. However, neither option is going to be ideal for every need. The best way to learn which of these options is right for you is by meeting with board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole and discussing your needs in person.…
Posted May 12, 2015
Facelift surgery is designed to address skin laxity and fat deposits in the neck, along the jawline and chin, and through the mid-face. With a facelift, Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole can produce a tighter and more youthful appearance, but cannot improve overall skin quality.
When facelift surgery is used to tighten skin to the point where wrinkles disappear, natural-looking results cannot follow.…
Posted March 11, 2015
Blepharoplasty, alternately called eyelid surgery and eye lift, is a procedure that is used to produce a more youthful and alert look to the eyes. With blepharoplasty, Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole can:
- Remove excess skin from the upper and lower eyelids
- Eliminate puffiness and dark circles underneath the eyes
- Reduce fine lines and wrinkles on the upper and lower lids
Blepharoplasty is a remarkably effective way to produce a more appealing look to one of your most notable facial Features.…
Posted March 03, 2015
According to a recent report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, facial rejuvenation procedures were among the most popular in the United States in 2014. In fact, three of the top five most commonly performed procedures by board-certified plastic surgeons in 2014 are designed to improve facial appearance.
If you are interested in discussing your facial rejuvenation options with a board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon, call Dr.…
Posted February 03, 2015
Following the loss of significant amounts of weight, the body is often left with loose and sagging skin. To address this, many people undergo post-bariatric body contouring, a collection of treatments that can provide remarkable and long-lasting results. However, overlooked in most post-weight loss contouring procedures is the face and neck, despite the presence of excess skin these areas can be left with following rapid weight loss.…
Posted January 29, 2015
Drooping eyebrows can give even the most mild-mannered of people an angry or stern look. When eyebrow drooping is significant enough, this condition can also obstruct vision, obscure eyes, and produce an overall more aged appearance. If you are unhappy with the way your eyebrows have begun to droop, it may be time to discuss brow lift surgery with Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr.…
Posted September 03, 2014
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has recently released a report about the “worrying advertisements for cosmetic stem cell procedures.” Referring to exhaustive studies conducted by researchers at Stanford University Medical Center, the ASPS warns that claims regarding the efficacy of stem cell treatments for facial rejuvenation and other cosmetic procedures are unsubstantiated and potentially fraudulent.…