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Category: Fillers and Injectables


Fillers vs. Facelift

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.

Facelift

  • 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.

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Looking for Quick Facial Rejuvenation? Consider BOTOX® Cosmetic

Posted February 02, 2016

Do you need a quick fix for wrinkles and lines? Call board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free BOTOX® Cosmetic consultationNeed a quick and effective solution for fine lines and deep wrinkles before your next business event? Want to look more youthful and refreshed for that upcoming wedding or graduation? Board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole can help. With a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment, Dr. O’Toole can help eliminate visible signs of aging from nearly any area of the face, creating a youthful, photo-ready appearance with little to no downtime.…

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Refresh Your Appearance in Time for Thanksgiving

Posted November 10, 2015

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and if you’re not happy with the way you look, the day – and those leading up to it – can be very unpleasant. Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole offers a range of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments that can help you look your best in time for Thanksgiving – giving you the confidence you need to make this your most enjoyable holiday yet.…

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Are Facial Fillers Safe?

Posted June 10, 2015

The FDA has recently recommended that Black Box labeling on dermal fillers be updated to include risks associated with improper injection. Following complaints made by some patients who had experienced complications following accidental injection into blood vessels, the FDA told the makers of facial fillers that warnings need to be improved to ensure patients fully understand their risks.…

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Will a Facelift Remove Wrinkles?

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.…

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What is RADIESSE®?

Posted April 28, 2015

RADIESSE® is a facial filler that has proven to be very effective at reducing the appearance of fine lines and deep wrinkles such as:

  • Pre-jowl folds
  • Chin wrinkles
  • Marionette lines
  • Smile lines
  • Corner mouth wrinkles
  • Nasolabial folds

Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole is pleased to offer RADIESSE® as a stand-alone procedure or in combination with other nonsurgical and surgical treatments for complete facial rejuvenation.…

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The Safety of Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation

Posted February 26, 2015

Nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers have become increasingly popular in recent years. In large part this is due to how very effective these treatments can be at treating visible signs of aging – all without the risks and downtime associated with surgical procedures. And while injectable treatments cannot produce the same dramatic and lasting results as surgical options, they are a good alternative for some of our patients.…

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Tis the Season to Put Your Best Face Forward

Posted December 10, 2014

As the Holidays approach, you may find yourself attending more parties and events, spending more time socially engaged, and even meeting new and interesting friends. However, if you are uncomfortable with the way aging has impacted your appearance, this increase in face-to-face interaction may make you feel uncomfortable or less self-assured.

Fortunately, there are a number of nonsurgical treatments offered by Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr.…

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