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Category: Fillers and Injectables

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. Martin O’Toole that can have you looking refreshed and rejuvenated in next to no time at all.

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How Long do Results from Facial Fillers Last?

Posted May 13, 2014

There are a number of injectable fillers that can be used to restore a softer, more youthful appearance. How long your results last will depend on factors including the type of filler you choose, your genetic makeup, and your lifestyle choices. During your initial consultation, board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole would be happy to discuss your options and help you better understand what you can realistically expect from your treatment.

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Plastic Surgery Continues to Grow in Popularity

Posted April 07, 2014

There was a three percent increase in plastic surgery procedures performed between 2012 and 2013. This increase is consistent with a four year growth trend in both surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic treatments.

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the largest increase was seen in eyelid surgery and facelifts. Breast augmentation, particularly with silicone implants, saw an increase as well.

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Common Facial Plastic Surgery Combinations in Hollywood

Posted October 15, 2013

Ageing, genetics, lifestyle choices, sun exposure… the list of things that can impact the appearance of your face is extensive. When you come to our Hollywood area plastic surgery center for your initial consultation, Dr. Martin O’Toole will take the time necessary to listen to your concerns and carefully examine your face and neck. Based on your desires and his findings, he will be able to recommend the facial plastic surgery procedures best suited to help you reach your aesthetic goals.

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Avoid Getting Too Much Filler

Posted August 22, 2013

Magazines, news shows, and scripted television programs are constantly reminding us that being young and beautiful is extremely important in our society. From hair color to plastic surgery to body makeup for contouring, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of things that we can do to maintain a youthful appearance. It used to be enough […]

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Top Plastic Surgery Options for Men

Posted May 13, 2013

Plastic surgery has always been a popular service among women. However, in the last few years the amount of men seeking plastic surgery has also increased. The procedures that men are undergoing the most include: Liposuction According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), this procedure is the most popular form of plastic surgery […]

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More Dads Looking to BOTOX® Cosmetic

Posted March 12, 2013

It is not uncommon for people to think of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation as something only women consider. However, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, over 320,000 men received BOTOX® Cosmetic injections in 2012, indicating that men, as well as women, are interested in looking their absolute best.

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Is Your BOTOX® Cosmetic from the USA?

Posted February 20, 2013

The US Food and Drug Administration recently urged plastic surgeons and other physicians to make sure the BOTOX® Cosmetic they are treating their patients with is purchased from the USA. This past December, the FDA issued a warning to 350 medical practices that they may have received BOTOX Cosmetic from foreign countries, which would mean the BOTOX was unapproved by the FDA.

In the US, drugs and medical devices are regulated by the FDA. When the FDA approves something like BOTOX, it means:

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