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Category: Laser Technology


Can My Tattoo Be Removed?

Posted June 01, 2017

O'Toole Tattoo Removal Patient before and after photos

What Will Affect My Tattoo Removal?

Although getting “inked” continues to grow in popularity, tattoo removal is just as common. According to Webmd.com, nearly 30 percent of people have tattoos, and among those people, about 25 percent regret getting them. If you are experiencing buyer’s remorse for your tattoo, you may be wondering which types of tattoos are easier to remove and which are harder to treat.

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Tattoo Regret

Posted September 20, 2013

For the last decade or so, getting a tattoo has become more popular for both men and women. From biblical verses to large works of art covering an entire leg or even the back, tattoos can be seen everywhere. Because getting “tatted” is more commonly done when people are younger (age 18 to early 20s), sometimes as they age, the tattoo they were so excited to display in their youth no longer represents who they are today.…

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Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Posted August 19, 2013

Regardless of the season, having smooth, hair-free skin is something that both men and women alike seek. From unwanted facial hair, to excessive body hair, it seems that everyone has at least one area that he/she would like to treat with a more permanent hair removal procedure.

Shaving, waxing, tweezing, and threading just doesn’t seem to cut it anymore.…

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CO2 Laser Resurfacing Pasadena

Posted July 05, 2012

Non-surgical cosmetic technology has grown leaps and bounds with the improvement of new products and techniques. CO2 laser resurfacing is one of the most advanced laser resurfacing tools for lessening and diminishing a variety of skin irregularities. I offer this state-of-the-art procedure at Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery.

CO2, or carbon dioxide, is a gas that has been used for various skin problems.…

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Laser Tattoo Removal Pasadena

Posted February 20, 2012

Whether it’s an ex-lovers name or a questionable piece of art you had from your youth, tattoos can be an incredibly significant experience in one’s life or a very regrettable one. With the mainstream popularity of tattoos thanks in part to televisions shows like “L.A. Ink,” the rise of body art comes with consequences for some people.…

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Gwenyth Paltrow admits to “little lasers”

Posted February 11, 2012

It is quite amusing here in Southern California when celebrities feel the need to justify methods used to maintain their good looks and youthful appearance. Recently, the Orange County Register posted a blog written about Gwyneth Paltrow’s magazine article in which she admitted to having had help to maintain her looks. According to the article “She is lightly tanned and smooth skinned while avoiding the telltale waxy complexion of overdone Botox.…

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Laser Hair Removal Pasadena

Posted August 21, 2011

A popular laser we use at my Plastic Surgery practice in Pasadena is the LightSheer laser for hair removal.  It is appropriate for treating even the largest areas of the body both quickly and effectively.  A special cooling hand piece allows us to treat even the most sensitive skin.  Complete elimination of unwanted hair can be expected in just a few sessions.…

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