Posted July 14, 2015
A recent increase in the number of bariatric surgeries in the United States has kindled a surge in post bariatric body contouring procedures. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons – of which Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole is a member – massive weight loss surgeries have resulted in an increased demand for liposuction, tummy tuck, arm lift, and breast lift surgery among others.
Posted April 14, 2015
If you are unhappy with the size or shape of your body, it may be time to discuss your body contouring options with board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole. Paying close attention to your concerns and listening carefully to your desires, Dr. O’Toole can customize your body contouring treatments to produce a look you will love. Please call (626) 689-7800 today to schedule your free consultation and let us get started on helping you reach your cosmetic goals.
Posted January 22, 2015
A recently published study suggests that newer liposuction techniques are capable of producing longer-lasting results. According to the study’s authors, techniques such as SmartLipo™ allow for more complete removal of fat and better retraction of skin. This helps produce an exquisitely toned appearance that can last for several years with only minimal upkeep. These results were based on 20 years of research on over 4,000 liposuction patients.
Posted June 12, 2014
Fat is not self-regenerating. Once removed by Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole, it cannot come back. This holds true for fat removed during tummy tuck surgery, a mommy makeover, or even a simple liposuction procedure. Fat removal is permanent.
Posted March 17, 2014
Board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole provides customized mommy makeover procedures to women living throughout Southern California. This procedure addresses the areas of the body most impacted by pregnancy and often includes treatments such as:
Posted February 14, 2014
Tummy tuck surgery is designed to trim, tone, and sculpt your entire midsection. To accomplish this, board-certified Los Angeles tummy tuck surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole may need to remove excess deposits of fat from the abdominal area. If stubborn fat deposits threaten to obscure your tummy tuck results, liposuction will certainly be an option Dr. O’Toole explores.
Posted November 06, 2013
Gynecomastia has a number of more colorful names: Moobs, man-boobs, and he-breasts being among them. But despite the silly nature of these names, gynecomastia is no laughing matter.
Posted November 05, 2013
Bariatric surgery can allow for significant weight loss in a relatively short period of time. Unfortunately, when you lose large amounts of weight in this way, loose and saggy skin are an unavoidable consequence. Excess skin is difficult to remove through diet and exercise alone, leading many people to look for post-bariatric surgery body contouring procedures to maximize weight loss results.
Posted October 15, 2013
SmartLipo™ is an incredibly effective and minimally invasive form of laser liposuction. The use of a laser is beneficial in liquefying fat cells, making them easier to remove and thereby enhancing your results. As one of the first plastic surgeons in the San Gabriel Valley to utilize this advanced technology, Dr. Martin O’Toole has seen firsthand the benefits offered by SmartLipo, and is pleased to offer this service to men and women throughout our area.
Posted August 19, 2013
Pregnancy and nursing can change your body in ways that diet and exercise will never fully address. Physical postpartum changes can impact your clothing options, make daily activities less pleasurable, and even contribute to emotional duress, and these issues may even continue to present challenges well into the future. For these reasons and more, many women in Los Angeles look to the mommy makeover procedure for a full physical transformation.