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Category: Mommy Makeover


Tummy Tuck or Liposuction? Which One Is Right for Me?

Posted May 30, 2016

Liposuction or Tummy Tuck?With the summer season upon us, many women become more self-conscious about the flaws in their body. Mothers especially may feel uncomfortable in the summer clothes and swimsuits they used to wear before pregnancy and childbirth.

At Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery, tummy tuck and liposuction are both popular options for our mommy makeover patients. Each procedure helps you achieve different results.…

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Can Stretch Marks be Prevented?

Posted April 19, 2016

If you have stretch marks following pregnancy, call board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation to learn about treatment optionsStretch marks are a result of skin stretching at a rate too fast for elastin fibers to keep up with. This can occur during puberty and growth spurts or during periods of rapid growth such as pregnancy. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology suggests that 90% of women will develop stretch marks during their sixth or seventh month of pregnancy – even if balms and preventive measures are utilized.…

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Rejuvenate Your Upper Body with Breast Lift Surgery

Posted April 05, 2016

To learn how breast lift surgery can rejuvenate your entire upper body, call (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation with board-certified Los Angeles breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’TooleFor many women, breasts simply sag over time. Add to that pregnancy, nursing, and weight fluctuations, and a sagging breast tissue can become a serious issue detracting from the contours of the entire upper body. If you are struggling with sagging breast tissue and/or excess skin in the chest, now is the time to call board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr.…

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Wow at the Beach with Mommy Makeover Surgery

Posted March 29, 2016

To schedule your obligation and cost-free mommy makeover consultation with board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole, call (626) 689-7800 todayAs we approach the summer months, moms throughout the Los Angeles area will begin to get children swim-ready. But what about the moms themselves? Don’t they, too, deserve to be ready for warmer weather and the more revealing clothes that accompany it? Board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole believes so – and is pleased to offer mommy makeover options that are personalized for each mom, enabling optimal correction of problem areas and natural-looking results that you will be proud to show the world.…

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Springtime Body Contouring

Posted February 08, 2016

If you are considering body contouring in Pasadena or surrounding areas, call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation todayWith spring approaching, warmer days are just ahead – and if you are uncomfortable with the shape or size of your body, now is the time to start considering your options. Board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole offers a wide range of body contouring options that can trim and tone nearly any part of your frame to get you ready to show off your tight new contours just in time for summer.…

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Why is Tummy Tuck Commonly Included in a Mommy Makeover?

Posted January 27, 2016

To learn if a tummy tuck should be included in your mommy makeover, call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation todayPregnancy causes abdominal muscles to separate. This is essential to make room for your growing baby. It is also something that can prove next to impossible to reverse after your child has been born – even with consistent core exercises. In addition to separated muscles, fat deposits containing essential nutrients for babies in utero tends to accumulate in the abdominal area as well.…

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When Should I Consider a Mommy Makeover?

Posted September 16, 2015

If you are unhappy with the way pregnancy has altered your body, you may be an ideal mommy makeover candidate. Board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole would be happy to meet with you free of both cost and obligation to discuss your concerns, cover your options, and help you choose if a mommy makeover can help you reach your goals.

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What Pregnancy Does to the Abdominal Area

Posted November 03, 2014

Three primary things happen in the abdominal area during pregnancy:

  • Stomach muscles separate
  • Fat accumulates in the lower belly
  • Skin is stretched

All of these things are necessary. They may also, however, prove very difficult to bounce back from.

If you are unhappy with the way pregnancy has impacted your midsection, Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr.…

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Breast Enhancement after Children

Posted July 29, 2014

If you are unhappy with the way pregnancy and nursing have impacted the appearance and comfort of your breasts, it may be time to consider your options. No matter if you are considering a stand-alone solution or a complete mommy makeover, board-certified Los Angeles breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole welcomes an opportunity to meet with you and discuss your concerns, assess your frame, and help you determine the best way to restore beauty and comfort to your body.…

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Can Fat Removed Through Body Contouring Come Back?

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.

While fat removal is permanent, there is no procedure that can prevent future accumulation if you do not take steps to maintain your results.…

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