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A Family Affair: Dr. Adam O’Toole Returns to California and Joins Father at Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery

Posted October 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2021 A Family Affair: Dr. Adam O’Toole Returns to California and Joins Father at Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery Renowned Pasadena plastic surgeon welcomes son to his distinguished practice   PASADENA, CA – Adam O’Toole, M.D., a double board-certified plastic surgeon, has returned to Los Angeles. He joins his father, long-esteemed and double […]

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Drs. Martin and Adam O’Toole Named Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors

Posted September 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 Drs. Martin and Adam O’Toole Named Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors PASADENA, CA – Double board certified plastic surgeon Martin O’Toole, M.D. and board eligible Adam O’Toole, M.D. were recently featured in Pasadena Magazine‘s 2021 Top Doctors. Each year, Pasadena Magazine surveys the medical professional community to pick the most trusted doctors in the Pasadena area. The Magazine seeks their opinions about […]

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Summer Skin Care Starts with Don’t Fry Day

Posted May 25, 2016

Memorial Weekend marks the beginning of summer for most of us. School is out. The days are longer. And we spend more time out in the sun. It is a perfect time to think about your summer skin care routine, which should include daily sun protection. The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has declared […]

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Will Ibuprofen Increase Bleeding Risks after Breast Augmentation?

Posted April 28, 2016

It has long been believed that ibuprofen and other NSAIDs increased risks of excessive bleeding when taken before or after breast augmentation. However, a new research review published in the April 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® has found that not to be the case. In fact, according to researchers, ibuprofen offers a safe and effective alternative to long-term use of more powerful prescription pain medications.

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Can Stretch Marks be Prevented?

Posted April 19, 2016

Stretch 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 […]

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Antidepressants and Plastic Surgery Recovery

Posted January 05, 2016

Will antidepressants slow or complicate your recovery from breast augmentation, liposuction, or another plastic surgery procedure? Conventional wisdom says yes, but new research suggests this may not be the case. An analysis of six studies looking into increased risks for bleeding after plastic surgery found that results were inconsistent at best. In fact, the authors […]

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Breast Reduction and Flexible Spending Accounts

Posted December 09, 2015

Breasts that are overly large and heavy can cause a range of physical discomforts. In some cases, these discomforts can be extreme, resulting in significant limitations and even shortening lifespan. When this is the case, your FSA or HSA may be able to be used for breast reduction surgery. If you are suffering from overly […]

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The Importance of Mammograms

Posted October 20, 2015

Mammograms save lives. Every year, more than 231,000 women are diagnosed with invasive forms of breast cancer. Over 60,000 in situ cases are diagnosed every year as well. A surprising majority of these cases occur in women with no family history of the disease and more than 40,000 women will lose their lives in 2015 […]

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Plastic Surgery for Men on the Rise

Posted October 16, 2015

More and more men are beginning to look to plastic surgery to address issues as varied as stubborn fat deposits and premature signs of aging. If you are a man who is unhappy with any aspect of his body, board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole welcomes an opportunity to meet with you free of […]

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Best Age for Plastic Surgery

Posted August 20, 2015

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, men and women between the ages of 50 and 64 account for nearly 25% of the plastic surgery procedures performed in the United States every year. This same group accounts for nearly 33% of all nonsurgical cosmetic treatments as well. While these numbers tend to drop […]

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