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Category: Preparing for Surgery


Breast Reduction and Flexible Spending Accounts

Posted December 09, 2015

 If you have overly large breasts, your FSA may cover breast reduction surgery. Call board-certified Pasadena Plastic Surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 to learn moreBreasts 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 large and uncomfortable breasts, please call board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr.…

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Why Choose a Board-Certified Breast Surgeon?

Posted April 02, 2015

If you are considering breast surgery, here’s something important to keep in mind: anyone, and that means anyone with a medical degree can call himself a “cosmetic surgeon” and offer breast augmentation, lift, reduction, and reconstruction. Even if this surgeon has no formal training in breast surgery or related cosmetic procedures, he can perform complex and delicate breast operations without fear of reprisal.…

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Wintertime is the Best Time for Plastic Surgery

Posted December 16, 2014

The cooler winter months offer the ideal time to undergo a plastic surgery procedure. If you have been considering body contouring, breast surgery, or facial rejuvenation, call board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 to schedule a complementary consultation today.

There are two main reasons to consider plastic surgery in the winter:

  1. Cooler months lend themselves to a more relaxed lifestyle, making them perfect for your recovery period
  2. Results from most procedures can take four to six months to be fully realized

For example, if you are unhappy with your midsection, tummy tuck surgery may be the best solution.…

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Why Choose a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon?

Posted October 28, 2014

There are hundreds of surgeons who offer aesthetic procedures in the Los Angeles area. And while your selection should be based on a number of personal factors, one thing that should be consistent in your search is an absolute insistence on board-certification.

Anyone with a medical degree can use the title “cosmetic surgeon.” Only those who are board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) can call themselves plastic surgeons.…

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Preparing for Tummy Tuck Surgery

Posted July 21, 2014

During your tummy tuck planning phase at Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Martin O’Toole will carefully explain steps you need to take before your procedure to help minimize risks and increase positive results. We encourage you to ask any questions you have during this time to ensure you are completely comfortable with what is required before your procedure.…

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Choosing the Right Los Angeles Breast Surgeon

Posted May 20, 2014

There are no small number of surgeons in Los Angeles offering breast surgery such as augmentation and lift, but it is very important to remember that not all of them are equally qualified.

Bearing in mind that your choice of breast surgeon will play a role in your safety and comfort as well as the final results of your procedure, taking time to choose the right one just makes sense.…

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Choosing a Breast Surgeon in Los Angeles

Posted February 27, 2014

If you are looking for a Los Angeles breast surgeon, you have no doubt found there are a multitude of choices. Bear in mind that not all breast surgeons are equally suited to provide you with the amazing results you deserve. Taking your time in choosing the best breast surgeon for you can make all the difference in the world.…

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What Foods Should I Eat Before Surgery?

Posted October 21, 2013

Fruits and vegetables on dark woodAs times progress, elective surgery is becoming increasingly popular. Whether surgery is elective or deemed necessary, your diet can affect your procedure and even the healing process to come. Making proactive food choices can reduce difficulties during surgery and even contribute to quicker postoperative healing.

Several days or even weeks prior to surgery, make foods rich in protein and low-fat dairy products a part of your diet.…

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Financing Your Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Procedure

Posted October 15, 2013

Plastic surgery is not a luxury that should be reserved only for those with disposable incomes. Neither is it something that you want to have performed at discount prices.

Individual options such as breast augmentation and combined procedures such as a complete mommy makeover should only be trusted to a board-certified plastic surgeon who utilizes accredited surgical facilities to help ensure your comfort and satisfaction.…

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