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Category: Preparing for Surgery


How Can I Prepare for Tummy Tuck Surgery?

Posted May 03, 2021

3 Minute Read:  Tummy tuck surgery can be a life-changing experience. Abdominoplasty helps improve body contours by reducing excess skin and fat and tightening abdominal muscles. This results in a tighter, younger, and fitter-looking abdomen. In the weeks and days leading up to your tummy tuck surgery, there are several things you should do to […]

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How to Pack for Your Out-of-Town Plastic Surgery?

Posted April 05, 2021

3 Minute Read:  Ultimately, when choosing your plastic surgeon, you should choose the doctor with the right experience and qualifications to make you feel secure. Your choice should not be limited to your local area, as it is very likely that the best surgeon is located elsewhere.  This is why out-of-town plastic surgery is so […]

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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.

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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:

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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.

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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.

In Advance of Surgery

In advance of your tummy tuck surgery, you will need to:

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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. But with so many to choose from, how do you know what qualities a good breast surgeon should have?

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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.

What to Look for in a Breast Surgeon

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What Foods Should I Eat Before Surgery?

Posted October 21, 2013

As 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 […]

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