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Category: Septoplasty


What Are Septoplasty and Turbinectomy?

Posted June 06, 2019

close up of woman nose-img-blogMost individuals assume that rhinoplasty is only used to correct cosmetic nasal issues. While rhinoplasty is commonly performed to reduce a nasal hump, rotate an upturned or downturned nasal tip, or alter the nostrils, aesthetics is only one aspect of nasal surgery. Rhinoplasty is also performed to correct functional nasal concerns. When rhinoplasty is performed for functional reasons, specialized techniques known as septoplasty or turbinectomy are used.…

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What is the Best Placement Option for Breast Implants?

Posted December 29, 2015

If you are considering breast augmentation in the Pasadena area, call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation today

Board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole offers two breast implant placement options:

  • Subglandular – below breast tissue, but above the muscles of the chest
  • Submuscular – below both breast tissue and chest muscles

Which option is right for your needs depends entirely on your personal goals, your anatomical features, and other factors unique to your body.…

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Where can Breast Implants be Placed?

Posted September 29, 2015

If you are considering breast augmentation in Los Angeles, call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation and to learn more about your optionsThe two most typical breast implant placement options are above the muscles in the chest (subglandular) and below the muscles in the chest (submuscular). Which of these is best for your particular needs will be based on your desires, natural anatomy, and other individual considerations. The best way to learn which is right is by calling board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr.…

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Do Breast Implants Feel Real?

Posted June 24, 2015

Natural looking results are important with breast augmentation. So too are breasts that feel real and unenhanced. Board-certified Los Angeles breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole offers a range of implant and placement options to help ensure both the look and feel of your breast enlargement are ideally suited to meet your needs.

To learn more about your breast implant options, please call Dr.…

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Will Breast Implants Cause Cancer?

Posted March 27, 2015

France’s National Cancer Institute has recently required warnings be placed on silicone breast implants stating that this type of implant increases risks for anaplastic large cell lymphoma – an extremely rare type of breast cancer. According to FNCI, 18 women with silicone breast implants have been diagnosed with ALCL since 2011.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, while stating it respects the FNCI’s commitment to public health and wellness, believes this warning may stir “unnecessary panic,” particularly given the rarity of this disease.…

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Which Breast Implant is Right for You?

Posted January 15, 2015

Your choice of breast implant will have a direct impact on the look and feel of your breast augmentation procedure. Even when implants are placed below the muscles in the chest, their filling and shape will produce unique contours and specific results.

The best way to learn which type of breast implant is right for you is by calling Pasadena breast surgeon Dr.…

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Saline Breast Implants

Posted August 05, 2014

Los Angeles breast surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole understands that no two women are the same. And, in order to meet the varied needs of each of our patients, Dr. O’Toole offers a variety of breast augmentation options – among which is the type of breast implant ideally suited to meet your physical and aesthetic desires.

Saline breast implants are the only type of implant available to women under the age of 22, but often continue to be an attractive option even when other types of breast implants become available.…

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