Posted June 06, 2019
Most 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.…
Posted December 29, 2015
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.…
Posted September 29, 2015
The 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.…
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.…
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.…
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.…
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.…