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Category: Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Springtime Body Contouring

Posted February 08, 2016

If you are considering body contouring in Pasadena or surrounding areas, call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 for a free consultation todayWith spring approaching, warmer days are just ahead – and if you are uncomfortable with the shape or size of your body, now is the time to start considering your options. Board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr.

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Tummy Tuck Abdominoplasty Options

Posted August 04, 2015

Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole is pleased to offer tummy tuck options, allowing for the complete personalization of your procedure. If you are considering tummy tuck surgery in the Los Angeles area, please call Dr. O’Toole at (626) 689-7800 to schedule a free consultation and learn which technique is best for your needs.


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Post Bariatric Body Contouring Increases in Popularity

Posted July 14, 2015

A recent increase in the number of bariatric surgeries in the United States has kindled a surge in post bariatric body contouring procedures. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons – of which Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole is a member – massive weight loss surgeries have resulted in an increased demand for liposuction, tummy tuck, arm lift, and breast lift surgery among others.

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Obesity Linked to Plastic Surgery Risks

Posted May 19, 2015

In a recent study released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons it was found that patients identified as obese were more likely to require emergency care following plastic surgery. The study looked at patients who had undergone tummy tuck surgery, liposuction, breast reduction, and blepharoplasty and found that those with a BMI that would quality as obese were 72 percent more likely to encounter postsurgical complications.

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What Pregnancy Does to the Abdominal Area

Posted November 03, 2014

Three primary things happen in the abdominal area during pregnancy:

  • Stomach muscles separate
  • Fat accumulates in the lower belly
  • Skin is stretched

All of these things are necessary. They may also, however, prove very difficult to bounce back from.

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Post-Bariatric Body Contouring and BMI

Posted October 14, 2014

Post-bariatric body contouring procedures such as tummy tuck and body lift can help restore shape and tone to your frame following significant weight loss. They can also help you maintain a healthy BMI over the long-term according to a study presented at the annual scientific meeting of the American Society of 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.

In Advance of Surgery

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

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Will Tummy Tuck Surgery Slim my Waist?

Posted June 24, 2014

Tummy tuck surgery addresses stubborn fat deposits and loose, sagging skin throughout the midsection. It can also be used to firm abdominal muscles that have been separated or weakened. All of these things can produce a slim and more attractive waistline.

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