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Rhinoplasty Technique Options

Posted October 03, 2012

There are two rhinoplasty techniques utilized by Los Angeles facial plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole:

  • Closed rhinoplasty – Incisions are made on the inside of the nostrils
  • Open rhinoplasty – Incisions are made on the inside of the nostrils and along the columella, the skin separating the nostrils

The type of incision required for your rhinoplasty will depend on the issues being addressed and your aesthetic goals.…

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Ideal Nose Job Candidates

Posted October 03, 2012

If you are unhappy with the size, shape, or appearance of your nose, a nose job may be just what you have been looking for. A nose job, or rhinoplasty, is a procedure in which your nose is surgically altered to be brought into line with your other natural features. With a nose job, Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr.

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Rhinoplasty Recovery

Posted October 03, 2012

There are no hard and fast rules regarding rhinoplasty recovery. The way in which your body recovers depends very much on your natural healing ability and other factors unique to your physiology. It also depends on the particular surgical techniques required for optimal shaping of your nose.

Below are some common aspects of rhinoplasty recovery, but it is important to remember that your healing process may be slightly different.…

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Nose Surgery and Insurance

Posted October 03, 2012

Most insurance companies do not cover plastic surgery procedures due to the fact that they are generally considered elective surgery. However, if you require rhinoplasty for a medical reason such as problems with the septum or nasal passages, it is possible that your insurance company will cover part or all of your rhinoplasty procedure. This should be discussed with your insurance provider before you commit to nose surgery at our Beverly Hills plastic surgery office.…

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Male Liposuction

Posted September 14, 2012

Having a toned, firm physique is important to many men in the Los Angeles area. As a result, it is common for men living near Los Angeles to commit to a lifestyle that includes a healthy diet and plenty of exercise in order to help achieve a toned, sculpted body contour. Unfortunately, these steps are often insufficient to eliminate stubborn pockets of fat from various areas of the body.…

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Benefits of Liposuction

Posted September 14, 2012

Liposuction is an ideal way to remove excess, stubborn deposits of fat from your body. Beverly Hills liposuction surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole can use this procedure to remove fat from areas such as your:

  • Legs
  • Hips
  • Buttocks
  • Abdomen
  • Chest
  • Arms
  • Neck
  • Face

When you have deposits of fat in these areas of the body, they may fail to respond to diet and exercise alone.…

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Problems a Thigh Lift Can Fix

Posted September 14, 2012

There are a number of problems that can be addressed by a thigh lift. Often included as part of post-bariatric plastic surgery, a thigh lift can address excess skin, stubborn deposits of fat, and muscle laxity throughout your upper leg. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your thighs, Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr.

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How a Thigh Lift is Performed

Posted September 07, 2012

A thigh lift is a procedure in which excess skin is removed from your thighs to produce a toned, firm, appealing physique. Often performed as a post-bariatric plastic surgery procedure, a thigh lift can be combined with other body contouring procedures to help men and women who have lost substantial amounts of weight regain a slim and attractive appearance.…

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Cosmetic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss

Posted August 06, 2012

If you have lost a large amount of weight through bariatric surgery or another form of weight loss, you may be thrilled to finally reach your target weight, but frustrated by the toll that obesity and massive weight loss has taken on your appearance. Patients who have lost 100 pounds or more are often left with folds of loose excess skin and small, resistant fat deposits that will not respond to diet and exercise efforts.…

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Which Cosmetic Surgery Procedure is Right for Me?

Posted August 06, 2012

The right cosmetic surgery procedure for you will depend on a few different factors, including the body area you want to have treated, your cosmetic goals, and your current state of health. At Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery, we offer a wide range of cosmetic surgery procedures that can be tailored to meet your needs.

Our most popular procedures are:

  • Breast augmentation – If you are unhappy with the size or volume of your breasts, a breast augmentation can transform your figure.
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