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Facial Liposuction: When Is It Appropriate?

As mentioned in Dr. A.J. Khalil’s last blog post about body contouring, liposuction is a commonly used way to get rid of unwanted body fat. Many of our patients are surprised to learn that liposuction is also extremely effective (and safe) for slimming certain areas of the face. Typically, a facial liposuction procedure only removes a few ounces of fat but still produces great results.

Below, Dr. Khalil explains what you need to know about facial liposuction and its usefulness. 

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Signs You’re a Candidate for Body Contouring

Body contouring surgery is a fantastic way to refine areas or features that make you feel self-conscious, such as “love handles” or a “muffin top.” But body contouring isn’t right for everyone and some people won’t see great results with surgery.

If you are unsure whether body contouring surgery is appropriate for your particular needs, this blog post is for you. Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil clarifies some of the relevant criteria.

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Recovery Advice Breast Implant Patients Shouldn’t Ignore

If you are planning to undergo breast augmentation, you may find yourself overwhelmed with recovery advice from well-meaning friends and family. Some of this advice may be specific to their own experiences and therefore not relate to your surgery. If that is the case, you can probably nod, smile and then politely ignore the advice.

But what you should never ignore is information that comes directly from Dr. A.J. Khalil and your surgical team, including the following:

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Breast Augmentation after 40: Special Considerations

Plenty of women pursue breast augmentation in their 40s and beyond. Often these women have finished having children and find themselves with more time to pursue their personal cosmetic goals. Some want to restore the breast volume they lost to pregnancy.

Dr. A.J. Khalil has a few tips for interested candidates in their 40s and older to help them get the most out of their breast augmentation.

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Erasing Signs of Facial Aging without Surgery

In the past, if a patient visited a plastic surgeon complaining of visible signs of aging, the solution was generally a surgical procedure. However, leading plastic surgeons like Dr. A.J. Khalil have more treatment options than ever to remedy wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin and other signs of aging. Here, Dr. Khalil explains some of the ways he can erase signs of facial aging without surgery.

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Why Fall and Winter Are the Perfect Months to Undergo Facial Rejuvenation

Dr. A.J. Khalil, respected Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, can’t think of a bad time of year for his patients to pursue facial rejuvenation. However, there are distinct advantages to scheduling surgery during the fall and winter months.

Here, Dr. Khalil explains why he sees a surge of patients scheduling facelift, neck lift, eyelid surgery and similar procedures around this time of year.

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Adding Implants to a Breast Lift: Yay or Nay?

Breast lift, or mastopexy, involves lifting sagging or drooping breasts higher on the chest in a more youthful position. Many of the women seeking breast lift with Dr. A.J. Khalil are unhappy with how pregnancy and breastfeeding changed their breasts, whereas other breast lift candidates never liked their breasts — perhaps due to genetic factors — or developed sagging after weight fluctuations.

During breast lift, Dr. Khalil lifts the breast tissue, removes excess skin and relocates the nipple-areolar complex higher on the breast mound. The result is perkier breasts that look more youthful.

If you are mostly happy with the size of your breasts (but not the sagging), breast lift alone is probably right for you. Another option is to add breast implants to the breast lift procedure. Here are some signs that it might be beneficial to add saline or silicone implants to your breast lift:  

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Tummy Tuck vs. Lipo: Which Is Right for You?

Have you spent months trying popular “flat belly” diet and exercise tricks, but not seen the results you desire? Are you ready to explore your plastic surgery options for a flatter abdomen? Dr. A.J. Khalil, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, offers liposuction and tummy tuck, both of which can create the appearance of a tighter and more toned abdomen. Read on to learn about the differences between the two procedures.

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Top 5 Reasons You Should See a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

As you narrow your search for a qualified plastic surgeon, Beverly Hill plastic surgeon Dr. A.J. Khalil encourages you to limit your options to board certified plastic surgeons only. Working with a board certified plastic surgeon reduces your risks of surgery and maximizes your chances for success. Here, Dr. Khalil shares the top five reasons why board certification matters.

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Breast Surgery Questions You’re Afraid to Ask

Although Dr. A.J. Khalil has heard just about every question imaginable from potential breast surgery candidates, he understands that some women feel reluctant to ask certain questions. He thought it would be helpful to blog about some of the topics that women tend to avoid. If you don’t see your question answered here, Dr. Khalil encourages you to contact him. No question or topic is off limits!

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