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Category Archives: Breast Implants

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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Choosing Your Breast Implant Size: Do’s and Don’ts

One of the most important parts of your breast augmentation experience is selecting your implant size. As an experienced Beverly Hills breast augmentation surgeon, Dr. A.J. Khalil has helped many women successfully choose their implants. Below, he shares important do’s and don’ts.

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How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

If you are considering investing time and money into having breast augmentation surgery, it is normal to wonder how long implants typically last. You should have an idea of an implant’s typical lifespan before moving forward with surgery. In this blog post, Beverly Hills plastic surgeon A.J. Khalil explains how long breast implants usually last before being replaced (or removed altogether).

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Breastfeeding and Implants: What You Need to Know

Dr. A.J. Khalil sees a number of young women that wish to enhance naturally small breasts with saline or silicone implants. One concern that comes up frequently in breast augmentation consultations is that implants may interfere with future breastfeeding. In general, Dr. Khalil advises these women to proceed with confidence. While it is normal to wonder about this issue, implants categorically do not affect breastfeeding.

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