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Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills

Tips To Mentally Prepare Yourself for Plastic Surgery

Over the years, our Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. A.J. Khalil, has blogged about physically preparing for plastic surgery by eating a healthy diet, exercising and getting plenty of sleep. But mental and emotional preparation is just as important as the physical preparation. In today’s post, Dr. Khalil offers suggestions to mentally prepare yourself for an upcoming plastic surgery procedure.

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Tummy Tuck in Beverly Hills

Tummy Tuck Secrets You May Not Know

If you are thinking about having tummy tuck, it is essential to consider everything from the benefits to preparing for surgery to recovery and aftercare. In this post, board-certified plastic surgeon A.J. Khalil reveals a few tummy tuck secrets you may not be aware of.

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Why Breast Augmentation Was the Most Popular Cosmetic Procedure of 2019

One of the perks of living in Southern California is that thanks to the warm climate, it is virtually always “tank top” weather. Because we can get away with wearing body conscious clothing year-round, breast augmentation is a popular procedure at Dr. A.J. Khalil’s Beverly Hills plastic surgery practice.

But it’s not just women in the west who are getting their breasts augmented to look better in their clothing. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s 2019 statistics, breast augmentation is actually the most popular surgical procedure in the entire country, and it has been the top procedure since 2006!

In this post, Dr. Khalil breaks down a few of the reasons why so many women choose to undergo breast augmentation.

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Breast Augmentation in Beverly Hills

Why Do the Same Size Implants Look Different on Different Women?

One of the most challenging decisions you face as a breast augmentation patient is picking the size of your implants. If you are like many other patients, you value the advice of trusted friends and family members who have implants and are happy with their results.

The problem with trusting other women to help you pick out your breast implants is that the same size implants can look very different on different women. Just because your best friend loves the size of her implants does not mean that size will look the same on your body. Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil reveals why.

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Body Contouring in Beverly Hills

3 Reasons to Consider Plastic Surgery After Significant Weight Loss

If you battled with your weight for years and finally achieved your weight loss goals through sensible lifestyle changes or bariatric surgery, you should be proud of yourself. Overcoming obesity benefits your health in countless ways. Unfortunately, it might be hard to feel joy or pride if you have the uncomfortable reminder of your previous size: folds of redundant, loose skin.

Plastic surgery after weight loss, known as post-bariatric body contouring or skin removal surgery, treats loose skin so it fits your leaner, healthier body underneath. Folds of excess skin are removed and the remaining skin is tightened and re-draped over the body’s contours to create a smoother and more attractive physique.

Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil shares three reasons to consider plastic surgery after weight loss.

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Breast Augmentation in Beverly Hills

Can Breast Implants Look Natural?

Every breast augmentation patient has her own individual idea of what she would like to look like after surgery. Some patients want a dramatic makeover in the hopes that others will notice their enhanced breasts. Others want a subtle boost in breast volume and cleavage, but not enough to draw a lot of attention. Both are very attainable goals that require different approaches.

If you fall into the camp of wanting natural-looking breast implants, read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil explains how to achieve your goal.

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Gynecomastia Surgery

Preparing for Male Breast Reduction

Are you thinking about undergoing male breast reduction but have some nerves or anxiety about the surgery? Being well-prepared can help you feel more confident and increase your chances of a smooth procedure and recovery. Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil, a sought-after male breast reduction surgeon in Beverly Hills, shares his best tips for preparing for surgery.

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Mommy Makeover Benefits

Reasons to Treat Yourself to a Mommy Makeover

There is no denying that pregnancy, childbirth and nursing can take a huge toll on your body. After having children, you might feel self-conscious or embarrassed by sagging, deflated breasts, an abdominal pooch and excess body fat. Unfortunately, as a busy mother, you probably do not have as much time as you need to exercise regularly or follow a strict diet to achieve your ideal physique.

If you do not plan to have any more children, you might want to consider undergoing a mommy makeover. This is a combination of procedures can reverse the effects of pregnancy and nursing and help you recapture the slim, youthful figure you enjoyed before kids. Most mommy makeovers include breast lift or augmentation with tummy tuck; other procedures like liposuction can be added to a mommy makeover to enhance the results. Often the procedures are combined into a single operation, so you can achieve your ultimate outcomes sooner than you would if the procedures were performed separately.

Although mommy makeover is an involved process, most women feel the benefits are well worth it. Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil reveals three key reasons to treat yourself to a mommy makeover.

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Breast Lift Scarring

Will I Have Scarring After Breast Lift?

Scars are visible reminders of both positive and negative life events, like illnesses, injuries and having children. In the case of breast lift, scars are a reminder of the pursuit of perky, youthful breasts.

Beverly Hills breast lift surgeon A.J. Khalil knows his patients want the best scars possible. He is extremely conscientious about incision placement and scar management. If you are interested in breast lift, he will help you understand how to get the lightest scars possible.

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Mini Tummy Tuck vs. Full Tummy Tuck

Mini Tummy Tuck vs. Full Tummy Tuck

Tummy tuck — known medically as abdominoplasty — is a highly effective cosmetic surgical procedure for people looking to tighten up their midsection. Popular among women who have given birth, the tummy tuck is a great way to remove sagging, excess skin and tighten muscle tissue.

Dr. A.J. Khalil is one of the top board-certified plastic surgeons in the Southern California area. Having spent years perfecting his craft in beautiful Beverly Hills, Dr. Khalil is more than happy to sit down and discuss what tummy procedure is best for you.

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