The Importance of Wearing a Compression Bra After Breast Surgery

One of the exciting things about planning breast surgery is dreaming of the ways you will dress your newly improved bust. But before you can shop for new bras, you will be outfitted in a compression bra for a few weeks. This compression bra is nothing glamorous — it resembles a sports bra — but it plays an important role in your healing and overall results. Dr. A.J. Khalil will... Read More

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. Have all the facts Knowledge is empowering! Feeling prepared and... Read More

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. You won’t lose a lot of weight. Although you might lose a couple of pounds after tummy tuck, don’t expect your weight to change significantly.... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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. Overhaul Your Diet and Exercise Routine The healthier and stronger you are... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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