Timing a Mommy Makeover after Pregnancy: How Long Should You Wait?

It is very common for women that are done having children to feel eager and excited to reclaim their pre-baby body. Mommy makeover is a fabulous way to correct the toll that pregnancy and nursing take on a woman’s body and help her “bounce back” physically and mentally after having children. If you’re thinking about mommy makeover, Dr. A.J. Khalil encourages you to time your surgery carefully. Read on as... Read More

Why More Men Are Pursuing Plastic Surgery

Historically the overwhelming majority of plastic surgery patients have been women. But according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men last year, the most popular procedures being eyelid surgery, liposuction, nose reshaping and breast reduction. Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil, a plastic surgeon serving Beverly Hills and beyond, shares his thoughts about why more men are pursuing... Read More

What Is Included in Mommy Makeover?

Having children is one of the most rewarding experiences a person can have. Unfortunately, if you have had children you may be all too familiar with the physical toll pregnancy takes on the body. If you look at old photos of yourself and wish you could return to your pre-pregnancy glory, mommy makeover may be a good option for you. Below, Beverly Hills plastic surgeon A.J. Khalil explains what is... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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. Work with the... Read More

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. Botox Perhaps the best-known... Read More

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. Most People Take Time Off Around the Holidays... Read More

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... Read More

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