Breast Implant Placement: What to Know

In anticipation of your breast augmentation, you must decide where Dr. A.J. Khalil will position your implants. You have two options: above or below your pectoral (chest) muscle. Every woman has unique circumstances depending on her natural anatomy and personal preferences. Dr. Khalil’s specialty as a plastic surgeon is helping you determine the placement option that works for your needs. Above the Chest Muscle Placing breast implants above the chest... 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

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

How to Pick Your Breast Augmentation Surgeon

The decision to have breast augmentation is a very personal one, and one that you probably spent a lot of time thinking about. But it is only the first of several decisions you will have to make. The next important decision in the process is selecting the plastic surgeon to place your implants. According to Dr. A.J. Khalil, selecting a surgeon who is up to the task is one of... Read More

Picking the Best Breast Implants for Your Goals

One of the most-asked questions about breast augmentation is how to select the right pair of implants. Dr. A.J. Khalil, MD closely consults with every patient to determine her individual goals and recommend suitable implants. Here, he discusses some factors that matter when choosing breast implants. Lifestyle As you evaluate your implant choices, it can be very helpful to think about your lifestyle and occupation. Are you an athlete or... Read More

What Kind of Scars Will I Have after Breast Augmentation?

If you are contemplating breast augmentation, it is likely that you have questions or possibly concerns about the surgical scars. Many women wonder where the scars are located and how noticeable they will look once they have healed. Like most of today’s finest plastic surgeons, Dr. A.J. Khalil uses advanced techniques to minimize noticeable scarring. He wants to reassure you that you can still enjoy the benefits of breast augmentation... Read More

How Soon Can You Wear a Regular Bra after Breast Augmentation?

One of the most exciting rewards of breast augmentation is discovering how great your newly enhanced cleavage looks in a luxurious piece of lingerie. You’ll have to be patient, though, as your breasts have to heal from surgery before you can start wearing regular bras. Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil explains how soon you can start wearing regular bras after breast augmentation. Supporting the Breasts during the Initial Healing... 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

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