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

Do You Need a Breast Lift after Removing Implants?

As the years pass, some women with breast implants decide they no longer want large breasts. For personal or medical reasons, they make the decision to remove their implants. In these cases, a common concern is how the breasts will look after removing (a.k.a., explanting) the implants. The surgery can go one of two ways: either the breasts will look smaller after surgery yet still retain a good shape, or... 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

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

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

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 breast augmentation surgeon in Beverly Hills, Dr. A.J. Khalil has helped many women successfully choose their implants. Below, he shares important do’s and don’ts. Do: Be Honest with Yourself Take some time to think about your goals, and how your personality and lifestyle complement your desired outcomes. If you want extra-large... Read More

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