Why Do Women’s Breasts Sag After Pregnancy?

A woman’s breasts develop during puberty, yet that is not the only point in her life when her breasts change significantly. Pregnancy, an experience that most women go through in their lifetimes, marks another period where her breasts change in appearance. Dr. A.J. Khalil, a top Beverly Hills breast surgeon, explains what kind of changes women can expect during and after a pregnancy. How Breasts Evolve During Pregnancy Changes to... Read More

Ask Your Surgeon These Questions Before Breast Lift

No matter how perky your breasts were in your 20s, aging eventually catches up to you. Over time, you can expect to see your breasts hang lower and lower on your chest. If you miss the appealing elevation of your younger breasts, you can rejuvenate your appearance with breast lift. Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. A.J. Khalil suggests some questions that all prospective breast lift patients should ask their surgeons... Read More

When Do Most Women Choose to Get Breast Lift?

You are hardly alone if you assumed you would never have plastic surgery, but then start thinking differently as you got older. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. A.J. Khalil meets with many women who were perfectly happy with their breasts until they started to droop. In this blog, he describes the points in a woman’s life when motivation to have breast lift surgery is often highest. (more…)

How Breasts Change as They Age

Younger women often take for granted how attractive their natural breasts look. As they get older, however — particularly around menopause — they will inevitably notice a series of changes that alter the appearance of their breasts. It is common for breasts to sag, look smaller and feel less firm around the time a woman reaches middle age. In this blog, award-winning plastic surgeon Dr. A.J. Khalil reviews the reasons... 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

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

Is There an Ideal Age for Breast Lift?

Breast lift has given countless women the ability to feel confident and comfortable with their breast appearance. If you are thinking about pursuing breast lift, you may be curious whether there is an ideal age for the procedure. According to Beverly Hills plastic surgeon A.J. Khalil, there is no “right” or “wrong” age at which to consider breast lift. Every prospective candidate has her own unique needs and goals, and... Read More

What’s the Breast Lift Recovery Like?

Some of the most frequently asked questions about breast lift surgery involve the post-operative recovery phase. To better prepare you for what to expect after breast lift, Dr. A.J. Khalil has provided some general information about the recovery process here. The information is meant to help set the stage for you to experience a smooth, speedy recovery. Immediately following Surgery After surgery, Dr. Khalil will dress and bandage the surgical... 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

Breast Surgery Questions You’re Afraid to Ask

Although Dr. A.J. Khalil has heard just about every question imaginable from potential breast surgery candidates, he understands that some women feel reluctant to ask certain questions. He thought it would be helpful to blog about some of the topics that women tend to avoid. If you don’t see your question answered here, Dr. Khalil encourages you to contact him. No question or topic is off limits! How will my... Read More