Mommy Makeover: Cosmetic Procedure

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A Mommy Makeover is a combination of cosmetic procedures that aim to restore the appearance of your figure to its pre-pregnancy condition. Mommy Makeover is not an official name, but it accurately describes the treatment. The two main procedures in a Mommy Makeover are breast augmentation or lift and a lipoabdominoplasty. However, there are many more procedures you can have, including liposuction, cellulite removal and stretch-mark reduction.

Lipoabdominoplasty is also called a tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that permanently restore firmness to the abdomen. It is major surgery and requires serious recovery time and care. A tummy tuck is recommended for those who have tried diet and exercise to flatten their post pregnancy stomach but
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If they have lost a lot of volume, implants may be the best option because they add volume. A breast lift raises the breasts and repositions the nipple, but in order for it to look good, there needs to be some tissue still in the breast. When you have a consultation with our specialist, you may discuss incision placement because it is a key concern for placing implants.

Liposuction will remove fat, but it will not treat stretch marks or loose skin. It is commonly used in conjunction with an abdominoplasty. There are non-surgical methods for skin tightening such as prescription retinol cream that helps produce collagen as well as lasers that help build collagen. The results may not be permanent and need to be repeated every year. There are treatments that may reduce the appearance of cellulite, but it is recommended to try diet and exercise first to reduce cellulite.

Since a Mommy Makeover involves several procedures, it is important to understand the importance of taking care during the recovery time. Our specialist will discuss the time frame for seeing results, give you instructions, and help during the weeks after surgery.

If you are not sure whether you need a full tummy tuck or if liposuction you can ask our specialist and be tested to see if the muscles in your abdomen have separated, and need to be treated with a tummy

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