13 Feb Mommy Makeovers for Immediate, Dramatic Results
The mommy makeover typically combines a tummy tuck with a breast surgery such as a breast augmentation. However, mommy makeovers – just like moms – are unique and no two are alike. A mommy makeover may also include a thigh lift, upper arm lift, and non-surgical enhancements such as laser skin therapy to address stretch marks and scarring. That’s why John Park MD Plastic Surgery specializes in helping moms regain confidence after childbirth.
Mommy Makeover Surgery – Breast Aug/Lift
The mommy makeover is a combination procedure. Many mommy makeover surgeries include a breast surgery such as a breast augmentation, breast lift, or even a breast reduction. There are many types of incisions, implants (materials, sizes, and shapes), and with so many customizable approaches it’s rare that breastfeeding becomes troublesome due to breast augmentation. There’s no reason to wait until you’ve finished having biological children for a breast augmentation.
Mommy Makeover Surgery – Tummy Tuck
The tummy tuck is also a two-part procedure. It usually includes both liposuction and an abdominoplasty (the removal of excess, saggy skin). Giving birth is an incredible time in a person’s life, and every experience is one of a kind. Everyone has a different experience, and everyone has a different amount of collagen and elastin in their body. As we age, it’s more difficult for our bodies to “snap back” after weight fluctuations.
In many cases, no amount of diet or exercise can restore a post-partum tummy into a taut and flat one. Sometimes, the patient never had a flat tummy, and that’s perfectly natural. However, a smooth, flat tummy can increase self-confidence and make clothes fit and look better. A tummy tuck involves an incision that’s hidden below the underwear line or aligned with a C-section scar. It can vary drastically in length depending on the amount of excess skin to be removed.
Mommy Makeover Surgery Downtime and Recovery
All surgeries require downtime. A mommy makeover can be somewhat invasive, and it’s important that patients have a loved one or professional available to help care for them in the days following surgery. Liposuction can also cause bruising and require “liposuction massages” to help ensure even fat re-distribution. Sometimes, compression garments for breast augmentation and/or tummy tucks need to be worn for several weeks after surgery.
Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon Dr. John Park
No surgery gives faster, more dramatic, and natural results than a mommy makeover. Stubborn fat and folds of skin can be impossible to fix with diet and exercise alone. If you want to know more about your candidacy for a mommy makeover, call John Park MD Plastic Surgery at 949-777-6883 to schedule your consultation.