Nothing is more beautiful than motherhood, but the physical toll of pregnancy and breastfeeding can leave you with a body you no longer recognize. After you have finished having children, a mommy makeover can help you feel like yourself again.
The term refers to a comprehensive treatment plan done to restore you to your pre-pregnancy figure.
A typical mommy makeover involves breast augmentation, tummy tuck and liposuction to other areas of concern. Your treatment plan is not a one-size-fits-all, however. Our surgeons have extensive experience with mommy makeovers and work with you to personalize a surgical plan to accomplish your goals.
Our state-of-the-art facility is fully accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities. We even go beyond the requirements of accreditation by providing board-certified anesthesiologists and nurses who are all certified in advanced cardiac life support. Read more about our surgical facility with the most advanced surgical technology.
Below are some of our most popular procedures for mommy makeover patients. With Vectra 3D Imaging, you can see exactly how you will look after face and breast surgeries. No more guesswork – feel confident that you will get the results you want.
While it’s safe to get pregnant after body shaping procedures, patients enjoy best results when they seek treatment after they have decided against additional pregnancies.
Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
An abdominoplasty can restore a thinner, more youthful contour to your tummy and waistline. You can sit down without that uncomfortable “belly roll,” and your clothes will fit better. It’s the most popular mommy makeover procedure.
During pregnancy, the abdominal muscles often become stretched and need to be repaired. During a tummy tuck, your surgeon corrects this condition, removes excess fat using liposuction, and removes any lax skin. If you only have excess fat in the abdominal area, you may only require liposuction or SmartLipo.
Liposuction can be performed on other areas of the body besides the abdomen. The result is a slimmer, smoother contour without the stubborn pockets of fat that often remain after pregnancy. Our patients have shared with us that they have reduced by 4-8 sizes or even more!
Areas that are commonly treated during a mommy makeover include the arms, love handles, back, buttocks, thighs, knees, and calves.
If you have no stretched abdominal muscles or lax skin, abdominal liposuction may be sufficient to help you lose as much as 4-6 inches from your waistline or 2-4 dress sizes. It’s a very thorough treatment of the entire midsection of the body from just below the breasts/pectoralis muscles to the sides of the breasts and down to the hip rolls, flanks, and pubic area.
If you have minimal excess fat and cellulite, SmartLipo is a laser-assisted liposuction technique that can give you an improved shape and contour without the scarring and recovery time required of traditional liposuction. This skin tightening procedure uses laser technology and tiny incisions to remove stubborn pockets of fat. Some patients have even reduced by a dress size as a result.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding especially affect the appearance of the breasts. For many women, sagging occurs after pregnancy, and there is no exercise routine that will restore them to their pre-pregnancy appearance. A breast lift is the best way to raise your breasts higher on the chest. Your breasts will look very much like they did before gravity took its toll.
The surgeons at H/K/B are well-known breast surgery experts with many years of training, experience, and over hundreds of breast augmentation surgeries performed. Most women who receive breast augmentation with a mommy makeover have a combination breast lift with breast implants. This allows the surgeon to lift the breasts while also reshaping them and increasing their size.
A breast reduction will provide you with smaller breasts in the size you prefer. Not only will this surgery improve your posture, reduce back/neck/shoulder pain, and allow you to be more active comfortably, but it will also give you a more proportional figure. Dresses will especially fit better because the top and bottom of your body will be more balanced.
Brazilian Butt Lift
The Brazilian butt lift isn’t just for people who feel their buttocks are too flat, and it isn’t just for people who want to look like Jennifer Lopez or Kim Kardashian. The majority of women who opt for this procedure do so because the buttocks and outer thighs need a lift due to skin laxity or sagging. The result is a youthful contour in proportion with the rest of the body.
At H/K/B, we perform the Brazilian butt lift using fat grafts from your own body, as well as other state-of-the-art techniques, such as implants.
If you have a particular concern about your appearance but are unsure which procedure might improve it, call us for a consultation.
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