A mommy makeover is a popular term that is used for a combination of several cosmetic surgery procedures when they are done during one surgical session. It refers to women who have lost their pre-pregnancy figure and would like to get it back. For most women, pregnancy stretches their body to such an extent that it never goes back to its original position. The abdomen and breasts are the most affected especially after breast feeding. When a woman is finished having children and has made a concerted effort to lose weight and tighten muscles through diet and exercise but has not achieved the desired results, a mommy makeover with our trusted plastic surgeon in Folsom may be the solution.
The main procedures involved in a mommy makeover in Folsom are typically a tummy tuck, a breast lift or augmentation and liposuction for fat removal. At our practice in Folsom, you can customize your procedures to achieve your expectations.
A tummy tuck rebuilds firmness to the abdomen. The muscles are tightened as much as possible so your stomach will keep its shape as long as possible, and the excess skin is removed. There are several tummy tuck procedures, including full abdominoplasty and a belt lipectomy, among others.
There are two procedures that provide breast enhancement. A breast lift is suitable for some women. It will lift the position of the breasts and reposition the nipple. This may be all you need if your breasts have not lost volume but have sagged a little and you would like them to be a little higher.
Breast augmentation involves breast implants. These may be needed for women who have lost volume along with sagging. They add fullness, firmness and projection and can be done alone or along with a breast lift, depending on how you want to customize your mommy makeover.
Liposuction is often done along with a tummy tuck because there may be pockets of fat that are not removed with exercise, especially around the waist. It adds definition to the abdomen and compliments the tummy tuck and breast enhancement.
We recommend considering a mommy makeover about six months after delivery and after you finish breastfeeding. This procedure is for women who want to return to their post-pregnancy figure and are not able to achieve it through exercise and diet.
When you have a consultation with our Folsom specialist, you can explain your expectations and learn more about the different procedures that are combined in a mommy makeover. You can discuss your options and customize the procedures you and our plastic surgeon decide are your best options.
Here’s your chance to reclaim your pre-baby body. At Nuance Cosmetic Surgery, our trusted plastic surgeon can help you decide if a mommy makeover is right for you. Contact our office in Folsom today to schedule your consultation and learn more.