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Your body will go through a number of changes during pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding. For example, your breasts may lose volume and start to sag. You may also have loose skin around your midsection as a result of the fluctuation in your weight. Even if you are able to lose most of the weight you gained during your pregnancy, it may be difficult to eliminate some of the stubborn fat in your thighs, upper arms, abdomen, or back with diet and exercise alone. For these reasons, many moms consult with plastic surgeons about getting a mommy makeover.
What’s a Mommy Makeover?
This term does not refer to a specific surgical procedure, but rather a group of procedures that may be performed to help moms get their pre-baby bodies back. If you are interested in a mommy makeover, contact Wellesley Cosmetic Surgery by phone or email today.
What Does A Mommy Makeover Consist Of?
There are many procedures that can be a part of a mommy makeover, including breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction liposuction, tummy tuck, and facelift surgeries. Botox and dermal fillers may also be injected during a mommy makeover.
Many women are unhappy with their breasts after giving birth and breastfeeding. If you are one of these women, you may want to consider a breast augmentation, or lift. In a breast lift the skin is removed in order to reposition the breasts higher on the body. In a breast augmentation silicone or saline breast implants are used to increase the size of women’s breasts. Sometimes, patients may get more than one of these procedures. For instance, a patient who has small, sagging breasts may want both an augmentation with an implant and a lift.
Moms may also be interested in liposuction (also known as lipo) or a tummy tuck. Liposuction can be performed on many areas of the body, including the hips, thighs, upper arms, midsection, chin, and back. During this procedure, the surgeon will remove excess fat from the targeted area. A tummy tuck, on the other hand, can only be performed on the abdomen. This procedure involves the removal of excess fat and skin from the patient’s midsection. Moms who have stretch marks or loose skin on their stomachs may want to consider this procedure.
How Much Are Mommy Makeovers?
The first questions that many patients ask is, “What does a mommy makeover cost?” It’s difficult to answer this question because the price of mommy makeovers can vary significantly. The price will depend on the number and type of procedures included in your makeover, among many other factors. It’s important to talk to your plastic surgeon to determine how much your mommy makeover will cost, so you know what to expect.
At Wellesley Cosmetic Surgery, we offer financing plans to make paying for mommy makeovers more manageable for our patients.
How Safe Are Mommy Makeovers?
There are risks involved with every surgical procedure, including those that are a part of your mommy makeover. It’s imperative that you discuss potential risks with your plastic surgeon before deciding which procedures are right for you. It’s not possible to completely eliminate these risks, but you can certainly minimize them by choosing a board certified plastic surgeon who has experience performing mommy makeovers.
How Long is the Recovery For Mommy Makeovers?
Recovery times will vary depending on the type and number of procedures that you undergo. Fortunately, because all of the procedures will be performed at the same time, you only have to endure one recovery period. Patients should expect to feel the most pain and discomfort during the first week, but should improve within two to three weeks. The surgeon may advise that you stay in bed for the first few days after surgery, but most patients will be up and moving within a week. Most patients will not be able to lift anything heavy—including children—for six weeks after the surgery.
Patients typically make full recoveries within six weeks. However, you should never resume normal activities or return to work unless you have been cleared to do so by a doctor. To avoid complications during your recovery, it’s imperative that you follow the surgeon’s instructions closely and attend all follow-up visits.
Contact Our Plastic Surgery Practice in Wellesley, MA Today
Are you interested in a mommy makeover? Dr. Arthur Shektman is a board certified plastic surgeon that has over 20 years of experience. He and the rest of our staff are committed to helping patients achieve the most natural looking results possible.
We are proud to serve clients in Wellesley, Boston, and throughout the state of Massachusetts. Please call our office at (781)-239-0680 or visit us online today to set up a consultation.You can also reach out to us on our Facebook page. During this consultation, we will be happy to answer all of your questions and help you learn about many different treatment options.
You can also initiate an online consultation by visiting our website, submitting a photo of yourself, and describing the services you are interested in. New patients are encouraged to review the gallery of before and after photos on our website to see some of our previous work.