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What is Mommy Makeover Surgery?

A mommy makeover typically involves a combination of cosmetic surgery procedures that can help restore a patient’s pre-pregnancy figure. 

The procedure often has a special focus on the abdomen and breasts. Commonly, a mommy makeover includes a tummy tuck, liposuction of the upper arms, abdomen, or thighs, and a breast procedure such as a lift, reduction, or augmentation.

The term “mommy makeover” has become popular in recent years, but the procedures that it involves have had a successful and long history. Remarkable, dignified, and board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Roger Tsai provides mommy makeover surgery to patients in West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA, and surrounding communities.

When to Undergo a Mommy Makeover?

A woman may consider a mommy makeover if the pregnancy has affected the size and shape of her breasts adversely, she has a lax abdomen and stretch marks, and there are pockets of fat in various areas of the body such as the thighs, arms, and waist that do not respond to diet and exercise.

Developing a Customized Treatment Plan

During the pre-op consultation, the patient and the surgeon can discuss the number and types of procedures that are required. Breastfeeding and pregnancy can cause various physical changes and there are a number of procedures to choose from, such as:

The surgeon can also advise certain skin rejuvenation procedures as a part of the mommy makeover. The inclusion of non-surgical procedures can make the treatment less invasive.

Advantages

The most prominent benefit of a mommy makeover is that it can treat various body parts simultaneously, and the patient can decide which areas she wants addressed. After a mommy makeover, she can see various aesthetic improvements such as:

  • Decrease in cellulite and stretch marks
  • A tighter and sleeker figure
  • Better defined muscles
  • Mitigation of surplus skin
  • Smoother skin due to increased collagen production
  • A figure that is similar to the body prior to pregnancy

Improvement in Health

Mommy makeovers are mainly used for aesthetic purposes, but they can also provide health benefits. Firstly, surplus skin can be uncomfortable and cause chafing and discomfort. In extreme cases, it can cause infections. These health complications can be reduced through procedures such as tummy tuck.

Secondly, oversized breasts can be very uncomfortable. Mommy makeovers may include breast reduction procedure which can help address this condition. Lastly, aesthetic surgery can be the trigger to start a healthy lifestyle. A slimmer, younger-looking figure can inspire a patient to eat healthier and exercise regularly.

Improvement in Confidence Levels

Your enhanced body will provide you with a better sense of self-assurance. This can mean a vast change in your professional, social, and personal life. Your objective should be to identify a surgeon with significant experience in performing mommy makeovers.

Outstanding and cordial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Roger Tsai receives patients from West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA, and other cities and towns in this part of the country for mommy makeover surgery.

For more information on cosmetic plastic surgery procedures and treatments by Beverly Hills board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Roger Tsai, MD please click here or call us at 310.276.1190.Taking patients from Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Orange County, Southern California and other surrounding cities.

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