THE MOMMY MAKEOVER

MOMMY MAKEOVER

 

Themommymakeover is a combinationof cosmetic&aestheticproceduresforwomenthatweperformafterchildbearing andaging on theface, breasts, and body.

 

A mommymakeovergenerallyincludes;

  • Afullabdominoplasty (tummytuck), a surgicalproceduredesignedtoeliminatetheloose skin andexcessfatapparentafterchildbirth.

  • Breastsurgeries (Breastreduction, Breast Lift)

  • Liposuction   

  • Scarrevision of Caesareansection.

 

TheMommyMakeoverProcedure

 

 

A mommymakeover is a fairlystandardcombination of cosmeticsurgeryproceduresthatareperformedtogetherduring a oneoperation: a breast lift, a tummytuck, and liposuction (normally of thetummyandlower body). Theseare, in fact, themostcommonplasticsurgeryproceduresforwomenoverall. Sometimes breastaugmentation usingimplants is alsoperformed, ifnecessaryordesired, andwomenwhohave had a Caesareansectionmayoptforscarrevision.

Theseprocedurescollectivelyaddressthemostcommoneffects of birthingandbreastfeeding on a woman’s body: weightgainand skin stretching in the abdomen, andloss of firmnessandpossible “deflation” in thebreasts. Theadvantage of a mommymakeover is thattheresultsareachievedall at once, andtherecoverytimesformultipleproceduresarecombined. A womanachieves (orrecovers) the body imageshewants in onefellswoop.

 

  • Correctsagging and restore volumetobreasts

  • Improvebreastsymmetry

  • Repairstretchedorlargenipple/areola

  • Removeexcess, sagging skin fromthe abdomen

  • Repairstretchedorseparatedabdominalmuscles (diastasisrecti)

  • Reducepockets of diet- andexercise-resistantfat

  • Improvethewayclothingandswimsuits fit

 

 

Theresultsareordinarilypositiveandcomplicationsarerare. Nevertheless, therearealwaysrisksassociatedwithsurgery, andtherearespecificcomplicationsassociatedwiththeproceduresthatmay be performedduring body contouring.

Oursurgeonwilldiscusstheseriskswithyouthoroughlyduringtheconsultationprocess.

 

Post-operativecomplicationssuch as infectionandbloodclotsarerare. Infection can be treatedwithdrainageandantibiotics, but mayrequire a hospitalstay. You

can minimize the risk of bloodclotsbymovingaround as soon as possibleafterthesurgery.

Poorhealing, which can result in conspicuousscars, mayrequire a secondoperation. Smokersareadvisedtoquit, as smokingmayincreasethe risk of complicationsanddelayhealing.

You can reduceyour risk of complicationsbycloselyfollowingyoursurgeon’sinstructionsbeforeandafterthesurgery, especiallywithregardtowhenand how youshouldresumephysicalactivity.

Pleasekeep in mindthat at TheSalussClinic, wewilltreatanycomplicationthatmayarise.

 

 

PossibleProcedures in A MommyMakeover

 

 

 

InPreparingforMommyMakeoverSurgery;

 

  • Getlabtestingor a medicalevaluation

  • Takecertainmedicationsoradjustyourcurrentmedications

  • Stop smoking

  • Avoidtaking aspirin, anti-inflammatorydrugsandherbalsupplements as they can increasebleeding

 

 

The Best Candidatesfor A MommyMakeover

 

 

  • Thebestcandidatesfor a mommymakeoverarewomenwhohaveweanedtheirbabies. Womenshouldalsonotethatiftheyundergo breastaugmentation (ratherthanjust a breast lift), theymayaffecttheirchances of breastfeeding at a futuredate, depending on thetype of incisionused.

 

  • Ifbreastfeeding is importanttoyouandyou plan tohaveadditionalchildren, youmaywanttopostponebreastaugmentationuntilyouhaveweanedyourlastchild.

  • Smokersshouldquitfor at leasttwoweeksbeforeandaftersurgery, becausesmokinginhibitshealing.

  • A realisticexpectation of theresults is alsoveryimportant. Ourdoctorsarealwayscarefultoexplaineverythingaboutyourprocedure as clearly as possible, includingtherisksandthemostlikelyoutcomes.

  • A mommymakeover can have a positiveeffect on your self-esteem. Feelingbetteraboutyourappearance can makeyoufeelbetteraboutyourself. Studiesshowthatthiskind of surgeryoftenimprovesquality of life. Beforeyoudecidetohavesurgery, thinkcarefullyaboutyourexpectationsanddiscussthemwith an experiencedmommymakeoversurgeonsuch asourdoctors.

 

 

10 ThingsYouNeedToKnowAboutTheMommyMakeover

 

 

  • Themommymakeoverwill be performed as an outpatientsurgery – Thisallowsyoutorecover at home. Foradditionalassistanceduringthefirst 24 hours, yoursurgeonmayrecommend an overnightrecoverysuite.

 

  • Yourrecovery can takefromonetotwoweeks – Althoughthiswilldepend on thespecificproceduresincluded in yourmommymakeover, plan on yourrecoverytakinguptotwoweeks, duringwhich time youwill be sore, bruisedandswollen.

 

  • Youwillneedhelparoundthehouse – Youwill be tiredand tender forseveraldaysafteryourmommymakeover, makingroutinechoresimpossible; enlistassistancearoundthehousefrom a familymemberorfriend.

  • No drivinguntilcertainpainmedicationshavebeenstopped – Yoursurgeonwillprescribethenecessarypainmedicationsfor a comfortablerecovery, however, do not getbehindthewheelwhiletakingnarcotics.

  • Swelling can lastforsixmonthsorlonger – Whilesomebenefits of a mommymakeoverareimmediate, thefullresultscannot be assesseduntilallswelling has subsided; thiswilltakefromsixmonthsto a year.

  • No heavy lifting, includingbabies – Vigorousexerciseandheavy lifting should be avoidedfor at leastsixweeksafteryourmommymakeover; thisincludescarryingbabiesandchildrenover 10 pounds.

  • A mommymakeover is fornon-smokers – Smokingdecreasescirculation, delayingwoundhealingandsubstantiallyincreasingthechanceforseriouscomplicationstooccur; stop smokingfor at leastfourweeksbeforeandfourweeksafteryourmommymakeover. Better yet, usethis as a reasonto stop smokingaltogether.

  • Youwillstillneedgym time – Toensuretheresultsfromyourmommymakeoverarelong-lasting, stickwith a healthylifestyle, including a balanceddietandroutineexerciseschedule.

  • Getreadyfor a seriousboost in self-confidence – Yourmommymakeoverwill be life-changing, restoringconfidenceandpride in yourappearance.

 

WhatShould I WearAfter A MommyMakeoverSurgery?

 

 

Mostwomencontinueto wear baggysweatpants, zip-uporbutton-upshirtsorhoodies (anythingthatfastens in thefront) andotherkinds of loose clothing forthefirstfewweeks of recovery. A softrobe is anothergoodoption. Thekey is toremaincomfortableandmake it easyto slip in andout of your clothes.

 

WhattoExpect

 

 

  • During an initialconsultation, we talk withpatientsabouttheiroverallhealthandexpectations, anddiscusswhatoptionsandproceduresmightworkbest. Mommymakeovers can be done on patients as young as their 20s. Recovery time willvary, depending on thesurgicalproceduresinvolved.

 

  • Forlong-termresults, it’simportanttomaintain a healthyweight. We can recommend a dietandexercise plan tohelppatientsmaintainthelong-termimpact of a mommymakeover. 

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