What is a Mommy Makeover?
A mommy makeover is a combination of cosmetic procedures that are performed following pregnancy that help restore your pre-pregnancy appearance. Most typically these include procedures that address breast and abdominal changes. For instance, a patient may require a breast lift in addition to a tummy tuck. Patients may also desire liposuction to areas such as the legs or abdomen. “Mommy makeover” is actually a marketing term, however, the procedures involved have a long track record of being safe and most often life altering.
When is a new mom ready for this procedure?
Dr. Atalla typically waits at least 6 months following pregnancy or nursing before considering this procedure. A patient should also be at or close to an ideal weight as these surgeries will not address weight loss.
What is the procedure like?
Depending on the areas of focus, there are several options for restoring a pre-pregnancy look. The majority of mommy makeovers include some kind of breast surgery such as augmentation, reduction or lift, abdominal surgery such as a tummy tuck, and liposuction. After careful consultation, Dr. Atalla will guide recommend the most effective combination of procedures to reach the desired outcome. The beauty of a mommy makeover is that the results are long lasting, and deliver very high satisfaction rates.
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For more information on the mommy makeover procedure, or to schedule an appointment, please call our office today at 270-796-8960.