Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding may leave a physical toll on a woman’s body in terms of aesthetic appearance. Many women may tend to lose their original figure, gain weight, add fat deposits, or experience saggy skin in certain areas of the body. It is possible restore the pre-pregnancy appearance through mommy makeover cosmetic surgery procedure.
Mommy makeover is a major procedure that should only be performed by a qualified and experienced surgeon. The procedure may include surgeries such as breast augmentation, breast lift, abdominoplasty, liposuction, and others. Dr. Bram Kaufman is a board certified plastic surgeon providing mommy makeover and other procedures. Dr. Kaufman receives patients from Pepper Pike, Cleveland, OH, and surrounding communities.
Who is a Suitable Candidate?
Mommy makeover cosmetic surgery is usually recommended to women in their twenties or thirties who are bothered by their loss of figure following pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. The patient should be in good general health to receive multiple procedures at the same time. The surgeon will also assess any previous surgeries and other factors such as whether the patient is a smoker before determining the suitability of the candidate.
Dr. Kaufman is an eminent board certified plastic surgeon who will carefully evaluate various aspects and engage with the patient closely during the initial consultation to understand their unique aesthetic needs and goals. He may then recommend the most appropriate mommy makeover surgery combination to his patients in Pepper Pike, Cleveland, OH, and nearby locations.
Some of the key procedures that may be included as a part of a mommy makeover surgery are as follows:
Breast augmentation surgery may be included in a mommy makeover if the patient has experienced loss of breast volume following pregnancy or breast feeding. The surgery will involve placement of saline or silicone breast implants to augment the appearance of the breasts.
Some patients may be bothered by the appearance of oversized breasts that may occur due to accumulation of excess fat deposits in the breast area. The patient may be bothered by the disproportionate body contour as well as pain and discomfort that may arise due to excessively large breasts. This condition can be corrected with breast reduction surgery as a part of a mommy makeover.
Breast lift procedure may be necessary if the breasts are drooping heavily and the nipples are pointing
Breast lift surgery involves tightening and firming of breasts and raising them to a more youthful position. Excess loose skin may be excised and underlying breast tissue is tightened to restore more elastic and firm breasts. In some cases, breast lift may be combined with breast implants to produce more comprehensive outcomes.
Tummy Tuck Surgery
The abdomen will typically bear the maximum brunt of a pregnancy. If the abdominal skin develops laxity or underlying muscles are sagging, the surgeon may suggest the inclusion of tummy tuck surgery or abdominoplasty in a mommy makeover.
Liposuction is a relatively less invasive body contouring procedure that will usually be included as a part of a mommy makeover. Most patients can regain their pre-pregnancy figure with a successful mommy makeover surgery.