Post-pregnancy changes that most women encounter can be discouraging and cause depression. It can be from a combination of factors such as exhaustion, stretch marks and weight gain. A procedure known as the “Mommy Makeover” surgery has become very popular in the cosmetic field. This procedure is designed solely for new mothers who want their pre-baby bodies back.
Details of the procedure
The surgery combines many different techniques and designs procedures that suit each patient individually. Sometimes, dieting and exercise may not help, and skilled surgeons need to step in and to help you solve issues like sagging and stretched skin.
This makeover first surgically restores the abdomen and breasts through procedures like implants and/or breast lifts. An abdominoplasty or tummy tuck is performed on the abdomen. The breast surgery helps restore shape and symmetry, while the tummy tuck procedure takes away excess skin, repositions abdominal muscles and makes your appearance shapelier. Scars of the surgery are minimal and can be concealed under an existing C-section or beneath your underwear line. These are just the basics of the procedure, which are altered according to the clients’ needs.
For patients who would like a tighter waist and enhanced curves, a liposculpture is advised. This procedure goes one step further and contours your body after removing the excess sagging skin. Full blown face lift or mini-facelifts are also given to make you look younger and revitalized. For those with a knife phobia, dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle treatment help get desired results.
Things to consider
It is important to shop around before going in for one of these surgeries. Make sure you get the best deal and the best quality at the same time. With the growth in the cosmetic procedures market, the number of reasonable options is increasing. It is vital to do a background check on your doctor. A good start would be checking his credentials. Getting reviews and feedback from past patients is also helpful. Ensure that the products used by your surgeon are of safe quality.
Surgery entails downtime. New mothers should be prepared for a pre-preparation and post-operative downtime. Sometimes a mommy makeover can be done in just one surgery, but in some cases it is better to give a break in between to reduce pain and offer recovery time. Those who would prefer not to have any down time are better suited for non-invasive procedures like fillers, skin needling, microdermabrasion and other such treatments.