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Mommy Makeover

The Mommy Makeover is a combination of cosmetic procedures and treatments that targets the areas of your body most changed by pregnancy and breastfeeding. Pregnancy and childbirth take quite a toll on a woman’s body. New mothers often struggle with unsightly fat in hard-to-target places, sagging and deflated breasts from breastfeeding, and a stretch marked and loose skin covered belly that diet and exercise will not remedy. It is a real problem, and it occurs during one of the busiest times of your life, when starting a family.

Mommy Makeover Procedures

As each mother has a unique set of problem areas, we use a tailored approach, mixing and matching different procedures and treatments to most effectively address your concerns. Each individual procedure in a Mommy Makeover takes one to three hours to complete. In combination, these procedures on average take four hours to complete with a subsequent two-week recovery. Find the Mommy Makeover surgery that is right for you by picking from the procedures below.

Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation

A breast augmentation will boost your confidence and sense of femininity by increasing your breast size with implants. Volume that is lost as a result of pregnancy can be restored with this procedure, and the shape of the breasts will be improved. Women can choose between a natural-looking or more round breast implant shape, an incision around the areola or beneath the breast, and either saline or silicone implants.

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Breast Lift

Breast Lift

Mothers who have significant breast sagging or nipples that fall below the natural breast crease will benefit most from the breast lift. This procedure will lift the breasts to a more youthful position and, if desired, can reduce the size of the areolas. A breast lift is often combined with a breast augmentation to increase the size of the breasts and lift them at the same time.

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Liposuction

Liposuction

Liposuction can be applied to virtually any area of the body to remove stubborn fat. Many mothers opt for liposuction of the upper or lower abdomen, thighs, buttocks, arms, or “love handles.” This procedure can treat several areas of the body at one time to provide the ultimate sculpted silhouette. Liposuction does not remove sagging skin, as only small incisions are used during this procedure. Many women combine liposuction with a tummy tuck to address both excess fat and sagging skin in the abdomen.

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Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck

Most mothers include a tummy tuck in their Mommy Makeover procedure selection to improve their abdominal contours. Unlike liposuction, a tummy tuck will remove excess sagging skin in the abdomen and tighten the underlying abdominal muscles to create a firm foundation for the skin. The entire abdomen can be addressed with two incisions - one across the pelvis and one around the navel. A mini tummy tuck requires one incision across the pelvis to target the lower abdomen only and eliminate the common “pregnancy pooch.”

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What do you desire?

An Hourglass Shape

Many women wish to have their pre-pregnancy body back, but some women may not have been satisfied with their natural curves even before pregnancy.

Dr. Martin can sculpt an hourglass shape (large breasts with a small waist that accentuates wider hips) using a combination of procedures that create a natural-looking, balanced silhouette. Depending on the patient’s desires, the best procedures may include a breast augmentation and liposuction of the abdomen or flanks.

Youthful Breasts

A Flat Stomach

To Look Better in Clothing

Increased Confidence

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Recovery

Recovery from any one of the procedures by itself is about two weeks; recovery from a combination of two or more procedures for the Mommy Makeover is about the same.

Swelling can last from three weeks to a couple of months based on your body’s ability to heal and your adherence to Dr. Martin’s postoperative instructions. The tummy tuck and breast augmentation procedures will limit your mobility most, as bending over, sitting up, and lifting your arms will be difficult (and should be avoided, if possible) for the first couple of weeks..

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