A Mommy Makeover is a very common procedure for me to perform. But unlike other surgeries, where the name refers to a very specific set of patient goals and surgical steps, a Mommy makeover is really whatever combination of procedures it takes to enhance the breasts and also improve the abdomen and trunk area in order to reverse the changes of pregnancy. Of course it’s no secret that pregnancy can loosen the skin of the abdomen, distribute trunk and hip fat in a new (and sometimes less balanced) way and often cause stretch marks as well. And in the breast areas, both pregnancy and breastfeeding can lead to droop of the breasts or loss of breast volume.
A Mommy Makeover, therefore, would mean a breast surgery (which could mean a breast augmentation, a breast lift or sometimes even a breast reduction) and a tummy procedure (which could be a liposuction, a tummy tuck, or a combination of the two). The net result is breasts with a more youthful, lifted, aesthetic shape, and a trunk that combines a flat tummy with a restoration of the hourglass figure.
Mommy Makeover Procedure in Bay Area
The surgeries are all easily performed at the same time with a single recovery for a Mommy Makeover. San Francisco has a variety of hospitals where Dr. Mosser works, and most of his Mommy Makeover patients will stay in the hospital for one night if a tummy tuck is part of the plan, just to be sure they are safe and comfortable before going home the next day. Recovery is pretty straightforward, with most patients being discomfort free within 5-7 days and getting back to light exercise at 3 weeks. Full exertional workouts can be started at 5-6 weeks after surgery.
The results for a Mommy Makeover are dramatic. This procedure results in a restoration of a pre-pregnancy shape or in some cases a breast and body shape that is even better than a patient had before pregnancy.
So as you now know, this procedure is tailored to an individual’s body shape, changes after pregnancy, goals and needs. The Mommy Makeover plan takes shape during a consultation, as does the discussion about exactly what will be done to reach the goals at hand. Please contact us to schedule a visit, and you will have the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Mosser and talk about what personalized plan is the best one to restore a beautiful shape to your body and breasts.