Mommy Makeovers at Plastic + Hand
Pregnancy and birth can be harsh on some women’s bodies. Breasts enlarged by breast feeding can sag when breast feeding ceases. Abdomens can stretch past the point of elasticity and leave excess skin after birth. Even a woman’s labia minora can stretch substantially during childbirth resulting in discomfort. A mommy makeover can help you return your body to pre-pregnancy form.
With training from the country’s top medical centers, Plastic + Hand surgeons have the depth of experience and skills necessary to perform your mommy makeover safely and successfully…all right here in Maine.
What does a mommy makeover involve?
Usually starting with the breasts and abdomen – the primary areas of change in motherhood – a mommy makeover can be personalized in any way desired. Not all women need to have all of the procedures that potentially make up a mommy makeover.
A mommy makeover may include:
- Breast augmentation
- Breast lift
- Breast reduction
- Tummy tuck
Talk with your board-certified plastic surgeon to determine what is right for you and your body.
How should I get ready for surgery?
Before your surgery, you will meet with your surgeon and discuss the limitations and risks of surgery, the indications and outcomes of surgery, and the placement of incisions during surgery.
As with all surgery, it’s important to discuss the following with your surgeon:
- Medications you take
- What your expectations are
- Previous surgery
- Family history and any results of mammograms
What should I expect after surgery?
Recovery depends on which procedures you have. To give you an idea, here are approximate downtimes for some mommy makeover procedures:
Abdominoplasty: 3-4 weeks
Breast Augmentation: 1-2 weeks
Blepharoplasty: 1-2 weeks, returning to work with camouflage makeup or sunglasses
Facelift: 3-4 weeks
Breast Reduction: 3-4 weeks
Rhinoplasty: 1-2 weeks
Otoplasty: 1 week
Liposuction: 3-4 weeks
Who are the best candidates for mommy makeover surgery?
The best candidates for mommy makeover surgery are healthy women who want to regain their pre-pregnancy shape.
Schedule time to talk with us
Each and every patient is unique. It’s important to us that we listen to our patients from the outset, so a consultation with one of our experienced Patient Care Coordinator is the first step in determining whether a mommy makeover is appropriate for you.