Mommy Makeovers 101
Nobody ever said having kids was easy, and that is especially true for your body. Mommy makeovers can help with that, however. These procedures combine a few plastic surgeries into one package that is specifically tailored to moms like you in the Dallas area.
What Is A Mommy Makeover?
Mommy makeovers help out with the areas most often affected by pregnancy, including the breasts, stomach, and waist. Every mom’s body is different, so each procedure ends up being slightly different. Many women find that pregnancy leaves their breasts looking deflated and their midsection looking droopy, even after losing the baby weight.
For the breasts, augmentation, lift, or both may be appropriate. This depends on your own desires and what you and Dr. Vennemeyer determine during your consultation at his plastic surgery center in Southlake, TX. You’ll discuss your goals, what you want your breasts to look and feel like, and what combination of procedures would be right for you.
Breast implant options include saline or silicone implants in various sizes and shapes. The exact kind of implant right for you will be determined by you and Dr. Vennemeyer. You will discuss where it would be best to place the implants, what shape you want them to be, what size would be appropriate for you and your body, and more.
A breast lift means making your breasts perkier and more youthful looking. If you do not really want larger breasts, but would like them to be perkier and sit higher on your chest, you can just have your breasts lifted without getting implants. You can also combine a lift with an augmentation if you want breasts that are lifted and larger.
Is It Right For Me?
If you find that despite hitting the gym regularly, eating healthy, and losing weight you are still left with a midsection that is just not flat, you may have diastasis. This condition is when the stomach muscles pull apart during pregnancy. In a tummy tuck as part of a mommy makeover, Dr. Vennemeyer will stitch these muscles back together, giving you a flatter belly.
A Dallas mommy makeover, like mommy makeovers all over the country, may also use liposuction to remove excess fat, but Dr. Vennemeyer uses 360 Lipo to treat fat on the hips and midsection as well, which can lead to even better results. Because pregnancy may also leave you with loose skin around your midsection afterward, a mommy makeover may also involve removing and tightening this loose skin.
Like any form of surgery, including plastic surgery, mommy makeovers have recovery times and side effects that may result. If you have questions about mommy makeovers in Dallas, feel free to contact us and Dr. Vennemeyer would be happy to go over it all with you.