The modern mommy makeover: Can you have it all?

Like motherhood, the modern mommy makeover has changed, and recognizing the importance of individualization is at the heart of both. Not every mom is the same, and the mommy makeover should not be a cookie cutter operation. True, there are things that remain fundamental: pregnancy changes a woman’s body in ways that are not restorable without tummy… Read More »

A Mommy Makeover for Mothers of Multiples

Returning to Your Post-Pregnancy Shape After the birth of a child, a mother’s body is left to deal with a whole host of physical changes such as stretch marks, loose skin and deflated breasts. Ask any mom and she will tell you that they all yearn for their bodies to return to their pre-pregnancy shape, and this… Read More »

What’s in a mommy makeover?

Because pregnancy affects the abdomen and breasts in irreversible ways, a mommy makeover includes a tummy tuck and restorative breast surgery, usually a lift and/or implants. Once the abdominal skin is stretched, especially when there are visible stretch marks, a thousand sit-ups a day is not going to tighten it up. Ditto for separation of… Read More »

Exparel to extinguish pain after tummy tuck, breast augmentation, and mommy makeover

Possibly the biggest fear patients have about surgery is pain, but new products such as Exparel are making a huge difference. Exparel, a numbing agent that lasts up to 3 days, has become increasingly popular since its FDA approval in 2011, but many patients (and surgeons) are not yet aware of it. I routinely use… Read More »

March Mommy Makeover Madness

As sure as the swallows return to Capistrano in the Spring, March signals the unofficial start of the plastic surgery season. It’s been a pattern in my practice for at least a decade, though the mix of cases varies. This year it is tummy tucks and breast lifts, in combination called the “mommy makeover” because… Read More »

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