Mommy Makeover - Body Contouring After Pregnancy - Houston, TX

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About the Mommy Makeover

At the Nikko Cosmetic Surgery Center in Houston, TX, Dr. Nikko, consults with women frequently who desire to get their pre-pregnancy body back. Even though childbirth is an exciting and amazing moment for a woman, it often does alter the size and shape of various body parts, which can leave one to feel helpless to make realistic enhancements. The great news is that it's possible to get a slimmer, smooth physique thanks to the help of the mommy makeover procedure performed by Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Anthony Nikko. The mommy makeover procedure uses a blend of liposuction and skin removal to target the stomach and breasts, as well as other areas affected by pregnancy. Essentially any area affected by pregnancy, weight fluctuations, or breast feeding can be corrected. In addition, nonsurgical procedures can be used to enhance surface irregularities, such as hyperpigmentation and blotchy skin due to the quick fluctuation and stretching of the tissue and skin during pregnancy.

Ideal Candidates

The right candidates for a mommy makeover procedure are those who have completed pregnancy and childbirth and who have worked to attain a slimmer look through diet and exercise. For so many new moms, surgery is necessary to regain a pre-pregnancy shape. If you have completed childbearing but you are unhappy with the side effects left behind, such as sagging breasts, loose abdominal skin, or unwanted fat in the lower back, flanks, and buttock, a mommy makeover procedure could be an option for you. The goal is to regain your pre-pregnancy figure so you can resume life without worry.

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Surgical Techniques

A mommy makeover is a custom treatment, tailored for patients based on the specific body areas to be corrected. While many procedures can be applied together, the most common treatments are breast lift with or without implants, abdominoplasty, and liposuction. All of these procedures are performed using general anesthesia and depending on the number of treatments it could take around 3 - 7 hours. In addition, an overnight stay at the hospital may be required. It is common to incorporate nonsurgical skin rejuvenation, such as laser treatments and injectables that can be applied to smooth facial lines, as well as reduce surface irregularities.

What to Expect

The mommy makeover surgery is considered an invasive treatment and can address a vast section of the body. After a recovery period in the hospital, patients will start the recovery at home with rest and proper aftercare. The recovery process is generally a slow process. Standing upright will be hard the first couple of weeks, and a carefully-followed home treatment protocol will be required to ensure the incisions and sutures heal safely. The majority of women find the recovery phase can take up to 6 months. Even though the primary healing could take months, most patients are able to get back to a normal routine within a couple of weeks. Exercise should wait for approximately 2 months. This surgery can make an incredible impact for women, allowing them to love the way they look and feel once again.

Reclaim Your Figure

Even while trying your hardest to rid those final pounds, if you are still upset at the outcome, we invite you to phone our office to learn more about the mommy makeover procedure. Deflated breasts, wrinkled, and other skin irregularities, can be corrected with this effective surgery. When in for your initial consult, we will talk about your concerns and create a tailored surgical plan to correct each area. With the latest medical advancements and surgeon experience, it is possible to have the figure you desire.

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