First comes the baby bump, then comes the “Mommy Makeover” plastic surgery
By Stuart B. Kincaid, MD, FACS
This spring, tabloid headlines are filled with references to the ubiquitous “baby bump,” and magazines are devoting page after page to images of pregnant celebrities ranging from royal mother-to-be Kate Middleton to reality diva Kim Kardashian. However, for women who spend their pre and post-baby time in the limelight, body image can be a major concern. Mommy Makeover plastic surgery offers a solution to help celebrity moms and everyday women alike regain their confidence and recapture a sleek physique after giving birth. Read on to learn how a wide range of plastic surgery procedures can transform your body after baby and leave you looking and feeling your best.
Mommy Makeover: a recipe for rejuvenation
So-called “Mommy Makeover” procedures usually involve a combination of treatments designed to address the common drawbacks of pregnancy, ranging from weight gain and unwanted fat to sagging breasts and skin around the belly, as well as facial pigmentation (known by some as the “mask of pregnancy”). Each individual patient will have different needs and goals when it comes to post-pregnancy surgery, and it is important to note that there is no “one size fits all” Mommy Makeover procedure.
Depending on the individual, a board-certified plastic surgeon may recommend a combination of the following procedures:
- Breast surgery (implants and/or breast lift)
- Abdominoplasty or “tummy tuck”
- Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing
- Other facial rejuvenation procedures
While some women may merely choose the more non-invasive route and opt for facial treatments and laser resurfacing to repair any unwanted dark pigmentation from their pregnancy, others may wish to undergo a full “makeover” with a broader range of body contouring procedures. Either way, it is important to know what options are best for you, and to discuss your goals with a qualified plastic surgeon to ensure safe, effective surgery and natural-looking results.
Mommy Makeover plastic surgery by Dr. Stuart B. Kincaid
As an experienced and board-certified plastic surgeon with over 28 years of experience in the field, I take pride in offering my patients the utmost in individualized, safe, compassionate care and natural results when it comes to Mommy Makeover procedures. My staff and I work with men and women from all walks of life each and every day, and we understand that everyone – from celebrities to royals to doctors, nurses and schoolteachers – deserves the chance to look and feel their best. To learn more about Mommy Makeover surgery and how to regain your pre-pregnancy figure, or for details about any other cosmetic plastic surgery procedure at our state-of-the-art practice, contact our San Diego/La Jolla office (858-450-4199) or our Temecula/Riverside County office (915-695-9934) today, or visit us online for details at www.skincaidmd.com.
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