Popular Mommy Makeover Procedures By Stuart Baker on November 29, 2011

Weight gain and weight loss can have a major impact on your overall appearance. After major weight loss like that experienced during childbirth, many notice sagging skin in the abdominal area and body contour issues in other parts of the body as well. It’s for that reason that people go visit with Springfield area plastic surgeon Dr. Stuart Baker in order to undergo a mommy makeover.

About Mommy Makeovers

A mommy makeover refers to a combination of cosmetic surgery procedures that are performed in order to enhance the overall appearance after having a child. This means tightening, firming, and tucking as needed to make you look like your old self again.

There are different ways that a mommy makeover can be performed since it’s tailored to each patient. During your consultation with our skilled Decatur plastic surgeon and his staff, we will be sure to go over all of your options in great detail so that you can make the best decision about your appearance.

Let’s take a moment right now to look at the most common mommy makeover procedures that are performed so that you know some of what the mommy makeover process entails.

Body Contouring and Mommy Makeovers

One of the most common procedures that’s performed in a mommy makeover is the tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). A tummy tuck will remove excess skin and tissue from the lower abdominal area to help reduce any drooping or sagging from skin that’s been stretched too far. There are also lifts that can target the hips, the buttocks, the upper arm/shoulder area, and the thighs. During these various lifts and tucks, liposuction is used to help remove any remaining pockets of fat.

Breast Enhancement Surgery and Mommy Makeovers

The size and shape of the breasts can be thrown off by the fluctuations in weight that occur during childbirth. It’s for that reason that various breast enhancement surgeries are commonly used during the mommy makeover process. This includes Springfield breast augmentation, which uses breast implants to increase the size of the breasts, as well as breast lift surgery, which can make the breasts perkier and firmer.

Facial Plastic Surgery and Mommy Makeovers

The body is not the only part of the body that can be enhanced through a mommy makeover. We can also use the latest surgical techniques to enhance the appearance of the face as well. There are numerous facial plastic surgery options that can restore the youthful glow of your appearance. A facelift, brow lift, or neck lift can help improve your facial features and reduce sagging skin, and cosmetic eyelid surgery can reduce the wrinkling of the upper or lower eyelids.

Learn More About Your Options for Mommy Makeovers

As you can see, a mommy makeover can have a positive impact on your overall appearance, enhancing your body as well as your face. If you would like more information on mommy makeovers, be sure to contact our Decatur cosmetic surgery center today. The entire team is eager to discuss these matters with you in more detail during your visit to the practice.

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Dr. Stuart Baker

The Center for Cosmetic Medicine

Dr. Stuart Baker is a board-certified plastic surgeon with decades of experience. He has been recognized as a "master injector" by Allergan, the maker of BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM® products, for excellent patient outcomes. In addition to being a skilled plastic surgeon, he is also an orthopedic hand surgery specialist. His prestigious affiliations include:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons — ASPS 
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery — ASAPS 
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery — AACS 
  • American Medical Association — AMA 

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