Looking good to feel great after giving birth to your child is one of the best things you can do to give back to yourself. If it means going through procedures like liposuction, breast lifts, and a tummy tuck after pregnancy, then so be it, because why not?
Surgeries are major decisions though. You’ll need to consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to whom you can articulate what you want done comfortably. Here are other considerations when you’re finally ready for that life-changing mommy makeover.
The main reason most people go under the knife is to improve their physical features. For mothers, these procedures may include perking up of sagging breasts, removing fat deposits, eliminating excess skin, and tightening of muscles in the abdominal region.
Some effects of childbearing, such as having excess fat or skin on the abdomen, can’t be remedied by exercise, a diet, and other natural means. Women who face this kind of problem can opt for a tummy tuck after pregnancy, which can do wonders to their self-esteem.
Another common issue mothers battle is breast deflation after pregnancy and breastfeeding. There are several options to correct droopy and saggy breasts like a breast lift, breast augmentation, and a combination of both.
When you interview prospective surgeons, it should be clear that their goal is to keep you happy. One way of knowing that is if they’re aiming for a natural look after a procedure. You should be able to communicate with each other well and understand what you want to achieve.
Don’t be afraid to ask questions to your surgeon and their medical staff about the whole process, from consultation to recovery, so you can set your expectations. It will benefit you all if you have a good idea of what you’re getting into.
If the clinic has resource materials about the procedures it offers, get a copy and use it for your own research. The surgeon and their staff should provide you with guidance and support, so you won’t feel rushed when making a decision.
In addition to showing you patience and making you feel comfortable, a knowledgeable staff will help build your trust and confidence. It’s especially necessary for you to feel safe because the attention involves revealing intimate body parts and flaws.
Just as body types vary, results of surgeries will be different for each person too. And what a client thinks they need to go through may not exactly be recommended for them. This is why the consultation process is a very important part of the procedure.
A surgeon’s expertise and abilities are, without a doubt, crucial to the success of a patient’s cosmetic surgery. Thus it’s imperative for you to choose a doctor who provides honest and realistic recommendations based on your physical examination and body type.
Other things to consider when you’re up for surgery include your medical history, health conditions, and weight. The consultation with your surgeon will determine if you’re a good candidate for certain procedures.
It’s also during the consultation when the surgeon will lay down your personalized surgical plan and the price quote. Costs will vary because of the customization that will be figured out after your evaluation.
Like a spa package, Quinn Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center’s Mommy Makeover includes at least two or more procedures, such as breast lifts with or without implants, a tummy tuck, and liposuction. Not all moms need every listed surgery and others may request more procedures.
The set of procedures performed for Mommy Makeover is on an outpatient basis. A tummy tuck usually takes one to two hours under general anesthetic. If it’s combined with a breast lift and/or augmentation, the procedure will likely take between three and five hours.
Recovery differs from one client to another, but the recovery time after the Mommy Makeover isn’t any longer than when only one procedure is done. Most patients recover within two weeks. Some of them take more or less time to recover.
If you’re a mom who’s finished with bearing children and you’re close to your desired weight, take advantage of the Mommy Makeover. But be sure that you have support at home, especially when you have small kids, so you won’t have a hard time during your recovery period.
Dr. John Michael Quinn provides the Mommy Makeover services. He’s certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and he’s a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Quinn has been practicing plastic and reconstructive surgery for more than 30 years in Kansas City.
The KC Magazine awarded Dr. Quinn the city’s best cosmetic surgeon for five years in a row. He was also recognized by the Young Survival Coalition in Kansas City for his reconstruction work for breast cancer survivors.
Dr. Quinn is known for his thorough work and superior bedside manners. He and his staff put clients at ease because the process at Quinn Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center ensures they’re well-prepared for the operation.
You can contact Quinn Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center to schedule a complimentary consultation today! The center’s website has a form that asks for your information and contact details. It also has a messaging system and the office’s phone number for your concerns and inquiries.
If you already have a schedule for your consultation, inquire about the new office guidelines before going to your appointment. You may need to know if you can bring someone or if you have to visit alone as part of the social distancing rules.
To learn more information about the procedures involved in the Mommy Makeover, you can request for the center’s free ebook “Is A Mommy Makeover Right for You?” through its website. Accomplish the request form and the ebook will be emailed to you.
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When you commit to your beauty journey, you are choosing to take how the world sees you into your own hands. That’s an empowering feeling. Dr. Quinn and his team at Quinn Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center are here to honor that commitment and help you achieve the best results for you and your body. These are your decisions. Our role is to help you make the most of them. Schedule a consultation today to get started on your beauty journey.
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