Pregnancy causes the body to experience some major changes. If you suffer from extra tissue, sagging skin and stretch marks after having children, a mommy makeover in Houston can restore your body to its pre-baby shape.
What can a mommy makeover do for you?
Our Houston mommy makeover is not a single surgery. Rather, it’s a custom blend of procedures that are designed to recapture your pre-pregnancy figure. As such, your personalized mommy makeover can help you address:
- Stretch marks + belly flab + loose skin with a tummy tuck
- Sagging, drooping breasts with a breast lift
- Pockets of stubborn fat with liposuction
- Loss of breast volume + shape with a breast augmentation
- Heavy + cumbersome breasts with a breast reduction
FAQ: When should I have my mommy makeover?
The ideal time for a mommy makeover is once you are finished having children and at a stable weight. Any future weight fluctuations or pregnancies could adversely affect your results.
The main event What to expect during surgery
If you decide to move forward with your mommy makeover, your surgical experience will be completely customized based on the procedures you’re having done. With that said, the vast majority of mommy makeovers include three key parts: a tummy tuck, a breast surgery and a body contouring procedure. These surgeries are performed under intravenous anesthesia along with nerve blocks to relieve postoperative pain. Our mommy makeover results are arguably the best mommy makeovers in Houston, TX.
Liposuction is done to address isolated pockets of fat throughout the face and body. Among our mommy makeover clients, common treatment areas include the abdomen, hips, thighs, breasts, buttocks and upper arms.
To perform this portion of your procedure, Dr. Wiener will inject a special solution to numb the area and swell your fat cells so that they are easier to isolate and remove. He will then use a cannula to break up and suction out the unwanted fat, before closing the incisions with sutures.
Whether your post-baby breasts are drooping or deflated, too large or too small, it is very likely that breast surgery will be part of your mommy makeover experience. Depending on your needs, Dr. Wiener will perform a reduction, an augmentation, a lift, or some combination of these three surgeries in order to sculpt full, light and feminine breasts that fit your body beautifully.
Because the stomach is heavily affected by pregnancy, a tummy tuck is a very common mommy makeover procedure in Houston. It involves an incision just above the pubic area, through which excess fat and skin are removed and lax muscles are tightened. If you’re addressing a substantial amount of extra volume, you may also need your naval to be repositioned or recreated, which will involve an additional incision near your belly button.
The RecoveryWhat to expect after surgery
Our mommy makeover in Houston involves some significant changes to your body – so there can be a fairly substantial healing process involved depending on the number of procedures you had performed. With that said, here’s a general guideline of what to expect after surgery:
Swelling + discomfort
These side effects are normal and usually improve within one week. In the meantime, rest often and walk lightly around the house to promote blood flow and healing.
Time off from work
Most of our Houston patients can return to work and their normal daily routine within two weeks of having their mommy makeover.
It takes time for your results to appear due to swelling, bruising and other post-surgical side effects. It may take up to several months for your final results to emerge.
FAQ: What will my scars look like?
Dr. Wiener has a reputation for providing the best mommy makeover experience – and that’s in part due to his dedication to discreet scars. He will strategically place your incisions in areas where they can be easily hidden with clothing. Although your scar will remain red for about nine months, it will fade in time.
Schedule an appointment today
If you’re ready to feel like yourself again after giving birth and breastfeeding, a mommy makeover may be just what the doctor ordered. Contact our Houston, TX office today to schedule an appointment and discover what this custom procedure can do for you.learn more