5 Myths About Mommy Makeovers Debunked

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5 Myths About Mommy Makeovers Debunked

Myths and Facts About Mommy Makeover

It’s not hidden that pregnancy takes its toll on a woman’s body. Having a baby is a miracle, but what about the body changes after pregnancy?

If you’ve tried dieting and exercising and are still unhappy with your appearance, chances are you’re looking into the “mommy makeover” trend.

Mommy makeover is one of today’s most popular plastic surgery combinations and is specifically designed to solve common problems faced by pregnant and post-lactating women. The mommy makeover is so popular because it makes you feel more confident and beautiful after giving birth.

“Mommy makeover” is an umbrella term that refers to a combination of body contouring procedures that work together to improve long-lasting body changes after pregnancy. Part of its popularity is because mommy makeover has no set component. Each procedure is tailored to meet each patient’s unique needs. However, the surgical approach generally begins with a breast and abdomen contouring procedure, after which additional elements are added as needed.

Components Of Mommy Makeover

The mommy makeover package at Pinnacle Plastic Surgery Clinic, Lucknow, includes the following:

  • Breast augmentation: Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery. The most common type of breast implant used for primary breast augmentation is the silicone implant. Breast augmentation can restore fullness and lost volume.
  • Breast lift: If your breasts are sagging, breast lift surgery can lift your breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the breast tissue. A breast lift will make your breasts look more youthful and firm.
  • Breast reduction: If your breasts are larger than before pregnancy and you experience discomfort or back pain, breast reduction surgery can remove excess breast tissue and reshape your breasts.
  • Tummy tuck: During pregnancy, your abdominal muscles (and skin) stretch to accommodate your growing baby. After pregnancy, you may notice that your abdomen is looser than before. If you don’t like the look and feel of your abdomen, a tummy tuck will remove excess abdominal skin and tone your abdominal muscles. It can even improve or eliminate stretch marks and cesarean scars.
  • Liposuction: Liposuction, the surgical removal of excess fat from the abdomen, arms, or thighs, may be an option when a healthy diet and exercise alone do not get rid of excess fat.
  • Labiaplasty: Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of the labia minora, the folds of skin surrounding the urethra and vagina.

Depending on the individual surgeon and the procedures recommended, a mommy makeover can be done during a single surgery or spread over multiple surgical sessions for safety reasons.

Myths About Mommy Makeover

There are many myths surrounding mommy transformation. Let’s debunk these myths.

Myth #1: It’s all procedures or nothing

Fact: One of the biggest myths about a mommy makeover is that one has to undergo all major procedures. Wrong! You can choose any combination of procedures. Are you interested only in breast augmentation surgery? Then you don’t have to get other procedures. Or if you want breast surgery first and get liposuction and a tummy tuck later, that’s fine, too.

Myth #2: It has a painful recovery process.

Fact: The recovery process from surgical procedures can be difficult, but there’s no reason to expect a mommy makeover’s post-surgery recovery to be particularly painful or debilitating. It takes around 6 weeks to heal and return to normal daily activities. And, of course, the surgeon will explain in detail what to expect during recovery and how to minimize pain and discomfort.

Myth #3: Mommy Makeovers leave extensive scarring.

Fact: The goal of this surgery is for you to look your best, not to receive a new set of scars. A competent board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Shree Harsh is well-versed in the latest surgical techniques to minimize and conceal scars. Most surgical scars are small at first and usually disappear completely over time. The only thing people will notice after your surgery is your slim, youthful appearance.

Myth #4: Mommy makeovers can replace diet and exercise.

Fact: A mommy makeover isn’t a license to cancel your gym membership or skip fruits and veggies, so let’s debunk that myth now. In some cases, diet and exercise are enough to get your body back in shape, but rarely does your body fully get back in form. There are some issues that need to be addressed here, like surgical scars, swollen skin, and similar issues. In these cases, a mommy makeover can help you achieve your goals.

Of course, it is always a good idea to commit to a balanced diet and regular exercise. With this in mind, you will easily maintain the results of your transformation if you have a balanced diet and regular exercise routine.

Myth #5: It looks unnatural.

Fact: Patients often worry that their results will look decidedly plastic. This can be avoided by choosing a surgeon with extensive experience and a high degree of skill to perform a mommy makeover. Choose a doctor who has undergone rigorous courses, training, and testing as a board-certified plastic surgeon and has completed fieldwork. The focus must be to give your body the subtle, natural contours you enjoyed before you became a mother. It should aim to make you look more confident.

A mommy makeover should be seen as an investment in oneself. A qualified plastic surgeon like Dr. Shree Harsh of Pinnacle Plastic Surgery Clinic can help you achieve your desired results while ensuring your safety. Call us now at +91 80815 98454 or email us at pinnaclepswh@gmail.com to book an appointment.

Dr. Shree Harsh
Dr. Shree Harsh
Dr. Shree Harsh is a board certified internationally trained Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon. He completed his M.Ch. in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from G.M.C Nagpur. He has received the international scholarship of Plastic Surgery Educational Network by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons in the year 2016-2017. He was awarded the prestigious DAFPRS fellowship by the Dutch Association of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has been trained by Dr.Patrick L Tonnard and Dr.Alexis Verpaele at the MACS lift centre- Coupure Centrum in Ghent, Belgium in both Surgical and non Surgical Aesthetic Surgery procedures during his fellowship period.

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