Whether you’re a new mommy or a seasoned one, you’ve probably heard of someone you know undergoing a Mommy Makeover. What is it? It’s a set of procedures that aim to treat and reverse the negative effects of pregnancy and nursing on the body. The most popular procedures for a Mommy Makeover include breast procedures, like a breast augmentation, lift, or reduction, a tummy tuck, and liposuction. Since every woman’s body is different, this procedure is completely customizable.

Although it’s an invasive, surgical procedure, Mommy Makeovers are highly effective at restoring your pre-pregnancy body. Here are some reasons you might consider one:

Diet and Exercise Might Not Cut It

While a healthy lifestyle is a great thing, there are certain things it just can’t fix. Things like stretched, excess skin or stubborn fat deposits that occur during pregnancy can be there permanently. A Mommy Makeover can remove these, as well as stretch marks— it can also repair muscles that have become lax and ineffective at supporting the abdomen or pelvic area. These are long-term results that can recreate your healthy, contoured profile without the struggle of feeling like you can’t get results, no matter what.

You Don’t Have Any More Plans for Childbearing

While the results of a Mommy Makeover can be permanent and life-changing, they can also be reversed by another pregnancy. If you’re already considering a Mommy Makeover, this will be something you’ll need to discuss during your consultation. However, if you’re no longer planning on further pregnancy and are taking steps to avoid it, a Mommy Makeover can be a great way to feel like you’ve got your body back. Although you’ll never stop being a mommy, your body doesn’t always have to feel like a post-baby body.

You Deserve It

Birthing a child is hard, and it doesn’t stop there. But, that doesn’t mean you’re destined to feeling like you’ll never have your body back. Pregnancy can be one of the most drastic changes a woman’s body undergoes over the course of her life, and after all the difficulty and reward that goes with birthing and raising a child, any mommy deserves to feel her best and like herself again. A Mommy Makeover can restore confidence and the feeling of being desirable to mommies who feel like there are no options.

If you are a mommy who is considering restoring your body with a Mommy Makeover, contact our office to schedule a consultation with Aspira’s board-certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Erella can answer any questions you might have and determine the best treatment plan for you.

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A breast lift can give your breasts a youthful, firmer look by removing excess skin for sagging, deflated breasts. There are several different breast lift techniques your surgeon can use depending on the amount of skin needed to be removed, existing tissue, and your personal goals. Often a breast lift will be performed along with the insertion of breast implants.

Crescent Lift

The crescent lift technique is for women who have a small amount of excess skin and sagging. For this type of lift, a small incision is made around the top half of the areola edge. Because this is such a small incision, you will have minimal scarring from the breast enhancement procedure. This technique is often used if the patient is already having a breast augmentation.

Donut Lift

If you experience a mild amount of excess skin and sagging, your surgeon might choose the donut lift technique. A circular incision is made around the edge of the areola and is also often done at the same time as a breast augmentation. This technique can also be used to reduce the size of the areola.

Vertical/Lollipop Lift

This type of breast lift is for women who need more reshaping done to their breasts and a moderate amount of loose skin removed. For this technique, one incision is made around the edge of the areola, and another is made running vertically from the bottom of the areola, down to the breast crease. This forms the lollipop shape that gives this technique its name.

Inverted T/Anchor Lift

If you have a large amount of loose skin and more severe sagging, you and your surgeon will probably decide the anchor lift is best for you. With this technique, your surgeon will be able to remove a significant amount of loose skin and sagging tissue. Three incisions are made: The lollipop incisions (around the areola and down to the breast crease) plus another incision along the breast crease.  Although this technique results in the most scarring, it will also give you the most significant results. This technique is often used along with a breast reduction.

If you experience any degree of sagging and loose skin, you and your plastic surgeon in Austin might choose one of these techniques to give you the breasts you want. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Erella, call (512)730-3885.

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