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Dr. Alizadeh performs a combination mommy makeover procedure in New York City to beautifully restore your physique and boost your self-confidence. He carefully tailors your treatments to reflect your unique concerns, solving the cosmetic problems that keep you from looking and feeling your absolute best.

What is a mommy makeover?

Pregnancy can leave the stomach muscles weak and separated while compromising the appearance of the chest. Stretched out, redundant skin and accumulated fatty tissue are also inevitable after childbirth. Moms may try to combat these changes through diligent dieting and exercise regimens, but it is rarely enough to affect the dramatic improvements they seek. 

Dr. Alizadeh's performs custom mommy makeovers in NYC - each mommy makeover is a series of cosmetic procedures that can help restore your figure, optimize your wardrobe choices, and allow you to feel like yourself once more.

The lineup typically includes breast surgery, abdominoplasty, liposuction, and facial rejuvenation, but Dr. Alizadeh takes great pride in customizing your mommy makeover to meet your needs. He will curate a personalized treatment plan that can include any and all areas of your body that have been affected by motherhood.

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Dr. Alizadeh combines two of his most performed and popular procedures, the Naturabra breast lift and the Naturatuck tummy tuck. The Naturabra lift has been proven to have the most impactful, long-lasting outcome, while the Naturatuck’s innovative technique results in a minimal pain, minimal drain approach for quick recovery and mobilization back to your daily life. 

Dr. Alizadeh combines the Naturabra breast lift and Naturatuck tummy tuck in a proprietary approach that results in a more athletic posture. The aesthetics of the figure are improved, and scars are well concealed, resulting in an incredible ten-year follow-up satisfaction rate.

Before & After

What concerns can a mommy makeover correct? 

  • Separated rectus muscles and fascia (diastasis recti)
  • Excess sagging skin
  • Loss of stamina
  • Excess fat in the hips, belly, and thighs
  • Deflated, drooping breasts
  • Low-hanging nipples
  • Facial lines, wrinkles, and creases

Who makes an ideal candidate? 

  • Frustrated with excess sagging skin and fat
  • Concerns do not respond to dieting and exercise alone
  • Weakened abdominal muscles
  • Loss of self-confidence
  • Loss of energy and stamina
  • Non-smoker
  • In good mental and physical health
  • Free from any significant medical issues
  • Realistic expectations
  • Finished having children
  • BMI of less than 30
  • Stable weight

Why choose Dr. Alizadah for your Mommy Makeover in NYC?

Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh is a board-certified plastic surgeon and an authority in the field of aesthetics, having served as the former Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Westchester Medical Center and currently serving as the Professor of Clinical Surgery at New York Medical College. He is passionate about championing new advances in cutting-edge science that improve quality of life and help his clients to thrive. He was named as a Top Doctor by the Consumer Research Council, Castle Connolly, and the US News and World Report.

Dr. Alizadeh obtained his MD from Cornell University Medical College, going on to complete elite General Surgery and Plastic Surgery training at the University of Chicago Hospitals. Additionally, he spent a year training in Cosmetic Surgery, Microsurgery, and Breast Reconstruction at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. 

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What procedures are included in a mommy makeover?

Breast augmentation/lift

Mommy Makeover patients may choose breast augmentation with implants to restore the shape and size of their breasts. There are a number of considerations, such as the type, shape, size, and texture of the implants chosen, as well as the location of the incision and the placement of the implant.

Alternatively, if a mommy makeover patient's main concern is drooping breasts, a breast lift or Dr. Alizadeh's NaturaBra™ technique involves removing excess skin, tightening other tissues in the breast, and creating an internal bra from existing skin to create a natural perkiness that has been scientifically shown to last more than 10 years. Dr. Alizadeh can also perform a breast augmentation with a lift, delivering the benefits of both procedures.

Tummy tuck

Abdominoplasty is used in a mommy makeover to create a flatter and leaner abdomen while at the same time strengthening the walls of the abdominal muscles. Dr. Alizadeh's NaturaTuck™ tummy tuck technique removes unwanted fat and loose skin, using progressive-tension sutures to minimize recovery.

Dr. Alizadeh uses innovative plication techniques to define the abdominal musculature and, in certain patients, can perform the “no pain/no drain” procedure using Exparel anesthetic that numbs the abdomen for up to 72 hours post-procedure while using progressive tension techniques to obviate the need for drains and maximize fast recovery.

Buttock lift

A "butt lift" is included in a mommy makeover for patients who want to improve the appearance of flattened or sagging buttocks by augmenting them with their own fat. Dr. Alizadeh uses his NaturaCurve™ technique to create a rounder look that addresses laxity while providing roundness and projection.


Liposuction, which involves loosening and suctioning out subcutaneous fat deposits with a thin device known as a cannula, is often used on its own but is frequently combined with other surgeries to optimize the results of a lift or similar contouring procedure. It can be applied all over the face, neck, and body – from the thighs and hips to the chest area, back, and upper arms – as part of a mommy makeover.

Other options

Because pregnancy, childbirth, and nursing impact each woman's body in a unique way, patients can discuss their own ideal mommy makeover in Long Island with Dr. Alizadeh during an initial consultation. The procedure can also include facial contouring, labiaplasty, and non-surgical treatments.

What can I expect from the treatment process?

  1. Consultation – Dr. Alizadeh conducts an in-depth initial consultation to learn about your aesthetic concerns and craft the best solution-based treatment plan for your needs. He will perform a physical exam and a thorough review of your medical history, presenting you with all the information you need to move forward with confidence.
  2. Anesthesia – Our board-certified anesthesiologist will administer general anesthesia to ensure you are perfectly relaxed and comfortable throughout your treatment. You will feel no pain, and when you wake up, you’ll be a new version of yourself that is more youthful, energized, and rejuvenated.
  3. Procedure – Dr. Alizadeh carries out your treatment plan, carefully performing strategic body sculpting to maximize your physique. He will create incisions conservatively so as to minimize post-operative scarring and reduce your risk of complications. Once your sutures have been closed, you will be placed in our state-of-the-art recovery suites to be monitored before you are allowed to return home.
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What happens after my mommy makeover?

After surgery, you will need a friend or family member to accompany you home and assist you with chores for the first 24 hours. Dr. Alizadeh will provide you with pain medications as well as antibiotics to ward off infection.

You will receive compression garments that help minimize your swelling and keep your newly contoured physique in peak condition. Drains may be placed to help escort excess fluids out of the body.

 As with any surgery, you can expect ample swelling and bruising. These side effects typically reach their zenith several days after surgery and then begin to diminish slowly over the course of several weeks.

Strenuous physical activity should be avoided for 4-6 weeks or as recommended by Dr. Alizadeh. However, you can engage in light walks, which help improve circulation and boost your mental health. Most patients can resume work in 2-3 weeks, provided their job is not physically demanding.

Mommy Makeover FAQs

What are the risks associated with a mommy makeover?

Risks of a mommy makeover include infection, bleeding, anesthesia risks, hematoma, temporary numbness, scarring, poor wound healing, and poor cosmetic results. Breast surgery carries with it the risk of capsular contracture and implant rupture.

Can I have more children after a mommy makeover?

A mommy makeover does not affect your ability to birth additional children. However, another pregnancy can compromise your aesthetic results, which is why Dr. Alizadeh strongly suggests that you postpone your mommy makeover if you expect to get pregnant again within the next few years. If you do have a mommy makeover and then get pregnant in the future, revision procedures can be performed to help you maintain your figure.

Will I lose sensation in my nipples after the breast lift?

If you are concerned about losing sensation in your nipples, be sure to discuss it with Dr. Alizadeh at your consultation. He can adjust his technique to conform with your wishes, choosing incisions that do not disturb the nipple-areolar complex.

For Long Island patients interested in a Mommy Makeover

Cosmoplastic surgery has three convenient locations in the New York Metropolitan areas, covering both Suffolk and Nassau Counties. Learn more about our Mommy Makeover.

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