Motherhood is a sacred journey for many women, but no matter how happy she is with her newly expanded family, she may not embrace the changes to her appearance. A mommy makeover in New York City with Dr. Alizadeh can beautifully restore your physique and restore your self-confidence. He carefully tailors your surgical plan to address your unique concerns and resolve the cosmetic issues preventing you from looking and feeling your absolute best.
What are the risks associated with a mommy makeover?
Risks from this procedure 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, so Dr. Alizadeh strongly suggests you postpone your procedure if you expect to get pregnant within the next few years. If you have a mommy makeover and then get pregnant in the future, Dr. Alizadeh can perform revision procedures 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, 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.
Are there a lot of scars after a mommy makeover?
All of the procedures involved in a mommy makeover will involve some incisions. As such, patients are likely to have scars following their recovery period. That said, they will fade over time and can be improved with the right care.
Does a mommy makeover get rid of stretch marks?
Mommy makeover procedures include various treatments that can address stretch marks. For example, a tummy tuck can treat stretch marks on the stomach, a breast lift can treat stretch marks on the breasts, and an arm lift can treat the arms.
What is the recovery process like?
Generally speaking, patients should plan to stay at home and rest for at least 2 weeks following their treatment. They can get back to their daily routines after 2 to 3 weeks and can engage in more strenuous activities by the 6-week mark.
Is labiaplasty part of a mommy makeover procedure?
Yes. If desired, labiaplasty can be included in a mommy makeover procedure.
How long until I can exercise after a mommy makeover?
Patients must refrain from vigorous exercise for at least 6 weeks following their mommy makeover procedure. After that period, they are free to get back to their workout regimen.
Does insurance cover a mommy makeover?
Mommy makeovers are usually not covered by insurance plans because they are considered to be a primarily cosmetic procedure.