Mommy Makeover

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Mommy Makeover in Dallas, TX, With Dr. Yash Avashia

The contours of a woman’s body can change with age, and pregnancy or significant weight gain and loss can accelerate those changes. A mommy makeover is a customized combination of procedures to restore your youthful curves and give you a younger, fresher appearance. A mommy makeover can bring back your pre-pregnancy shape, tighten skin that is saggy and loose after having children or losing weight, and eliminate pockets of diet- and exercise-resistant fat. It can include facial rejuvenation and other procedures to address additional areas of cosmetic concern.

To learn more about a mommy makeover and what it can do for you, contact Dr. Yash Plastic Surgery today or call (469) 249-9615 to schedule a consultation. Dr. Yash Avashia is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Dallas, serving Fort Worth, Garland, and all surrounding areas. With his extensive training and experience, Dr. Yash applies surgical skill, aesthetic sense, and in-depth medical knowledge to produce beautiful and natural-looking results.

What Is a Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover is a combination of cosmetic procedures to restore your body to its pre-pregnancy or pre-weight-loss contours. Dr. Yash tailors the specific combination of procedures to each patient’s needs, but a mommy makeover typically includes:

Since a mommy makeover is such a customized procedure, you may choose to combine these surgeries or replace them with others to address your unique cosmetic concerns. For example, your mommy makeover might include facial rejuvenation with injections of Botox or dermal fillers, radiofrequency skin tightening, laser skin resurfacing, or a surgical procedure like an arm lift. In your consultation with Dr. Yash, he will ask questions to understand your goals for treatment, conduct an examination, and recommend a personalized combination of procedures for your ideal mommy makeover.

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Honesty and integrity are the cornerstones of Dr. Avashia’s process. He feels strongly that he needs to educate patients on what gives them the most value, and he focuses on what should be done instead of simply what could be done. He will only recommend procedures that will help achieve your goals. Dr. Avashia knows that not everyone “needs the knife,” and he will recommend nonsurgical solutions when appropriate in order to give you a more minimally invasive solution to achieve your goals.

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Whether you’re looking to reverse the signs of aging or improve the appearance of a specific area of your body, Dr. Avashia can help you achieve your desired goals. Visit Dr. Yash today to learn more.

Why Might I Consider a Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover can restore a younger look, slimmer and more toned contours, and more attractive curves. The typical procedures in a mommy makeover address a set of cosmetic concerns many women face after having children, gaining and losing weight, or growing older.

Your mommy makeover can:

Flatten, tone, and smooth your abdomen, if you have a bulging belly you can no longer hold in. Pregnancy or significant weight change can leave your abdominal muscles stretched, weakened, and separated in ways that no amount of exercise can correct. Skin can also stretch beyond its resilience limits, too, resulting in loose folds or wrinkles on your midsection. A tummy tuck can correct all these problems, giving you back your younger contours with a firm, flat abdomen and a narrower waist.

Improve your breasts’ shape, position, and size. A woman’s breasts often sag and droop after pregnancy, aging, or weight changes. A breast lift restores a rounder, more uplifted, and younger-looking shape. Breast augmentation or reduction can bring the size and roundness of your breasts into balance with your other features and free you to wear the clothes you like. Breast surgery can also correct asymmetrical breasts.

Eliminate bulges of stubborn fat, wherever on your body they have accumulated. Fat reduction with liposuction, in combination with a tummy tuck, can extend that procedure’s slimming effect. You can also get liposuction on other parts of your body that have excess fat.

By giving you back your younger contours, a mommy makeover can restore your pride in your body. You’ll look and feel beautiful in form-fitting clothes, body-hugging workout outfits, and bathing suits.  

If you include facial treatments in your mommy makeover, you’ll take years off your appearance in other ways, too — by softening facial lines and wrinkles, correcting uneven coloring, and smoothing coarse skin.

Am I a Good Candidate for a Mommy Makeover?

You may be a good candidate for a mommy makeover if you are experiencing any of the concerns listed above and you are:

  • In good health 
  • At a stable weight and within a few pounds of your ideal weight
  • A nonsmoker, or able to quit tobacco for several weeks before and after surgery

It’s best to wait until you are no longer planning to have more children before you have a mommy makeover, as the body changes from another pregnancy can undo some of the positive effects of the procedures.

What Can I Expect Before, During, and After My Mommy Makeover Procedure?

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Before

Dr. Yash is a partner in the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute and will perform your mommy makeover in the Institute’s state-of-the-art surgery center. The Institute is the top facility for aesthetic surgery in Dallas and among the best in the country. You will arrive on surgery day, check-in, and meet with Dr. Yash and your anesthesia provider. You will then be carefully anesthetized with general anesthesia and taken back into the operating room.

During

The specifics of your mommy makeover surgery will vary with the combination of procedures being performed.

  • In a tummy tuck, Dr. Yash makes an incision on the abdomen, just above the pubic area, where the resulting scar will be discreet even when you are wearing low-cut clothing. He removes excess skin and tightens strained abdominal muscles. If necessary, he will move the navel and reattach it in a natural-looking position.  Dr. Yash’s aesthetic goals for you tummy tuck are a flat abdomen, tighter waist, low scar that is well concealed, and natural belly button. 
  • For breast surgery, he may make an incision in the crease below the breasts, a circle or half-circle around the areola, or a line from the edge of the areola down to the crease below the breast.
  • If you’ve opted to have liposuction as part of your mommy makeover, Dr. Yash makes small incisions for the insertion of the liposuction cannula, which he then uses to break up and remove excess fat. Liposuction is always performed with the tummy tuck but additional areas can be added to the procedure for improved results (arms, upper back, thighs). 

As Dr. Yash completes each procedure, he closes and dresses the incisions.

After

A mommy makeover is an outpatient procedure. Once you are alert again after your anesthesia, we will clear you to go home. You will need someone to bring you home and stay with you for at least the first night after surgery. Dr. Yash will provide you with a full list of postoperative instructions and will be available if you have any immediate questions or issues.

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What Can I Expect in Recovery?

The length of your recovery from a mommy makeover will vary with the combination of procedures performed, but typically requires a week or two at home before you begin to resume normal activities. 

You can expect some bruising, swelling, and discomfort at first. We will provide compression garments or bandages, which can help control the swelling while holding your reshaped body contours in place. We will provide you with pain medications as needed, as well as detailed instructions on wound care and bathing to prevent infection, suggested limits on lifting and movement, and encouragement to walk around your home to promote circulation and healing. 

Most people can return to nonstrenuous, office-type work within a week or two after mommy makeover surgery. After about two weeks, you can resume light cardiovascular exercise, gradually building up to more strenuous exercise and physical work over the next few weeks. 

Dr. Yash will schedule periodic follow-up visits, at which we will monitor the pace of your recovery, answer any questions you have, and advise you on the gradual resumption of normal activities.

Discover Mommy Makeover in Dallas Can Benefit You

Contact us today or call our office at (469) 249-9615 to schedule a consultation and learn how a mommy makeover with Dr. Yash can transform and rejuvenate your body. Dr. Yash provides exceptional care and delivers beautiful, natural results to patients from Dallas and the surrounding areas of Texas.