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Common Mommy Makeover Procedures

By Lloyd G. Van Wyck, M.D. on September 04, 2015

A woman in bed smilingDr. Lloyd Van Wyck is a leading cosmetic surgeon proud to serve patients in and around the Ottawa area. He offers the latest in body contouring to remove stretch marks and tighten loose or sagging skin. These kinds of surgeries are quite important for any aesthetic matters related to weight gain and weight loss.

With this in mind, let's take a moment to consider the various procedures that are part of a mommy makeover.

Changes to the Body After Pregnancy and Childbirth

Pregnancy and childbirth can both have major effects on the overall contour of a woman's body. Loose skin, stretch marks, stretched skin, and other issues are all common, and thankfully they can all be addressed through a mommy makeover that combines various effective body sculpting surgery options.

Tummy Tuck Surgery

Given the amount of abdominal stretching that's caused by pregnancy, tummy tuck surgery is an important part of mommy makeover treatment. The tummy tuck procedures removes loose skin from the lower abdominal region, tightening the stomach area in order to get rid of stretch marks, sagging skin, and other major problems associated with skin laxity.

Breast Lift Surgery

A woman's breasts can droop and sag due to changes in size and fullness related to pregnancy and nursing. Breast lift surgery is ideal for making droopy breasts appear firm and perky again. During a breast lift, skin is carefully removed from the lower portion of the breasts in order to enhance overall firmness and pertness.

Thigh Lift Surgery

Thigh lift surgery is an ideal option to consider if a woman notices issues with her thighs after pregnancy and childbirth. The thigh lift targets the outer, upper, and inner thighs, allowing women to have the firm and appealing legs that they've always wanted.

Arm Lift Surgery

While the lower body and abdominal region are obviously affected by pregnancy and childbirth, the upper arms are similarly affected by weight gain and weight loss. This is especially true of the shoulders and the triceps, which may appear flabby or loose. The arm lift is performed in order to tighten that loose skin and give patients the toned and well-defined upper arms that they'd like to have.

Facial Plastic Surgery Options

Signs of advanced age can become more apparent after pregnancy and childbirth. This doesn't just mean lines and wrinkles but also drooping and sagging jowls, a drooping neckline, and loose skin around parts of the face. Various facial plastic surgery options are ideal for these matters, including the lower facelift and the neck lift, both of which can significantly improve issues with facial contour following weight gain and weight loss.

Tailoring Each Mommy Makeover to Meet Your Needs

Patients have different needs to be addressed, and it's important to us that any surgeries that are performed are properly tailored to their needs. During the a consultation for a mommy makeover, we will be sure to go over all potential procedures as well as their risks and benefits. This will help patients make smart, confident, and empowered decisions about their needs.

Learn More About Mommy Makeover Treatments

To learn more about mommy makeovers and how they can help you have slimmer and trimmer frame, be sure to contact our cosmetic plastic surgery centre today. Dr. Lloyd Van Wyck and the entire team here looks forward to your visit and helping you look your very best.

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