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Many women call our office to discuss a mommy makeover and often ask how many procedures are included.  This varies from patient to patient and the procedures included depend on your wants and needs. Pregnancy and childbirth cause long-term changes to the body, even with a healthy diet and regular exercise. Since no two women had an identical pregnancy, procedures include vary. Mommy makeover surgery is usually a combination of procedures that address changes in the belly and breasts.  This includes surgeries such as a tummy tuck, liposuction, breast augmentation or breast lift.  The goal is to help women bring back their pre-pregnancy bodies.

 

Dr. Ryan Couvillion is an experienced Houston, TX plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic surgery and one of his biggest interests is mommy makeover procedures. Dr. Couvillion, along with his professional team at SBA Dermatology & Plastic Surgery, is proud to offer cutting-edge techniques and methods to help Houston, TX mommy makeover patients achieve their aesthetic goals. Read on to learn more about the various mommy makeover procedures that make up this highly customized surgery and determine which ones may be right for you.

 

What is mommy makeover surgery?

The main objective of mommy makeover procedures is to restore the appearance and shape of a woman's body after childbirth. It is common for women to experience changes to their bodies after pregnancy in certain areas, such as the abdomen, breasts, and back. These same areas of the body can also change with the natural aging process. As one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed today, mommy makeover surgery is an individualized procedure, allowing healthy women to gain back their pre-pregnancy bodies.

 

What are the top areas to target in a mommy makeover?

A mommy makeover surgery can give women in the Houston, TX area results in various target areas, depending on their goals. Generally, a mommy makeover is a unique combination of two or more cosmetic procedures to help women look and feel their best. The most common areas that women typically target are:

  • Breasts
  • Abdomen and flanks
  • Upper and lower back
  • Thighs and hips

 

What procedures are included in a mommy makeover?

Mommy makeover surgery is not a weight loss alternative for women. It is a combination of two or more body procedures that help eliminate excess fat and skin in common areas that often plague women after childbirth. The combination of surgeries allows one recovery period, which can simplify time off of work, childcare, etc. The majority of women consider breast enhancement tummy tuck surgery in their mommy makeover treatment plan. Others may choose to add liposuction to troublesome target spots, like the lower back and inner thighs. The options really depend on the anatomy and personal body goals.

 

The best way to learn what combination of procedures is right for you is to work with an experienced plastic surgeon, like Dr. Ryan Couvillion. During our thorough consultation, he will assess and listen to your concerns to determine what cosmetic procedures will be needed to make up your mommy makeover surgery. In Houston, TX, SBA Dermatology & Plastic Surgery is a premier facility that offers a myriad of surgical and nonsurgical options for women looking to regain their confidence and get their bodies back.

 

If you are interested in a mommy makeover please reach out to Dr. Ryan Couvillion's Aesthetic Consultant, Rosa Gonzalez at 713.850.0240 x. 1146 or you can email her at rgonzalez@sba-skincare.com 


 

Ryan Couvillion, MD

Ryan Couvillion, MD

double board certified plastic surgeon

Dr. Ryan Couvillion is an experienced Houston, TX plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic procedures for the breasts, body, face, and skin. A native Houstonian, Dr. Couvillion has been recognized for his passion and dedication to achieving the best possible results for his patients. His drive to pursue training in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery began at a young age, and he is honored to have been mentored by some of the nation’s most recognized surgeons.

For every aesthetic need, Dr. Couvillion incorporates a patient-centered approach with everyone he encounters and makes each client a part of the decision-making process. According to Dr. Couvillion, "The most gratifying part of my day is when I get to talk to a happy patient. It is such a privilege to care for my patients and give them the results they want."

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