Am I a good candidate for Mommy makeover? (photos)

Im just starting to look into this procedure.... After seeing my photos, Any advice and direction would be appreciated in reguards to my problematic areas.

Doctor Answers 23

Mommy makeover question

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Hello and thank you for the question and photo. The mommy makeover describes doing both the abdomen and breast together. Your pics show you would be a good candidate for a full tummy tuck with muscle tightening and liposuction of the love handles. 

The breasts have mild ptosis ( sagging ). You would need to describe better what you dislike about your breasts to know which direction to suggest. Based on the photo, I would suggest a vertical  lift to start. Implants only if you want to go bigger. 

I would also suggest that you lose some weight before having surgery. The photos show some degree of abdominal fullness. This competes against the ability to tighten the abdomen and give you a flatter stomach. 

You should have several consultations with board certified plastic surgeons before making any final decisions. 

As always, best to be healthy, no smoking, and make sure any health concerns you have are managed by your primary care md. 

Best to you.

Rockville Plastic Surgeon
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Mommy makeover

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Hello and thank you for your question. Based on your photograph, you are a great candidate for a tummy tuck with liposuction.  This can be done through a low and short incision, all completely below the bikini line.  Your muscles can also be plicated resulting in a flat abdomen.  A breast lift with implants can be performed at the same time for improved shape and contour of your breasts.  Make sure you specifically look at before and after pictures of real patients who have had this surgery performed by your surgeon and evaluate their results.  The most important aspect is to find a surgeon you are comfortable with. I recommend that you seek consultation with a qualified board-certified plastic surgeon who can evaluate you in person.

Best wishes and good luck.

Richard G. Reish, M.D.
Harvard-trained plastic surgeon

Richard G. Reish, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Are You A Mommy Makeover Candidate?

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Looking at the photographs you submitted, I think you should get an very good result from a mommy makeover.  The tummy tuck with flank liposuction will transform your torso and help you wear clothing in a much more flattering manner.  For breast work, I might suggest a lift with or without implants to give you a bit more fullness above the level of the nipple.

I'm going to add a link to a tummy tuck case I did with flank liposuction last year with might help you envision how that part of the operation could go.

Good Luck!

Thomas P. Sterry, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Am I a good candidate for a MMO?

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Thank you for sharing your question and photographs.  If you are otherwise healthy and a candidate for surgery it appears that you would obtain excellent results with an extended tummy tuck and breast augmentation.  Use a healthy diet and exercise regimen to reach your desired goal weight, a weight that you feel comfortable at and can maintain.  This will minimize your risks and maximize your long-term results.  Hope this helps.

Nelson Castillo, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Are you a good candidate for MM

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Far more important than the technique is the skill and experience of your plastic surgeon. Choose your surgeon rather than the technique and let them explain why one technique may be better than another.  See the below link on some suggestions on finding the most qualified Plastic Surgeon for a consult.

Let your surgeon decide with you about if it is safe or not for you to undergo surgery. 

Judging from your photos, you appear to be a good candidate for a mommy makeover.

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A mommy makeover is a combination of plastic surgery procedures designed to rejuvenate the body after pregnancy. Although each mommy makeover is customized according to a woman’s individual needs, most mommy makeovers include a breast enhancement procedure, tummy tuck and liposuction. Although photos are no substitute for an in-person evaluation, it appears that you’d be a great candidate for a mommy makeover. A tummy tuck combined with liposuction could improve the contours of your midsection, a breast lift could elevate your breasts to a more youthful position, and implants can add more volume to your breasts. Consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon for optimal results.

Lee B. Daniel, MD
Eugene Plastic Surgeon

Am I a good candidate?

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Hello dear, based on your pictures you look to be a good candidate for a mommy makeover. But it will depend on your health and hemoglobin levels. 

It’s definitely possible to perform a Brazilian Butt Lift and Mommy Makeover simultaneously.

When patients undergo this surgical combination, safety should be everyone’s first priority.For this reason, procedures of this magnitude should be performed in accredited surgical centers.The operative times should never exceed four to six hours.

In contrast, performing these procedures simultaneously offers several advantages.These include synergy, less expense and one recovery.

For these reasons, it’s important to consider each case on an individual basis.No two patients are every exactly alike.They have different anatomic findings, aesthetic goals and social situations.It’s therefore, important to tailor the surgical approach to the patient’s needs.

I recommend to visit a board certified plastic surgeon to talk about your goals and for a person evaluation.
Good Luck :)

Tania Medina de Garcia, MD
Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 437 reviews

Mommy makeover candidate

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Thank you for your question.  Based on your photos, you appear to be a great candidate for a mommy makeover.  This may include a tummy tuck, liposuction of the flanks and a breast lift +/- implants which would help you get your body back.  Be sure to consult with an experienced board certified plastic surgeon.  Good luck! 

Zachary Farris, MD, FACS
Dallas Plastic Surgeon
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Am I a good candidate for Mommy makeover?

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Hello Dear, thank you so much for your questions and pictures.

According with your pictures you would be an excellent candidate for a full Tummy Tuck with Liposuction on flanks, back and waist. This will give you an excellent shape.

Hope to hear from you soon, best wishes!!

Ramon Morales, MD
Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon

Candidate for Mommy Makeover

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I believe you would be an excellent candidate for the "Mommy Makeover Procedure." The Mommy Makeover combines specific body contouring procedures that target common trouble areas for new and experienced moms. These procedures can be performed as stand-alone procedures or in combination with each other to achieve the most rejuvenated and beautiful results possible.

 The Mommy Makeover is designed for the easy combination of procedures to minimize your recovery period. The most common combinations are liposuction and tummy tuck or breast lift and breast augmentation in one surgery.

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These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.