Mommy Makeover Procedure in NYC

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful and unique phases in every women’s life. However, many women experience changes in their body post-partum which can be difficult to correct with diet and exercise alone. Changes to the volume and appearance of the breast, stretch marks and sagging abdominal skin and fat accumulation on hips, thighs and love handles are commonly seen after pregnancy.

A Mommy Makeover can correct these deformities in patients who are dissatisfied with these changes and provide them with an opportunity to restore their body to a pre-pregnancy state. If you are dissatisfied with your post pregnancy body changes, then consider Mommy Makeover by our expert Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Mansher Singh, based out of Manhattan, New York.

What is a Mommy Makeover?

A ‘Mommy Makeover’ is a customized series of treatments that help refresh the signs of aging on the body and face. This procedure is quite popular, among women aged between 40 and 50 with a focus on enhancing areas like the breasts, abdomen, waist and buttocks. These specific areas tend to show signs of sagging, muscle and skin stretching and excess fat accumulation over time.

Patients typically opt for procedures such as breast lift or augmentation tummy tuck, liposuction and sometimes buttock lift or augmentation. Additionally, they may consider undergoing labiaplasty. By combining procedures in one session individuals can achieve aesthetic enhancements while going through just one recovery phase. This holistic approach presents a choice for mothers aiming to regain their pregnancy look.

Picture of a woman showing off her body following a mommy makeover procedure

Concerns Caused by Aging and Pregnancy

The effects of getting older and being pregnant can cause worries, for women. As time passes aging can result in skin causing wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin. Likewise, pregnancy may alter the body shape often causing stomach muscles to droop, drooping breasts, and stubborn fat pockets. These changes can affect a woman’s self-esteem. How she views her body.

Here are some typical transformations that happen during aging and pregnancy:

  • Decreased Skin Flexibility: With age the body produces collagen and elastin leading to wrinkles and sagging skin on the face, neck, and hands.
  • Loss of Fullness: Both aging and pregnancy can alter how fat is distributed in the body resulting in reduced volume in the face and irregular fat distribution.
  • Stretch Marks: The rapid stretching of skin during pregnancy can cause stretch marks to appear often seen on the stomach, thighs, and chest.
  • Diastasis Recti: Pregnancy can cause a separation of muscles in the abdomen known as diastasis recti. This creates a protruding belly that may be challenging to address through exercise.
  • Changes in Breast Shape: Aging and breastfeeding may lead to loss of volume and drooping of breasts impacting their shape and position.
  • Fat Deposits: Hormonal changes during pregnancy can lead to fat accumulation in areas, like the abdomen, thighs, and sides that are often hard to reduce through diet or exercise.

What is Involved in a Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover typically involves targeting body areas that are commonly impacted by pregnancy, the aging process. Following pregnancy, a woman’s body may experience transformations that can be addressed through procedures designed to enhance her appearance. The objective is to achieve a refreshed appearance by focusing on concerns, in areas of the body.

Dr. Singh commonly performs surgeries as part of this process including:

  • Breast Lift (Mastopexy): Corrects sagging and lifts breasts to a youthful position.
  • Breast Augmentation: Enhances breast size and fullness with implants to address volume loss from factors like breastfeeding or aging.
  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty): Removes skin and tightens muscles for a flatter toned stomach.
  • Liposuction: Targets and eliminates stubborn fat deposits in areas like the hips, thighs, and abdomen.
  • Breast Reduction: Reduces overly large breasts to improve proportion and alleviate physical discomfort.

Other options for patients include thigh lift, arm lift, Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) and labiaplasty. While each surgery targets a specific concern, when bundled together they offer overall body rejuvenation.

Dr. Singh’s Approach to the Surgery

In consultations with Dr. Singh, he takes the time to understand each patient’s goals and requirements. He then carefully selects the method to achieve the desired outcomes, discussing it thoroughly with the patient.

They must grasp the process and understand what to expect. The available treatments cover a range of options, like breast enhancement, breast lift, tummy tuck, fat reduction via liposuction, and various body contouring choices.

Beginning with tightening the muscles and removing skin for a refined look, Dr. Singh then focuses on shaping the waist, hips, and thighs using liposuction methods while also addressing any requirements, for breast lift or augmentation. Throughout the procedure, he ensures symmetry and proportion are maintained for a result.

Recovery After Surgery

The recovery period post Mommy Makeover varies depending on circumstances. The extent of procedures performed. Typically, patients can anticipate a recovery phase lasting two to three weeks. Adequate rest is crucial during this time to support healing and minimize the risks of complications. Patients are advised to seek assistance at home for tasks including childcare responsibilities.

Dr. Singh recommends avoiding activities, like exercise following surgery as it could impede healing progress.

Patients can usually go back to their office job in three weeks. It might take a few months before they can start lifting weights again. Due to the combination of surgeries patients may experience discomfort and longer recovery times than usual.

Mommy Makeover Before and After Photos

Before and After Mommy Makeover Patient Photos
Before and After Mommy Makeover Patient Photos NYC

Dr. Mansher Singh for Your Mommy Makeover

Selecting the plastic surgeon for any procedure is crucial as it impacts safety, success, and overall quality. Dr. Mansher Singh is a standout choice who offers top-notch training and education, personalized care, and compassionate bedside manners. With certifications from institutions like Harvard and Johns Hopkins, Dr. Singh is well-equipped to handle your makeover needs.

During a consultation with Dr. Singh, he actively listens to your goals. Discusses each step of the process with empathy to ensure individualized care above all else. For details or to book an appointment you can contact his Manhattan office at (212) 470-4020.

Mommy Makeover FAQ

Will scarring be noticeable?

Scarring is typically minimal since Dr. Singh strategically places incisions along natural body creases and contours while also positioning them in areas that are easily concealed by undergarments such as underwear or bikinis.

After the operation he gives patients instructions on how to take care of themselves. With attention and patience, scars usually become less noticeable over time.

Can I undergo a “mommy makeover” after having a child?

Dr. Singh recommends waiting until you have completed your family planning and do not intend to have children. To achieve the results, make sure your body has fully recovered from childbirth and that you are maintaining weight. There are no restrictions so patients can opt for mommy makeover procedures.

Is the surgery costly?

Since the procedure is highly personalized there is no fixed price or standard guideline. The cost varies based on the procedures chosen location and the expertise of the surgeon. As it involves treatments at once it may require a financial commitment for some individuals. Nonetheless combining procedures can lead to cost savings compared to undergoing each surgery.

During a consultation with Dr. Singh, you will receive a cost estimate tailored to your objectives. As cosmetic surgery is involved potential patients should be aware that insurance coverage is unlikely to apply for payment.

What exactly is included in a mommy makeover?

A typical mommy makeover consists of a set of treatments aimed at addressing the effects of pregnancy and childbirth.

Below are some of the procedures that might be included:

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Liposuction
  • Buttock Lift
  • Labiaplasty

How long does the surgery take to complete?

The length of the operation can range from 3 to 7 hours depending on the complexity and number of procedures requested. The combination of procedures will dictate the duration of the surgery. Dr. Singh will give you an estimation during your consultation, based on your personalized treatment plan.

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