Misconceptions about Mommy Makeovers

A mommy makeover combines several surgical procedures to transform and restore your body after significant changes, such as pregnancy. For instance, a mommy makeover could include breast surgery, liposuction, a tummy tuck, and other cosmetic procedures, depending on which areas need treatment. However, many people have certain misconceptions about mommy makeovers.

Though mommy makeovers are typically for women looking to restore their body contours and proportions after childbirth, anyone could benefit from the procedures. Mommy makeovers are an excellent option for anyone who wants to make several substantial cosmetic improvements at once, so reach out to learn more.

Mommy Makeovers Are Not Just for Moms

The most common misconception about mommy makeover surgeries is that they are solely for women after pregnancy and childbirth. However, despite the name, mommy makeovers are sought out by many patients looking to make substantial cosmetic changes for other reasons, such as to reduce the signs of aging in certain areas.

Patients may choose to include surgeries such as liposuction, tummy tuck, buttock enhancement surgery, and arm, thigh, or lower body lifts in a mommy makeover. As a result, individuals who have not experienced pregnancy could still significantly benefit from mommy makeover enhancements. Therefore, patients who want to rejuvenate their body proportions and contours after aging and weight fluctuations are ideal candidates for a mommy makeover.

However, mommy makeover surgery is not a suitable replacement for regular exercise and a healthy diet. Mommy makeover surgeries enhance body contours to a certain extent, so maintaining a stable weight is essential for preserving enhancements.

Recovery and Side-Effect Misconceptions about Mommy Makeover Surgeries

Since mommy makeovers combine several procedures at once, many people think the recovery process and scarring are worse than traditional procedures. However, these are misconceptions because mommy makeover procedures leave similar scars as individual procedures performed separately. Just because the surgeries are performed simultaneously doesn’t mean the scarring will be worse than if they were performed separately.

Further, undergoing several mommy makeover surgeries at once reduces the overall recovery time compared to separate surgeries. As a result, mommy makeover patients have faster and smoother recoveries than patients undergoing individual procedures at different times.

Lastly, another misconception about mommy makeovers is that patients must undergo all available procedures. Each patient’s cosmetic needs are unique, so mommy makeovers allow patients to choose which surgeries they want for their desired cosmetic enhancements. Each mommy makeover is customizable to match individual needs.

Learn More about Mommy Makeover Surgery Misconceptions

Mommy makeovers help restore body contours by combining various cosmetic surgeries, resulting in several profound benefits. Do not let misconceptions about mommy makeovers and the recovery process, side effects, and candidate qualifications deter you. Though the name may suggest otherwise, mommy makeover surgeries could benefit anyone struggling with loose skin, excess fat, and signs of aging. Candidates for mommy makeovers do not have to be mothers.

Further, since simultaneous procedures reduce unnecessary exposure to anesthesia and incur fewer costs, mommy makeovers have medical and monetary benefits for all patients. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Daniel to discuss the misconceptions about mommy makeovers further and how you could benefit from these procedures.

Dr. Lee B. Daniel, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
244 Country Club Rd
Eugene OR   97401