Mommy Makeover

What to Expect for a Tummy Tuck Recovery

tummy tuck recovery

After deciding which type of tummy tuck to have, understanding what to expect during the recovery process is an important next step. When planning for this procedure, patients should consider every angle; from the day of the surgery, to the end of the recovery. A safe and healthy healing process is what our practice strives to educate our patients on, enabling them to be as prepared as possible. Most individuals are able to return home shortly after surgery, but we recommend taking one to two weeks off from work, school, and/or other daily activities—although this can vary based on individual…

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Full Tummy Tuck vs. Mini Tummy Tuck

Patients may consider a tummy tuck to remove excess skin, as it cannot be addressed with exercise. This procedure can also tighten abdominal muscles that have separated, something that even strenuous activity cannot accomplish. While a tummy tuck is usually best for patients who have been pregnant or undergone a significant weight loss, it can also be appropriate for individuals seeking to eliminate loose skin on their abdomen, which can be addressed with a panniculectomy. Panniculectomy (with or without abdominoplasty, which addresses loose muscles) may be helpful for women who wish to transform their post-pregnancy body into a leaner, more…

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Mommy Makeover & Pampering Special Event!

Are you or someone you know trying to achieve the pre-mommy body after having a baby? Then you deserve a Mommy Makeover! Treat yourself to a morning out where you can learn about options for surgical and non-surgical procedures to help achieve your pre-mommy body. Dr. Thomas Lintner, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, will give a presentation on tummy tucks, breast surgery, liposuction, and other options. Consultation After the presentation, request a private consultation where you will receive additional information and quote(s) on the procedure(s) needed. Pampering No Mommy Makeover would be complete without a little pampering. Treat yourself to… •…

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Which Implant Placement Provides the Most Natural Appearance?

When considering breast augmentation – on its own or as a part of a mommy makeover – there are a number of options to be considered. Most women prefer to achieve a natural appearance, so when customizing the surgery, patients often ask whether it is better to have their breast implants placed above or below the muscle. The implant placement that can provide the most natural appearance will depend on each patient’s individual physique and aesthetic goals. The natural shape of your breast, in addition to your available breast tissue and skin thickness all play a part in determining which…

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Am I Too Old for Breast Implants?

When it comes to certain plastic surgery procedures, there may be a minimum age recommended or required, but is it possible to be “too old” to consider breast implants? Not necessarily. Mothers looking to enhance their look later in life can rest assured that their age is less of a concern – overall health is always more important than a person’s age when deciding candidacy. Many of my patients wait until their children are a bit older before considering a mommy makeover, so it is not uncommon for them to be in their 50s. Although these women are usually still…

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