Mommy Makeover

Let’s face it, having kids takes its toll on your body. The goal of a Mommy Makeover is to address some of the common changes that occur after pregnancy. There is no one procedure or set of procedures that officially qualifies as a Mommy Makeover. Usually, it is thought of as some combination of:

  • Breast surgery – a lift, an augmentation, or combination of both
  • Abdominal Surgery – Tummy Tuck or Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Liposuction

In some women, these procedures can be combined and done at the same time. Others will find it better to wait and perform them separately. Our expert team will work with you to choose the overall plan that is best for YOU!

You may wish to read about:
Breast Augmentation
Breast Lift
Abdominoplasty
Liposuction

Our team will:
• Ask about your goals and expectations
• Ask about your overall health, including other medical conditions, prior surgeries, medications and drug allergies.
• Ask about your overall health, including other medical conditions, prior surgeries, medications and drug allergies.
• Perform a physical exam and take measurements
• Take photographs

• You will have a detailed discussion with Dr. Elkins-Williams to determine your goals and realistic outcome of the surgery. Dr. Elkins-Williams will discuss all of your options and recommend a course of treatment
• Every woman has a unique body with unique goals. Dr. Elkins-Williams is broadly trained in a wide variety of surgical techniques that he can adapt to each individual patient to deliver the very best results. During your consultation, Dr Elkins-Williams will help you determine the right technique and right implant for your unique circumstances.

• You will have some pain and swelling immediately after surgery. Most patients don’t require pain medication for more than a couple of days. We encourage our patients to resume normal activities of daily living as soon as possible. You will need to hold off on aerobic exercise for at least 2 weeks after surgery; this may be longer depending on which operations you have. Dr. Elkins-Williams will advise you when strenuous activity can be resumed.
• Swelling will gradually improve over a period of around 3 months. Though most results are visible immediately, the final outcome will reveal itself over several months as theswelling resolves.
• Look forward to better-fitting and more comfortable clothing. Enjoy improved confidence and a whole new you!

You will receive a surgical quote and any clearance forms required at your consultation. Should you decide to proceed, we will connect you with our patient care coordinator, Shannon Jones. At this time, you will select a procedure date and pay a $500.00 non-refundable booking fee to reserve this date. Once the surgery date is set, we schedule a pre-operative appointment two weeks prior to surgery.

At your pre-op, you will have ample time to discuss your upcoming procedure in great detail and have all your questions answered. We will review all pre- and post-operative care, prescribed medications, and any provisions we may give you for use pre- and post-surgery. You will review and sign the consent for surgery, and the balance will be due at the conclusion of this appointment.

Avoid blood thinning medications/supplements for two weeks prior to surgery. This includes any aspirin or aspirin-containing products as well as any anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen or naproxen (including Motrin, Aleve and Advil). Generally, you may take Tylenol (Acetaminophen). Avoid supplements such as Vitamin E, multi vitamins, and omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil and flax seed oil.) You will be given a complete list of medications/supplements to avoid at your pre-op. All these medications can contribute to bleeding problems following surgery and can increase the amount of bruising.

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