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How to Get the Timing Just Right for Your Mommy Makeover

Posted on February 19, 2019

Yearly planner, pen, coffee and snacks on a table.When planning your mommy makeover, timing is key. Schedule it too early, and you could still be healing from childbirth. But you want to get your pre-baby body and confidence back as soon as you can. Here’s what you need to know about when you can get a mommy makeover.

1. Finish Your Family and Talk to a Plastic Surgeon

If you’re wondering when you can finally get your mommy makeover, there are several factors to consider. First, you have to be happy with the size of your family. Once you’ve finished having children, you can start to plan your mommy makeover. It’s never too soon to have a consultation with a plastic surgeon.

3 Questions You Really Want to Ask about Breast Augmentation & Nipples

Posted on January 21, 2019

Woman biting pen sitting at desk taking notes.One of the most common questions that women ask before getting breast enhancement is, “Does breast augmentation change your nipples?” Take a look at the answer to these FAQs to give you a better idea of how your breast procedure may or may not affect your nipples.

1. Does Breast Augmentation Change the Shape of Your Areolas?

No, breast augmentation shouldn’t necessarily change the shape or size of your areolas, unless you’d like it to. You could add a breast lift to your procedure to address symmetry or other concerns you might have about the appearance of your areolas. But if you plan on breastfeeding in the future, you might want to hold off on this until after you’ve completed your family.

How Liposuction Can Be Customized for Your Body

Posted on December 19, 2018

Smiling man embracing smiling woman from behindYou might not realize it, but liposuction is by no means a cookie-cutter solution to stubborn fat. It is actually a highly customizable procedure that can be tailored to fit your unique needs and goals. Additionally, liposuction for men and women often differs to achieve separate goals.

Wherever your trouble spots are, ask yourself these important questions to help you and your plastic surgeon customize your body contouring treatment.

What’s Your Body Shape?

Everyone has a slightly different body shape, and genetics play a large role in determining it. People with pear-shaped bodies tend to store excess fat in their lower body, while apple shapes store it in their midsections.

Can You Speed Up Your Recovery After Liposuction? [Infographic]

Posted on December 4, 2018

SummaryCan You Speed Up Your Recovery After Liposuction? [Infographic]Article NameCan You Speed Up Your Recovery After Liposuction? [Infographic]DescriptionView the December 2018 infographic from Dr. Scot Martin.Author
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3 Little Secrets to See Even Better Results from a Tummy Tuck

Posted on November 20, 2018

Woman on laptopDoing your homework before getting any cosmetic procedure is an important first step to get the absolute most out of your procedure.
If you want to get the best tummy tuck results, follow these top three preparation tips.

1. Get the Timing Just Right

While there’s no age cutoff to getting a tummy tuck, you do need to consider where you are in life when thinking about getting plastic surgery. You’ll see the best outcome if you wait until you’ve completed your family, since a future pregnancy could mean you’ll require a revision surgery shortly down the road.

Another timing factor to consider is your fitness journey.