Los Angeles
Plastic Surgeon

Mommy Makeover in Los Angeles

Dr. Yaghoubian specializes in Mommy Makeovers, personalized to restore and rejuvenate women after childbirth. Each makeover is uniquely crafted to address individual needs, commonly including procedures like breast lifts, liposuction, and tummy tucks. Rediscover your confidence and embrace your postpartum journey with Dr. Yaghoubian’s expert care and compassionate approach.

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What is a Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover is a personalized suite of procedures designed to rejuvenate and enhance a woman’s body after the rigors of childbirth. Dr. Yaghoubian understands that pregnancy, delivery, and breastfeeding impact each woman differently. Therefore, she crafts a unique Mommy Makeover plan for every patient to address their specific needs and restore confidence.

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What is a Mommy Makeover?

Dr. Yaghoubian typically includes the following procedures in her Mommy Makeover:

Breast Lift:

Many mothers desire a breast lift to elevate and reshape their breasts, correcting any sagging or asymmetry caused by pregnancy and breastfeeding. Dr. Yaghoubian expertly removes excess skin and tissue, enhancing the appearance of the nipples for a natural and youthful contour.

Breast Augmentation:

Loss of breast volume after childbirth can be addressed with breast augmentation. Dr. Yaghoubian offers both implant-based and fat transfer augmentation options to restore fullness and shape to the breasts, tailored to each patient’s preferences and aesthetic goals.

Liposuction:

Stubborn pockets of fat that resist diet and exercise are common concerns post-pregnancy. Dr. Yaghoubian employs liposuction to sculpt and refine the body, permanently eliminating unwanted fat deposits and restoring a more

Tummy Tuck:

Abdominal muscles often become lax, and excess skin accumulates during pregnancy. A tummy tuck tightens the abdominal muscles, removes excess fat and skin, and contours the waistline for a firmer and more toned appearance. Dr. Yaghoubian meticulously sculpts the abdomen to achieve natural-looking results that enhance the overall silhouette.

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Am I a Candidate for a Mommy Makeover:

A Mommy Makeover in Los Angeles can be an excellent option for women seeking to enhance their post-pregnancy figure. To determine if you’re a suitable candidate for this transformative journey, consider the following:Health and Weight: Ideal candidates are generally in good overall health and maintain a stable weight. Desired Enhancements: If you’re looking to refine and rejuvenate your body after childbirth, a Mommy Makeover may be the solution you’ve been seeking. Common areas of focus include smoothing and tightening the abdominal region and enhancing or lifting the breasts. Additionally, procedures like Labiaplasty are often included to address specific concerns. Realistic Expectations: It’s crucial for all candidates to have realistic expectations about the outcomes of a Mommy Makeover. Dr. Yaghoubian, understanding the unique desires and concerns of women, will collaborate with you to ensure you have a clear understanding of what can and cannot be achieved through surgery. To explore whether a Mommy Makeover is the right choice for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Yaghoubian today.

Mommy Makeover FAQ:

Like any surgical procedure, a Mommy Makeover carries certain risks and potential side effects. These may include infection, bleeding, adverse reaction to anesthesia, scarring, changes in sensation, and dissatisfaction with the cosmetic results. It’s crucial to discuss these risks thoroughly with your surgeon and follow all pre and post-operative instructions to minimize the chances of complications. Additionally, choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon experienced in Mommy Makeover procedures can significantly reduce the likelihood of adverse outcomes.

The recovery time after a Mommy Makeover can vary depending on several factors, including the specific procedures performed, individual healing abilities, and adherence to post-operative instructions. In general, patients can expect a recovery period of about 6 to 8 weeks before returning to normal activities, including work and exercise. During the initial phase of recovery, patients may experience swelling, bruising, discomfort, and restricted mobility. It’s essential to follow the surgeon’s post-operative care guidelines diligently to promote proper healing and minimize complications. Additionally, some activities, such as heavy lifting and strenuous exercise, should be avoided for several weeks to ensure optimal recovery.

The decision of whether to wait until you’re done having children before undergoing a Mommy Makeover is a personal one and depends on various factors. While it’s possible to undergo a Mommy Makeover before having all your children, it’s important to consider that future pregnancies and breastfeeding can potentially affect the results of the procedure.

If you’re planning to have more children, it might be advisable to wait until after you’ve completed your family to undergo a Mommy Makeover. This can help ensure that the results of the procedure are long-lasting and not compromised by subsequent pregnancies.

However, if you feel that the physical changes you’ve experienced after childbirth are significantly impacting your confidence and quality of life, you may choose to proceed with a Mommy Makeover earlier. In such cases, it’s essential to discuss your future plans with your plastic surgeon during the consultation process. They can provide personalized advice based on your individual circumstances and help you make an informed decision about the timing of your procedure.

Absolutely! The term “Mommy Makeover” can be a bit misleading because it’s commonly associated with women who have had children, but it’s not exclusively for mothers. Anyone who is bothered by changes in their body, such as sagging breasts, excess abdominal skin, or stubborn fat deposits, can consider a Mommy Makeover to address these concerns.

Whether you’ve had children or not, if you’re interested in improving your body contours and enhancing your overall appearance, you can discuss the possibility of a Mommy Makeover with a board-certified plastic surgeon. During your consultation, your surgeon will evaluate your individual concerns and goals to determine the most appropriate combination of procedures for your needs.

The duration of a Mommy Makeover procedure can vary depending on the specific combination of surgeries involved and individual factors. On average, a Mommy Makeover can take anywhere from four to six hours to complete. However, this timeframe can be shorter or longer depending on factors such as the complexity of the procedures, the patient’s anatomy, and the surgeon’s techniques.

During your consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon, they will discuss the details of your desired procedures and provide you with a personalized estimate of the surgical time involved. It’s essential to allocate enough time for the surgery itself as well as for pre-operative preparations and post-operative recovery.

In a traditional Mommy Makeover, multiple procedures are typically performed during a single surgical session. This approach offers several advantages, including reduced overall recovery time and cost compared to undergoing each procedure separately.

Common procedures included in a Mommy Makeover may include breast augmentation, breast lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), liposuction, and sometimes procedures like buttock augmentation or thigh lift, depending on the individual’s needs and goals.

Combining procedures into one surgical session requires careful planning and consideration by both the patient and the surgeon. However, it’s essential to ensure that the patient is healthy enough to undergo a more extended surgery and that the surgeon is experienced in performing multiple procedures simultaneously.

During the consultation process, your surgeon will evaluate your medical history, current health status, aesthetic goals, and surgical options to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for you. They will also discuss the potential risks and benefits of combining procedures and address any concerns you may have before proceeding.

Meet the Surgeon

Dr. Arezou Yaghoubian is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon and hand surgery specialist known for her expertise in providing comprehensive plastic, reconstructive, and hand surgeries. She earned her medical degree from UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine and completed her residencies and fellowships at UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Yaghoubian is recognized for her excellence in surgery and commitment to advancing the field through research. She is fluent in English, Farsi, and Spanish and has a passion for global outreach, volunteering her skills to provide reconstructive surgery in underserved communities. Connect with Dr. Yaghoubian on Facebook to learn more about her practice and the services offered at AESTHETICA LA and the LA Hand Institute.