Five Body Contouring Procedures Included In a Mommy Makeover

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For many women considering plastic surgery, it’s not about getting the perfect body, it's about restoring the shape they once had. Mommy makeovers are among the fastest-growing procedures performed in the Midland, MI area since they combine several techniques at once. Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. David Yonick is proud to offer breast surgery, tummy tucks, liposuction, and more to help women achieve this goal.

Even though pregnancy and childbirth are amazing times for women, they can irreversibly change areas, such as the breasts and abdomen. The great news is that the professionals at Yonick Plastic Surgery can reduce these effects and repair any irregularities that cannot be corrected with traditional diet and exercise. Learn about mommy makeover surgery and the procedures involved by scheduling your first private appointment with our team.

1. Breast augmentation surgery

Breast augmentation surgery enhances the breasts to create a fuller silhouette, especially if the breasts have become deflated due to nursing. During your consultation with Dr. Yonick, we can measure your native tissue and determine the right method for augmentation. Traditionally, patients choose between saline or silicone implants of various shapes and sizes. The right implants are chosen based on your goals and desired look. A fat grafting procedure also improves breast size and shape using your own natural tissue.

2. Breast lift surgery

The goal of a breast lift is to reshape the breasts without adding more volume. In a breast lift surgery, Dr. Yonick carefully removes excess breast tissue and pulls the remaining skin tight to produce a firmer appearance. This body contouring surgery is mainly offered for women with drooping breasts and downward-pointing nipples. The staff at Yonick Plastic Surgery can choose the proper techniques depending on the amount of sagging present or drooping. In most cases, we reduce the size of the areola to match the new shape of the breast.

3. Liposuction surgery

Liposuction is a great procedure for people who are at a stable weight but have stubborn areas of fat that are difficult to shed through working out or dieting. This treatment can be used to address several body parts at the same time, including the abdomen, thighs, hips, and buttocks. To begin liposuction fat surgery, Dr. Yonick will create a small incision and insert a special tool, called a cannula, to loosen fatty tissue before suctioning it out. The good news is that once the fat cells have been removed, they cannot come back again!

4. Tummy tuck surgery

Drooping skin and unwanted fat in the abdomen is common among women who experience pregnancy and childbirth. Also called an abdominoplasty, tummy tuck surgery reshapes the stomach area to get slimming results. There are several techniques to consider when performing this fat surgery, all of which are considered by Dr. Yonick in Midland, MI. The incision is typically made just above the pubic area in the natural folds of the body, so any scarring is minimal. Liposuction is usually implemented at the same time to remove unwanted fat as well.

5. Nonsurgical procedures

Surgery is not the only answer when it comes to mommy makeover body contouring procedures. If you don’t have time for a lengthy recovery process or aren’t ready to go under the knife, then Yonick Plastic Surgery may decide that a nonsurgical procedure is right for you. When you first meet with Dr. Yonick, we can discuss your personal concerns before we create an individualized plan. Our staff is proud to offer a range of options to suit your needs, including laser treatments and cosmetic injectables.

CoolSculpting® is another body contouring procedure designed to sculpt and shape the body by freezing away fat cells in a controlled environment. Once the fat cells are frozen, they are safely and naturally removed by the body. Dr. Yonick applies the CoolSculpting handpiece to the predetermined area to start the process. Although it’s not uncommon to feel coolness and a tugging sensation during treatment, there is no need to undergo extensive mommy makeover surgery. Patients are welcome to go home afterward with little to no recovery time.

Schedule body contouring procedures with Dr. Yonick

The team at Yonick Plastic Surgery understands that each woman’s body is different. This is why mommy makeover surgery is tailored to fit the unique needs of our patients. If you suffer from sagging breasts, loose skin, or pockets of fat, we can help address each of these problems at our clinic. No matter what kind of issues you face after pregnancy and breastfeeding, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Yonick can help you regain your shape through fat surgery and more. Discover the benefits of these custom procedures for yourself by scheduling a consultation with our office in Midland, MI.

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