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What to Think About Before Your Mommy Makeover

[fa icon="calendar"] July 20, 2015 / by Dr.J


A recent survery of women getting cosmetic surgery by realself.com reveals that their number one motivating factor is to do something for themselves after having children.  If you're consdering breast and abdominal surgery, read on to discover why you should have the procedures done at the same time.


1. What is a Mommy Makeover ?- This is a general term meaning some kind of breast procedure (typically augmentation, breast lift or both) performed at the same time as an abdominal surgery (typically a tummy tuck and/or liposuction).

2. Why should I do both surgeries at the same time? - Combining the surgeries does save you some money, but the bigger benefit is convenience because there is only one recovery period.

3. Is it safe to do the surgeries at the same time? - Yes, combining the surgeries is not significantly riskier than the abdominal surgery alone.  To be extra safe and comfortable, all mommy makeover patients are admitted overnight.

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Topics: Mommy Makeover


Written by Dr.J

Dr.Jeffrey Horowitz is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon committed to his patients' health and beauty.