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“Mommy Make Over”
“Mommy Makeover” is the term being used for moms that have had children and are considering cosmetic improvement of the changes that having children can produce. Weight changes and expanded skin during pregnancy does change the belly muscle and skin tone. The alterations in breast volume while nursing changes breast shape, tone and projection. Weight changes during pregnancy may add fat to areas where it is difficult to exercise away. The combination of breast enhancement, tummy tucks and lipo suction to reverse the changes associated with pregnancy is being called the “Mommy Makeover”.
While marketing is usually focused on changing your appearance back to the way you were before becoming a mom, a more realistic outcome is the procedures improve the changes that occurred during the process of becoming a mom. Congratulations on being a mom and the “Mommy Make Over” would be a nice present if the body changes associated with becoming a mom were always on your mind.
Many Plastic Surgeons are trying to be more transparent with the costs associated with cosmetic surgery and may advertise their price list. Sometimes the cost noted on web site and magazines aren’t the complete costs and could be misleading. When visiting with your Board Certified Plastic Surgeon learn more about your financial investment in your appearance and ask for a breakdown in costs. This list will help with that determination: How long will the operation take? What is the Surgeon’s Fee? What are Implant or device cost? What is the Anesthesia Fee? What is the Operating Room Facility Fee? What are Medication Costs? What is the Lipo Garment Cost?
Anesthesia and operating room costs are determined by length of surgery. Ask what happens to cost if it takes longer then anticipated?
Having more accurate information regarding cost will be beneficial to everyone and probably save you money! If you want more information on Mommy Make Over,
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