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Mommy makeover Q&A

By Dr. Kelly Kileen

Thinking about a Mommy Makeover? Motherhood is such a beautiful thing but sometimes a woman’s body just isn’t what it used to be before postpartum. For mothers seeking a slimmer, tighter physique – a mommy makeover may be a great option. A mommy makeover is perfect for patients who are experiencing stubborn fat around the midsection, deflated breasts, and are looking for an improvement in tone and shape of their physique.

Beverly Hills board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kelly Killeen is an industry leader and expert in breast and body plastic surgery with extensive training specializing in mommy makeovers. As an industry leader in mommy makeovers, Dr. Killeen offers a unique approach to this procedure, as a mother of two she understands first hand the challenges women can experience with their bodies after having children. She takes great pride in her work and feels rewarded giving mothers back their confidence with customized mommy makeover procedures.

Mommy makeovers are some of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed each year in the United States. Many patients who come to Dr. Killeen at Cassileth Plastic Surgery for mommy makeovers ask questions that come up often so we’ve a list of commonly asked tummy tuck questions for our patients for your convenience.

Q. When Is A Mommy Makeover?
Patients may undergo a tummy tuck procedure if they are in good health, a stable weight that is about 10-15 pounds away from your ideal weight.

Q. When Can I have This Procedure Performed?
Women who are finished having children and are no longer breastfeeding are great candidates for Mommy Makeovers.

Q. Am I A Good Candidate For A Mommy Makeover
Good candidates for a mommy makeover procedure have realistic cosmetic goals for their breasts and body and are in good health. Good candidates generally are looking to improve tone, eliminate excess skin, and restore the shape of their pre-baby physique.

Q. What are Common Procedures Combined For A Mommy Makeover?
Common procedures for a mommy makeover include tummy tucks, liposuction, and breast reduction or breast lift. Dr. Killeen carefully discusses each patient’s goals with them and then creates the combination of procedures to achieve those goals and preferences.

Q. What Differentiates Your Mommy Makeovers?
Dr. Killeen finds it extremely important to discuss all options and to set individualized goals and procedures for each patient to have the best results. Her team take extra preoperative measurements to ensure optimal results and satisfaction including 3D-Vectra imaging, breast implant try-ons, and personalized pre-op and post-op instructions.

To learn more about your options with Mommy Makeover, contact Cassileth Plastic Surgery to set up a consultation with Dr. Killeen by calling (310) 278- 8200 or by requesting an appointment online.