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All I want for Christmas Is to Feel Beautiful–Giving the Gift of Cosmetic Enhancements

We all strive to find meaningful gifts for our loved ones each year during the holiday season. Have you ever thought about gifting an aesthetic treatment or plastic surgery procedure? At my Houston practice, this is becoming more common. Of course, this isn’t the traditional cashmere sweater or scented candle, but it’s a gift that can truly better someone’s life. Nowadays, cosmetic procedures are commonplace, and any stigma around them has all but disappeared. It’s not just celebrities in Hollywood who get a little nip and tuck or BOTOX injections. Men and women living in middle America are getting both … Continue reading

Why Winter Is the Ideal Season for a Cosmetic Treatment

With fall in full swing and the holidays rapidly approaching, you may be surprised to hear that this can be an ideal time to schedule a cosmetic treatment or a plastic surgery procedure. At my Houston practice, these are some of the reasons patients choose the fall and winter months to undergo treatments. Cooler Weather As the temperatures drop, we begin to pile on sweaters and scarves to combat the brisk air. This will make it much easier to cover up any bruises, swelling, and bandages during your recovery from a breast or body procedure. Typically, we stay away from … Continue reading

Updating Your Wardrobe After Mommy Makeover

As a female plastic surgeon specializing in mommy makeover in Houston, I know how exciting this transformative procedure can be. Many of my patients have dreamed of restoring their pre-mommy bodies for years prior to the big day. With so many promising events and experiences on the horizon, the most important question may just be the simplest: What are you going to wear? In this blog post, I’m going to give you the tips I’ve learned from my previous mommy makeover patients to help you seamlessly transition your wardrobe. Wait a bit. Once your surgery is complete, it may take about 8 weeks before swelling … Continue reading

The “Mommy Makeover” Conversation

When I meet with women to discuss mommy makeover at my Houston practice, one concern that often comes up is how to discuss your upcoming surgery with your loved ones. I know it can be tough to talk about this very personal decision with your spouse, partner, and especially your children (if they’re old enough to understand). I wanted to devote this month’s blog post to creating a guide for discussing your procedure with the people closest to you. Let’s start with your partner. If you’re married or living together, there are a few concerns specific to this special person in your life. If … Continue reading

Recovering From a Mommy Makeover in the Summer

I specialize in the mommy makeover at my Houston practice, and I know very well the special needs these patients have after surgery. With summer upon us, I’m reminded of how Texas’s summer heat throws a bit of a wrench into the post-op period. In this blog post, I want to explore what you can expect during the recuperation process if you undergo your mommy makeover in the warmer months. Timing Is Everything: Before you move forward with scheduling your mommy makeover, take a step back and evaluate how the surgery fits into your (likely very busy) life. Consider your lifestyle, … Continue reading

How to Customize Your Mommy Makeover

By now, you’re probably familiar with the idea of a mommy makeover. Here in Houston, it’s one of our most popular procedures because we believe in customizing the treatment for each patient. Not just each patient’s body, but each patient’s lifestyle and budget, too. Here, I’ll walk you through your mommy makeover options to give you a better idea of the results you can anticipate from each tier’s approach. Tier 1 The least invasive mommy makeover option is small but mighty. Because it’s completely nonsurgical, it’s a good option for women who may not be comfortable with the idea of … Continue reading

Why I Love Performing Mommy Makeovers

The mommy makeover is a relative newcomer to the world of plastic surgery, and it’s already established itself as one of my favorite procedures. The surgery, which popularly combines tummy tuck, liposuction, and breast augmentation, is popular in Houston and throughout the entire country thanks to its customizable nature and completely transformative results. I’ve made mommy makeover a cornerstone of my practice by offering more options to my diverse network of patients. As a mother myself, I’ve been in the shoes — so to speak — of most of my mommy makeover patients. I understand the unique challenges of balancing … Continue reading

Ask Yourself: Am I Ready for A Mommy Makeover?

Even when you’re 100% ready and committed, a mommy makeover here in Houston is a major, life-changing decision. It takes thought, research, coordination, and determination to go through each part of the process. So how do you know if you’re ready? That’s one question I hear so many women ask — whether they’re friends, family, or patients of mine. Though my response will depend on each unique patient and her situation, there are a few common threads to my advice, no matter who’s considering the procedure. Here’s my rough checklist to help you understand whether this is the right time in … Continue reading

Managing Scars After Mommy Makeover

One of the major reasons I love the mommy makeover procedure for my patients in Houston is because of how truly transformative it can be. Not only does it contour and slim the abdomen, enhance and restore the appearance of the breasts, and reduce excess skin — it can also provide the opportunity to reduce scars from past surgeries in the abdomen. Reducing Scar Visibility Many of my tummy tuck and mommy makeover patients are mothers who have had Caesarean sections, hernias, or other lower abdominal surgeries which have resulted in visible, discolored scars. Most often, these surgeries are not performed … Continue reading

How To Go From “Oww” to “Wow!”

Mommy makeover and tummy tuck surgery yield some of the most dramatic results as well as the highest patient satisfaction rates.  The inevitable drawbacks of these popular procedures, namely post-operative scarring and pain during healing, are now being significantly minimized with the help of ongoing advancements in the medical field. Most find a scar to be an easy tradeoff for their newly flat and contoured abdomen, and in fact, most are pleased to find that after about a year of healing the scar fades to white or silver and is much less noticeable.  Better yet?  Now, with Embrace® active scar … Continue reading

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