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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

Choosing a Plastic Surgeon? Start Here.

Regardless of the procedure or results you seek, undergoing plastic surgery is a very personal experience. There’s a certain comfort level required. You should receive treatment from a surgeon who thoroughly understands your personal goals and desires, someone who makes you feel at ease, both during the exam and on your surgery day. Beyond that, you also want someone who’s eminently qualified to give you the results you deserve. Whether you’re choosing from the plastic surgeons here in Houston or around the country, here are a few considerations to help you get started: 1. Board Certification This is a non-negotiable requirement when choosing … Continue reading

Office Update

Our hearts and prayers go out to all those affected by #HurricaneHarvey.  We are deeply saddened by the many heartbreaking stories and the lives that were lost during this storm. However, we are strengthened by the outpouring of love and support from our local community, our Louisiana neighbors and our many friends around the country. We are proud to call Houston our home. This great city will re-build and we will all get through this together. We are happy to report that we will re-open on Friday, September 1, 2017 for our regular business hours, 9am-3pm. In the meantime, we … 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

Breast Augmentation: Before or After You’re Done Having Babies?

Younger women who visit me for breast augmentation here in Houston have plenty of questions — and most of them want to know whether the surgery is compatible with pregnancy. In this blog post, let’s get to the bottom of that topic so you can make an informed decision. Your Candidacy: Breast augmentation is well-tolerated and noted for its safety, so if you’re dissatisfied with the size of your breasts and are in generally good health, you’re likely a candidate. However, the only way to know for sure is through an in-person consultation. During this important appointment, we’ll cover your … 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

The “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of Dysport®

Do’s Do ensure you are seeing a trained medical professional who routinely administers Botox and Dysport®. Do find out if you are a good candidate for the procedure and be clear about what Botox®/Dysport® can and can not Do inform your injector of any allergies or medications you are taking as some antibiotics and drugs may interfere with the action of Botox/Dysport. Do refrain from having treatment if you suffer from any Neuromuscular conditions. Do exaggerate facial expressions in injected areas for 1 hour after injection to help work the product into the targeted area. Do be aware that some … Continue reading

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