Mommy Makeover Surgery at our Baton Rouge office
Although our children are without question our greatest gifts, pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can take a serious toll on a woman’s body, especially for mothers of two or more children. After pregnancy, breast can lose their youthful position and shape, your tummy can become stretched and lose its tone, and extra fat gets deposited in areas that are not so flattering. Many moms find that no amount of diet and exercise can restore their pre-baby figures. The mommy makeover procedure is multiple surgical procedures in one operation for women who want to get their sculpted figure back after having children. Dr. Guillot customizes the mommy makeover procedures he performs to achieve optimal results for each individual.
The most common procedures Dr. Guillot will perform during the mommy makeover may include:
- Liposuction: removes localized fat deposits from unwanted areas including, hips, thighs, knees and is used to sculpt.
- Tummy Tuck: tightens the abdominal muscle form the ribcage down to the pubic bone and removes all excess skin.
- Breast Lift with or without implant: Lifts the breast and bring the nipples back up, generally along with tightening of the skin under the breast.
- Breast Augmentation: with saline or silicone implants can restore breast volume, while techniques in breast lift surgery can help restore the youthful position of your breast.
Dr. Guillot will perform your surgery at First Choice Surgery Center in Baton Rouge Louisiana, a fully accredited surgical facility. The procedure is done under general anesthesia. First Choice Surgery Center only use board certified anesthesiologist as well as professional assistant, and certified nurse anesthetist for all surgeries.
Dr. Guillot will prescribe you pain medications to for your comfort at home. It’s very important that you make the most of your early-recovery. Ample rest and low to no stress is key. An adult caregiver should be with you at all times 24-48 hours following surgery. During the first couple of weeks a family member or loved one needs to be available for help with your day to day needs, including taking care of your children.
Things to avoid for up to two weeks:
- Anything that would cause stress and physical or emotional discomfort
- Physical activity besides short walks in the house (becoming active too quickly can increase the risk of a complication)
- Picking things up from the ground and any heavy lifting
Follow up with all post recovery appointments with Dr. Guillot and follow all post care instructions
Mommy Makeover Surgery in Baton Rouge
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), two of the top five cosmetic procedures for 2014 are breast augmentation and liposuction. Although not listed within the top five, tummy tucks are showing an increase of 5 percent. Plastic surgeons frequently perform all three of these procedures for patients who choose to have a mommy makeover; therefore, these results substantiate the belief that mommy makeovers are still on the rise.
There is no doubt that the greatest gifts we have ever received are our children; however, the aftereffects of pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding can be somewhat bothersome, especially for women who have given birth to several children, including multiples.
Common Aftereffects of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding
The negative aftereffects on the abdomen area include overstretched skin, loss of muscle tone and excess fat deposits. In Addition, the breasts can lose their youthful shape and begin to droop.
Numerous women in Baton Rouge are choosing to have a mommy makeover to combat these negative aftereffects. A mommy makeover involves the combination of several plastic surgery procedures performed during a single surgery to improve a woman’s post-pregnancy body.
About The Mommy Makeover
Numerous moms find that despite a healthy diet and exercise routine they are unable to regain their pre-baby figures. At The Oaks at Goodwood Medical Spa in Baton Rouge, Dr. Thomas Guillot performs customized mommy makeover procedures for his patients who strive to restore their youthful-looking, sculpted figures. By creating each patient a set of mommy makeover procedures tailored to meet her specific needs, Dr. Guillot can achieve optimal results for each of his patients.
Common Procedures Performed During a Mommy Makeover in Baton Rouge
During a tummy tuck, Dr.Guillot tightens the abdominal muscle, which runs from the rib cage to the pubic bone. After tightening this muscle, he removes all of the excess skin.
Dr. Guillot uses liposuction to remove localized deposits of fat from the thighs, hips and knees; once removed, Dr. Guillot may use this fat for sculpting purposes.
A breast lift restores the youthful position of the breasts. When performing a breast lift, Dr. Guillot raises the breasts and moves the nipples to a higher position. During a mommy makeover, Dr. Guillot can perform a breast lift alone or with the addition of implants.
A breast augmentation procedure involves using implants to restore volume to the breasts. Some women choose to have silicone or saline implants placed during their mommy makeover surgery.
Dr. Guillot Performs Mommy Makeovers at The First Choice Surgery Center in Baton Rouge
Dr. Guillot performs mommy makeovers at The First Choice Surgery Center in Baton Rouge, which is a fully accredited surgical facility. Furthermore, when Dr. Guillot performs mommy makeovers at this Baton Rouge surgery center, the center provides him with board certified anesthesiologists, certified nurse anesthetists and professional assistants.
Recovering From Your Mommy Makeover
Once your mommy makeover is complete, Dr. Guillot will prescribe you pain medication. This ensures that you remain comfortable as you recover from your mommy makeover. During the first stage of the recovery process, resting and avoiding stressful situations is imperative. Additionally, for the initial 24 to 48 hours following your mommy makeover, you need to have an adult caregiver by your side at all times.
As you recover from your mommy makeover, you will need assistance completing your daily activities; including caring for your children. Ask a close friend or family member that you trust to assist you with these activities for a couple of weeks as you recover from your mommy makeover.
During the first two weeks following your mommy makeover, you need to avoid:
1. Anything capable of causing you to feel stressed or anxious.
2. Strenuous physical activities because if you become active too quickly after your mommy makeover, you increase your risk of suffering a complication. Activities to avoid include heavy lifting and/or picking things up from ground level.
3. Anything that may cause emotional or physical discomfort.
Remember to adhere to your post-op instructions and keep all your post recovery appointments with Dr. Guillot.
To learn more about the various procedures available with Dr. Guillot in Baton Rouge, contact his office today.