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Christopher K. Patronella, Md, Facs, Fics

Mommy Makeover in Houston, TX

Considering Mommy Makeover in Houston, TX?

While having a child is a cherished and unforgettable experience for most women, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and weight fluctuations take a physical toll on the body that leaves many women with characteristics they’d like to improve. The physical transformation that results from Mommy Makeover surgery often produces dramatically positive psychological changes for a woman as well as inspiring and reawakening an awareness and enjoyment of her feminine beauty, confidence, and sensuality. During a private consultation, Dr. Patronella assesses each patient’s concerns and anatomical needs to develop a personalized Mommy Makeover to fulfill their aesthetic desires. Click here to see the results of Kelly, international model and mommy makeover patient of Dr. Patronella.

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Christopher K. Patronella - MD, FACS, FICS

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Benefits of a Mommy Makeover

Shapelier Breasts

Many women are disappointed to discover that pregnancy and breastfeeding have left their breasts smaller and deflated as a result of volume fluctuations, weakened skin elasticity, aging, and the effects of gravity. Through breast enhancement surgery, Dr. Patronella restores volume, firmness, and shapely contours to the breasts.

Benefits of a Mommy Makeover

Slender Abdominal Contours

As part of a plan to restore a youthful, attractive appearance to the body, Dr. Patronella frequently combines abdominoplasty with a breast enhancement procedure. Many women also choose to have liposuction to improve proportions, define contours, and produce a beautiful silhouette.

Benefits of a Mommy Makeover

Greater Self-Confidence

Pregnancy can impact a woman’s confidence, causing her to feel self-conscious about her body and hesitant to wear the form-fitting and revealing clothing she may have once enjoyed. Self-image issues can affect disposition, personality, socialization, and libido as well.

Mommy Makeover Options

True Form Breast Augmentation®

Breast augmentation is often performed when a patient experiences breast volume loss after pregnancy. During breast augmentation, Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. Patronella replenishes lost volume and restores a shapely appearance to the breasts through the use of saline or silicone gel-filled implants. He utilizes detailed suturing techniques to enhance the shape and definition of the breasts, producing a pleasing and voluptuous aesthetic.

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Breast Augmentation With Lift

Breast volume fluctuations during pregnancy and breastfeeding weaken the skin’s elasticity, causing the breasts to lose firmness and shapeliness. When combining this loss of breast volume with the effects of gravity and aging, many women are left with breasts that have a sagging, deflated appearance. By combining breast augmentation with breast lift techniques, Dr. Patronella reshapes and plumps the breasts to give them a lifted, youthful contour.

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Breast Lift and Breast Reduction

Many women are bothered by breasts that are excessively large for their frames. The cumbersome weight of large breasts frequently causes a multitude of physical discomforts such as back, neck, and shoulder pain as well as skin irritation under the breasts. Dr. Patronella performs breast lift and breast reduction surgery to lighten and raise the breasts so that they are proportionate to the rest of the body. This procedure involves removing excess fat and skin and repositioning the remaining tissue to produce a more youthful, lifted look.

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True Form Tummy Tuck®

Dr. Patronella developed the True Form Tummy Tuck® to deliver superior body contouring results that give the abdomen a sculpted and natural-looking enhancement. Using this technique, he can restore the navel, tighten weakened abdominal muscles, and slim the waistline, producing stunning results. The True Form Tummy Tuck® is designed to accentuate the contour of the midsection and create a defined appearance.

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Many women choose to add liposuction to their Mommy Makeover procedure to further enhance the shape of their bodies. This procedure complements the appearance of their flat, younger-looking tummies and narrower waistlines. The primary purpose of liposuction is to restore a more attractive abdominal contour and improve body proportions by eliminating stubborn fat deposits.

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Dr. Patronella's Actual Patient

Dr. Patronella’s Actual Patient Transformation: Mommy Makeover

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Why Choose Dr. Patronella for Mommy Makeover?

As a board-certified plastic surgeon in Houston, Dr. Patronella finds Mommy Makeover procedures that restore a woman’s body to its pre-pregnancy state to be particularly rewarding. He is highly experienced in performing Mommy Makeover procedures and can develop a surgical plan that complements your unique figure and helps you achieve your cosmetic objectives.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a candidate for a Mommy Makeover procedure?

Ideal candidates for a Mommy Makeover are healthy and concerned about any of the following:

  • Sagging or deflated breasts
  • Stretch marks over the abdomen, hips, and breasts
  • Excess abdominal skin
  • A bulging tummy
  • Stubborn fat deposits

Why should I undergo multiple body contouring procedures at the same time?

Because you pay a general anesthesia and surgical facility fee each time you have surgery, combining procedures into a single session allows you to save on these costs. A discounted surgeon’s fee is typically provided to patients when techniques are combined. In addition, you have just one recovery period, eliminating the additional recovery time that is required when procedures are performed in separate operations.

How long will my Mommy Makeover results last?

Mommy Makeover surgery is designed to produce lasting results as long as you lead a healthy, active lifestyle following your procedure. Becoming pregnant or experiencing significant weight changes after your surgery can alter or even reverse the effects.

Will I have scarring after my Mommy Makeover?

The incisions for Mommy Makeover procedures do leave scars. However, most incisions are carefully placed in areas that can be concealed with undergarments and bathing suits. Scars also tend to fade, especially if you follow Dr. Patronella’s Scar Therapy Program for up to one year after surgery. Avoiding direct sun exposure also helps scars blend into the surrounding tissue.

How soon after childbirth can I schedule my Mommy Makeover?

It is recommended that patients wait at least 3 months after childbirth to undergo a Mommy Makeover. During this time, she can recover from giving birth and achieve a healthier postpartum weight. Dr. Patronella also advises patients to schedule their Mommy Makeover when they plan to have no subsequent pregnancies.

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Dr. Patronella’s warm and friendly patient care team will be happy to assist you with any questions you may have and schedule your appointment with Dr. Patronella in Houston, TX.

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