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A Mommy Makeover is an individualized surgical plan designed to meet the goals of a woman who has had children and wants to restore her body. Pregnancy and breastfeeding can take a toll on the physique, especially in the abdomen and breast areas. During a Mommy Makeover at our Los Angeles-area practice, we can address sagging or deflated breasts, excess fat, excess abdominal skin, diastasis (abdominal separation), and stretched-out abdominal muscles. Each plan is customized, depending on a patient’s physique and goals.

Dr. Steve Svehlak and Dr. Dan Yamini invite any woman dissatisfied with her post-baby body to learn more.

Contact Sunset Cosmetic Surgery to schedule a consultation for a Mommy Makeover in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood areas today. or call 310-858-9100.

Why Choose Sunset for a Mommy Makeover?

As plastic surgeons, Dr. Svehlak and Dr. Yamini specialize in both body and breast work. They personally meet with each woman seeking a Mommy Makeover, considering her unique case to determine the ideal procedures or combination of procedures to deliver life-changing results.

As members of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, they meet the high standards and have passed the rigorous testing developed by these leading organizations, ensuring member doctors are committed to the health, safety, and satisfaction of their patients.

Mommy Makeover Explained

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Dr. Svehlak and Dr. Yamini in the Spring 2011 Issue of New Beauty discussing liposuction. View Profile (PDF)

The most common elements of a Mommy Makeover are:

  • liposuction: to surgically remove excess fat
  • tummy tuck: to remove loose skin and tighten lax muscles on the abdomen
  • breast augmentation: to add volume to breasts to make them larger and more proportional
  • breast lift: to raise sagging breasts higher on the chest

Popular combinations include a tuck and lift, lipo and augmentation, a mini-tuck and augmentation, and a lift paired with a Brazilian butt lift, which adds volume to a sagging backside to make it shapelier.

Is There an Advantage to Getting Several Procedures at Once?

During consultations for a Mommy Makeover, Los Angeles women often inquire about the safety of having multiple procedures done in one surgery. There have been a number of studies that indicate there is not a significant increase in the number of complications after combination procedures compared with single-procedure surgeries. There is also a benefit to a single period of recovery after surgery instead of several single-procedure surgeries.

Also, consider the significant savings in doing several procedures at once, since you’ll only incur a single charge for overhead costs like anesthesia and operating room expenses. Overall Mommy Makeover cost will depend on the full scope of the surgeries performed.

The single most important factor when considering a Mommy Makeover in the Los Angeles area is the surgeon. Choose a surgeon who is board certified in plastic surgery and highly experienced in multi-procedure surgery. Then give your body the tune-up it deserves.

Mommy Makeover Recovery Times

Recovery times after this surgery vary depending on the procedures. After a Mommy Makeover, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and other patients can typically return to performing non-physical jobs in two to three weeks. Most patients can return to full activity levels within one to two months after their procedure, depending on their specifics and the physician’s instructions. View our related blog post, “Mommy Makeovers: Get Your Confidence Back!”

Procedures to Complement a Mommy Makeover

With a revitalized body, many patients also want to rejuvenate their face to give it a younger look. A facelift can change the contours by addressing sagging skin, while JUVÉDERM® and other dermal fillers can bring back a youthful roundness as BOTOX® smooths out forehead wrinkles and crow’s feet.

Call Sunset Cosmetic Surgery today at 310-858-9100 to find out more about Mommy Makeover in the Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood areas, or .

Please note that all Before and After photographs shown on this site are patients of Dr. Svehlak or Dr. Yamini who have given permission to have their photos published. Images may be edited only to obscure distinctive features such as moles, jewelry, tattoos, or birthmarks for patient privacy. Photos are for illustrative purposes only. Individual results may vary. Reputable surgeons do not guarantee outcomes, and no prediction of outcome is implied. Individual healing characteristics and unexpected complications can affect the outcome of any surgical or non-surgical procedure.