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Breast Exchange | Plastic Surgeon | Cosmetic Surgeon | Atlanta | GAA procedure that has been gaining popularity in recent years and that we are receiving more and more questions about is vaginal rejuvenation. Vaginal Rejuvenation is a procedure that repairs and tightens the vaginal canal. Like all areas of the body, the vagina loses elasticity and youthful shape with age and following child bearing which can cause issues with sexual intercourse and even vaginal prolapse.

Dr McCluskey, is trained over several years in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery which gives them the skill and expertise

A Mommy Makeover deals with all the problem areas that are associated with child bearing. The most common procedures for a mommy makeover are Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Tummy Tuck and Liposuction. This patient had previously undergone Breast Augmentation, and returned foe a Tummy Tuck with Liposuction. The main goals of a Tummy Tuck are to remove excess skin, tighten the abdominal wall which becomes stretched during pregnancy, and create a smooth, defined waist. As you can see this patient achieved all these things with Dr McCluskey for a beautiful result and all surgical incisions hidden below the panty line. To see Dr McCluskey perform a Tummy Tuck you can visit our YouTube channel!

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The Mommy Makeover is a popular procedure that helps women return to their ‘pre-baby body’ by combing procedures that address each individuals concerns. Even with a healthy lifestyle including balanced diet and exercise there are some changes that childbearing causes that cannot be reversed without surgery. Pregnancy creates abdominal wall separation, sagging skin and stretch marks that can be reduced with a Tummy Tuck. Fat deposits and problem areas can be remedied using liposuction. Breastfeeding also causes reduced breast volume and sagging that can be addressed using either Breast Augmentation or a Breast Lift.

This patient received a beautiful transformation by combining a Tummy Tuck, Breast Augmentation and Liposuction with Dr McCluskey. As you can see below there is greater waist definition, fuller breast volume and a flat stomach that would have been impossible through diet and exercise alone.

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Going through with any cosmetic surgical procedure, whether it’s a simple breast augmentation of a complex tummy tuck, is something that every patient should take seriously. During consultations many patients struggle to remember important questions they might have about the procedure, possible outcomes and aftercare. This list of four questions should help cover most of the vital information needed to feel safe and knowledgable about your surgery.

Is your surgeon qualified and experienced in your chosen procedure?

In the same way you wouldn’t expect a certified plastic surgeon to perform neurosurgery, you shouldn’t expect an OBGYN to be able to perform a tummy tuck. Only plastic surgeons are qualified and trained with techniques to give the best results possible in cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries, experienced surgeons will have plenty of before and after photos to showcase their hard work and expertise.

What are common issues patients experience after the procedure?

There are some common problems that cause patients undue stress following procedures, that would not if www.meaganophotography.comthey were thoroughly explained before undergoing surgery. Ask your doctor what you should expect to see and feel while recovering from surgery and what to look for that could be a more unusual issue.

What should you expect during recovery?

Every surgical procedure has a very different recovery process and different things to avoid. How long the recovery period lasts also varies between procedures, breast augmentation patients may begin to feel back to their usual selves in a matter of days while the recovery following a tummy tuck is longer. Following breast augmentation patient avoid carrying heavy objects, arm exercises and reaching for high objects, however after a Brazilian Butt Lift patients must avoid applying and sort of pressure to the buttocks. Some of these directions may seem obvious but it is important to be absolutely clear on any instructions before undergoing surgery.

What results can you realistically expect from your surgery?

While any surgeon will do their best to create results that are as close to what the patient desires as possible, there are sometimes physical limitations to how close they can get to achieving this. Either because of the patients safety or simply because there is only so much surgery can achieve. Make sure that before surgery your expectations and desires are in line with your surgeons so that you can have the greatest confidence in the outcome of your procedure.

It is always important to address any concerns with your doctor, take notes or ask a family member to go with you if you feelthat you may forget key point made during your consultation.

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The Tummy Tuck is one of the most amazing transformations we see at the Plastic Surgery Institute of Atlanta. As part of the famed “Mommy Makeover”  the Tummy Tuck combines liposuction, tightening of the abdominal wall, and removal of extra skin leaving a flatter stomach with a smoother, slimmer waistline.

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With aging, and especially following childbirth, the abdominal wall and the skin becomes stretched to a point that exercise and healthy lifestyle can not repair. The Tummy Tuck combined with a healthy lifestyle, is the only way to recreate the youthful look of a pre-pregnancy stomach.

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These two very popular procedures have earned themselves fans all over the world and for a good reason! A Tummy Tuck gives a slim, youthful waist that can be so hard to achieve for many especially following pregnancy. A Brazilian Butt Lift adds curves in all the right places while taking away fat from trouble areas. It’s understandable then, that many patients come in wanting to combine the two procedures and achieve hour glass curves in one day ofsurgery, but is it a good idea?

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The short answer is: No. While these two procedures together can help to completely transform a woman’s body the recovery for one would inhibit the recovery of the other. Following a Brazilian Butt Lift patients are warned not to sit or lay on their rear for a period of time, which would mean laying on the stomach or standing for long periods of time – two things that would be extremely uncomfortable following a Tummy Tuck.

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Not only this but the results will be significantly better if a recovery time is left between them. Dr McCluskey recommends first undergoing the Brazilian Butt Lift and then, after a 6-8 week period, the Tummy Tuck. For two very simple reasons. The first being that it would make no sense to undergo a tummy tuck, then follow with liposuction shortly after, this would mean the best result would not be achieved. Secondly, following the liposuction involved in a Brazilian Butt Lift and the recovery/reduction in swelling in the weeks following, more loose skin will be available to create the most flat, tapered and natural result possible.

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Plastic surgeons and reality television shows popularized the term ‘mommy makeover’. It’s a common Google search term and there are over 3,000 Instagram posts with the hashtag #mommymakeover.

So what is it?

Put simply a mommy makeover is a cosmetic improvement of the breasts and tummy.  The goal of this combination of procedures is to restore a woman’s pre-baby body, but a mommy makeover also helps rejuvenate women who’ve lost weight.  Typically a mommy makeover combines breast augmentation and tummy tuck with or without liposuction of the waist.  The procedures are designed to lift & rejuvenate the breasts and also to flatten the tummy while removing loose skin and stretch marks.  The liposuction removes excess fat in the love handles, muffin-tops, and bra line (ie “back fat” or “back rolls”).

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During a mommy makeover I perform more than one procedure while the patient is under anesthesia thus I’m able to save time & money on surgical setup and anesthesia fees & I can pass these savings on to the patient.  Another huge advantage of combining multiple procedures such as breast and tummy rejuvenation is that there is only one recovery period!

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Mommy Makeover Costs

Atlanta Mommy Makeover Cost | Liposuction | Breast Reduction | Tummy TuckBecoming a mom is certainly a beautiful experience, but the drastic physical changes that come with it are not that flattering. Be it sagging breasts from breast-feeding or unwanted fat around the tummy, the body undergoes noticeable changes post-pregnancy which take away the youthful demeanor of the body. While women earlier, learned to live with these changes as a natural course that the body takes, the advanced surgical procedures available these days have allowed moms to enjoy the best of both worlds!

Common mommy makeover procedures

The range of body contouring surgical procedures offered today can help you bounce back post-pregnancy with as much ease as most celebrities do. Unlike the never-ending grueling weight loss programs, a plastic surgeon can sculpt your body back to its youthful shape real quick. Here are some popular procedures that moms today opt for:

  • Liposuction: In this procedure, tiny incisions are made in the skin so that a surgical tube can be inserted. Various methods are used to break down the fat cells in this region. Few stubborn fat cells present in the area are physically removed through the hollow tube. This helps in sculpting the body to the desired shape. It can be used to tone down the fat in the abdomen, waist, thighs, hips and buttocks.
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck): More commonly referred to as the “tummy tuck”, this procedure involves repairing the muscles that are separated out by stitching them together. It also involves removing excess tissues in the tummy area so as to tighten the skin and give it a smoother and firmer look.
  • Breast lift: Sagging breasts, stretched areolas and disproportionate breasts are a common occurrence post-pregnancy. A breast lift procedure helps in correcting all these changes. It involves removing the excess tissues and tightening the loose skin to give it a fine contour. The position of the breasts and  areolas are lifted during this procedure. Many a times, it is combined with breast implant procedures to add more volume to the breasts.
  • Breast reduction: A woman’s breasts swell up during pregnancy. While they naturally reduce in size over time in most cases, some of them continue to be oversized. This can cause a lot of discomfort. Breast reduction procedures involve removing the excess fat tissues and tightening the skin. This improves the patient’s skeletal stability, lung function, physical functioning and sleep patterns.

How much does a mommy makeover cost?

The expenses that come with these procedures vary across different facilities. The nature of surgical procedure, plastic surgeon’s experience, nature of the surgical facility, are few of the factors that affect the overall cost. Geographical location can play a major role in determining the cost of the procedure too. The aspects that are to be considered while narrowing down on procedural expenses are:

  • Cosmetic surgeon fee
  • Anesthesia fee
  • Prescribed medication costs
  • Hospital facility costs
  • Medical tests fee

Most women feel that the cost of these makeover procedures is a small price to pay to revive their youthful state and happiness.

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As a divorced dad maybe I can offer a little insight on this topic.  I see a lot of patients who are either post-divorce or in the midst of a divorce or some other life-changing event.  I’m going to speak on the premise that there’s no right or wrong answer here.  Divorce sucks.  I don’t care what anyone says and I applaud those who try to smile and act like it’s no big deal but divorce is really hard on everyone involved, except for the lawyers of course.  Divorce breeds bitterness and hurt and it really brings out the worst in people – believe me, I know!  What I’ve found as a plastic surgeon, especially with my female patients, is that as the dust settles on major events like d

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ivorce, and sometimes it takes months to years, and people resume normal life they’re ready for positive change.  This positive change could mean getting a new job, moving to a new city, meeting a new special someone, or buying a

new house or car.  As those things change, patients also seek to lose weight, eat better, exercise more, and in many cases have cosmetic plastic surgery.  This is one of those instances in which I really take issue with those who say that cosmetic surgery is all about vanity.  If a woman has had 2-3 children and she’s doing the best she can to look and feel good, then she deserves to get rid of that baby belly (extra fat, “the pooch”, extra skin, stretch marks) through a procedure like liposuction or a tummy tuck so that she can have a beautiful, flat tummy and feel better about herself both in and out of clothes.  Likewise if that baby weight has been tough to shed or maybe she’s dealt with feelings of depression that have caused some weight gain, then she deserves the immediate gratification of a procedure like liposuction.  Yes, it’s a quick fix & healthy weight loss requires a lifestyle change – I hear it all the time – but sometimes people just need a little boost or kickstart.  It’s amazing to me how many of my p
So that’s my little spiel on plastic surgery and major life events such as divorce.  Plastic surgery doesn’t fix the emotional pain of divorce, and I would never recommend it to a patient as a way to get past any form of psychological pain.  But for many patients it’s the first time in many years they’ve felt like doing something entirely for themselves and I completely applaud any effort to pick oneself up and make some positive changes, whatever they may be.ost surgical patients make drastic lifestyle improvements.  Finally they’re happy with their appearance and they’ll do everything they can to maintain it.

I recently saw a Dr. Oz episode about plastic surgery and discounts for divorce. I would never try to attract people to my practice as a result of some personal tragedy (or victory depending on your perspective).  Here’s a clip from that show and on this topic I have to completely agree with Dr. Oz’s opinion.   I love to offer discounts to military service people, teachers, and medical personnel but I do not offer discounts for divorce and the idea of such discounts just doesn’t sound ethical.

http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/post-divorce-discounts-plastic-surgery-pt-1

A Mommy Makeover - The Plastic Surgery Institute of AtlantaThe Plastic Surgery Institute of Atlanta, founded by Dr. Paul McCluskey, provides aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries of the face, body, and breast. Dr. McCluskey is an experienced plastic surgeon in Atlanta, GA, who has completed a five year residency in General Surgery as well as plastic surgery residency. He has performed a large number of surgical procedures over the years for patients in and around Atlanta.

Mommy Makeover: An Overview

A mother’s body undergoes significant changes following pregnancy and breastfeeding. Typical post-pregnancy effects may include sagging breasts, nipples pointing downwards, excess fat deposits in the abdominal area, stretch marks, loose skin in the tummy, and fat pockets in thighs, hips, arms, neck or other parts of the body. In some cases, exercise and diet may not be adequate to reverse these changes.

Mommy makeover, or post-maternity body and breast re-shaping is an effective answer to this problem. A growing number of mothers are interested in having a mommy makeover procedure performed by a qualified and experienced cosmetic surgeon in order to regain their pre-pregnancy figure. The procedure is essentially a combination of multiple plastic surgeries to provide an overall improved appearance and a proportionate and shapely body.

Breast Lift

Breast lift or mastopexy is commonly included as a part of a mommy makeover. Breasts may start sagging, lose their proportion or volume, and areolas may be stretched following a pregnancy. Breast lift is an effective surgery to significantly improve these conditions. The procedure involves removal of excess loose skin and tightening of underlying tissue and muscle to achieve a well-defined contour.

The position of the breasts, areolas, and nipples will be raised following a mastopexy. Sometimes the procedure may be combined with breast implant surgery to add more fullness and volume to the breasts. The operating surgeon will determine the best components of a mommy makeover in accordance with the patient’s needs and overall body condition, health, and appearance.

Breast Reduction

During pregnancy, a woman’s breasts typically swell in size and shape. Following childbirth and nursing, the breast size may reduce naturally, and some drooping may occur, which can be correct with a breast lift. However, for some mothers the breasts continue to remain oversized, causing a disproportionate appearance. Breast reduction surgery is an effective way to return the breasts to their original pre-pregnancy size.

Restoration of smaller breast size not only improves appearance in such cases, but may also provide relief from other symptoms such as pain, awkward posture, breathing difficulties, rashes, restriction of movement, and skeletal deformities. With breast reduction technique, excess fat and glandular tissue is removed and skin is tightened to achieve smaller and lighter breasts that are in better proportion with the rest of the body.

Tummy Tuck

The abdominal area usually suffers the most in terms of appearance following a pregnancy. The skin and muscles in the abdomen become stretched and weaker, resulting in a straighter waistline, loose skin and stretch marks. These conditions may not respond to exercise or diet. This is where a full or partial tummy tuck surgery can help as a part of a mommy makeover.

The abdominal area will become flatter and firmer with the tightening of abdominal muscles and removal of excess skin and fat. Tummy tuck is not designed to remove stretch marks, but quite often, tightening of skin may also help reduce the appearance of stretch marks.

Liposuction

Many mothers follow weight loss programs, fitness regimens and a balanced diet to return to normal weight following a pregnancy. However, certain stubborn fat deposits in specific areas of the body may not respond to such efforts. As a result, the body may appear less shapely and disproportionate, despite close to ideal body weight. Some women may also suffer from significant scarring due to a C-section delivery.

All these conditions can be improved with liposuction. This procedure, performed by a qualified plastic surgeon, is aimed at removing unwanted, stubborn fats the waist, abdomen, thighs, hips and buttocks, among other areas. It improves the contours and sculpts the targeted areas of the body to achieve a pre-pregnancy proportionate and shapely figure.

Liposuction with Dr. Paul McCluskey

Dr. McCluskey performs mommy makeover procedure at the Plastic Surgery Institute of Atlanta, GA. He is a trained cosmetic surgeon for various aesthetic and reconstructive surgical procedures of the face, breast, and body.

He will evaluate a patient’s condition closely and analyze her needs and expectations before recommending a mommy makeover or alternative procedures. His goal is to meet the patient’s expectations in the best possible way, while keeping safety and comfort of the patient as top priorities.

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