Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Associates
2581 Samaritan Drive #102
San Jose, CA 95124
(408) 356-4241

Mommy Makeover

It's time to reward yourself for all of your hard work and the sacrifices you've made for your family over the years. Treat yourself to a Mommy Makeover performed by one of our board-certified plastic surgeons. This personalized set of plastic surgery procedures often includes a tummy tuck and liposuction. Mommy Makeover patients from San Jose, Palo Alto, Los Gatos, and other Silicon Valley communities enjoy the boosted confidence that often comes from feeling good about the way they look.

Mommy Makeover Before & After Photos


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Mommy Makeover Before & After Photos

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
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    Case #232

    Mommy Makeover-San JoseThis 50-year old patient has just achieved a 65lb. weight loss through diet and exercise. She now wants her body appearance to reflect the healthy and fit lifestyle she's... View Case 

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    Case #510

    A complete mommy makeover. Our patient is 39, and wanted to reverse the sagging appearance of her breasts and abdomen. She also wanted help in getting rid of some stubborn excess fat. She had a tum... View Case 

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    Case #500

    Body after babies-  A woman in her early 50s wanted improvment for her stretched and loose-appearing tummy, as well as restoration of her breasts. (2 children, and breast-feeding)  She ch... View Case 

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    Case #505

    Here's a patient in her 40s, wanting a mommy makeover after having 2 children. She has some excess abdominal fat, along with sagging tissue there, as well as sagging breasts. Her personal makeo... View Case 

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    Case #22

    This 40-year-old Bay Area woman wanted to regain her pre-pregnancy figure, so she visited Dr. Vincent Lepore for a Mommy Makeover consultation in San Jose.Dr. Lepore performed an abdominoplast... View Case 

Understanding Mommy Makeover Surgery

Rejuvenating your body with a Mommy Makeover can do wonders for renewing your energy and confidence. This personalized combination of cosmetic procedures can help you regain the appearance of youth and vitality that a beautiful figure represents to the world. Prior to surgery, you and your surgeon will discuss your individual goals, and your Mommy Makeover will be designed to address your needs, enhancing and restoring your body in the areas where it needs it most.

The typical candidate for a Mommy Makeover is a woman who has experienced the weight fluctuation, skin and muscle stretching, and breast changes that come with pregnancy and breastfeeding.

However, Mommy Makeovers aren't just for moms. If you have experienced a substantial weight loss, you may also be left with flat, sagging breasts and loose skin around your abdomen, as well as a few stubborn trouble spots that plague you no matter how much you exercise.

Mommy Makeover candidates should be in good overall health and have reasonable expectations about what cosmetic surgery can do.

Meet Our Surgeons

Our 3 board-certified plastic surgeons have several decades of combined experience, and they are among the leading cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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What to Expect

A Mommy Makeover can benefit you because multiple cosmetic procedures are combined into a single surgical experience. This prevents the need for repeated anesthesia, reduces recovery time, and requires less time away from work and your active life as a mom. Instead of enhancing your physical appearance one step at a time, the renewal of your body is completed all at once.

Your surgeon can customize your Mommy Makeover to fit your individual needs. He evaluates any concerns you have about your body's appearance, and together you discuss your options and determine which procedures would produce the most complete, balanced, and beautiful results.

Although your Mommy Makeover can be fully customized, most women undergoing the procedure have at least 2 of the following to reshape the areas of the body that are most affected by pregnancy:

  • A tummy tuck is especially popular with women who have been pregnant because it improves multiple layers of the abdomen. During this procedure, your surgeon expertly tightens loose, weakened, or displaced abdominal muscles before removing localized fat deposits and sagging, excess skin. He can even remove stretch marks and C-section scars in some cases. The result is a smoother, tighter, stronger abdomen that improves how you look and feel in your favorite outfits.
  • A breast augmentation with or without a breast lift can improve the breasts' size, position, or both. Pregnancy and breastfeeding typically cause the breasts to swell, and after weaning, they lose volume once again. This often leaves the breasts with a saggy, "deflated" appearance – and they may even be smaller than they were pre-baby. Breast augmentation adds soft, natural-looking volume to the breasts, while a lift raises and repositions them to sit higher on the chest. The 2 procedures can be performed at once for a more dramatic improvement.
  • Liposuction often puts the "finishing touches" on a Mommy Makeover, touching up and refining areas such as the thighs, waist, upper arms, and even below the chin. Because it uses such small incisions, liposuction leaves behind very discreet scars. It's an excellent solution for areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise.

Some women also choose to include labiaplasty or facial rejuvenation surgery in their Mommy Makeovers. The choices are really up to you and what you want to achieve.

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Although the details of your recuperation will vary based on the specifics of your surgery, our surgeons use careful techniques during each procedure to minimize bruising, swelling, and overall recovery time. The typical Mommy Makeover patient in San Jose can usually return to work and other social activities after about 2 weeks. However, our surgeons typically instruct patients to avoid vigorous activity such as exercise for several more weeks. During your consultation and subsequent preoperative appointments, your surgeon will give you a better understanding of what you can anticipate during your recuperation.

You ultimate results will also vary depending on the specific procedures your Mommy Makeover includes. With a typical Mommy Makeover, you will enjoy significant improvement in the shape and firmness of your breasts, your new, trim shape can be maintained through reasonable diet and exercise, and you will likely feel more confident and refreshed. To learn even more about your Mommy Makeover, visit our Mommy Makeover FAQ page.

Our surgeons are dedicated to exceeding your expectations while making patient care their top priority. To meet with one of our surgeons and find out if a Mommy Makeover is right for you, request a free cosmetic consultation online, or call our office at (408) 356-4241.

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