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Will Mommy Makeover Surgery Eliminate My Stretch Marks?

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While having children can be an amazing experience, it is no secret that it changes your body. Your skin can become stretched and loose, and you are often left with stretch marks over your body. However, with mommy makeover surgery, you may be able to get rid of these stretch marks and tighten any loose skin. Dr. Heath Charvet is available to help women in the greater New Orleans, LA area. Schedule a consultation with Magnolia Plastic Surgery and MedSpa, in New Orleans, LA to learn how a mommy makeover can help today.

What are stretch marks, and what causes them?

Stretch marks, while not physically harmful, can be aesthetically displeasing. These are indented streaks that are most commonly found around the abdomen, breasts, hips, and buttocks. Stretch marks are extremely common in pregnant women as their skin stretches. Over time, stretch marks may fade, but they will not go away. There are multiple risk factors for stretch marks, including being female, family history, pregnancy, rapid growth, rapidly losing or gaining weight, exercising while using anabolic steroids, and genetic disorders. Stretch marks can look different on everyone and can be streaks that look pink, red, black, blue, or purple. They can also be bright streaks that fade to a lighter, less noticeable color.

What is a mommy makeover?

A mommy makeover is a set of surgical and nonsurgical procedures designed to tighten and tone your body to make it look like your prepregnancy body. The most common procedures involved are breast lift, tummy tuck, and liposuction. These treatments are done using general anesthesia and can take anywhere from 3 – 7 hours, depending on the complexity of your procedure. After a short recovery in the hospital, you will be sent home with extensive and specific instructions on how to care for yourself after your procedure. Your recovery should take around six months, but you can resume your normal activities after a few weeks. You should avoid exercise for about two months. If you think a mommy makeover may be for you, contact Magnolia Plastic Surgery and MedSpa in New Orleans, LA to learn how Dr. Charvet can help today.

How does a mommy makeover address stretch marks?

The only way to get rid of stretch marks is to remove the skin that they are on. A mommy makeover can include multiple procedures that target areas where stretch marks are prevalent. These treatments may involve removing sections of skin to tighten the desired areas. This will remove the stretch marks from your skin. If you have stretch marks left from your pregnancy that you would like to get rid of, then a mommy makeover may be a good option for you. Dr. Charvet can customize your makeover to best suit your needs and goals.

Where can I get a mommy makeover in New Orleans, LA?

Stretch marks can only be removed if the skin is removed. This can often be achieved with the procedures involved in a mommy makeover. Dr. Heath Charvet can help you achieve a tighter, more toned body with a unique set of procedures designed to fit your specific goals and desires. Our office services men and women in the Greater New Orleans, LA area. Contact Magnolia Plastic Surgery and MedSpa in New Orleans, LA for a full consultation on the state of your plastic surgery needs.

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