About the Mommy Makeover
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Justin Martin regularly meets with women who want their pre-pregnancy figure back. While childbirth is a miraculous, wonderful moment in a woman’s life, it can change the look, shape, and size of certain areas of the body. The most exciting news is that it's achievable to once again attain a tighter, slimmer figure with the assistance of mommy makeover surgery performed by Martin Plastic Surgery in Dothan, AL. This surgery uses a combination of fat removal and skin tightening to reshape the breasts, tummy, and lower body.
"Very professional & kind Doctor."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Oct 29, 2018
"Straight up LOVE Dr Martin and his staff. BA was a week ago and everything looks fabulous. Could not have asked for anything more."- M.P. / Google / Jul 17, 2018
"I had cosmetic surgery in February 2018 by Dr. Martin. From the moment I walked into the office, I felt at home. The wonderful staff the office has employed compliments the practice! Dr. Martin and his staff have taken their time every visit to answer my many detailed questions. The meticulous work he performed during my surgery and the care afterwards has placed a smile on my face everyday! I can finally look in the mirror and see a beautiful person inside and out. Thanks everyone of you!"- T.L. / Healthgrades / Jul 13, 2018
"Incredible plastic surgeon - I have used Dr. Martin for 2 completely different procedures and will not use another plastic surgeon again. He has incredible bedside manor and his work has been perfect!! I first saw Dr Martin when I had a spot on my face that turned out to be carcinoma. I didn't want a dermatologist to remove it so I found Dr. Martin. He did an awesome job with very little scarring on my face. I then had a..."- A. / RealSelf / Apr 25, 2018
"Facebook PostRESULTS: On December 18, 2017 my mastopexy with saline implants took about 2.5 hours at Flowers Hospital and the process from registration to post op was smooth! The successful pre-op consultation involved Dr. Martin calmly and carefully drawing on my breasts with a Sharpie. Witnessing Dr. Martin taking time to execute a painstakingly detailed outline of the surgery gave me the confidence I needed to relax. The recovery is pretty tough for the first week (I saw Dr. Martin 2 days later per the schedule and two weeks post op) but as the weeks go by the soreness incrementally diminishes and at 6 weeks I felt tremendous! Today I am about 3 months out and my scars have healed nicely, my nipples are beautiful----actually PERFECT---the artistry astounds me! I felt and feel taken care of by Martin Plastic Surgery and when I called the office for a question between appointments; the nurse quickly responded! My self esteem is at an all time high and I am inspired to take care of my body like I never have before. My bra size (34DD) did not change, per my request, but I am no longer falling out on the side, the bottom, or back of my bras and my clothes fit properly--at last! WHY I CHOSE DR. MARTIN: I knew two friends who raved about the breast procedure results they achieved with Dr. Martin as their surgeon. Both friends complimented Dr. Martin’s warm demeanor and the caring attitude of the entire office at Martin Plastic Surgery. I have been to many plastic surgeon’s offices due to a dermabrasion procedure I had done when I was 25. You can tell a lot during the initial consultation. Martin Plastic Surgery’s atmosphere is professional, calm, and unhurried. Dr. Martin’s thoughtful discussion and examination of my breasts created a trusting atmosphere. I wasn’t sure if I just wanted a breast lift or a breast lift with an augmentation so we explored all the options and he was clear on what my expectations were as to size and the recovery process with each surgery option.I scheduled the surgery at my consultation on November 9, 2017 and the surgery was performed on December 18, 2017! Prior to surgery, Dr. Martin insisted I get a mammogram since my last one had been two years ago. With a clear mammogram and my husband in tow, I showed up for surgery and my transformation began! If you are interested in this type of surgery, the office has my before and after pictures and I have signed a release, you will be impressed! I wish I had this surgery years ago because I am going to enjoy our summers and vacations so much more now!"- M.H. / Google / Apr 17, 2018
Ideal candidates for this surgery are women who have gone through childbearing, and have tried to achieve a tighter figure through a healthy diet with little result. In many post-pregnancy cases, surgical intervention is needed to regain their pre-pregnancy body. If you are past childbearing and are frustrated with its effects on your body, such as deflated, sagging breasts, loose skin in the abdominal area, or undesirable areas of pockets of fat in the hips, flanks, lower back, and buttocks, this procedure could be ideal for you. The overall goal of Dr. Martin is to help you get back your pre-pregnancy shape so you can get back to living life without feeling self-conscious.
The mommy makeover procedure is a unique surgery, tailored for women by plastic surgeon Dr. Martin based on the areas of concern to be addressed. A variety of procedures can be considered together — the most popular treatments are a breast lift, breast implants, tummy tuck, and liposuction. These surgeries are performed while the patient is under general anesthesia, lasting 3 – 7 hours depending on the complexity. Also, a day-long stay at the hospital may be needed.
What to Expect
For most women, the healing process lasts about six weeks, and the majority of women are able to resume a somewhat normal routine within several weeks. Strenuous exercise should be held off for about six weeks. Many changes happen in the first several months after surgery, such as decreased swelling and scar softening/fading, it can take 6 -12 months for the final results to be apparent. In the end, the mommy makeover procedure at Martin Plastic Surgery can be life changing for women, giving them their self-confidence once again.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a mommy makeover cost?
Mommy makeover costs will vary greatly depending on which procedures are part of your surgical plan. During your consultation, Dr. Martin will need to develop your treatment plan and then he will be able to discuss possible costs. A mommy makeover is about rejuvenating your body and confidence after having children, so it is best to concentrate on getting the results you want rather than shopping for the cheapest surgeon. Martin Plastic Surgery accepts several forms of payment and we also offer financing options.
How do I decide what to include in my mommy makeover?
During your initial consultation with Dr. Martin, he will talk with you in order to understand your needs and concerns before performing a physical examination. Following this, he can give you suggestions on what to include in your mommy makeover. Most women include a breast surgery (an augmentation, lift, or both) along with a tummy tuck and liposuction.
What about other treatments?
Childbirth and pregnancy are hard on your body, which is why nonsurgical procedures usually aren't enough to produce the results you want. In your consultation, Dr. Martin will discuss other surgical treatments that may benefit you. After listening to your concerns and goals, he will tell you if procedures like labiaplasty, thigh lift, and scar revision may be helpful.
Will I have scars?
Although a mommy makeover gives you a rejuvenated figure, it does leave surgical scars. Dr. Martin will make every effort possible to create incisions that are as well-hidden as possible. Most scars will be placed so they can be concealed with swimsuits and underwear. When reviewing your post-surgical care instructions, Dr. Martin or a member of his team will give you tips on scar care so your incisions heal properly.
What if I get pregnant again?
Ideally, you should hold off on getting a mommy makeover until your family is complete so that your results aren't compromised. In most cases, all treated areas of your body are at risk for changing if you get pregnant again. Should you have another child after a mommy makeover, another surgery may be done to restore your results.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $8,800 - $14,300
- Recovery Time
- 6 weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 4:00 - 6:00
- Post-op Follow-up
- two weeks
- Procedure Recovery Location
Reclaim Your Figure
If you are still frustrated with your current figure while trying your hardest to shed those last few pounds, we welcome you to call Martin Plastic Surgery in Dothan, AL to hear more about the body contouring options we offer. Drooping breasts, loose skin, and other surface irregularities can be corrected with this outstanding surgery. During your consultation, Dr. Martin will discuss your worries and concerns and create a custom treatment plan to enhance each area. With advanced methods and surgical skill, it is possible to regain the body you desire.