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.
"Absolutely wonderful experience from the entire staff in Dr. Martins office they will make you feel not only comfortable but like you are talking with your best friend. Dr. Martin skills and care for his patients will make you happy with your decision to choose Martin Plastic Surgery to take care of you! They take care of you from start to finish you never feel like you are being left in the dark or just another surgery, you feel like you are the most important person during your entire treatment from consultation through healing till your final appointment. I could not be happier with how I look and feel! Thank you all so much!"- S.M. / Google / Oct 18, 2023
"Life.Changing.Experience! Trust Him and the Process!! - I had my procedure a year ago in June 2022. I would’ve write a review sooner, but it wouldn’t have been as meaningful. The office itself is beautiful, clean, and pristine. I felt a sense of calm and comfort the moment I opened the door. And that is something you don’t realize you need until your nerves start to strike.The staff is absolutely caring!! Any time you call or have a question, you speak to them directly; never a voicemail or automation. They remember you by name and build a bond with you immediately. I never felt, and still do not feel, like a generic patient when I see them. After my procedure, I called and Dr. Martin himself answered and spoke to me directly. How often does that happen?!. On my first consult, Dr. Martin listened to my concerns and then provided his professional opinions and feedback. Trust him and the process! He knows what he is doing and he is a perfectionist. When it comes to your body, you do not want anything less than that.I have read that his “bedside manner is lacking”. If you truly feel that way, then you did not do as instructed or had unrealistic expectations (that he will warn you about). He comes off a bit quiet and serious, at first, but I took it as him being thorough and that what needed to be done was not something to be taken lightly. The more time spent prior to my actual procedure and the follow-ups after, he became more talkative. His professionalism should be appreciated. He respects his patients fully and they respect him as well. This past year I have watched my body change just as Dr. Martin told me it would. It looks PERFECT! Everything he said to look out for and do, I have. I said it before and I’ll say it again… Trust Him and the Process!! Dr. Martin did more for me than just a surgical procedure… He gave me back something that I didn’t think I’d ever see again… ME! If you are scared or worried or whatever the case may be about having a procedure done, Stop! It is not what you have to lose, but what you have to gain. I would do it a hundred times over and all the exact same way. Thank you Dr. Martin, and all the beautiful ladies in the office, for taking care of me the way that you have. I will never forget it!!!"- V. / RealSelf / Jun 05, 2023
"Dr. Martin and his staff are just extraordinary. I appreciated how they listened to my concerns. I did weeks of research trying to find a great plastic surgeon and after my first appointment at Martin plastic surgery I knew I made the right decision. After surgery, I felt confident that I would be very pleased with my results. I feel that Dr. Martin is very caring about his patients. Being an hour and a half from the office, I was still able to voice concerns and have help with concerns. I couldn’t be happier with my reduction results. Dr. Martin is very great at what he does, even while being prepped for surgery the nurses all assured me I’d be very happy with my results. Great experience!"- C.W. / Google / Apr 15, 2023
"Dr. Martin and his staff are absolutely incredible! The office staff are very friendly, and they remember who you are (which goes such a long way with me). Dr. Martin himself, is very honest and takes the time to explain procedures and why he may suggest something different. I got the tummy tuck, lipo to flanks and breast augmentation, all of it had turned out so well (I’m only 2 weeks post op), and so far it has been a great journey. I could not recommend Dr. Martin or his office enough! You won’t be disappointed!"- A.D. / Google / Dec 02, 2022
"Dr Martin is incredible! He does an amazing job! Very kind compassionate and caring! I had a wonderful experience there from the time you walk in till the time you leave you are treated with great dignity and and compassion ! I highly recommend Dr Martin. He did a fantastic job with my surgical needs and I could not be more proud of my results!"- A.E. / Facebook / Oct 19, 2022
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
- 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.