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Mommy Makeover

Has your post-pregnancy body made you lose confidence in your appearance?

A mommy makeover is a combination of treatments that can help restore your figure after pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Plastic surgeons Elizabeth Grasee and Debra Bergman in Carmel, IN, can create a custom mommy makeover plan to restore your confidence.

What Is a Mommy Makeover? A Group of Treatments Tailored To Fit Your Needs

A mommy makeover is a group of customized treatments that aim to restore your pre-pregnancy figure. It typically targets the areas most affected by pregnancy, such as the stomach and breasts. It can combine several treatments like liposuction, breast augmentation, breast lift, and a tummy tuck to remove excess skin and fat and enhance your form.

Not Feeling Secure in Your Post-Pregnancy Body? Contact Our Indianapolis-Area Practice Today

Having a child is one of the greatest joys in life, but if your post-pregnancy body has left you feeling self-conscious, contact our practice to learn more about your plastic surgery options. We understand you may worry about taking time away from your family for self-improvement; however, many of our mommy makeover patients say they wished they had undergone their procedures sooner. 

Both Dr. Grasee and Dr. Bergman are experienced, board-certified plastic surgeons with over a decade of experience. They care about each patient and their needs, which is why they provide personally tailored care throughout every stage of treatment, from initial consultation through postoperative follow-up.

Our Carmel, IN, practice is just north of Indianapolis and serves all of central Indiana. If you have lost body confidence after giving birth, contact our practice today to see how we can restore your figure.

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Our practice offers a wide range of surgical procedures to patients in the Indianapolis area, helping you achieve your aesthetic goals through custom-tailored treatment plans.

"I couldn’t have picked a better doctor!!" Indiana Mothers Choose Us For Their Plastic Surgery

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Heather AbuSeini

2020

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Dr. Bergman is an amazing surgeon- I consulted with other surgeons before making a decision and from the moment I met her, I felt extremely comfortable and knew immediately that she was the best choice. She truly listened to me, her bedside manner is excellent and without a doubt can say that she performs her best work! I couldn’t be happier with the results. Highly recommended.

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carey lynch

2021

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Dr. Grasee was amazing. I had a wonderful experience from start to finish. Initial consultation she took over an hour to explain everything to me patiently and answered all my questions and concerns. Then after surgery she was always available for concerns. And I couldn’t be happier with my results!! Tummy Tuck and brachioplasty

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Incredible Results From a Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck at our Carmel, IN, practice can effectively tighten a sagging abdomen and hide stretch marks created during pregnancy.

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The Plastic Surgery Options Of a Mommy Makeover

For many women, tissues that were stretched during pregnancy don't "bounce back" after the baby arrives, leaving behind excess skin and stretch marks that do not respond to diet and exercise. A customized mommy makeover treatment plan will combine the best procedures to meet your aesthetic goals. Patients should note that our Carmel, IN, practice has a maximum six and one half hours surgery limit to ensure your safety and health.

A mommy makeover plan could include:

Tummy Tuck

This procedure removes excess abdominal skin and tightens the abdominal wall musculature. A tummy tuck can remove several pounds of excess fat and is often the best way to address post-pregnancy concerns throughout the abdomen. For women who only need a small area corrected, our Indianapolis-area practice also offers mini tummy tucks.

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Liposuction

This is a less-invasive cosmetic procedure recommended for moms with small amounts of excess fat. Liposuction removes stubborn fat deposits anywhere on the body, but it cannot address sagging skin. We recommend combining liposuction with a tummy tuck for moms who have a substantial amount of localized fatty deposits and excess abdominal skin that needs to be removed.

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Breast Augmentation

Changes in the breasts caused by pregnancy and breastfeeding can result in volume loss . Breast augmentation with implants can restore your breast volume and improve tsymmetry. Your plastic surgeon will review the types of implants we offer and which ones would help you best achieve your aesthetic goals.

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Breast Lift

Breastfeeding and the sudden fluctuation of weight during and after pregnancy can cause your breasts to sag. A mastopexy at our Carmel, IN, practice will reposition the breast tissue lifting the breasts to achieve a perkier appearance. This procedure works best for mothers who want to change the shape of their breasts, but do not want an increase in size.

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Thigh Lift

The thighs are the hardest area to target with just diet and exercise alone. The skilled plastic surgeons at our Indianapolis-area practice can perform a thigh lift to remove excess skin and create a more toned appearance of the thighs. This procedure can also be combined with liposuction to remove the excess fat of the inner and outer thighs that creates displeasing contours.

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Am I a Good Candidate For a Mommy Makeover Procedure?

Most mothers looking to regain their pre-pregnancy body are good candidates for a mommy makeover. However, there are some factors that can affect your candidacy. The best way to know for sure which treatment options are right for you is to call our Indianapolis-area practice to request a consultation.

Factors that can affect your candidacy:

Expectations

A combination of treatments can dramatically enhance your figure; however, it is important to manage your expectations before undergoing any procedure. Patients expecting immediate, perfect results may be disappointed.

Weight

Mommy makeover procedures are not intended for weight loss. Before having a mommy makeover, it is important for you to be at a healthy weight, within 20 pounds of your ideal weight, and close to what you were before giving birth. 

Health

Some mommy makeover treatments require more extensive surgery. Health concerns such as heart conditions, uncontrolled diabetes, and autoimmune disorders can put you at a higher risk of complications. 

Future

We recommend that you be finished with breastfeeding and having children before pursuing a mommy makeover. Future pregnancies certainly can alter your breast size and shape and can re-stretch the skin and abdominal muscles, undoing many of the effects of your mommy makeover.

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Highly recommended."
More 5-Star Reviews From Our Indianapolis-Area Patients 

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Marie Basford :3

2021

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Dr Grasee did an amazing job ! I’m so happy with the results. I had an asymmetrical issue and she was able to give me exactly what I asked for ! I was so nervous, but she made It an easy process from beginning to end. She’s been on top of my aftercare as well! I couldn’t have picked a better doctor!!

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Whitney Little

2021

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Going into Dr. Bergman’s office for the first time I was extremely self conscious and uncomfortable seeing my own reflection in the mirror. My goals were to always have a breast augmentation and a tummy tuck done as a reward for all of the hard work put into reaching my fitness goals. The first time meeting Dr. Bergman was the best experience I have ever had meeting a medical professional. During the consultation we talked about everything I wanted done and how we would achieve the desired look I wanted for so long. After surgery I looked in the mirror for the first time and was overwhelmed with emotions because I absolutely loved the woman I saw in the mirror after years of not loving the way I looked. I would highly recommend Dr. Bergman and her team to anyone seeking plastic surgery.

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Committed to Surgical Excellence

At Carmel Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeons, we are dedicated to excellence. We belong to several prestigious organizations, including:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

To schedule your consultation, contact us online or call us at (317) 581-0001.

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