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What is a mommy makeover? Queens NY specialist discusses the many surgery options to transform your body

Woman with fat abdomen in blue jeans, overweight female stomach, stretch marks on belly

Mommy makeover surgery in Queens NY at the Flushing office of Edmund Kwan, MD refers to a number of procedures customized to each patient’s needs, unified by the goal of restoring pre-baby figures. After childbirth, many women find that it’s difficult to lose pockets of stubborn fat in areas such as the lower abdomen, around the waist, and hips and thighs. Breastfeeding can also increase the size of your bust by a full cup size or larger. Enlarged breasts may be a source of discomfort and self-consciousness, especially if they’re out of proportion with the rest of a woman’s body. … Continue reading

You’ve heard about the “mommy makeover” – Now learn about treatment customized to you in NYC

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Edmund Kwan is experienced with mommy makeover treatment in NYC that gets the unique results you desire, and to unleash post-baby curves and confidence

Just as no two makeovers on TV or featured online are the same, mommy makeover treatment in NYC at the office of Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Edmund Kwan is customized to your specific needs. The “mommy” part of the “makeover treatment” comes from the general desire patients have to treat many common post-childbirth complaints. You don’t have to “learn to live” with a body that you’re uncomfortable with, that isn’t you, and that doesn’t seem to respond to the “go-to” means of fat reduction: healthy diet and exercise. The complaints mothers want to treat are often not responsive to traditional … Continue reading

Which Manhattan area patients are proper candidates for a “Mommy Makeover?”

mommy makeover plastic surgeries From Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD of the Manhattan

Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD of the Manhattan area sees many women in his practice who are unhappy with their appearance. They may be struggling with their new body contours after pregnancy or the changes that have occurred to their breasts long after they have breastfed their children. They may be dealing with the self-consciousness of unwanted fat deposits around the abdomen or thighs that have developed even with strict diet and exercise. They may feel as though they are no longer attractive and may struggle with the chances of their body as they have aged. Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD understands … Continue reading

What is the recovery time for a mommy makeover?

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A “Mommy Makeover” is a collection of surgical procedures which involves a patient’s entire body. Generally, in a “Mommy Makeover” process, the most common surgical areas are the breasts and the tummy of a patient. During the surgical process, the breasts are lifted and the stomach area is tightened to provide a lean and aesthetically pleasing appearance to the patient. If the patient is undergoing liposuction alone, the recovery period may be less than a week. However, for a complete Mommy Makeover that includes the stomach and breast areas, the recovery may take up to two to three weeks. But … Continue reading

Breast and body contouring in New York with the Mommy Makeover procedure

Breast and Body Contouring with Mommy Makeover From Dr. Edmund Kwan in NY

Motherhood is a rewarding part of life, but it can have negative effects on the contours and appearance of the body. When moms spend years breastfeeding their children, their breasts may begin to hang and look deflated. Abdominal changes from pregnancy may include excess skin, unwanted body contours, and even stretch marks. Excess fat around the midsection may be impossible to address even with diet and exercise. It is common for women to visit the practice of Dr. Edmund Kwan to ask about procedures that can be used to enhance their body and make them feel beautiful again. Many cosmetic … Continue reading

What is a mommy makeover?

mommy makeover surgery From Dr. Edmund Kwan in NY

A “Mommy Makeover” is a surgical procedure that involves the entire body of the patient – the breast and the tummy in particular. The procedure includes both lifting the breast as well as tightening the stomach area. Sometimes it may also include a liposuction procedure on the stomach, the flank area and even the thigh area. These are the particular areas where a mom generally tends to add fat during or after the pregnancy. She may also develop sagging breasts, and sagging muscle and skin in the stomach region due to the pregnancy. A Mommy Makeover usually begins with the … Continue reading

What happens during the mommy makeover surgery?

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Every patient has a different goal in mind when they seek a Mommy Makeover surgery. Therefore, the extent of the procedure will depend upon the needs and goals of the patient. For a patient looking for a complete body makeover, the surgery may involve both breasts being lifted and a tummy tuck procedure. This involves two separate surgical procedures to enhance the appearance of the breasts and a flat stomach. However, one of the most common requests from the patients is to get a flatter stomach. The top stomach area is most important for a majority of Mommy Makeover procedures. … Continue reading

What are the common plastic surgeries done during a New York mommy makeover?

mommy makeover plastic surgeries From Dr. Edmund Kwan

Becoming a mother is a wonderful and fulfilling experience. However, many women are unhappy with the changes in their bodies during and after pregnancy. After several children, or even just one child, the body can alter dramatically. Women may notice that their breasts are not as full as they used to be and that their tummy has developed loose skin and muscles. This can prevent them from feeling confident about their body—especially during swimsuit season! Thanks to plastic surgeons, such as Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD, women can now undergo a “mommy makeover.” New York residents can visit his practice for … Continue reading


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