Most women gain approximately 11 to 15 kg’s during pregnancy. The majority of that weight is stored as fat in the following areas:
A Mummy Makeover is a personalised procedure designed for women who have gone through childbirth. It has no specific definition but is basically a reference to a collection of procedures that can be performed to the breasts and torso all basically designed to reverse some of the “damage” from child-bearing. Naturally enough choosing the right items from the “menu” is one of the keys to getting an optimal result.
After pregnancy, the abdomen can show the results of skin laxity and the generation of extra skin to fit its previous expansion. In addition, the muscle wall of the abdomen can be stretched and the sheath portion of it in the midline may tear and create a defect and laxity there. The abdomen is a common place for women (and men) to lay down fat and commonly after pregnancy there is a deposit of fat in this region.
The following procedures are included in the Mummy Makeover:
Before the procedure, we will complete a detailed medical evaluation of your medical and health history. Patients are asked not to have any alcohol, cigarettes or blood-thinning medications for at least two weeks before the makeover.
The patient will be put under anesthesia, and Dr. Scamp will perform breast enhancement and body sculpting procedures.
Immediately after the Mummy Makeover, patients will experience some numbness, discomfort, and swelling but these can be maintained with prescribed medication. To help healing, and control swelling a waterproof dressing is applied to the surgical site for five days while your body is recovering.