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Mommy Makeover

If you have sagging breasts, loose skin, and stubborn fat deposits after pregnancy, Dr. Bruce Hermann can provide rejuvenation.

A mommy makeover is a customized combination of body contouring procedures that can help you feel confident and attractive.

At his Denton, TX, serving Flower Mound and Lewisville, Dr. Hermann uses the safest and most advanced makeover techniques.

What Is a Mommy Makeover?

Pregnancy, childbirth, and nursing often result in loose skin, stretch marks, and sagging in different parts of the body. Without surgery, a mother is often left with permanent and unwanted changes after pregnancy.

A mommy makeover combines multiple plastic surgery procedures to restore the appearance of a mother's body. These procedures refine a woman's curves and contours by removing excess skin and tightening remaining tissues. When you choose a qualified plastic surgeon, the results can provide a tremendous boost in self-esteem.

Why You May Need a Mommy Makeover Dr. Hermann Discusses Post-Pregnancy Rejuvenation

Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can take a toll on your figure. Helping patients throughout the Dallas–Fort Worth area, Dr. Hermann can restore your figure with a mommy makeover. He can develop a custom treatment plan according to your needs and goals to help you look and feel your best.

Parts of the Body a Mommy Makeover Can Treat

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  • Stomach/lower abdomen
  • Love handles
  • Breasts
  • Buttocks
  • Hips
  • Thighs
  • Shoulders
  • Upper arms

Start Planning Your Mommy Makeover Contact North Texas Breast & Plastic Surgery Center

Motherhood is an experience that provides many joys, changes in perspective, and new responsibilities. Dr. Hermann believes that mothers deserve to feel confident in their appearance. He can provide compassionate, safety-focused treatment to help you feel beautiful and self-assured during this very special phase of your life.

We serve patients from throughout the greater Dallas area, including Lewisville and Flower Mound, from our Denton office.

Want to learn more about mommy makeovers, the treatment process, and the cost of treatment? Contact us online to ask a question or request a free consultation with our plastic surgeon. You can also reach us by phone:

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Dr. Bruce Hermann is an experienced plastic surgeon who proudly serves people throughout the Greater Dallas area.

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Anna H

2021

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Choosing a surgeon can be scary but let me help. Dr. Hermann is an amazing surgeon and I HIGHLY recommend him. I had a breast lift/augmentation and at 3 months post op I'm in awe of my body. I never thought I would feel this confident even after losing all my baby weight. The staff here is also incredible. They were always willing to help me with ANY questions or concerns through out the entire process. I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Hermann and his staff. Schedule a consult you wont be disappointed!!

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Kylie Murray

2021

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I went to Dr. Herman summer 2020 for a breast reduction consultation. I was very nervous about going in and if he was going to be able to get the desired look I wanted. He answered all my questions and spent the time to explain exactly how surgery would go. A few weeks later I scheduled my reduction! Surgery went great and I can’t imagine not doing the surgery. I’m in love with the results and my confidence has skyrocketed. Dr. Herman is a miracle worker!

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Dramatic Transformations
Tummy Tuck & Liposuction Photos

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Before Tummy Tuck and Liposuction
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After Tummy Tuck and Liposuction
Many mothers include a tummy tuck in their mommy makeover to repair separated abdominal muscles. Meanwhile, liposuction can target unwanted fat deposits around the abdominal region. Together, these enhancements can give you a lean, flat midsection.
"I had a very positive experience with Dr Hermann and his staff. He took the time to answer all my questions and was always available by phone after my procedure." Suzette Merket

What Is the Cost of a Mommy Makeover?

These are some of the most significant cost factors related to this plastic surgery procedure:

The Extent of Treatment

To provide our patients with a custom quote, we need to perform an exam and determine which procedures are needed and the total extent of surgery. For example, some patients may require a mini abdominoplasty, while others require a full abdominoplasty. We are proud to offer pricing that is comparable to - or even less expensive than - our competitors in Dallas.

Your Choice of Surgeon

No matter where you live, it's not difficult to find a plastic surgeon these days. However, it is not as easy to find a surgeon who is board-certified, reputable, and has trained with leaders in the field. With Dr. Hermann, you benefit not only from the care of a surgeon who has all of these qualities, but also strives to keep his pricing competitive. 

Financing

Insurance does not cover plastic surgery procedures that aren't considered medically necessary, and we understand many patients are not prepared to pay upfront for a mommy makeover out of pocket. That is why we accept CareCredit® financing. This reputable healthcare financing company offers low-interest and interest-free plans to qualifying individuals. You can apply online in minutes to see which plans are available to you. 

Your Consultation
Determining Candidacy

During your initial consultation at our Dallas-area practice, Dr. Hermann will determine your candidacy. This involves reviewing your medical history and cosmetic goals. Dr. Hermann will recommend treatments, discuss the full procedure in detail, and answer any questions to ensure you are comfortable with your treatment plan. Because no two mommy makeovers are the same, treatment timelines and recovery will vary.

Mommy makeover candidates should:

  • Be in good overall health.
  • Not be planning on any subsequent pregnancies.
  • Be at a healthy, normal weight.

Do You Have Questions About Mommy Makeovers? Speak with a Plastic Surgeon

If you live in the Dallas, Lewisville, or Flower Mound area and would like more information about mommy makeovers, Dr. Hermann and his team can give you the answers you need. We encourage you to contact our practice online or call us at (940) 387-4900. The staff of North Texas Breast & Plastic Surgery Center is here to help, and looks forward to hearing from you.

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Dena Johnson

2020

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Dr. Hermann is an highly skilled surgeon... I went to him for a tummy tuck and breast lift. He’s very laid back and easy to talk with. He is also extremely thorough to explain each procedure and exactly how it’s performed. He staff is incredibly friendly as well. I was comfortable during the entire process. I’m still healing but I can already tell I made the right choice and I love the results!

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Kim&Austin Short

2020

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Dr. Herman is a great stand up guy and easy to work with. Up front as and honest about everything. His office folks are super nice as well. Wife had a breast lift and a tummy tuck and Herman did an amazing job with everything.

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Enhance Your Curves Breast Augmentation & Lift Photos

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Before Breast Lift and Augmentation
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After Breast Lift and Augmentation
Nursing can lead to changes in how a woman's breasts appear. After breastfeeding, mothers may experience loss of breast shape, or changes in the appearance of their nipples and areolas. During a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Hermann, you can discuss different options that can make your breasts appear perkier, rounder, and fuller.

Maintaining Your Comfort

Our practice serving Greater Dallas administers general anesthesia during mommy makeover surgery to make patients feel comfortable during the procedure. This means that our patients will be unconscious throughout surgery and won't have any memories of treatment.

To reduce pain after treatment, we will provide you with prescription pain medication that should be taken as directed in the days after surgery. We will also schedule follow-up visits to monitor your recovery.

Mommy Makeover Surgeries Commonly Combined Procedures

Breast Lift

Dr. Hermann can create a perkier and more youthful bustline for our Dallas-area patients who have sagging or misshapen breasts. Depending on your goals, he can also include implants with your breast lift. 

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Breast Augmentation

If you are unhappy with the dimensions of your breasts, implants can be inserted to enhance the size, shape, and symmetry of your bustline. We can return your breasts to their pre-pregnancy appearance or enhance them further.

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Dr. Hermann uses the BodyLogic system to ensure patient safety and satisfaction. This tool, developed by Dr. Hermann's mentor, allows him to take precise measurements for breast augmentation and test several implant sizes before permanently placing the most appropriate one.

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Tummy Tuck

Removing excess skin and tightening underlying abdominal muscles can restore a taut, lean midsection. We can also perform a mini tummy tuck, a less extensive version of abdominoplasty that can address excess skin and other issues.

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Liposuction

Some fat deposits simply will not respond to a good diet or regular exercise. Liposuction can safely remove excess fatty tissue to enhance contours, giving you a slimmer and more athletic appearance.

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Thigh Lift

If you experience issues with the appearance of your thighs after childbirth, a thigh lift may be just what you need. The thighplasty procedure can remove loose skin from the inner and outer thigh, and give you nicely toned legs.

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Arm Lift

Sometimes weight loss after giving birth leads to fat deposits and loose skin around the shoulder and tricep area. An arm lift (brachioplasty) can get rid of this unwanted tissue, allowing you to have lean, toned arms.

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Single vs. Staged Treatment

In many cases, Dr. Hermann can perform a mommy makeover in a single session, but he will recommend phasing treatment if it is a better option. First and foremost, our plastic surgeon's goal is to perform your treatment plan as safely as possible. A basic breast lift or breast augmentation can usually be performed at the same time as a tummy tuck. However, you can expect that we will never perform your treatment in a way that compromises your safety.

Let's Plan Your Mommy Makeover Together Contact North Texas Breast & Plastic Surgery Center

Mommy makeover surgery may be just what you need to address stretch marks, sagging skin, and other physical changes after giving birth. Using the latest body contouring techniques available, Dr. Hermann can help you achieve a slimmer figure and repair the muscles of the abdominal wall, restoring your appearance and enhancing your confidence in the process.

Dr. Hermann is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has practiced for more than a decade. He places a great emphasis on aftercare and patient education so that your surgical results can give you satisfaction for many years to come.

If you live in the Denton, Lewisville, or Flower Mound area and want to reverse the effects that childbirth and breastfeeding have had on your body, contact our practice online. You can also reach us by phone at:

(940) 208-0504

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The team at North Texas Breast & Plastic Surgery Center can customize your makeover and answer any questions you may have.
"The friendliest staff ever and always available if I have a question. I had a breast reduction just over a week ago and can already tell that there is less pain in neck, shoulders and upper back. Dr Bruce Hermann and his team are a delite and definitely a successful choice for my surgery." Lavonda Kinser

Mommy Makeover Recovery The Post-Operative Healing Process

Initial Recovery Period

The recovery timeline and rate of recovery will depend on which mommy makeover procedures were performed. Since a tummy tuck is often part of a mommy makeover, patients will typically need to take at least two weeks off from work. Mommy makeover patients are also asked to avoid strenuous exercise for about six weeks.

Keep in mind that upon returning to work, your job duties may need to be modified, especially if any heavy lifting is involved. We'll provide detailed post-op instructions as part of your consultation.

Follow-Up Visits

As you heal, you will periodically return to our Denton office for a series of follow-up visits. The first appointment takes place within a week of your mommy makeover surgery, with additional visits in the weeks after.

Be sure to attend all of these appointments as scheduled. Feel to contact us should any issues or concerns arise.

After Six Weeks

By the end of six weeks, you should be able to resume most if not all normal activities. You'll be free of major side effects, and will notice an improved body contour and better-fitting clothes. Keep in mind that it can take up to a year for swelling to completely subside.

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Scarring and Mommy Makeovers

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Incision Techniques and Patient Education

Scars are a reality after any surgical procedure. Dr. Hermann will make all efforts to limit the amount of visible scarring from a mommy makeover. This includes using precise incision techniques and providing detailed aftercare instructions.

Scar Location

Dr. Hermann will place incisions in the most discreet places possible. As a result, scars from tummy tuck, breast lift, breast augmentation, and other procedures commonly included in mommy makeover surgeries are easily concealed by undergarments, bathing suits, and outfits. 

Scars Will Fade

After surgery, scars will fade with time. Patients themselves can minimize visible scarring by following aftercare and post-op instructions closely. This includes practicing proper skin care, avoiding tobacco products, and protecting the skin from sun damage.

Mommy Makeover FAQs

Do C-section Scars Affect the Final Results of Surgery?

No. In fact, a tummy tuck performed during a mommy makeover can actually help address some aesthetic issues after a Cesarean section. You may have a bulge over your c-section scar, which is commonly referred to as a shelf or pooch. A tummy tuck can help get rid of this unwanted bulge of the midsection, leading to a flatter stomach.

Does Insurance Cover Mommy Makeover Surgery?

No. Mommy makeovers are considered elective procedures, so they are not covered by insurance. Thanks to financing options, our plastic surgery center can help keep mommy makeover costs manageable so you can experience the benefits of surgery.

What Are the Risks?

Possible complications of mommy makeovers include infection, excessive bleeding, numbness around the incision sites, and poor scarring. There is also the risk of implant rupture and poor aesthetic results. Generally, these issues can be avoided by following pre-op and post-op instructions carefully, and attending follow-up visits as scheduled. If you notice any severe side effects during recovery, be sure to contact our practice as soon as possible.

What If I Want More Children?

Pregnancy after the procedure will likely reverse the cosmetic benefits of your mommy makeover. During the consultation process at our office, we make sure that patients are done having children before recommending that they move forward with a mommy makeover. This helps ensure long-lasting results.

How Do I Maintain My Mommy Makeover Results?

The best way to maintain the results of a mommy makeover is to lead a healthy lifestyle. That means eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly. We also recommend hydrating properly, moisturizing, avoiding cigarettes and other tobacco products, and using sunblock whenever you're outdoors.

Have a Mommy Makeover Question We Didn't Answer? Contact Our Practice Today

A mommy makeover procedure can repair your separated abdominal muscles, tighten sagging skin, and refine your body contours after having a child. Find out if it's right for you. If you live in the Denton, Lewisville, or Flower Mound area and have questions about mommy makeover treatment, contact our practice online. You can also reach North Texas Breast & Plastic Surgery Center by phone at (940) 208-0504.

Work with a Plastic Surgeon Who Cares About You Dr. Hermann Proudly Serves the Greater Dallas Area

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Chris Wilson

2017

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Very helpful office staff and Dr. Hermann is amazing!

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I am so happy with all of my procedures. Dr. Herman and his staff are so nice.

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North Texas Breast & Plastic Surgery Center

Dr. Bruce Hermann has trained under world-renowned plastic surgeons and implements the BodyLogic™ system to achieve optimal surgical outcomes. We accept financing so every patient can access our advanced treatments:

  • CareCredit®
  • United Medical Credit

To speak with the North Texas Breast & Plastic Surgery Center team about your cosmetic goals, request an appointment online or call (940) 387-4900.

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"Dr. Hermann is one of the finest plastic surgeons in the city of Denton. Dr. Hermann recently removed my breast implants and gave me a beautiful lift." Kathy

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