How Much Does a Mommy Makeover Cost in Houston?
July 19, 2023 | 6 minute read
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“Mommy Makeover” is a term used to describe a group of procedures focused on the areas most often affected by pregnancy: the breasts, abdomen, hips, and thighs. Surgeries such as breast lifts and augmentations are commonly combined with a tummy tuck and liposuction of the hips and thighs to get rid of excess skin or fat due to pregnancy, weight loss, or aging.
However, you don’t have to be a mother to enjoy the results of a Mommy Makeover.
At Town and Country Plastic Surgeons and Med Spa, we believe every woman is entitled to look and feel her best. That’s why we offer a variety of procedures that can be grouped into a Mommy Makeover, offering customized results that address your unique aesthetic goals for your body.
What Is a Mommy Makeover?
A Mommy Makeover most often includes the following procedures:
Many women are frustrated by their abdomens. Whether you have a pouch of stubborn fat that refuses to budge, stretch marks, or loose skin from pregnancy or weight loss, your midsection can often be one of your body’s “trouble spots.” A tummy tuck addresses these issues by removing excess skin, narrowing the waist, and tightening the abdominal muscles. It will smooth and contour your abdominal region so that you no longer fear a two-piece swimsuit. Liposuction is often performed alongside your tummy tuck for further contouring.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, women between the ages of 30 and 54 comprised over 63% of the total breast augmentations performed in 2020, while the same age group made up 67% of breast lift recipients. Whether you need a breast lift, breast augmentation, or both, we have you covered.
Breast augmentation doesn’t just give you the breast size you desire, but it also restores volume to breasts that have been deflated by breastfeeding or weight loss. Breast lifts address sagging due to age or pregnancy and restore the perky breasts you once had.
Breast augmentation with a lift does both, by tightening the skin envelope and adding volume with an implant.
For women looking for smaller breasts with their Mommy Makeover, a breast reduction may be the perfect procedure to minimize neck and back pain and ultimately achieve more proportionate breasts for their body.
Liposuction is the finishing touch of any Mommy Makeover. It helps to contour your waist and hips, eliminates fat on your back and flanks, and smooths out that unsightly bra bulge. It can also get rid of saddlebags or excess thigh and hip fat.
Additional Mommy Makeover Procedures
Just because most women choose the three surgeries mentioned above doesn’t mean you can only select those procedures. The number of enhancements you choose is limited only by what is safe to perform at one time.
There is a finite amount of time you can safely spend under anesthesia, so during your consultation, we’ll talk with you about your desired procedures and if it is realistic to undergo them all at once.
Some of the other procedures you may add to your Mommy Makeover include:
- Thigh lift: Thigh lifts eliminate excess fat and sagging skin due to age or significant weight loss.
- Arm lift: An arm lift (or brachioplasty) removes the droopy skin and fat under your arm, smoothing and reshaping it.
- Labiaplasty: Age, genetics, hormones, and childbirth can cause your labia to stretch and become uncomfortable or visible through your clothing. Labiaplasty addresses these issues, trimming away excess skin, restoring comfort, and improving the appearance of your labia.
See transformations by visiting our Mommy Makeover before and after gallery.
Understanding the Cost of a Mommy Makeover in Houston
The cost of Mommy Makeover varies according to several factors. Location, number of procedures, expertise of your surgeon, and associated surgical fees and expenses all add to your total bill. In Houston, Mommy Makeovers range from about $12,000 to upwards of $35,000. Some of the factors that influence cost include:
Number and Type of Procedures
The number of procedures performed affects the overall cost of the surgery, as some cost more than others. Three procedures will most likely cost less than four, and adding a more complicated option will cost more than something minimally invasive, like liposuction.
Surgical Facility Costs
All surgeries should be performed by a board-certified surgeon in an accredited facility. Some surgeons have surgical suites in their offices, while others perform surgeries at an outside facility.
At Town and Country, we utilize both: an accredited facility in our office in Lake Jackson and a fully certified outpatient facility down the road from our Houston office. Costs vary according to the number and type of staff needed, fees for using the external facility, and anesthesia costs.
Medications and Other Recovery Costs
After your Mommy Makeover, you’ll need medications (both prescription and over-the-counter) and supplies for keeping your incisions clean and cared for. Additionally, many surgeries require compression garments to be purchased and worn during recovery. At Town and Country, you will be provided with many of the supplies needed to care for your incisions, such as gauze, peroxide, tape and scar gel. You will also be provided with two surgical garments after your procedure but expect to purchase additional garments after the swelling subsides within a few weeks.
A significant benefit of a Mommy Makeover is that while it may seem expensive up front, you save money and recovery time by combining procedures. Instead of three individual surgeries with three individual recovery requirements (and paying for surgical and facility fees each time), a Mommy Makeover makes it easier to carve out the time and money needed to reshape your body.
Learn More About Mommy Makeovers in Houston and Lake Jackson
If you’ve been thinking about getting a Mommy Makeover, what are you waiting for? To learn more about the types of procedures we offer, as well as the overall cost, call Town and Country Plastic Surgeons today at 281-326-9239 (Houston) or 979-202-8515 (Lake Jackson) or fill out our online contact form. Let Dr. Yarish and Dr. Bartlett work their magic and give you back your confidence in your body.