4 Facts That Busy Moms Should Know About Liposuction By Hadi Rassael on May 20, 2014

Do you look wistfully at photos of yourself from five or 10 years ago? Motherhood brings with it the joys of raising children and watching them grow into responsible young adults, but it does not do the body any favors. Aside from the obvious effects that giving birth can have on a woman’s body, a mother’s day is usually so jam packed that she rarely has the time to exercise as much as she might like.


For these reasons, modern moms are choosing cosmetic surgery to get back in the shape that they see in those pre-pregnancy photos. This trend gave rise to the term “mommy makeover,” which describes a typical combination of procedures that helps mend post-pregnancy bodies. Most women build their makeover around liposuction, because it offers a body contouring effect greater than any other procedure.

If you’re considering a mommy makeover or liposuction in Washington D.C., call us today. The Millennium Medical team is committed to providing the absolute best procedures in the area, and we gauge our success on our patients’ satisfaction. To schedule a consultation with a surgeon, call us at 301-652-9005.

1. There Is A Recovery Period

Some patients believe that they can recover quickly or just push through the recovery period, so they don't allot any time at all to recuperate. When cosmetic surgeons tell liposuction patients to take it easy after the procedure, they don’t mean it lightly. Liposuction is a surgery, and the results of the surgery are very much dependent on you following your doctor’s orders.

Plan your procedure as you would a vacation, and pretend that you have left your state during the recovery time. Don’t book any appointments or plan to move around too much during the first few days. Above all, make sure someone else is in charge of the kids while you recover, whether it’s your spouse or a family member.

2. You’re Not Alone

Many women are using cosmetic procedures to regain a youthful appearance. The Smart Beauty Guide reports that combination procedures seem to be on the rise, and most cosmetic surgeons believe that this trend is due to an increase in mommy makeovers.

In short, women all over the country recognize cosmetic surgery as a powerful tool to help them reclaim their youth.

3. You May Want To Wait

Depending on which procedures you plan to combine, your surgeon may advise you to wait to undergo a makeover if you plan to become pregnant in the future. Pregnancy can alter the results of many procedures, including both liposuction and tummy tucks. If you plan to have more children later, consult your surgeon to see which procedures are best for you now.

4. Zerona Offers Similar Results With Less Recovery

If you can’t imagine ever taking time off to recover from liposuction, you might want to consider Zerona. This non-invasive laser therapy takes inches from your waist, thighs and abdomen. Although it’s not quite as effective as liposuction, it boasts a much lower recovery time.

If you are interested in either liposuction or Zerona, and you live in the Washington D.C. area, contact us to schedule a consultation. Call us today at 301-652-9005.

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