WNY Plastic Surgery: Andrew P. Giacobbe, MD, FACS
7 Hopkins Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: (716) 634-5555
Locations Hours: Mon, Thu: 9 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Tue, Wed, Fri: 9 a.m.– 7 p.m.

Mommy Makeover

In the Buffalo, NY, area women often visit WNY Plastic Surgery in search of a solution for many of the unwanted cosmetic changes that come with pregnancy and childbirth. Breast enhancement and body contouring can help, and the innovative mommy makeover allows patients to improve these areas in a single surgery. This approach reduces overall recuperation time and allows patients to get back to their busy lives sooner–looking and feeling their personal best.

Is Mommy Makeover for You?

Mommy makeover is a custom procedure that is tailored to your unique needs and concerns. A typical mommy makeover includes some form of breast enhancement coupled with body contouring. During your initial consultation, Dr. Andrew Giacobbe considers the following factors when evaluating your candidacy:

  • Your overall health, including any past surgeries or procedures
  • Your expectations for the surgery
  • Your ability to properly care for yourself during recuperation
  • Your lifestyle

Dr. Giacobbe suggests that prospective mommy makeover patients undergo the procedure after they’ve finished having children, as pregnancy after surgery can alter results.

Mommy Makeover
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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Before & After Mommy Makeover Case 17 View #1 View in Williamsville, NY
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Case #17

This Western New York woman came to Dr. Giacobbe for a consultation regarding her breasts and her excess abdominal fat.She has a slim, small frame and her breasts before surgery were approximately an "A" cup size. She also had some extra fat that had settled in her abdomen. She decided to undergo a very popular procedure that... Read More
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Case #18

This WNY mom first came to Dr. Giacobbe for a consultation about her abdomen when she was in her early 40s. She didn't like her sagging and loose skin.For her surgery, Dr. Giacobbe removed extra abdominal skin and some fat during her tummy tuck procedure. He tightened her muscles and placed two drains to help prevent fluid collecti... Read More
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Case #60

This 32-year-old patient underwent a tummy tuck and a bilateral breast augmentation with mini lift. Abdominal skin and fat excess was removed and diastasis recti was repaired. Smooth implants were placed in a subglandular position through an inframammary fold incision and a circumareolar mastopexy was done to correct moderate ptosis. The pati... Read More
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Case #46

This 47-year-old female presented with a desire for cosmetic breast enlargement and improvement of loose and excess skin and fat of the abdomen. She had 3 children via c-section and a hyterectomy 1 year ago.A diagnosis of bilateral hypomastia and abdominal skin and fat excess was made and a recommendation was made to the patient to und... Read More
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Case #87

This 45-year-old female presented with a desire for cosmetic breast lift and cosmetic improvement of the contour of her abdomen. The breasts were approximate D cup with moderate ptosis.The patient underwent a bilateral breast lift and tummy tuck. Read More
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Age: 54Preoperative Weight: 130 lbsHeight: 5'4"​Number of Pregnancies: 3
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Case #90

This 47-year-old female presented with a desire for cosmetic breast enlargement and improvement of loose and excess skin and fat of the abdomen. A diagnosis of bilateral hypomastia and abdominal skin and fat excess was made and a recommendation was made to the patient to undergo an abdominoplasty and a bilateral breast augmentatio... Read More
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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Your consultation and pre-op appointments are important opportunities to plan your surgery with Dr. Giacobbe. Although mommy makeover is a custom procedure, it most often includes some form of breast enhancement and body contouring. When performed together, these options can create a comprehensive result that reshapes your body and helps you rediscover your pre-baby confidence.

Mommy Makeover Options

  • Breast augmentation is a popular option, as it restores volume to breasts that may have diminished as the result of breastfeeding. It’s frequently combined with breast lift, but not always.
  • Breast reduction lightens and lifts heavy, oversized breasts to bring them into proportion with the rest of the body.
  • Tummy tuck is especially popular with women who have had children, as it effectively removes excess skin and a “pooch” from the abdomen.
  • Selective liposuction deftly removes pockets of localized fat for smooth, cohesive results.

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Your Surgery

Prior to your surgery day, Dr. Giacobbe discusses your surgical process at length with you. In our Buffalo practice, mommy makeover is an outpatient procedure, and you can expect to return home with a trusted individual the same day.

If you undergo breast augmentation as part of your mommy makeover, you and Dr. Giacobbe work together to choose the perfect set of implants. During surgery, he places these implants in a pocket made either beneath or atop the chest muscle.

Patients who undergo tummy tuck as part of their mommy makeover surgery will have surgical drains in place after surgery. These drains prevent fluid from accumulating and causing complications. Typically, these drains are removed after about 2 weeks.

Dr. Giacobbe

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Giacobbe is proud to be your partner in aesthetics. He and his remarkable team offer a variety of surgical and nonsurgical options to help you look and feel your best.

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Dr. Giacobbe

Meet Dr. Giacobbe

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Giacobbe is proud to be your partner in aesthetics. He and his remarkable team offer a variety of surgical and nonsurgical options to help you look and feel your best.

Dr. Giacobbe View Before & After PHotos
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Recovery and Results

During the first several days after your surgery, you should refrain from engaging in any activities besides walking around the house. If you’ve had a tummy tuck, you may find that walking upright is difficult or uncomfortable. This is normal, and should become easier as the days pass. Avoid driving for at least 3 weeks, and any strenuous activities, including housekeeping, for at least 6 weeks. Once you have reached these milestones, ease slowly back into these activities per Dr. Giacobbe’s advice.

After your surgery, drain care is especially important. The medical staff will show you how to properly empty, monitor, and maintain your drains, which are typically removed within the first one to two weeks.

Tummy tuck and liposuction require that you wear a compression garment full-time for several weeks. You’ll need to wear a surgical bra for a couple of days before transitioning to a soft-cup sports bra until the 6-week mark. You may wear underwire bras after 6 weeks.

We’ll schedule your first post-op visit for 1 to 2 days after surgery. You can anticipate some swelling and bruising for several days initially. By carefully following your postoperative instructions and maintaining a steady weight, you can potentially enjoy your results for many years.

We invite you to start planning your mommy makeover today. Request your consultation online, or call WNY Plastic Surgery at (716) 634-5555 to arrange your appointment.