Pregnancy and childbirth can be hard on a woman’s body. While these life-changing experiences can bring great joy to a new mom, the physical changes that come with them can impact a woman’s self-esteem. Excess skin in the tummy and hips, fat deposits along the thighs, and sagging breasts can be the result even despite a good diet and exercise regime. Las Vegas plastic surgeon, Dr. Marvin Spann, offers plastic surgery procedures designed to restore areas that are most affected by pregnancy. His Mommy Makeover procedure is tailored specifically to the aesthetic goals of the patient and usually includes a combination of the upper and lower body. Contact Dr. Marvin Spann today to schedule your consultation!
"Dr. Candace Spann was incredible. Super patient, thorough, and very nice. I came to her for a checkup after having-a-less than desirable experience elsewhere and she was wonderful. After finishing paperwork there was just about a 10 minute wait and that was it. I'm so thankful to have found her!"- J.M. / Google / Sep 28, 2018
"After my granddaughter asked me if I was having a baby like her aunt, I started seriously looking at liposuction. I'm on the thin side and have tried diet and exercise to remove the bulge around my middle. I researched other facilities and options and found that none of them would give me the results I wanted. Dr. Marvin Spann was brought to my attention by his wife, Dr. Candace Spann, who I was seeing for yearly skin cancer screenings. Dr. Marvin Spann did a wonderful job on my liposuction, and a year later, I'm even happier with the results! These are both dedicated, professional, competent and caring doctors who want to make sure that their patients receive the best care. I travel from Henderson to see them because they are the best!"- D.C. / Yelp / Sep 15, 2018
"My husband suffered from a severe allergic reaction to medication he was prescribed. He is African-American and the allergic outbreak targeted his face. During the healing process, his skin tone darkened about 3 times his normal color. We didn't know where to turn for help as we were concerned about doing anything to his face. We made an appointment with Dr. Candace who recommended a protocol of chemical peels and laser. Dr. Candace's esthetician, Tonia, was amazing!! After the first few treatments, we noticed the difference as his skin began to lighten and even out. My husband elected to do 2 rounds of chemical peels and 2 rounds of laser therapy. His skin tone is better than ever!! Thank you Tonia for your expertise over the past year. We are so happy with the results."- M.C. / Yelp / Aug 28, 2018
"Post Bariatric Patient - I cannot express how grateful I am to have found Dr. Spann!!! He did a Fleur-de-lis Abdominoplasty, arm lift, and medial thigh lift on me. His work is impeccable!!!! Super nice guy and gave me the results I was looking for. I am a post bariatric weight loss patient and his work is outstanding! I highly recommend him!"- K. / RealSelf / Jun 09, 2018
"Dr. Candace Spann is amazing! I was having problems with my hair thinning. She was able to get to the root cause of the problem when all other dermatologist I had been to wrote it off as stress. She really cares about her patients and my son who is almost two absolutely loves her!! It will take a while for you to get in because Dr. Spann is so awesome, but she is worth the wait! Thank you Dr. Spann!!"- P.P. / Yelp / May 07, 2018
The Mommy Makeover procedure at Couture is uniquely tailored to each patient depending on what body part they want to improve. In most cases, the breasts and tummy are addressed together (though not always). The conditions addressed during surgery, and the surgical technique used will vary.
- Conditions caused by pregnancy: Loss of volume and/or breast tissue, sagging and/or drooping, excess skin (ptosis), breasts that have become too large.
- Surgeries to consider: Breast augmentation with implants, breast lift, breast augmentation with a lift, breast reduction surgery.
- Conditions caused by pregnancy: Excess fat and/or persistent bulge in the abdomen, sagging and loose skin, stretch marks and other unsightly skin irregularities.
- Surgeries to consider: Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), liposuction of the abdomen.
- Conditions caused by pregnancy: Sagging skin and excess fat in the buttocks, hips and thighs.
- Surgeries to consider: Lower body lift including liposuction and skin tightening of the buttocks, hips and thighs.
All Mommy Makeovers are performed under general anesthesia in an accredited surgical facility. Depending on how many techniques are combined, the surgery could last multiple hours. It is common for patients to have a short hospital stay with this surgery. Most women will require a full month to recover, but many will be able to return to work within 2 weeks. The results will reveal themselves in multiple stages as the breast implants settle into their natural placement and the incisions begin to heal. It generally takes a full year for all of the changes to make their final appearance.
Mommy Makeover procedures will vary in cost depending how many surgeries were combined and how many surgery sessions are needed. At a minimum, if a Breast Lift with Augmentation is performed along with a Tummy Tuck, the cost could range from $6,500-$17,000.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $6,500 - $17,000
- Recovery Time
- 2-4 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 5-6 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 Week
- Procedure Recovery Location
Mommy Makeover FAQs
Is it Safe?
There are always risks to consider when contemplating surgery. When procedures are combined, those risks can increase. Therefore, it is important to find an experienced cosmetic surgeon who is skilled in performing multiple procedures in one setting. Ultimately, a combination procedure can have numerous benefits, including only having to undergo surgery once — which means only one recovery and one fee.
What if I get Pregnant?
In a perfect world, women would wait to have a Mommy Makeover until after all pregnancies have been completed so the surgical results are not compromised. Generally, any body part that has been lifted or tightened would be at risk for stretching out if a subsequent pregnancy were to occur.
What About Stretch Marks?
If stretch marks exist on an area of the body (i.e. breast, tummy, etc.) that is going to be lifted and tightened, they may be removed when the excess skin is trimmed away. For any stretch marks left behind, as well as any other skin irregularities that may exist, there are skin-rejuvenating techniques that can help fade and remove these imperfections.
Will I Have Scars?
Scarring will occur with almost any cosmetic procedure. However, every effort is made to place and close the incisions carefully so that scarring is minimized. Scarring eventually fades into faint lines and can be concealed by undergarments and bathing suits. Most patients feel that the physical results following a Mommy Makeover far outweigh the scarring left behind.