Will a Mommy Makeover Take Care of All the Loose Skin from Pregnancy

One of the main reasons that San Diego women love getting a mommy makeover is to regain their pre-pregnancy body. After all, who doesn’t want to wear a bikini at the beach? But, pregnancy can leave women with loose abdominal skin in their abdomen and breasts. Can a mommy makeover – a procedure that typically combines a tummy tuck with a breast augmentation and/or breast......
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What Happens if I Gain Weight After a Tummy Tuck?

For San Diego women who want to wear a bikini at the beach, feel more attractive in tight clothing, or just feel more comfortable in their own skin, a tummy tuck can be a great plastic surgery procedure. Not to be mistaken for a weight loss surgery, a tummy tuck includes making a hip to hip incision across the lower abdomen to remove loose and......
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What Causes Abdominal Muscle Separation?

Separated abdominal muscles, or diastasis recti, is a big problem for San Diego tummy tuck patients. This condition occurs when there is too much pressure placed on the abdomen, causing the organs inside the abdominal cavity – mainly the intestines – to push through the abdominal muscles. The result of separated abdominal muscles is a bulge that you can’t get rid of on your own,......
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What Are the Best Ab Exercises After a Tummy Tuck Surgery?

Many San Diego men and women who decide to get a tummy tuck surgery are doing so because they want to either regain their former, more contoured shape, or because they have a new commitment to their health. Therefore, one of the common questions that Dr. Kaweski receives from her tummy tuck patients is about abdominal exercises. When is it safe to resume them? And......
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What Are the Benefits of Combining Procedures?

Known as Dr. Mommy MakeoverTM, Dr. Kaweski of Aesthetic Arts Institute of Plastic Surgery frequently combines surgical procedures for San Diego women looking to rejuvenate and restore their bodies after they are done having children. The popular mommy makeover surgery typically combines the following procedures: A tummy tuck, to remove loose or sagging abdominal skin and stitch up separated abdominal muscles that cause a protruding…


How Soon Can I Receive a Mommy Makeover After Giving Birth?

Known as Dr. Mommy MakeoverTM, Dr. Kaweski is one of the most sought-after San Diego area plastic surgeons to help mothers restore and rejuvenate their bodies after giving birth. With all the changes that appear on your body after pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding, you may be eager to have this combination of breast, abdominal and liposuction procedures. But as you’ll learn through this blog post,......
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Can a Tummy Tuck Correct Diastasis Recti?

Diastasis recti, or separated abdominal muscles, is a common result of pregnancy for women in San Diego and all around the world. With this condition, the abdominal muscles separate, causing the belly to protrude and cause postpartum women to have a pooch that they can’t diet or exercise away. If you have diastasis recti, you may feel hopeless. But you shouldn’t. A tummy tuck, which......
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3 Ways Pregnancy Affects Your Body

It’s no surprise that pregnancy affects a San Diego woman’s body. After all, she spends 40 weeks growing a baby, her belly swells, and she experiences changes in her breasts as her body prepares her for the option of breastfeeding. While pregnancy, breastfeeding, and motherhood can be delightful experiences for women, the changes that occur in a woman’s body during pregnancy can have lasting effects,......
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A Female Surgeon’s Advice on Choosing the Right Procedures for a Mommy Makeover

Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can change a San Diego woman’s body in unpleasant and unexpected ways. Some San Diego women end their childbearing with smaller, deflated breasts. Others have enlarged breasts that are saggy. And many San Diego women end up with extra fat deposits and stretch marks on their breasts, belly, and thighs, all of which can make them self-conscious and feel unrecognizable in......
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5 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Female Plastic Surgeon (Over a Male Plastic Surgeon)

San Diego women who are considering plastic surgery have several important decisions to make? What procedures should they have? When should they have the procedures? And which doctor should they choose? While some women are comfortable seeing either a male or female plastic surgeon, there are certain women who only feel comfortable sharing their problem areas, bodies and goals for surgery with a fellow woman.......
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