Category Archives: Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover Recovery Tips with Dr. David Stoker

Dr. David Stoker board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. I'd like to give you some mommy makeover recovery tips. Number one, prepare in advance. We like you to be as healthy as possible; that includes being as close to your ideal weight as you're realistically able to be. We like you to exercise a lot. …

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How Safe Is A Mommy Makeover?

Is a Mommy Makeover safe? That's a really good and super important question; the answer depends. Of course, plastic surgery has a risk, and you always need to compare the pros and cons. Your best bet is to go to a board-certified plastic surgeon, look at their websites, and ensure they have hundreds or even …

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What is a Mommy Makeover, and What is Included?

I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, with a question that I often receive in our practice. What is a mommy makeover? It's an excellent question involving three different procedures: a tummy tuck, breast surgery, and Liposuction. This treatment varies a lot depending on the person. For instance, there are different …

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Woman standing with arms crossed, after a mommy makeover in Marina Del Rey.

Being a Mommy After a Mommy Makeover

Women with children at home who are considering Mommy Makeover surgery at my Los Angeles plastic surgery practice often share worries about being able to take care of their family after the procedure. Guilt and feelings of selfishness sometimes surface during the consultation because they feel like they should be taking care of their family's …

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Plastic Surgery Tourism Los Angeles

The Pitfalls of Plastic Surgery Tourism

Before the pandemic curtailed international travel in early 2020, the popularity of medical tourism—traveling to another country for plastic surgery or medical treatments—was booming. An organization that tracks medical tourism estimated 2 million Americans traveled abroad in 2019 for healthcare—and cosmetic surgery was the primary reason. The Price of Medical Tourism Why do people seeking …

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Dr. David Stoker

Let’s Lose the Mommy Makeover Stigma

Pregnancy changes a woman's body in an array of surprising and often unpredictable ways. After your baby is born and the glow has worn off a bit, you might be left feeling bothered by many of these changes. Even after you go back to your old eating and exercise routine, it can be very hard …

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Dr. David Stoker

Celebrate Mother’s Day With a Mommy Makeover

May is the month we honor all the moms out there, and it's a great opportunity to consider doing something for yourself. Putting your family first is understandable, but it's important to take care of your own needs, too. That may mean recapturing your pre-pregnancy body with a Mommy Makeover at my Los Angeles practice. …

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