Category Archives: Mommy Makeover

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Celebrity Post-Pregnancy Bodies: The Role of Mommy Makeover Surgery in Los Angeles

Flip through any glossy magazine or scroll through social media, and you're met with images of celebrities who, seemingly overnight, have reclaimed their svelte, pre-pregnancy bodies. For many, the question lingers: How do they do it? While it's easy to attribute these quick transformations to personal trainers or a stroke of genetic luck, there's often …

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The Unexpected Benefits of a Mommy Makeover (Infographic)

A is a comprehensive cosmetic procedure that addresses the physical changes that pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can bring. While its primary goal is to rejuvenate multiple areas of the patient’s body, the transformation often extends beyond the surface. In this blog post, we’ll explore the unexpected benefits of a Mommy Makeover, ranging from increased body …

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Correcting Asymmetry: Dr. David Stoker’s Expert Insights in Plastic Surgery

Welcome to my blog, where we delve into the fascinating realm of plastic surgery. I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon based in Los Angeles. Today, I'll be addressing one of the most frequently asked questions I receive: Can plastic surgery effectively correct asymmetry? The answer is a resounding yes, but there's much more …

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Is a Mommy Makeover Safe?

It’s not surprising that people thinking about combining multiple elective surgeries in a single operation have questions about whether doing so is safe. When a patient asks, “Is a Mommy Makeover safe?” I can answer confidently as a board-certified plastic surgeon who has conducted extensive clinical research on the safety of combined surgeries. It’s important …

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Dangers of a Mommy Makeover: What You Need to Know.

I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. One of the questions we frequently receive from both patients and writers out there is: What are the dangers of going to a surgeon who may not be the best at mommy makeover surgery in particular? Well, first, it's important to understand what a …

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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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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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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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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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