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How to Get a Great Mommy Makeover and Look Like a Celebrity

by | Mommy Makeover, Plastic Surgery, Tummy Tuck

How do celebrities look so great post-pregnancy and what surgeries are they getting to look this way?

I was answering questions in Realself recently, when I came across this question and I thought I would share my response. Some celebrities look amazing after pregnancy… as though they never had a baby at all. Several things contribute to this:

One, they won the genetic lottery, which is why they are celebrities in the first place. Second, they have lots of money and time (this means they have personal chefs that cook delicious and nutritious food and personal trainers for every workout to get them fit… wouldn’t that be great if we could afford that)!

However, there is no “secret” to plastic surgery that only celebrities are getting, other than they can afford to go to very reputable surgeons. That is a good thing for you, and others who are looking for celebrity plastic surgery results. As long as you find a great surgeon, you should expect a great outcome.

There are a few important points to consider with a Mommy Makeover, that you have to make sure of before proceeding with this surgery:

  • Make sure that you are close to your ideal and stable body weight… a weight that you can maintain for years to come.
  • Choose your surgeon wisely. Look at reviews, speak to friends or your GP. Meet more than one and make sure they will provide you excellent care. That means beautiful results but also great care if you have any questions or concerns (before AND AFTER surgery).
  • Make sure they can deliver a celebrity plastic surgery result. For a tummy tuck that means placing the scar so low that even a skimpy bikini or underwear will cover it. It also means creating a new belly button that looks natural. This is by far the most poorly done part of a tummy tuck by many surgeons. Unfortunately, it is the part that will prevent you from wearing a bikini without people recognizing that you had surgery. MAKE SURE YOU LIKE YOUR SURGEON’S BELLY BUTTON! I cannot stress this enough.
  • For breasts, they should look youthful and sexy… not fake. This means taking the time to pick the perfect implant. It requires work on your part and time with your surgeon. You cannot pick an implant in a rush. Your surgeon should take time to help you choose what is best for you. It means trialling different implants during surgery to get the perfect breast. This takes time. Celebrities pay their surgeons a lot. They expect perfection and not to have their surgery rushed. Make sure that your surgeon will take the time to get you the ideal result, not just a good enough one.
  • Finally, some people have more challenging breasts to make look beautiful than others. For these patients, choosing any old surgeon may or may not give you a great result. Go to someone that does a lot of breast surgery. Ideally someone that does both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. There is no question that the skills I use to make beautiful breast reconstructions allow me to provide more pleasing cosmetic breast results. Such things as a combination of an implant and fat grafting is an example. Many surgeons do not have this experience… only those that do both cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery. AGAIN, CHOOSE YOUR SURGEON WISELY.

If you are interested in discussing a Mommy Makeover please contact Dr. Rodger Shortt to arrange an appointment at 905-849-4282 or info(at)drshortt.com.

Dr Rodger Shortt is a plastic surgeon servicing Toronto, Oakville, Mississauga, Burlington, Milton, Hamilton and Georgetown. He strives to provide his patients the best care and excellent plastic surgery results. He is one of only a few plastic surgeons in Canada with a top rating on RateMD, RealSelf and Ontario Doctor Review. Dr Rodger Shortt is a specialist plastic surgeon trained in cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery. He specializes in breast surgery, breast augmentation, breast fat transfer, mommy makeover, tummy tuck, body contouring, breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery of the face. He is the Director of Cosmetic Surgery Training at McMaster University and an Assistant Clinical Professor. If you are interested in a consultation with Dr Shortt please contact as at 905-849-4282 or visit www.drshortt.com

Reviews

So unbelievably happy with my tummy tuck results with Dr. Shortt!

So unbelievably happy with my tummy tuck results with Dr. Shortt! After having two big babies (9&11.5 lb) I was left with stretched abdominal skin and a gap in my abdominal wall that no amount of working out was going to fix (and I tried!!!) I knew I was going to need surgery but it was a long road of research and decision making including visiting many surgeons before making my decision to go with Dr. Shortt. He did not disappoint! From the appointments, to the surgery techniques, products, his nursing and support staff, and after surgery care I could not be happier with my decision to go with him nor with my results. To start Dr. Shortt was very personable, he listened to what I wanted and seemed to really care about my concerns and get what I was looking for. Dr. Shortt was able to clearly explain his techniques and provide me with numerous before and after pictures. I had zero complications throughout surgery and my recovery and believe that was definitely due to the time and care Dr. Shortt took with me. I am so happy with my results and my decision to go with Dr. Shortt! I would highly recommend him!!!!

Fabulous Surgeon Fabulous Results

My experience with Dr. Shortt was fantastic. He is very personable and the first time I met him he had my trust. I have had two procedures done by Dr. Shortt and am extremely happy with the results. He takes the time with you to explain everything and is up front about what you can expect from the procedure. I would recommend Dr. Shortt to anyone.

Breast lift with 265 silicone implants, tummy tuck and umbilical hernia

I am a mommy of 3 lovely children and breast feed each of them. 44 years old, 140 pounds, active/fit person. After gaining and losing 50+ pounds three times I didn’t like the extra skin on my tummy and the “pancake” look my boobs had taken on. I originally saw Dr.Shortt in September and was only planning on doing fat transfer to my breasts and mini tuck. After many hours on this site and researching the heck out of everything I decided to do a small implant/ lift and tummy tuck but only moving my belly button down (not making a new one) Plus, I wanted the incision super low and not as long as usual so I can still wear a low string bikini. I should have started my review earlier as I’m on day 4 now but I figured better late than never. For the upcoming weeks before surgery I was thinking of canceling as $20k+ and 4-6 weeks of hell as a busy mom of three just feels irresponsible, but i kept telling myself that I MATTER TOO, I’m doing this!!! So here we are… it’s done no turning back now lol

I had the most wonderful experience with Dr. Shortt

I had the most wonderful experience with Dr. Shortt – I have had two major procedures with him and am BEYOND thrilled with my results. He is the best there is and I would highly recommend him to all my family and friends. I will be forever grateful for everything he has done. Start to finish it was an amazing experience. Thank you again Dr. Shortt and your awesome staff!

I had a tummy tuck and breast reduction with Dr.Shortt

I had a tummy tuck and breast reduction with Dr.Shortt and I am BEYOND thrilled with my results. He is such an amazing surgeon – he is knowledgeable, super talented and so helpful every step of the way and the results are truly amazing – he has changed me life and given me a whole new fabulous me!! I would highly highly recommend Dr Shortt to all my friends and family! Thank you again SO much Dr Shortt.

Fabulous Doctor, Extremely smart ( like Mensa IQ ) with attention to detail.

Fabulous Doctor, Extremely smart ( like Mensa IQ) with attention to detail. Confident, clear, and precise in conversations. Hand surgery was done extremely well with 4 breaks in one shattered bone. Bone was wrapped and pinned in titanium chain links and micro screwed. Recover has been excellent I have 100% of mobility in my hand and work in home renovation. The scar is small pin sized line, not noticeable; no extra bumps or blemishes. Truly a five star surgeon. I am hoping he does face surgery.

I was so pleased that my GP referred me to Dr Shortt

I was so pleased that my GP referred me to Dr Shortt, for knee surgery. Excellent caring Doctor, if you need plastic surgery place Dr. Shortt, at the top of your list. Great experience, great results, this Doc, is a 10!

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