If you've had a baby, you're probably familiar with the frustrations of exercising and dieting to see the weight come off, but then leave behind loose skin. When fitness has brought you as far as it can, it may be time to talk to your aesthetic physician about cosmetic options that can tighten up the skin and get you back to your busy schedule right away.
Thermage is a non-surgical treatment that uses radio frequency (RF) energy to stimulate collagen growth to tighten up the skin. Recently featured on The Doctors, over time, new collagen grows and adds better structure to the loose skin so that it appears smooth and tight once again. Treatment is fairly quick and patients report few complications and little discomfort. Thermage can do more than treat the body as well. Many physicians, like Dr. Kendra Cole, like to use Thermage to tighten the skin on the face, neck, and jowls.
Results of Dr. Bill Johnson 6 Months Post Procedure
Other new moms may need a little more help than just Thermage can provide and may need some assistance getting rid of some spotty fat deposits. Amazing developments in liposuction technologies offer more options than ever before. Laser lipo devices such as SmartLipo, SlimLipo, and ProLipo use laser heat to melt fat and to stimulate collagen growth from under the skin. Many physicians are able to avoid additional procedures like tummy tucks to remove loose skin thanks to the skin tightening capabilities of these devices.
Results of Thermage on Face from Dr. Kendra Cole
New moms often find that their breasts are drastically changed because of the surge of hormones during pregnancy and then breast feeding can stretch the skin. Women often say they feel that their breasts look deflated and turn to their physician to examine options in breast augmentation Depending on your needs and desired result, the surgeon can craft a plan to help you reach your goal. There are many options for breast implants or breast lift, alone or in combination to help you reclaim your breasts.
Often, these procedures are all combined to build a mommy makeover plan which helps moms get back their pre-baby bodies. Some women choose to add in a vaginal rejuvenation procedure as well to help restore their vaginal appearance and health. Speak with your doctor about your final goals to develop a plan for you.