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Dr. Joshua Greenwald is a plastic surgeon with more than two decades of training and education since receiving his undergraduate degree from the prestigious Columbia University. Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Greenwald has extensive experience in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. He is proud to be affiliated with Cosmetic Surgery Associates of New York, a practice serving Manhattan, Putnam County and Westchester County more than 30 years.

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Mommy Makeover in Westchester County

Mommy Makeover Specialist – Dr. Greenwald

As a highly experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Greenwald recognizes that many mothers desire to restore their pre-pregnancy body contours, skin tautness and muscle tone. While exercise and proper diet can help women improve their muscles tone and achieve their proper weight, certain post-pregnancy concerns can be addressed only surgically. Over the years, Dr. Greenwald has helped many women regain their pre-baby body lines. In fact, his dedication and comprehensive surgical approach have helped him become renowned as one of the leading Westchester County mommy makeover specialists.

Mommy Makeover: What Is It?

Mommy makeover is an advanced surgical treatment, during which Dr. Greenwald operates on several body areas. Most often, mothers desire to improve the appearance of their breasts and abdomens. Due to the rapid tissue expansion and the subsequent contraction, the delicate breast skin often becomes over-stretched, as a result of which the breasts become saggy. In addition, some women notice that their breasts have decreased in volume following pregnancy and breastfeeding. In order to address these concerns, Dr. Greenwald can perform breast lift with or without breast augmentation. Following these procedures, mommy makeover patients have breasts that look perkier and more youthful.

The abdomen is the body area that experiences the most extensive changes during pregnancy. As the fetus grows, the abdominal skin and muscles stretch to accommodate the new baby. Depending on the stature of the mother and the size of the baby, the expansion can be very large. As a result, the mother’s body might incur stretch marks, torn abdominal muscles, and a loss of skin elasticity. These changes make it difficult for the abdomen to regain its pre-pregnancy shape following the delivery. In order to help mommy makeover patients remove the post-pregnancy “belly pouch” and minimize the appearance of stretch mark, Dr. Greenwald can perform tummy tuck. Depending on the extent of the surgical manipulation needed, he might perform either the full or mini tummy tuck. In addition, Dr. Greenwald often combines tummy tuck surgery with liposuction in order to achieve smooth, natural-looking midriff contours.

Mommy Makeover in Westchester County: Is It for Me?

Mommy makeover is a sophisticated treatment that can help women improve both their appearance and self-confidence and transition to feeling like attractive women again. However, not every mother is a mommy makeover candidate. Women who might have more children in the future should not receive the procedure. This is because additional pregnancies will stretch the abdominal and breast skin again, which might reverse the effects of the mommy makeover. Similarly, women who have not yet lost most of their pregnancy weight should wait before undergoing mommy makeover. This is because mommy makeover is not a weight loss procedure, and Dr. Greenwald typically recommends it only for women who are close to their normal weight.

While many women undergo mommy makeover as soon as they have recovered from their last pregnancy, some women decide to wait a couple of years. Many mothers do not wish to undergo any surgical procedures while their children are very young because the stress of surgery and caring for infants can become overwhelming. Although Dr. Greenwald uses the latest surgical techniques and technologies, which significantly shorten the recovery time, mommy makeover remains a comprehensive surgery that requires several weeks of recovery. In order to promote smooth healing, during the recovery phase women should avoid all strenuous activities, such as carrying toddlers and doing loads of laundry.

Contact Dr. Greenwald Today

If you desire to enhance the appearance of your breasts and torso, mommy makeover in White Plains / Westchester might be the right treatment for you. However, only a personal consultation with Dr. Greenwald can help you determine which procedures are the best for you. Contact his offices today to schedule your personal appointment.

New York board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Greenwald performs a range of body contouring procedures, including SmartLipo, tummy tuck, abdominoplasty, liposuction, mini-tummy tuck, lower body lift, Smart Lipo, circumferential abdominoplasty, arm reduction and medial thigh lift for patients in Westchester County, Putnam County, Rockland County, (Harrison, Scarsdale, Mount Kisco, Mahopac, Carmel) and Manhattan.

 

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