Mummy makeover

Get your pre baby body back

  • Combined breast and tummy surgery
  • Look Great / Feel Great

Motherhood brings many challenges and rewards. However every mother knows that there are many changes to the body that occur as a result of pregnancy and breast feeding. Having multiple pregnancies only compounds these changes.

Dr Rajapakse has designed a renowned post-pregnancy make over to restore and enhance your physical beauty and get your pre-pregnant body back.

The aim of this procedure is to combine surgery on the abdomen and breast so that the end result is aesthetic harmony. Each operation is individualized to your specific requirements and may include:

  • Breast Augmentation (+/- breast lift or breast reduction)
  • Tummy tuck (+/- abdominal muscle tightening)
  • Liposuction/Liposculpture

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Mummy makeover FAQs

Is it right for me?

A mummy makeover is a highly individualized procedure.

You may be a suitable candidate if you have breast that are droopy or lack volume, common after breast feeding and have excess sagging abdominal skin with weakened abdominal musclte

If you have finished your family and want to regain your “old self” then Dr Rajapakse will discuss a treatment plan specific to your body to realistically achieve you goals

You must a have a stable weight and have stopped breast feeding at least 3 months prior to surgery.

You must be a non smoker or have stopped smoking (and all other nicotine intake) forat least 1 month prior and 1 month after surgery.

Will I need anaesthesia?

Depending on the size and location of the skin lesion Dr Rajapakse performs surgery either under local anaesthesia with or without sedation or under general anaesthesia. Some procedures may be suitable for local anaesthetic and can be performed in the rooms.

If general anaesthesia or sedation is required Dr Rajapakse will engage the services of a qualified anaesthetist who is a fellow of the Royal Australian and NZ College of Anaesthetists (FRANZCA).

Your anaesthetist will ask you about all the medications that you are taking or have taken and any allergies that you may have.

Will there be scarring?

Unfortunately scars are an inevitable part of any surgery and depending on how each person heals, there can be no guarantee for a perfect outcome.

Dr Rajapakse is highly skilled to minimize scarring and to keep your scars as inconspicuous as possible by placing the incision in natural crease lines.

Scars do fade and if scarring is a concern for you after surgery, Dr Rajapakse will provide you with specially tailored treatment plan to expedite the healing of your scars.

Where is the surgery taking place?

All surgeries are performed either as a day case or over night stay at reputable internationally accredited facility.

What is the recovery period?

Recovery times vary from patient to patient and will also depend on the extent of the surgery. You will be in hospital for the first 3-4 nights. It is advisable that you have someone to help with the care of any young children for the first 2 weeks postoperatively. Prepare to have 3 weeks off work and allow for 3 weeks for all swelling and bruising to disappear. Light exercise may be resumed within 2-3 weeks but strenuous exercise should be avoided for at least 6-8 weeks. You will be given post-surgery instructions and a garment to wear. It is very important to wear the pressure garment for 2-4 weeks to obtain optimal results.

What are the costs?

You have the right to be informed about the costs associated with you surgery.

When choosing a surgeon for your cosmetic surgery, remember that factors such as surgeon’s training, qualifications, experience and your comfort them are just as important.

Costs associated with the procedure may include:

  • Dr Rajapakse’s surgical fee
  • One year of Surgical follow up
  • Accredited hospital facility cost
  • Anaesthesia fee
  • Prescription for medications
  • Post- surgery garments
  • Medical tests

After your consultation an informed financial consent will be sent as well as an information pack to read before the second pre-surgery appointment. This second optional appointment is free of charge and your preoperative photos and measurements for your compression bra’s will be taken.

Send an enquiry or call (02) 8964 8090