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What is a Mommy Makeover?

What is a Mommy Makeover?

Child bearing is a beautiful creation in life but the changes due to a mother’s body may not be too beautiful. Multiple pregnancies may change the women’s body that is no longer as attractive as before. A lot of mother’s struggle with their new body and can not fix it with exercise and dieting. The area of the body that is dramatically affected is the breast and the abdomen or tummy. The Mommy Makeover focuses on reversing the shape of the breast and abdomen to a new and more attractive shape.

A typical Mommy Makeover includes 3 procedures:

  • Standard Tummy Tuck or Extended Tummy Tuck
  • Liposuction
  • Breast Augmentation with or without some type of breast lift.

 

Why these 3 procedures?

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

Well during 9 months of childbearing, a mother’s abdomen is stretched which causes loss of abdominal wall muscles tone and or diastasis (separation of the rectus abdominus muscle). In addition, pregnancy may create excess or redundant skin hanging down the abdominal region. The inner girdle that holds the internal organs gets stretched. Many mothers will try to do extensive exercising and dieting but even exercising cannot get rid of the redundant or hanging skin or correct the problem of the  abdominal wall muscles. Abdominoplasty removes excess skin and fat and tightens the fascia of the abdominal muscles/ wall. The incision is made below the upper aspect of the pubic hairline, low enough to cover the incision with bikini, pants and under garments. This procedure will also help or eliminate stretch marks immediately above the belly button down to the pubic hairline. Dr Kalantarian (OC Dr K) performs a high tension abdominoplasty / a high definition abdominoplasty. Dr Kalantarian Plastic Surgery in Orange County is one of the leading plastic surgery offices that has perfomed over 2,000 abdominoplasty in the past 20 years. Dr Kalantarian (OC DR K) is a board Certified plastic surgeon who is highly qualified to perform this procedure. HE uses the latest and newest techniques and instrumentations to sculpture your body and transform your body to a new body. In Dr Kalantarian’s (OC Dr K) hands complication rate are extremely rare.

Liposculpting: we use Liposuction to improve the figure of the hips, waist line and thighs. Dr Kalantarian (OC Dr K), a highly skilled and board certified plastic surgeon, uses proven techniques to performs lipo-sculpting of your body. Dr Kalantarian (OC Dr K)  combines lipo-sculpting with tummy tuck or abdominoplasty in an attempt to create an hour glass shape at the level of waist or lower abdominal flanks.  Liposuction targets the stubborn fat that does not respond to dieting and exercise. Weight gain is very common during pregnancy. The goal of liposuction is to remove the fat build up in troubled areas and sculpture the body and try to create a more attractive shape.

 

Breast Augmentation

After pregnancy, a woman’s breast can change dramatically. Breast Augmentation procedure is also needed to gain back a mother’s pre-baby body. During pregnancy, breast milk is produced which eventually after breastfeeding will often reduce in size and leave excess skin with a flat upper region. Breast feeding can result in saggy breasts. In some cases, mother’s may need a breast lift. Undergoing Breast Augmentation, will enhance the size and shape of a mother’s breasts.

 

These 3 procedures are a great combination and are highly recommended. These procedures are done to achieve major changes in the body. Dr. Kalantarian (Dr. K) Plastic Surgery in Orange County (OC Dr. K) specializes in the Mommy Makeover and will give patients the best results. If you struggle with childbearing changes, call us today to schedule a free consultation!

For more information visit www.DrKalantarian.com or call our office (714) 444-4495.

 

 

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Types of Breast Implants

Breast Augmentation is referred to as “boob job” by the public has been the top 5 most popular aesthetic surgical procedure for woman. Dr Kalantarian (OC Dr K) Plastic Surgery offer this procedure and OC Dr K (Dr Kalantarian) is considered one of the top plastic surgeons for this procedure. The procedure involves breast implants to enlarge the size and enhance the shape of your breasts. It can also add volume to breasts that are affected by weight lost or pregnancy to restore fuller and rounder breasts.  Here are some benefits to Breast Augmentation:

  • Increase breast size
  • Restoring Breast fullness for woman after weight loss and pregnancy
  • Improving breast shape to contour and become proportionate to the body
  • Rejuvenating breasts by replacing old implants

At Dr Kalantarian (OC DR K) Plastic Surgery, you may choose Saline, Silicone, or Gummy Bear breast implants for your breast augmentation. Each implant comes in different sizes and shape or profile. How do you know which implant is the perfect implant for you? Well, here are some information on each implant.

SILICONE IMPLANTS:

Silicone Implants are filled with silicone gel. The goal of silicone implants is to imitate the feel of real breast tissue. The new generation of silicone breast implants are highly cohesive. Because of the cohesive nature of the silicone implants, If the implant leaks, the gel will still be intact and keep its shape. The gel is a thick, sticky fluid to mimic the feel of human fat. However, if there is a break in the shell of the breast silicone implant, the implant must be replaced with a new one. You need to do Ultrasound or MRI (a radiographic imaging study) every 2-3 years to determine if there is break in the shell of the breast silicone implant.  Some manufactures offer automatic warranty for 10 years for any break in the breast implant shell or if scar tissue develops around the implant which is referred to as capsular contraction.

SALINE IMPLANTS:

Saline Implants are filled with sterile salt water. The implant shell is made out of silicone. The empty implant shell in inserted in the breast pocket first and then it is filled with saline using a filling tube. The filling tube is removed and the filling port is caped with a valve.  If the implants were to leak, the saline is absorbed by the body (it is similar water we have in our body) and you can easy tell because that side becomes much smaller than the other side. The goal of saline implants is to provide a uniform shape, and firmness feel.

GUMMY BEAR:

Gummy Bear is similar to silicone implants because they are both filled with silicone gel. The difference is Gummy Bear silicone gel is thicker creating a firmer feel. If the gummy bear implants were to burst, the gel will still remain its shape.  There is no round smooth gummy bear silicone implants available. The rate of rippling is less than the other implants because of the firm nature of the implant.

 

There are many choices for sizes and the type of implants in breast augmentation to give patients options to customize the look they are trying to achieve. Woman who undergo breast augmentation are usually looking to increase size, shape or for woman who have asymmetrical breast. Breast Augmentation is a long-term solution to achieving a larger and more attractive looking breast. You do not want to compare yourself with anyone else because no one has the same breast width and shape/volume, shoulder width, rib cage, and height.

 

When you come in for a consultation with Dr Kalantarian (OC Dr K) Plastic Surgery, Dr Kalantarian (OC DR K) will go over all your options in great detail. A formal examination of your breast will be done and based on your height, shoulder width, breast measurements, hip and your desire for breast cup size, Dr Kalantarian will provide you with a recommendation.

Call us today to schedule a free consultation!

(714) 444-4495

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Breast Reduction is a Thing!

You would think every woman are wanting breasts and in fact woman are willing to pay for breasts so why is breast reduction a thing? Well, it’s not always fun having large breasts. It can be difficult to find a top that fits or even a bra. Exercising may not be pleasurable when being a top heavy woman especially while running. It could be painful. What is also painful is the back pain and neck pain caused by breasts. Because having such large breast, it can affect your posture by leaning forward often or because of the weight of the breasts, it can be a toll on the neck and back. Woman are also self conscious about their breast due to the unwanted attention.

So what does Breast Reduction involves?

A Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty)  is removing breast skin and tissue to contour the breasts. This procedure is very similar to a breast lift except the amount of tissue being removed. The tissue is usually removed under the breasts and the incision will be around the areola going vertically down the middle of the breasts making an anchor shape incision. Depending on the patient’s condition will determine the type of technique being used.

Do you feel like your breasts are a distraction or in the way of certain activitties? Is it difficult for you to find a bra or top that fits? If this sounds like you then you are the perfect candidate for a Reduction Mammoplasty. Stop being self conscious and call us today!

To schedule a free consultation, call us at (714) 444-4495.

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Fat Transfer to the Buttock vs Buttock Implants

What is the difference between butt implants and fat transfer to the butt and which one is better? Choosing butt implants through fat transfer could be a mistake, as there are better alternatives and a very low risks of complications.

Butt implants are similar to breast implants. It is round and smooth. Most butt implants are filled with solid silicone with a very durable barrier to resist rupturing and deflating from pressure. It is extremely important for butt implants to be durable due to the weight of a person every time they sit or lie down. The shape of the implants are usually round or oval to give the shape the same appearance of a round buttock.

What are the risks of getting butt implants? First, lets begin with the placement of the implants. The implants can be moved or be displaced. It also has a risk of producing capsular contracture. Capsular contracture is internal scar tissue that creates a tight capsule around the implants and will eventually harden and misshape the implants. Also, butt implants are not permanent. Patients will need a check up typically eight to twelve years after their initial procedure to see if they would need to undergo a butt implant replacement surgery.

Fat transfer to the buttocks is harvest fat from another area of the body. This procedure involves the patients own fat to enhance their buttocks.  Liposuction procedure will collect the fat from areas such as abdomen, thighs, back, and flanks (waistline). The fat particles are purified and injected to the muscle layers to enhance and add volume.

The results of fat transfer are more pleasing and superior compared to butt implants. The results look and feel natural. There are no risks of capsular contracture and being concerned of the implants being ruptured every time you sit or lie down. What is great about fat transfer is that it is not necessary for a future procedure. No one wants to go through the pain twice! And lastly, the harvest fat creates a better result.

Call today to schedule a free consultation!

(714) 444-4495

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Brazilian Butt Lift Results!

Dr. Kalantarian (Dr. K) Plastic Surgery in Orange County (OC Dr. K) performed Brazilian Butt Lift on a 32-year-old woman. This patient requested to undergo Liposuction (Lipo) of upper and lower back, abdomen regions, lower abdominal flanks (waistline), Sacral V, Extended tummy tuck (abdominoplasty)  and fat transfer to the gluteal regions. Her goal is to amp up the size of her backside to achieve fuller and rounder buttock. The excess fat was sucked out from her abdomen regions, upper and lower back, then the excess fat was processed and purified to be injected into the buttocks. This procedure was able to contour her body by eliminating the fat from her abdomen and resulting a smoother and tighter abdomen creating an hourglass figure. Dr. Kalantarian was able to add volume to her buttocks as she requested. She looks amazing after her recovery!

Call us today to schedule a free consultation!

(714) 444-4495

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Mommy Makeover

“62% of Mothers Would Consider A Mommy Makeover”

A Mommy Makeover is to fix the physical effects of childbearing and to bring back and enhance the contour and appearance of a mother’s body. Pregnancy can take a toll on a mother’s body in areas such as the breasts and the abdominal regions. Woman gain an average of 25 to 40 pounds in pregnancy. The weight that is usually gained becomes excess skin or stubborn fat that can not be loss through exercise. Breasts, waistline, lower back, upper back, buttocks and thighs are the areas where stubborn fat and excess skin are stored.

The Mommy Makeover has become a highly requested procedure in plastic surgery. On USA Today states, “62% of mothers would consider a mommy makeover.” There are many unhappy mothers who wants to restore their body. The results of undergoing the Mommy Makeover are a tighter and flatter stomach, lifted breasts, and more contoured shape body.

If you are considering to do this procedure, you need to be 100% positive that you are done having children. Pregnancy after a Mommy Makeover can undo pretty much everything. If you are a mother and is suffering from physical effects from childbearing, call us today!  Dr. Kalantarian who is board certified with over 15 years of experience specializes in the Mommy Makeover.

To schedule a free consultation, contact us at (714) 444-4495.

 

 

 

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Why Do Woman Get Botox?

Woman in their 20’s are getting BOTOX left and right. Why? Who wants to walk around with forehead lines and wrinkles on their face? No one! Botox is the best cosmetic treatment to look younger and to prevent aging.

Wrinkles can make woman look older than they really are and also gives woman a haggard appearance. BOTOX is a medicine that is injected into the muscles in areas such as forehead lines, crow’s feet line and frown lines which are between the eyebrows. The BOTOX will relax the facial muscles and in result, smooths the skin and eliminate wrinkles. There are so some benefits of doing this treatment. First benefit is raising the eyebrows! As woman get older, their eyebrows start to droop down. This is also called Brow Ptosis. Brow Ptosis can make one look tired or unhappy even though they are completely awake. With Botox, it will keep the brows aloft. Other benefits are, reduction of migraines, stop excessive sweating, and eye twitching.

Do you want to look younger? Call us today to schedule an appointment!

(714) 444-4495

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Dr. Kalantarian, Fellow Member of American College of Surgeons

American College of Surgeons (ACS) is an organization of surgeons who are dedicated to improving in the care of surgical patients. ACS sets high standards of education and practice.

The American College of Surgeons (ACS, founded in 1913) is a group of scientific and
educational surgeons who improves in the quality of surgical patients. To become a Fellow
member of ACS, a surgeon has to be consistent of the high standards demanded by the College.
The organization sets a high standard for surgical education and practice. It is not easy to
become a Fellow member with ACS. Dr. Kalantarian had to complete training, surgical
competence, ethical conduct with full evaluation.

The College currently has more than 80,000 members, including more than 6,600 Fellows in other countries, making it the largest organization of surgeons in the world. We are happy to say Dr. Kalantarian is one of the fellows in the organization!

For more information on Dr. Kalantarian, you can call us at (714) 444-4495.

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What is Brachioplasty?

What is Brachioplasty?

Brachioplasty is an arm lift surgical procedure to reduce excess skin and tightens the upper arm.

People who have this condition either are fluctuating in weight,  or growing older or both.  But for some people it is heredity. This condition have the appearance of droopy and saggy arms and can not be corrected through exercise.  The incisions are made on the inside of the arm or back of the arm. Liposuction is performed to discard the fat. Depending on your condition will determine the length and pattern of the incision. This procedure has to be under anesthesia.

As results, your arm will become tighter and smoother. You will have more of a define, contoured arm.

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