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Mommy Makeover

Motherhood comes with many advantages, but it may also bring some undesirable changes to your body. In order to restore your pre-pregnancy figure, and your confidence, Dr. Shim Ching can perform a mommy makeover at his Honolulu, Hawaii, plastic surgery practice or in Kuwait. A mommy makeover combines procedures to address the areas of the body most affected by pregnancy and breastfeeding.

To visit Dr. Ching in Honolulu or Kuwait for a mommy makeover, request a consultation or call our office at (808) 585-8855 to schedule an appointment.

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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Mommy Makeover Case 126 Before & After View #1 | Honolulu, HI | Shim Ching, MD: Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery
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Mommy Makeover Case #126

This woman came to see board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Shim Ching for breast enhancement and body contouring. He performs mommy makeover procedures at his practice in Honolulu, Hawaii, to rejuvenate the breasts and body with a single surgery and recovery period. This patient’s procedure included a mini tummy tuck and breast augmentation... Read More

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

What is a mommy makeover?

A mommy makeover rejuvenates the breasts and abdomen with a single surgery. Typical mommy makeover patients want to fix sagging, bulging, and rolls around the belly, as well drooping and deflated breasts. Many women appreciate having procedures combined because they gain a more complete body transformation than with staged surgeries, and they have only one recuperation period. In addition, combining procedures saves them money on facility and anesthesia fees.

When is the right time to have a mommy makeover?

You should wait until you’re finished having children and no longer breastfeeding, which is usually at least 6 months to a year after the birth of your last child. Many mommy makeover patients have older children and are finally ready to do something special for themselves.

What Our Patients Are Saying...

  • I have always had visions of what I would look like with a flat tummy. Now every single morning when I awake, I always say, “thank you Dr. Ching!” Thank you for allowing my dreams and visions of having my ideal body come to be a reality.
  • Dr Shim Ching is the best surgeon of the island of Oahu. You will get what you paid for. He gets the most hospitable staff. I just love them. Thank you.
  • Dear Dr. Ching, It has been 6 weeks (just as you said) and I look Fabulous! What a transformation! I just wanted to let you know how grateful I am for the GREAT WORK you did on my face.

Are all mommy makeovers the same?

While each mommy makeover Dr. Ching performs is completely personalized, most include 2 or more of the following breast enhancement and body contouring procedures:

  • Tummy tuck: Many women are left with excess skin and abdominal muscle laxity after pregnancy, and no amount of exercise can reduce it. Dr. Ching can address concerns with a tummy tuck, which can also sometimes remove stretch marks and C-section scars.
  • Liposuction: Stubborn pockets of fat that are left behind after pregnancy can be eliminated with liposuction for the abdomen, hips, thighs, and flanks.
  • Breast lift: Dr. Ching can reshape and reposition sagging breasts to give them a perkier, more youthful look.
  • Breast augmentation: Dr. Ching can insert breast implants to restore or add volume and improve breast shape.
  • ThermiVa®: This nonsurgical, no-downtime treatment uses radiofrequency energy to tighten vaginal tissue and renew sensitivity for women who are unhappy with changes to their vaginal area after childbirth.

Some women also discuss the possibility of having surgery (either as part of a Mommy Makeover or separately) to change the shape or size of the vagina’s inner lips (labia minora), a procedure called labiaplasty.

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Dr. Shim Ching

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Shim Ching is one of Hawaii’s most renowned physicians for aesthetic procedures of the face, breast, and body. His attention to detail, skill, and mastery of surgical techniques produce remarkable, natural-looking results.

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What can I expect during recovery after a mommy makeover?

You will require 1 to 2 weeks of downtime, depending on the specifics of your mommy makeover. We will give you specific instructions on how to care for your incisions, what medications to take, as well as information on which activities you should avoid. Dr. Ching will encourage you to resume light walking right away but avoid strenuous exercise for a couple of weeks.


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Are mommy makeover results permanent?

After your surgery, you will experience some swelling and bruising, but your results will likely be visible very soon, particularly if you have breast enhancement procedures. Mommy makeover patients tend to be the most satisfied among all plastic surgery patients because the procedure provides such a comprehensive change.

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Dr. Shim Ching's exceptional qualifications and results draw patients to his Honolulu plastic surgery practice from across the Hawaiian Islands including Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island. Select a location for driving directions to our practice.