Before Your Mommy Makeover
No matter how ready you may feel for surgery, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as possible about what to expect before having your mommy makeover. Preparing for your procedure well ahead of time is one of the most important steps toward achieving your ideal cosmetic results.
You can request a consultation to meet with Dr. Joseph J. Castellano and learn more about what to expect before your mommy makeover, including during your consultation and just before your surgery. A Tampa Bay native, Dr. Castellano is well known as one of the best cosmetic surgeons in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area.
What to Expect at Your Consultation
Your initial consultation with Dr. Castellano may be the single most important step in your overall mommy makeover experience. During your consultation, Dr. Castellano with talk with you about the specific details of your mommy makeover, including your ideal aesthetic outcome.
Dr. Castellano covers a range of topics during your consultation:
Because each procedure is unique, your exact consultation may vary from the above description. However, you can expect to leave your initial consultation feeling much more prepared to make the final choice in moving forward with your mommy makeover.
What to Expect before Surgery
Before having surgery, Dr. Castellano may request additional lab tests or other medical information. For instance, he may ask you to have a baseline mammogram or receive clearance from your general physician. He may also ask that you adjust any medications you may be taking and refrain from smoking or consuming alcohol for several weeks before and after your surgery date.
It’s important to have a friend or family member who can drive you home from your surgery and help you out around the house during the initial stage of your recovery. Dr. Castellano often suggests preparing a recovery room in your home where you can relax comfortably and not have to strain unnecessarily to get to a bathroom and other necessities.
Once all approvals and tests have been completed, you’re ready for your mommy makeover. Taking the time to plan for both before and after your mommy makeover is one of the best ways to ensure an overall positive experience.