Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Michael Jones and Lingerie Guru Linda Becker Present the "Mommy Makeover"
A "Mommy Makeover" is a series of cosmetic, surgical procedures designed to restore a woman's confidence after pregnancy. In a recent nip-tuck advice column, published in Heart & Soul Magazine, Dr. Michael Jones explained the "Mommy Makeover" to readers. He then teamed up with NYC fashion guru, Linda Becker to get her perspective on post-partum body image and style challenges.
Typically consisting of a breast lift with augmentation or reduction and a tummy tuck and sometimes liposuction, this post-partum prescription for sexy is designed to restore the new mother’s self-confidence. A recent patient of Dr. Jones’ states, “I feel comfortable with myself. I feel like a brand new person. I can wear anything I want.”
However, just exactly what should she wear? Dr. Jones decided to team up with 25 year, fashion industry veteran – NY’s expert and celebrity bra and swimwear aficionado- Linda Becker to find out. Linda added her thoughts on pregnancy and its effects on body image and personal style, as well as a woman’s choice to undergo cosmetic procedures.
Linda confirmed that body image affects a woman’s style choices after pregnancy; typically she recommends tankinis and one-piece suits to cover stretch marks and under-wire tops for added lifting and shaping. Many women also require fuller coverage bras to help shape softer tissue, without spills or creating what she is quoted as calling that “quad boob” look.
She cites the breasts and tummy as the biggest wardrobe speed bumps, and knows the peril faced by women whose tummies won’t return to normal after months of adequate exercise and a healthy diet. She has fitted many women who have had “Mommy Makeover” procedures and she believes it to have empowered them. She says, “Whatever helps you feel fabulous, go for it!”
About Dr. Michael Jones
Dr. Michael E. Jones is an honors graduate of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and an actively practicing cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon Board Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Jones is also a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the Founder and Director of Lexington Plastic Surgeons (www.lexingtonplasticsurgeons.com) with a flagship office located at the unique House of Beauty in New York City, as well as additional surgical offices in Newark, NJ, the metropolitan Washington, DC area and Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Jones’ most recent project is the development of Keloid Care Scar Care Cream (www.keloidcare.com), a topical preventative as well as restorative remedy for old, new and surgical scars. Keloid Care brand scar cream has been enjoying early success with on-line and telephone sales and has been featured in a number of print as well on-line media publications including How We Live Magazine, Styleblazer.com, Chain Drug Review as well as many others.
Dr. Jones frequently appears on nationally televised programs to share his expert opinion on the world of cosmetic surgery and beauty. He has been featured on The Today Show, BET, Black Enterprise Business Report, CBS, MY9 News, Black Enterprise Magazine, Juicy Magazine and Heart and Soul Magazine for which he is a regularly contributing expert on the topic of cosmetic surgery.
About Linda Becker
Linda Becker (http://www.lindasonline.com/meet-linda.html) is the owner of two Linda's Bra Salon boutiques, in NYC as well as Linda's On-line store. She has more than 25 years of bra fitting experience and prides herself on helping women look and feel fabulous! She carries bras from AA-N cup, and 28-56 back measurements. In addition to bras, she also carries cup sized swimwear, mastectomy products, nursing items, and more. Her expertise has made her one of the nation's foremost bra fitting experts with appearances and mentions on the Today Show, Good Morning America, The New York Times, countless magazines, and many other media outlets (http://www.lindasonline.com/press-room.html) .