Mommy Makeover: Case 1 Having very large breasts and a hanging belly, with a high BMI (32 here) makes it difficult to be physically active. The heavy breasts are painful when you jump or even stand up. It is a heavy load on the shoulders and neck. A hanging belly gets in the way of bending, going up the stairs and most of the time causes a rash when you sweat. It is a hit to the self confidence and people really have a hard time getting active and losing weight. Although high BMI is not ideal for abdominoplasty, combining it with breast reduction for this patient made a huge difference in her self esteem. She got motivated and felt much better in her clothes. The scars are present but well hidden and do not bother her.
Post-op photos, after one year