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Are you ready to reclaim your body after pregnancy but it just won’t cooperate? Pregnancy can leave abdominal skin and muscles permanently stretched to the point that no amount of dieting or exercise will help. On top of this, fat can shift from the places it should be, such as your breasts or buttocks, to all the locations you don’t want it to accumulate.

Luckily, you don’t have to settle for living with a body that makes you feel self-conscious and unhappy with your appearance. A Mommy Makeover—a customized set of plastic surgery procedures—can contour and reshape your body to its pre-pregnancy condition or even better! The first step is easy. Simply schedule a complimentary consultation with one of the board-certified plastic surgeons at the American Institute for Plastic Surgery. For years, Drs. Alan Dulin, Scott Harris and Peter Raphael have been helping women throughout the Metroplex, the U.S. and around the globe restore their bodies and their self-confidence.

Ana, Edith, and Angie Share Their Mommy Makeover Stories

When you look good, you can’t help but feel good. We’ve all heard this line before, but for those of us who have undergone a personal transformation through plastic surgery, we know it’s true—a wonderful, glorious fact. Angie, Edith and Ana can attest to this and they all agree that getting a Mommy Makeover has made a huge and positive impact on their lives. They also concur that getting a Mommy Makeover at the American Institute For Plastic Surgery was a brilliant decision!

Angie Is Ecstatic About Her Natural-looking Results – Dr. Alan Dulin’s Patient

Angie, an upbeat mother of three, was left with an umbilical hernia after her third child. She lost weight and did all the right things to reshape her body, but her “waistline was gone.” Nothing she tried changed this.

“You can exercise and lose weight, but your body just isn’t the same after having children. I wanted a Mommy Makeover for years, but kept putting it off. I would think about the kids and my responsibilities, and delayed making a decision. Finally, I wondered what I was waiting for. Instead of creating excuses I decided to act, and my husband was supportive. Some of my friends had seen Dr. Dulin and loved their results, so I scheduled a consultation with him.”

Angie says Dr. Dulin impressed her right away. “He was thorough in explaining everything to me and we talked about realistic expectations. I was especially happy that he understood I wanted very natural-looking results. I didn’t want to look over-the-top. I wanted everything put back where it used to be, including my breasts so they would be the shape and volume I had before my pregnancies.

Angie’s Mommy Makeover included a tummy tuck, liposuction, breast lift and augmentation with “small implants” that gave her the breast shape and size she was trying to achieve.

“Dr. Dulin listened and gave me the results I was looking for. Actually, I have to admit, the results exceeded my expectations. I love them! I couldn’t have asked for a better experience with Dr. Dulin. He is a gifted surgeon and his staff is so caring and genuinely nice. It was such a positive experience and my clothes fit so much better. I feel better, too. My advice to anyone considering a Mommy Makeover is not to wait like I did. Waiting is my only regret.”

Edith Loves Her “New” Body – Dr. Scott Harris’ Patient

Edith gained 90 pounds when pregnant with her daughter and kept gaining after the birth. In her mid-20’s, she was determined not to throw in the towel. Edith underwent gastric sleeve weight loss surgery and shed over 100 pounds in just six months. She was thrilled with her weight loss success, but unhappy with the excess skin it left behind.

“Honestly, I felt depressed about all the extra skin. I didn’t want to live the rest of my life feeling uncomfortable and unhappy with my body. My sister had a tummy tuck so I decided to consult with her surgeon. He made me feel like he was only interested in getting me in and out of his office as quickly as possible. He didn’t listen to anything I had to say. I was disappointed to say the least, but I didn’t give up.”

After researching plastic surgeons and reading about Dr. Scott Harris, Edith decided to schedule an appointment with him.

“I spoke with Mona, Dr. Harris’ assistant, and she was great. When I met with Dr. Harris, he was awesome, too. Right from the beginning he was interested in hearing what I had to say and he listened. He asked the right questions and gave me his input. I appreciated that he was honest with me about what to expect concerning my results and during recovery. Dr. Harris and his team also impressed me during follow up. They were amazing!”

Edith’s transformation included breast implants, a tummy tuck, liposuction and fat transfer to lift and reshape her derriere.

“I’m ecstatic with my body and feel so comfortable. Now I get out and live instead of staying at home all the time. It has also helped the relationship with my husband. Getting a Mommy Makeover is the best money I’ve ever spent, and selecting Dr. Harris was the best decision I could have made. My results look 100 percent natural. Even my belly button is perfect. I’ve referred friends to Dr. Harris for breast augmentation and they are all as happy with their results as I am.”

Ana Is Thrilled She Can Wear a Bikini Again – Dr. Peter Raphael’s Patient

“My first baby was nine pounds. It completely changed my body. I had stretch marks, extra skin and my abdominal muscles were stretched out. Diet and exercise didn’t help. Once my second child was born and I knew I was done having children, it was time to do something about my body. It was so bad I had to tuck the extra skin under my pants. I lost confidence in myself and didn’t want to go out anywhere, let alone to the pool or the gym. It was time to take care of myself and my husband supported my decision.”

Ana did her homework. After consulting with six plastic surgeons, she wisely selected Dr. Peter Raphael.

“I wanted surgeon I could trust and make a connection with—someone who would listen to me and answer my questions completely. I chose Dr. Raphael because he was all this and more. He was honest with me and very warm and personable. You can tell he truly cares about his patients the moment you meet him. I went in wanting breast implants and he explained why I should consider a lift, too. I knew I could put my trust in him and go with his recommendation. He wanted what was in my best interest.”

Ana’s Mommy Makeover included a tummy tuck, breast implants, breast lift, and liposuction.

“I never thought I’d wear a bikini again! I am so happy with my results. Best of all, I got my confidence back. I feel great! Everytime I see my before pictures, I cry. Dr. Raphael did a perfect job. Thanks to his skill and artistry, I feel completely different about how I look, and how I feel about myself!”

“Mommy Makeovers have evolved. Rarely do we waste an opportunity to reuse a patient’s own fat today. We create beautiful contours by liposuctioning fat from areas that have too much and reusing it in areas that need more volume, such as the buttocks and face. We also focus on creating a real waistline that goes beyond a flat abdomen.” – Dr. Scott Harris

“When you think of a Mommy Makeover a tummy tuck and breast enhancement—augmentation, a lift, or both—typically come to mind. Liposuction is usually included in most Mommy Makeovers now. Our goal is to sculpt the body so everything comes together looking beautifully balanced and harmonious. Patients love the natural-looking results and are thrilled to be able to get back into a bikini again, or for the first time ever.” – Dr. Alan Dulin

“One of the most exciting aspects of a Mommy Makeover is that women today know they have a choice, and they take advantage of this like never before. It’s uplifting and empowering when you know you have options that will restore your body versus having to settle and feeling defeated.” – Dr. Peter Raphael

Get Started Today!

Now is the perfect time to start enjoying a lifetime of beauty. Whether you’re considering a Mommy Makeover, facial rejuvenation, aesthetic services, skin care or something else, The American Institute For Plastic Surgery is among the best-of-the-best, but don’t just take our word for it. Schedule a complimentary consultation today.

The American Institute For Plastic Surgery
6020 West Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75093

The American Institute For Plastic Surgery is the Right Choice

• Provides a high level of privacy, along with attentive, individualized care.
• Patient safety comes first.
• Amazing, natural-looking results that speak for themselves.
• Full range of surgical, minimally invasive and nonsurgical services for the face and body, as well as medical spa services and skin care.
• A highly skilled, close-knit team of gifted plastic surgeons, skilled nurses, certified aestheticians, and office personnel, who do what’s in their patient’s best interest with honesty and integrity.

About the American Institute For Plastic Surgery

Patients from throughout the DFW Metroplex, the country and around the world choose the acclaimed American Institute For Plastic Surgery. Along with a dedicated team of registered nurses, anesthetists, aestheticians and support staff, the Institute’s team of cosmetic plastic surgeons strives to deliver the highest level of personlized patient care from the initial consultation to the last follow-up appointment.

Drs. Peter Raphael, Scott Harris and Alan Dulin each embrace innovation and excellence while placing a special emphasis on patient safety. They follow medically sound principles and use proven technologies and techniques to produce the stunning, natural-looking results they are known for.

Visit to review their full bios.

Alan Dulin, MD

Dr. Dulin is a recognized leader in breast and body contouring with impressive academic achievements and training. He received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he earned numerous accolades. He then completed an extended plastic surgery residency at the renowned Scott and White Hospital at Texas A&M in Temple, Texas. His extensive surgical training has afforded him the ability to diagnose and treat a broad range of both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.

Dr. Dulin is board-certified in plastic and cosmetic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Scott W. Harris, MD

Dr. Scott Harris is a Dallas native, and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Texas A&M University. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Dallas, then completed a general surgery residency in Phoenix, Arizona. Subsequently, he accepted a plastic surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, a renowned program recognized as a leader and pioneer in the field of plastic surgery. His lifelong appreciation of art has a strong influence on his surgical career as a human art form.

Dr. Scott Harris is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is co-founder of the American Institute For Plastic Surgery.

Peter Raphael, MD

After earning his undergraduate degree from The University of Dallas, Dr. Raphael received his medical training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Dallas. Following medical school, he remained in Dallas for his general surgery residency. Dr. Raphael completed his residency in plastic surgery at the University of Illinois. After finishing his training, he returned to Texas, where he has been in private practice in Plano since 1992.

Dr. Peter Raphael is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is co-founder of the American Institute For Plastic Surgery.

What Is A Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover is a “catch all” phrase for a combination of body contouring procedures used to reshape a woman’s body to create a more youthful-looking, sleeker, sexier silhouette. During your consultation at the American Institute For Plastic Surgery, your surgeon will ask about your concerns, what you would like to accomplish, answer questions and then provide recommendations. Together, you will select the procedures that will be custom-tailored to best achieve your goals.

Breast Augmentation – Restores volume and reshapes the breasts with silicone gel-filled or saline-filled implants. Today’s implants come in a wider variety of shapes and sizes than ever before.

Breast Lift – Rejuvenates sagging or aging breasts by lifting them to a more youthful position with a tighter, “perkier” shape. Breast lifts are often combined with breast augmentation.

Liposuction – Mommy Makeovers typically include sculpting the torso such as the flanks/love handles, bra line, hips and more with liposuction. Unwanted diet and exercise resistant pockets of fat are removed to enhance your shape.

Fat Transfer/ Brazilian Buttocks Lift – This curve-enhancing procedure uses fat removed during liposuction to naturally augment, lift and shape the buttocks.

Vaginal Rejuvenation – Essentially a facelift for the vulva and vagina, vaginal rejuvenation often combines a vaginoplasty and labiaplasty (labia reduction) to tighten the inner walls of the vagina and improve its outer appearance for a refreshed look and feel.

Nonsurgical Skin Enhancement/Aesthetics – Many women want glowing skin or a refreshed face to go along with their fabulous new post Mommy Makeover body. The Aesthetic Center For Plastic Surgery offers a wide array of nonsurgical services that smooth, clarify, brighten and tighten the skin to complete your new look. Think of it as the icing on the cake!

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