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Menopause Makeover in Beverly Hills, CA

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About Menopause Makeovers

Menopause sucks. This is not news. Waking up in a cold sweat, being hit by your own personal heat wave during the day, emotional mood swings, and changes in skin texture are symptoms almost all women experience during menopause. They are all addressed in the mainstream media and there are accepted remedies for them, like bioidentical hormones and skin rejuvenation treatments. What is not addressed is the most frustrating symptom of all: the fat deposits that suddenly collect around your middle, slowly hiding your waist. While diet and exercise may help some, you will probably not be able to remove this stubborn fat on your own. The Menopause Makeover is a procedure that double board-certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Suzanne Trott developed to address the frustrating stubborn fat deposits caused by hormonal changes during menopause. At Suzanne A. Trott, MD, FACS in Beverly Hills, CA, the Menopause Makeover uses liposculpture of the abdomen and flanks (lower back) and sometimes upper back to give recreate a long, lean waist for a more youthful shape.

Best Candidates

Dr. Trott has been targeting the physical changes of menopause for fourteen years. During this time she has noticed many women, both during and after menopause, develop stubborn fat in their stomach. This tends to hide the natural curves of the waist, making them feel "boxy" and less comfortable in their clothes. Since these fat deposits are caused by hormonal changes, a healthy diet and exercise may not be able to affect this stubborn fat. The Menopause Makeover is designed for women who are frustrated by the changes to their body during and after menopause, including increased fat in the mid-section.

What to Expect

The Menopause Makeover is performed as an outpatient procedure at an accredited surgical facility in about 3 hours. During the patient's consultation, Dr. Trott will discuss the different liposuction options available and decide which method will be best for the patient's needs and goals. After the procedure, the patient will be put in compression garments to improve healing and reduce inflammation. After an observation period, patients will be allowed to leave with a responsible adult to start their recovery at home. Patients should schedule an appointment with Dr. Trott the day after surgery so their progress can be checked. To maintain results, patients should follow a healthy lifestyle after the procedure, including a balanced diet and regular exercise.

Other Considerations

Menopause Makeover packages aren’t just necessarily about surgery, either. They can include the in-office procedures such as Botox, fillers, Instalift threads, fractionated lasers for complete resurfacing, or just our fabulous no-downtime Lasergenesis (best treatment before you go out ever!) We also have peels and lasers to help with red and brown discoloration, spider veins and even some of those bigger blue veins on your legs.

During your consultation, Dr. Trott will listen to your needs and concerns to create your unique Menopause Makeover treatment plan. Your Menopause Makeover may also include a breast reduction, as women sometimes find that their breasts increase several cup sizes due to hormonal changes around menopause. A surgical lift or nonsurgical skin treatment may also be included in your treatment plan to help you look and feel more beautiful.

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Recovery Time  
5 – 7 Days
Average Procedure Time  
3 Hours
Post-op Follow-up  
1 Day
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Get Your Waist Back

Mommy Makeovers have become popular to address the changes to the body created by pregnancy and childbirth, so why can't we have Menopause Makeovers? With liposuction focused on the stubborn fat in your stomach, you may find the improvements in your shape will be astounding and even life changing in some cases.

So whether it’s that tire around your belly, or you feel like your skin could use more luster, or that that genetic waddle under your chin is getting worse every time you look in a mirror, take control of what bothers you! As a woman around “that age” herself, Dr. Trott understands the “midlife” issues in terms of appearance, which is why she is the best person to help you reclaim what was (is) yours.

Some women go through premature menopause at a younger age, which just makes the entire process worse. With Dr. Trott, you can learn about all the ways to undo many of these changes that are not your fault. Contact us so we can create your personalized Menopause Makeover approach today!

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