What is Dr Beldholm’s live show about?
Dr. Beldholm answers all your biggest questions about body contouring in his live bi-weekly Q&A session. Each show features a topic such as tummy tucks, body lifts, arm lifts, mummy makeovers, and more. Whether you have questions about recovery time, post-op care, compression garments, driving, preparing for surgery, or anything else related to body contouring surgery, Dr. Beldholm has the answers for you.
Who is it for?
Dr. Beldholm created the live show especially for mothers and post-weight-loss patients who are thinking about getting cosmetic surgery.
Body contouring for mothers
The average woman gains between 11.5 kg and 16 kg during pregnancy. Whether you’ve given birth to multiple children or just one, the dreaded “mummy tummy” or “pooch” is very common. Unfortunately, it can sometimes be hard to make that bulge in your lower abdomen go away with diet and exercise alone. This is because of how your tummy expands to make room for the growing baby. The skin and abdominal muscles stretch quite a lot during this time. This can lead to muscle separation in 60 percent of mothers, leaving a gap between the muscles that causes the stomach to “pooch out”. To make matters worse, the skin often loses firmness and elasticity after giving birth. The good news is that these problem areas can be fixed with the help of cosmetic surgery. The most popular procedures mothers ask about when they meet Dr. Beldholm for a consultation are the:
Body contouring for weight loss patients
Whenever a patient drops a significant amount a weight, it’s a huge milestone and the beginning of an exciting new chapter. Whether through bariatric surgery or diet and exercise, losing 45 kilos or more can be truly life changing. However, it is common to be left with an unwanted reminder of your former self: that is, loose, hanging skin. This happens when the skin stretches to accommodate a person’s growing size. For many patients, that excess skin sticks around long after they’ve reached their goal weight. Luckily, there are many procedures that can help restore your body. These include the: