By Dr. Paul F. Fortes
As one of Houston’s premier mommy makeover specialists, plastic surgeon; Dr. Paul Fortes incorporates numerous alluring details to achieve exceptional results through his patient acclaimed Fortes Figure.
Over his 20 year career, Dr. Fortes has spent a majority of it curating and crafting what women of all sizes seek; a sexy new body that often looks even better than it did before having children, as many of his patients express. Fluent in English and Spanish, Dr. Fortes combines the scientific rigor of plastic surgery with his native artistic sensibility to customize and craft superior results that reflect his precision and vision to create the unique masterpiece that each woman represents.
“Amazing experience with Dr. Fortes and his staff! He is truly an artist and knew what he was doing, my body now has the perfect hourglass shape and I’ve received so so so many compliments! No one would have guessed I had any work done unless I told them…Loved everything about my experience, one of the best decisions I’ve ever made!”
– Patient of Dr. Paul F. Fortes
Typically a mommy makeover involves a combination of procedures to restore a shapely, lifted look to sagging, deflated breasts and tightening the loose skin and muscles of the abdomen to create a svelte, toned abdominal appearance.
Dr. Fortes’ Fortes Figure can consists of several different surgical procedures, including:
- Tummy Tuck
- Breast Surgery
- Butt Augmentation
“My Fortes Figure enhances the existing, natural shape and beauty of a woman’s body. That means maximizing those things that are her assets.”
- Dr. Paul Fortes
This customized approach to beauty allows for specialized sculpting and enhancing of the patients natural feminine physique. By toning, defining and tightening techniques; Dr. Fortes strives to give shapelier, more hourglass-like figure. Focusing on the waistline and stomach, he cinches to make it smaller and more narrow. During this process he removes fat then reallocates it to the hips, buttocks and possible breasts to create the figure you have always wanted.
In a tummy tuck procedure, Dr. Fortes meticulously rejuvenates the navel, which is often left stretched out and inverted outward by pregnancy. In addition to restoring its tight, inward contour, Dr. Fortes gives the belly button a small, slightly hooded effect, which is one of the common characteristics an attractive navel.
Fortes Figure Characteristics:
- Hip and bust measurements nearly equal in size, maintaining balance and proportions
- Smaller and defined waist
- Buttocks and hips are rounded; giving to the hourglass shape
Dr. Fortes’ expertise and knowledge, cannot be duplicated. He is truly is the “King of Curves!
- Patient of Paul F. Fortes, MD
While the physical transformation of mommy makeover surgery can be dramatic and long lasting, Dr. Fortes has found that it often has a profoundly life-changing impact on their confidence and spirit, as well. The greater confidence women derive from feeling more attractive and satisfied with their bodies often empowers them to be more open and engaged with others. Dr. Fortes considers this one of the most rewarding aspects of mommy makeover surgery, helping women to live better lives not only for themselves but also for the people close to them.
“Aesthetic surgery isn’t just about changing the outside. It’s true power lies in its ability to indirectly change the inside.”
- Dr. Fortes; Creator of the Fortes Figure
As a board certified plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Fortes commitment to excellence is reflected in the many prestigious achievements and honors he’s attained throughout his education and career. After graduating Magna cum laude from Rice University, Dr. Fortes completed an extensive, rigorous 8-year surgical residency, including three years of specialization as a cosmetic surgeon at the Northwestern Medical Center in Chicago. Year after year, Dr. Fortes has been named one of Houston’s top doctors in plastic surgery in polls published in H Texas, Houstonia, Texas Monthly and Health and Fitness magazines.
Dr. Fortes uses the latest and proven techniques for the breast body and face, providing his patients with both nonsurgical and surgical options to achieve aesthetic improvement. He works closes with each of the members of his team, which includes his patient coordinator and medical team, to ensure every patient receives attentive, personalized care and a satisfying experience from start to finish.