When considering elective cosmetic or plastic surgery is: What will it cost? How do you know if the surgeon you are consulting is charging too much or too little? Price varies from surgeon to surgeon, depending on the details of the procedure, the region of the country, and patient's general health. What follows are some typical costs for the most popular procedures.
The five most popular cosmetic surgeries for women in 2007 according to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery are: breast augmentation, lipoplasty, eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty and breast reduction.
In 2007 cosmetic surgeons performed nearly 400,000 breast augmentation surgeries. Typically the patient chooses between silicone implants and saline implants. Silcone implants averaged between $3813 and $4087. Likewise surgeons performed 150,000 breast reductions last year. In 2007 breast reduction procedures averaged about $5450.
Costs of abdominoplasty, commonly known as a “tummy-tuck" average between $5250 and $5350. The cost of suction-assisted lipoplasty averaged around $2900, while the ultra-sound assisted ranged closer to $3000. Finally eyelid surgery also known as bleharoplasty will set a patient back abut $2900.
The five most popular cosmetic surgeries for men were: liposuction, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, male breast reduction, and hair transplants. The costs for liposuction, eyelid surgery, and breast reduction are the same irrespective of gender. Rhinoplasty (nose reduction) costs around $4400 and hair transplants about $5900.
If the prices quote by your surgeon are considerably higher or lower, find out why. Particularly if the price is significantly lower. While it may seem like a bargain, not every surgeon who performs cosmetic surgery has had the special training required to do your procedure. Find out-your health may depend on it.
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