How Much Should Your Nose Job Cost? Guide to Plastic Surgery Costs

Published: 08th December 2008
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You might be considering getting a nose job or breast implants, but how do you know how much you should pay for the procedure? Because the cost of plastic surgery can vary depending on the procedure, the doctor, the facility fees, and even the geographic location where the procedure is being performed, it is important to have a consultation with several plastic surgeons to find the average rate of surgery in your area.



However, if you are still in the preliminary stages of research, you might not be ready to speak with a surgeon. To help you during your research, you may want to view average costs for the surgeries you are considering.



Below are the average plastic surgeon fees for many cosmetic surgery procedures and treatments in the United States. These costs are based on a review of 2007 prices in the United States by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.



Breast Surgery Costs



• Breast augmentation (Augmentation mammaplasty) - $3,816

• Breast implant removals (Augmentation patients only) - $2,380

• Breast lift (Mastopexy) - $4,236

• Breast reduction in men (Gynecomastia) - $3,400



Body Contouring Costs



• Liposuction - $2,982

• Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty) - $5,264

• Upper arm lift - $3,574

• Thigh lift - $4,464

• Buttock implants - $4,722

• Buttock lift - $4,711

• Lower body lift - $8,073

• Pectoral implants - $3,769

• Calf augmentation - $3,206



Facial Plastic Surgery Costs



• Facelift (Rhytidectomy) - $5,031

• Nose reshaping (Rhinoplasty) - $3,833

• Forehead lift - $3,092

• Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty) - $3,134

• Lip augmentation (other than injectable materials) - $1,604

• Cheek implant (Malar augmentation) - $2,332

• Chin augmentation (Mentoplasty) - $1,936

• Ear surgery (Otoplasty) - $2,549



Injectables / Cosmetic Filler Costs



• Botox® Cosmetic - $501

• Calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse™) - $807

• Collagen - $394

• Fat Transfer - $1,489

• Hyaluronic acid (Hylaform®, Hylaform Plus®, Restylane®, Juvederm™) - $598

• Polylactic acid (Sculptra™) - $1,128



Other / Medispa Treatment Costs



• Laser hair removal - $503

• Hair transplantation - $4,543

• Cellulite treatment - $196

• Chemical peel - $744

• Laser skin resurfacing - $2,222

• Laser treatment of leg veins - $400

• Dermabrasion - $984

• Microdermabrasion - $283

• Sclerotherapy - $342



It is important to remember that price should not be the only factor that you consider when you decide to get cosmetic surgery. You should also ensure that you are working with an experienced board-certified plastic surgeon. Be sure that you get a chance to see before and after photos of your surgeon's previous procedures.



It is important to research the education and experience of the cosmetic surgeon you choose to perform your facelift, breast augmentation, or other plastic surgery procedure.





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