Breast augmentation costs
As an elective surgery, the cost of breast augmentation is a consideration
for many patients. A surgeon's cost for breast augmentation may vary based on
his or her experience, the type and cost of breast implants used, as well as
geographic office location.
Many plastic surgeons offer patient financing plans, so be sure to ask.
Cost may include:
- Surgeon's fee
- Hospital or surgical facility costs
- Anesthesia fees
- Breast implant cost
- Prescriptions for medication
- Post-surgery garments
- Medical tests
Most health insurance plans will not cover cosmetic breast augmentation
costs, related complications or another surgery to revise the appearance of your
breasts. Some carriers even exclude breast diseases in patients who have breast
implants. You must carefully review your health insurance policy.
Your satisfaction involves more than a fee
When choosing a plastic surgeon for breast enlargement or breast enhancement,
remember that the surgeon’s experience with breast implants and your comfort
with him or her are just as important as the final cost of the surgery.