How much does a Breast Enhancement Cost?
Fees for breast enhancement - also known as breast augmentation - vary around the country and by surgeon.
The following will influence the price:
- Surgeon's fee - will vary according to experience and reputation. Note: includes the pre- and post-operative consultations.
- Facility Fee
- Cost of surgical instruments
- Other material costs
Breast Augmentation Fees:
Total Price: $5,000-$7,000
Surgeons fee: $3,816
Facility fee: $950
Implant fee: $1,300
Average Total Cost :
Saline $5,000 - $6,500
Silicone $6,000 - $8,000
What to watch out for:
Be wary of advertisements for low breast augmentation prices. Call and confirm that the price includes ALL the items mentioned above.
Breast Augmentation Insurance
If the breast augmentation surgery is related to post-cancer breast reconstruction, insurance may cover it. If the breast augmentation is for cosmetic purposes most insurance will not cover it.
Breast Augmentation Surgery : How long does the procedure take?
Approximately 1-2 hours.
Breast Augmentation Recovery
A position-supporting bra will need to be worn for 2-3 weeks. The sutures are usually removed about 7-12 days after surgery.
Allow a few days of breast augmentation recovery before returning to work. Do not attempt any strenuous activities for about one month.
Breast Augmentation also known as:
Augmentation Mammaplasty. Breast Enhancement. Breast Enlargement. Implants. Boob job (slang).