How much does a Tummy Tuck Cost?
Fees for tummy tucks 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
Tummy Tuck Fees:
Surgeons fee: $5,264
Facility fee: $700
Average Total Cost: $6,000 - $8,000
What to watch out for:
Be wary of advertisements for low tummy tuck price. Call and confirm that the price includes ALL the items mentioned above.
Will insurance cover my tummy tuck procedure?
Most tummy tuck procedures are not covered by insurance. Tummy Tucks are regarded as cosmetic and elective. In rare situations, sometimes ones involving gastric bypass surgery, there may be some partial insurance coverage.
Tummy Tuck Surgery : How long does the procedure take?
Allow 2-5 hours to perform tummy tuck surgery.
Tummy Tuck Recovery
Rest in bed for up to about 3 days after surgery.Most patients can return to work about 2-4 weeks into the tummy tuck recovery period
4-6 weeks should be allowed after surgery before any strenuous activities are attempted
Tummy Tuck also known as:
Abdominoplasty. Abdominal Lipectomy.