What's a ball park cost for Augmentation?

I know there is a vast amount of factors that go into breast augmentation, lifts, and implant manufacturer costs alongside anesthesia, facility, meds, and other costs. But in your experience what is a ball park cost range you typically see for breast augmentation, and breast augmentation + lift. It'd be very helpful if you share a range like 9-10k or 6-7k, etc.
Thanks!

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (20)


1 year ago by Barry J. Kaplan, D.O.

It is difficult to determine a ball park figure. As noted, cost varies depending on the type of implant (for instance, saline vs. silicone), the surgeon's experience/skill level, the region in which you are having the surgery performed, etc.

However, in our practice, we charge $4,000 (all-inclusive for augmentation) and add $4,000 for mastopexy (lift).

1 year ago by Barry J. Kaplan, D.O.

It is difficult to determine a ball park figure. As noted, cost varies depending on the type of implant (for instance, saline vs. silicone), the surgeon's experience/skill level, the region in which you are having the surgery performed, etc.

However, in our practice, we charge $4,000 (all-inclusive for augmentation) and add $4,000 for mastopexy (lift).


1 year ago by Ralph M. Rosato, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Price varies around the country. Silicone implants cost more than saline implants. Using a doctor of anesthesia will cost more than using a nurse. Having your surgery in a licensed outpatient facility will cost more than in a physician's office. But remember in all of this that safety comes first, not being penny wise. A bargain priced surgeon may cut corners, and this may lead to a higher risk of complications. I think you are in the ball park with your higher price range for a lift plus augmentation.

1 year ago by Ralph M. Rosato, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Price varies around the country. Silicone implants cost more than saline implants. Using a doctor of anesthesia will cost more than using a nurse. Having your surgery in a licensed outpatient facility will cost more than in a physician's office. But remember in all of this that safety comes first, not being penny wise. A bargain priced surgeon may cut corners, and this may lead to a higher risk of complications. I think you are in the ball park with your higher price range for a lift plus augmentation.


1 year ago by Kenneth L. Stein M.D. FACS

The cost of a breast augmentation and lift is about $9-$10K.

1 year ago by Kenneth L. Stein M.D. FACS

The cost of a breast augmentation and lift is about $9-$10K.


1 year ago by Edward Domanskis M.D.

As you mentioned, there are many factors, some of which you have mentioned. The range can be between $5,000-8,000.

1 year ago by Edward Domanskis M.D. (View Profile)

As you mentioned, there are many factors, some of which you have mentioned. The range can be between $5,000-8,000.


1 year ago by Michael L. Eisemann, M.D., P.A., F.A.C.S

The fee for the Breast Augmentation Surgery, including the implants, anesthesia and facility ranges $6,000- $ 7,800. This fee includes all of your postoperative care for the remaining year. We are presently having a "Special Savings Event" for Breast Augmentation. The special savings fees of $6500.00 include Dr. Eisemann's professional fees, the silicone gel implants, the facility fees at the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center and your post operative care. This offer is time sensitive, so please call today for an appointment.

1 year ago by Michael L. Eisemann, M.D., P.A., F.A.C.S (View Profile)

The fee for the Breast Augmentation Surgery, including the implants, anesthesia and facility ranges $6,000- $ 7,800. This fee includes all of your postoperative care for the remaining year. We are presently having a "Special Savings Event" for Breast Augmentation. The special savings fees of $6500.00 include Dr. Eisemann's professional fees, the silicone gel implants, the facility fees at the Eisemann Plastic Surgery Center and your post operative care. This offer is time sensitive, so please call today for an appointment.


1 year ago by Steely Plastic Surgery

Augmentation costs can vary widely depending upon area of the country, surgeon experience, and implant type used. In a large city with an experienced surgeon, turnkey costs for saline implant can be around 6000, silicone around 7000, and the new anatomic high cohesive gel implants can make costs run over 8000. adding a lift can add several thousand dollars to a procedure depending upon the type of lift needed.
Do not pick you surgeon solely upon price- you are gambling with your outcome. Pick a surgeon that listens to your needs in consultation, seems to have a competent office staff, and has evidence of dedicating the majority of his/her practice to cosmetic breast surgery.

1 year ago by Steely Plastic Surgery

Augmentation costs can vary widely depending upon area of the country, surgeon experience, and implant type used. In a large city with an experienced surgeon, turnkey costs for saline implant can be around 6000, silicone around 7000, and the new anatomic high cohesive gel implants can make costs run over 8000. adding a lift can add several thousand dollars to a procedure depending upon the type of lift needed.
Do not pick you surgeon solely upon price- you are gambling with your outcome. Pick a surgeon that listens to your needs in consultation, seems to have a competent office staff, and has evidence of dedicating the majority of his/her practice to cosmetic breast surgery.


1 year ago by Afshin Farzadmehr, M.D.

It could start anywhere from $4000 and up depending on what needs to be done and type of implants chosen. I have performed these operations for over 14 years and have offered all range if prices.

1 year ago by Afshin Farzadmehr, M.D.

It could start anywhere from $4000 and up depending on what needs to be done and type of implants chosen. I have performed these operations for over 14 years and have offered all range if prices.


1 year ago by Charles A. Messa, III, M.D., F.A.C.S.

The average costs for breast augmentation vary according to the factors you have listed as well as the region of the country where the surgeon is located. In my practice a breast augmentation with silicone implants ranges from 5,800-7,500 and an augmentation with lift from 7,500 to 10,000.

1 year ago by Charles A. Messa, III, M.D., F.A.C.S. (View Profile)

The average costs for breast augmentation vary according to the factors you have listed as well as the region of the country where the surgeon is located. In my practice a breast augmentation with silicone implants ranges from 5,800-7,500 and an augmentation with lift from 7,500 to 10,000.


1 year ago by David A. Bottger, MD

You have identified accurately the many variables affecting breast augmentation pricing. Having said that, the general range in most cases would be between $6,000 and $9,000.

1 year ago by David A. Bottger, MD (View Profile)

You have identified accurately the many variables affecting breast augmentation pricing. Having said that, the general range in most cases would be between $6,000 and $9,000.


1 year ago by Steven Teitelbaum, M.D.. F.A.C.S

The average is so wide that it is pretty meaningless to know. Breast aug on the low end is probably about $4000 and on the high end about $15,000. Aug plus lift would be about $7000 on the low end and $20,000 on the high end. But those are guesses.

Remember, a doctor on the low end could be fantastic and a doctor on the high end totally mediocre. Go to a board certified surgeon who is a member of ASAPS (surgery.org). Meet a couple and make your decision.

If their prices are still too high, don't go to an unqualified non-board certified doctor. The thing to do is go to the local major university hospital that has a plastic surgery training program. Residents in their final months of training, about to go out on their own in the immediate future, do surgery staffed with prominent plastic surgeons from the community. That's my suggestion for well-priced surgery.

1 year ago by Steven Teitelbaum, M.D.. F.A.C.S (View Profile)

The average is so wide that it is pretty meaningless to know. Breast aug on the low end is probably about $4000 and on the high end about $15,000. Aug plus lift would be about $7000 on the low end and $20,000 on the high end. But those are guesses.

Remember, a doctor on the low end could be fantastic and a doctor on the high end totally mediocre. Go to a board certified surgeon who is a member of ASAPS (surgery.org). Meet a couple and make your decision.

If their prices are still too high, don't go to an unqualified non-board certified doctor. The thing to do is go to the local major university hospital that has a plastic surgery training program. Residents in their final months of training, about to go out on their own in the immediate future, do surgery staffed with prominent plastic surgeons from the community. That's my suggestion for well-priced surgery.


1 year ago by Larry Leverett, MD, FACS

$5500 - $6000

1 year ago by Larry Leverett, MD, FACS

$5500 - $6000


1 year ago by Stephen Greenberg, MD

Because I evaluate each case based on individual need, breast augmentation costs can vary . There are other factors that determine the price such as implant type, anesthesia and medication. However the range should be between 6-8k plus 2-3k for the lift.

1 year ago by Stephen Greenberg, MD (View Profile)

Because I evaluate each case based on individual need, breast augmentation costs can vary . There are other factors that determine the price such as implant type, anesthesia and medication. However the range should be between 6-8k plus 2-3k for the lift.


1 year ago by Randy Proffitt, MD, F.A.C.S.

In the Mobile, Alabama area the range for a breast augmentation with saline implants is between $4000 to $5000, all inclusive. the range for augmentation with silicone implants is $5000-6000.

1 year ago by Randy Proffitt, MD, F.A.C.S.

In the Mobile, Alabama area the range for a breast augmentation with saline implants is between $4000 to $5000, all inclusive. the range for augmentation with silicone implants is $5000-6000.


1 year ago by Remus Repta M.D.

Absolutely. Breast augmentation costs will vary between 6 and 9k. Breast augmentation and breast lift together will vary between 10 and 15 k.

1 year ago by Remus Repta M.D.

Absolutely. Breast augmentation costs will vary between 6 and 9k. Breast augmentation and breast lift together will vary between 10 and 15 k.


1 year ago by Gerald Minniti, M.D., F.A.C.S

Hi there, breast augmentation alone is about $8-9.5K, depending on implant (I don't use saline implants, and I high recommend you don't choose them, regardless where you go). With a lift it is about $10-14K, depending on implant and lift type. This would include everything except lab fees and medications, which usually range around $250 combined. Thank you!

1 year ago by Gerald Minniti, M.D., F.A.C.S

Hi there, breast augmentation alone is about $8-9.5K, depending on implant (I don't use saline implants, and I high recommend you don't choose them, regardless where you go). With a lift it is about $10-14K, depending on implant and lift type. This would include everything except lab fees and medications, which usually range around $250 combined. Thank you!


1 year ago by David C. Yao MD, FACS

Thank you for asking. You are knowledgeable about the numerous factors involved with the ultimate cost. Geographic location varies the price as well. While it may be a straightforward case, the complexity of the patient's specific case also plays a role. The pricing shouldn't be too low or high. The pricing really is an individualized case (somewhat like an estimate from a contractor for a re-modeling) and is difficult to say in an online forum. Seek out different board certified plastic surgeon consultations and assuming the actual plan is actually equal then you will see what is appropriate. Best wishes

1 year ago by David C. Yao MD, FACS

Thank you for asking. You are knowledgeable about the numerous factors involved with the ultimate cost. Geographic location varies the price as well. While it may be a straightforward case, the complexity of the patient's specific case also plays a role. The pricing shouldn't be too low or high. The pricing really is an individualized case (somewhat like an estimate from a contractor for a re-modeling) and is difficult to say in an online forum. Seek out different board certified plastic surgeon consultations and assuming the actual plan is actually equal then you will see what is appropriate. Best wishes


1 year ago by Robert A. Shumway, MD, FACS

9-10K or more.

1 year ago by Robert A. Shumway, MD, FACS

9-10K or more.


1 year ago by Daniel C. Mills, M.D., F.A.C.S

Saline augmentation is the cheapest at about $5200 to $5500. Silicone is generally around $7500. Silicone with a left is generally about $1100. Certainly this differs from Beverly Hills where it is at least 40% higher as it also is in New York City. You can also spend less if you go to the mills that have billboards. But those physicians rarely see you after the surgery or even before and certainly don't care about education. You usually are not taken well care of there and every doctor knows his worth. You only have one body so you don't want to go to the cheapest bidder. Look for a surgeon that is a member of the American Society for aesthetic plastic surgery as he is the cream of the crop

1 year ago by Daniel C. Mills, M.D., F.A.C.S

Saline augmentation is the cheapest at about $5200 to $5500. Silicone is generally around $7500. Silicone with a left is generally about $1100. Certainly this differs from Beverly Hills where it is at least 40% higher as it also is in New York City. You can also spend less if you go to the mills that have billboards. But those physicians rarely see you after the surgery or even before and certainly don't care about education. You usually are not taken well care of there and every doctor knows his worth. You only have one body so you don't want to go to the cheapest bidder. Look for a surgeon that is a member of the American Society for aesthetic plastic surgery as he is the cream of the crop


1 year ago by Joseph Perlman, M.D.

In Houston, I would say board certified plastic surgeons are charging 5500-$6500 for saline augmentations and $6500-$7500 for silicone gel. This includes the surgeons fees, hospital and anesthesia fees. There may be other physicians the charge less but most either are not board certified plastic surgeons or don't have a lot of experience with breast augmentations.

1 year ago by Joseph Perlman, M.D.

In Houston, I would say board certified plastic surgeons are charging 5500-$6500 for saline augmentations and $6500-$7500 for silicone gel. This includes the surgeons fees, hospital and anesthesia fees. There may be other physicians the charge less but most either are not board certified plastic surgeons or don't have a lot of experience with breast augmentations.


1 year ago by Ronald V. DeMars M.D.

Breast augmentation run approximately $6,000 to $7,000. Where as an Augmentation with a Lift really depends on the type of breast lift that is done.

1 year ago by Ronald V. DeMars M.D. (View Profile)

Breast augmentation run approximately $6,000 to $7,000. Where as an Augmentation with a Lift really depends on the type of breast lift that is done.


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