Breast Lift Cost
Cosmetic surgery has made it possible for men and women across the globe to achieve a look and body they desire. Whether it is removal of fat or giving sagging breasts a whole new lease of life cosmetic surgery makes it all possible. Hawaii, and Honolulu in particular is a popular destination for breast cosmetic surgery. Mastopexy is a surgical procedure that removes saggy skin from breasts and gives them a new look. It requires the skills of a proficient surgeon.
Mastopexy Cost in Honolulu, Hawaii
To understand the costing of mastopexy in Hawaii it is crucial to understand what the surgery involves. Essentially loose skin is removed from under the nipple area and then the areola and nipple are repositioned higher. In some cases where the sagging is less a doughnut mastopexy may be preformed; in this the skin is removed in concentric circles around the areola and these results in lesser amount of incisions and scarring. The procedure requires to be performed by a competent and experienced plastic or cosmetic surgeon. The procedure requires the use of anesthesia and would need the patient to rest for 1-2 weeks before going back to her daily routine. Strenuous activity is to be avoided for 5-6 weeks or advised by the surgeon. Pre and post operative care is vital and would require medication.
The mastopexy cost varies from state to state and is also dependent on the surgeon performing the surgery. Mastopexy cost includes the following, and this is also the case when you are getting mastopexy in Honolulu, Hawaii:
• The cosmetic or plastic surgeon's fee
• The anesthesiologist's fee
• Operating Room l charges
• Additional medical charges may include laboratory fees, physicals, and x-rays.
A normal breast lift that utilizes the traditional anchor-shaped mastopexy breast lift surgical technique would cost about $4,148 -$8,500. While mastopexy cost for surgeries that use the concentric mastopexy breast lift technique which is also known as Benelli mastopexy, peri-areolar mastopexy, donut mastopexy, or circum-areolar breast lift would range between $3,500 and $7,500. A combined breast lift with breast augmentation surgeries range between $7,000 and $10,000. If you are receiving cost estimated for breast lifting and mastopexy make sure that you know exactly what the cost for mastopexy includes such as OR FEE, not only the cost of anesthesia but if done by a separate expert in anesthesia.
While considering mastopexy the cost of the surgery is a vital factor but it is essential to understand that the cost should not help you decide where and whom to get the cosmetic breast surgery done by. If the cost is really low compared to these figures you should question why. Is it done by a non board certified surgeon or inexperienced? Make sure you feel comfortable with the surgeon.
The experience and qualification of the surgeon is crucial as this surgery like any other medical surgery includes risks and complications.
Mastopexy cost in our Honolulu, Hawaii Clinic, like every else in the country is dependent on many factors, but your individual cost can only determined at a consultation. This can also be determined by a virtual consultation utilizing email with digital photos.
If you would like a cost estimate it always best to make an appointment with one of our patient coordinators and Dr. Pasquale. Yet if this is impossible due to the distance, estimates can be obtained by our virtual consultation. Contact our office for details.
- Authored by: Michael Pasquale