How much is the average cost to replace one breast implant? (yes, cost varies.. but is it significantly less than average procedure for left and right breast?)
Average Price for One Breast Implant Replacement?
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Cost of Replacing One Breast Implant
In the simplest case, the removal and replacement of a saline implant may only cost $2000.
Cost of Removal/Replacement of Breast Implant?
Thank you for the question.
In our practice, simple removal/replacement of a single breast implant would probably range between $3-$4000.
Fee for breast implant revision
The fee for one breast will depend upon what needs to be done. It can be as little as $2500 and up to $5 or $6 thousand.
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Unilateral breast implant exchange.
If this is for a simple exchange without the need for capsular work it could be performed under IV sedation (no need for anesthesiologist). Our cost for this would include the implant, the operating room with IV sedation and surgeon's fee and all follow up visits would be under $2000. All of this is performed by a board certified plastic surgeon in a fully accredited ambulatory surgery center.
A full bilateral augmentation using general anesthesia with a board certified anesthesiologist and using saline implants is less than $5000. Prices seem to be much less in the midwest.
Cost for replacement of one breast implant
If this is just an exchange, and not involving internal pocket revision or something else, than the cost should be around 1/2 of the cost for your original augmentation. You should expect to pay around $4000
Unilateral breast Implant replacement
The cost will depend on the need for replacement. if there is no problem with the implant and if it is done for cosmetic reasons (either to Increase or decrease the size to match the other), a ball park would be $3500 to $4000 including the cost of the implant
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