Average Price for One Breast Implant Replacement?

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?)

Doctor Answers (8)

It depends, but it will be less expensive than having two implants

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It really depends on the surgeon and the city in which you would like to have your surgery performed. In Canada, breast augmentation can be from $8000-$9500, however it would be a little less if just one breast implant is desired since generally this cost covers two implants rather than one.


Toronto Plastic Surgeon
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Implant replacement cost

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The price varies greatly by geographical location, experience of the surgeon, whether in an outpaitent surgery center vis hospital (hospital more expensive), type  of breast implant. This is a simple procedure and should probably cost between $3000-$6000 for simple replacement in Southern California

Larry S. Nichter, MD, MS, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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Cost of Replacing One Breast Implant

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      In the simplest case, the removal and replacement of a saline implant may only cost $2000.

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Cost of Removal/Replacement of Breast Implant?

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Thank you for the question.

In our practice, simple removal/replacement of a single breast implant would probably range between $3-$4000.

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Tom J. Pousti, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Fee for breast implant revision

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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.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Unilateral breast implant exchange.

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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.

Brian J. Lee, MD
Fort Wayne Plastic Surgeon
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Cost for replacement of one breast implant

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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

Matthew Schulman, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Unilateral breast Implant replacement

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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

Raj Chowdary, MD
Allentown Plastic Surgeon
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