Is a Belly Button Revision Something my Plastic Surgeon Should Cover for the Cost?
- Asked by jp0205
- 3 months ago
My belly button looks like a pencil sharpener is this something my surgeon should fix on his cost after paying hin good $$$ for mt surgery
Revision of an umbilicus after abdominoplasty is usually on the surgeon.
I do not charge a professional fee for any revisions I do on my patients. An umbilical revision can be done under local anesthesia and would incur no cost in my own practice. I cannot speak for other plastic surgeons.
Web reference: http://www.zubowicz.com/subpag,21-atlanta-abdominoplast.htm
in my practice we do naval revisions in the office for little or no fee. there are exceptions. if i think the naval is fine then there will be a charge. if you wait several years before you come in there will be a charge, the assumption being that if it was that bad you would have come in sooner check with your surgeon
Belly Button Revision Covered Under Tummy Tuck? #tummytuck
Not necessarily. It depends on the situation. Every patient is taken on a case by case basis in our office. If your surgeon feels they delivered the best result possible they may charge you for any revision. We have a financial policy that outlines how it works in our office. You may want to see if your surgeon has one.
Revisions can be performed in the office under local anesthesia if minor and should not require a fee.
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