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What is the cost of a mommy makeover?

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The cost of a mommy makeover will not only vary from surgeon to surgeon, but from patient to patient. No plastic surgery procedure should be a "cookie cutter" procedure and a mommy makeover has a significant number of variables. Generally, a mommy makeover is for women, who, after having having children find themselves with areas of the abdomen or breasts that they would like to have improved. For some women this may mean a tummy tuck and small breast implants. For other women, this might mean a full tummy tuck, breast implants, a breast lift and liposuction.

With a mommy makeover, it is imperative to select your surgeon very carefully. Look at many, many photos of results, but also look carefully at the training and education of a surgeon you are considering. This is a big procedure and safety is extremely important.  The most important thing you can do in repairing for your mommy makeover is selecting the right surgeon. Look for a plastic surgeon who trained at top tier medical school, graduated at the top of his or her class and went on for more intensive training at top notch university medical centers. 

After checking a surgeon’s background, training and experience look at before and after photos. Scars around the belly button are a dead giveaway of a tummy tuck. There should NOT be visible scars around the belly button. Fullness in the upper abdomen is a result that would not be the ideal for most patients. Plastic surgeons who are unable to create natural looking belly buttons, or who rush through surgery without addressing upper abdominal fullness may charge lower prices than plastic surgeons who have the training, ability and interest in providing the very best possible result.  

Breast augmentation should be in proportion with the rest of the body and breasts should be placed in such a way that the result looks and feels natural. Even appropriately sized breast implants can look unnatural is they are too high on the chest wall, too far apart or too close together.   

If you are concerned about a recovery, discuss your concerns with your surgeon. You could stage the procedure if that is your preference,. The biggest savings is in taking less time off work for women who wrk outside the home. Most surgeons will offer a reduced fee for secondary proceeders as a way to show patient appreciation and also as a means for not making patients feel pressured into more surgery than they feel comfortable undergoing at one time.

Web reference: http://www.michaellawmd.com/gallery/mommy1.html

Raleigh-Durham Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 31 reviews

How much does a Mommy Makeover cost?

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Hi there-

the costs of this procedure will depend greatly on the details of your particular operation, but can range in my practice from $8000 to $15000. Please understand that making decisions based on costs is not in your best interests however. Frequently I see patients in my office who made poor choices based on financial benefit- in almost all cases, I am only able to offer an incomplete correction of the poor outcome that resulted... their desire to save money has robbed them of any opportunity they may have had to achieve the appearance they dreamed of. Please read the following article I wrote on this topic:

By far the most common question I am asked is the question of cost. Especially in today's world, this is obviously an important consideration, but the implication in most of these inquiries is that the person asking the question is not interested in anything else, unless his or her sense of having found a great price is satisfied.

This is very disturbing, on many levels. Whether it be a lawyer, an architect, or an engineer, you would expect to pay a bit more for a professional with a top-notch education, excellent training, and lots of experience who does quality work and has a reputation for treating people fairly. You would also think that most people understand that insisting on these qualities in a plastic surgeon is particularly important, considering that you will be putting your health and safety (to say nothing of your sense of beauty and personal satisfaction) in their hands.

Of course it is hard to blame the public, bombarded as we are by the constant media message that you can have it (!) and cheap!!

It is axiomatic that you generally get what you pay for in life, and also that if you search hard enough for something (like a bargain price) you will generally find it.

I guess my message to people interested in plastic surgery is that you should be searching for lots of things (price being just one of them--and not the most important one).

So, all that being said, how would a person best be able to cut through all the marketing mumbo jumbo and find the surgeon most likely to help them achieve their satisfaction?

What we're really trying to get to the bottom of is, how do you maximize your chances of getting the outcome you want, with safety, and a comfortable and pleasant experience?

First of all, it is important to understand that while your chosen surgeon is probably the most important factor in achieving the above, there are other important considerations as well.

Find a surgeon you really like FIRST. Too many patients search for a price they like, or for a surgeon who is willing to do a certain procedure on them (whether it is really in their best interests or not). First and foremost, you should be looking for a quality education, top-notch training in plastic surgery, with board certification BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY (there are many "boards", but only certification by The American Board of Plastic Surgery ensures that the surgeon has undergone the years of plastic surgery specific training and examination you want). Provided the surgeon has these qualifications, it is important that you like them and feel you can get along well with them--you are, after all, entering into an important relationship.

If these two criteria are satisfied, it's time to evaluate his/her work and expertise... ask to see examples of his/her work, and maybe even to talk to some former patients. They will be best able to tell you what it was like to be cared for by this surgeon. Whatever you do, remember that quality professional treatment (whether by a plastic surgeon, an architect, or any other professional) will carry a price appropriate for the surgeon's level of training and expertise.

Once you have found a surgeon you like, it is important to know about THE FACILITY, and who will be providing your ANESTHESIA. Having a great surgeon won't matter if the facility is less than safe, or if your anesthesia provider is under-qualified or suspect. Most good surgeons make sure the facilities and anesthesia providers they use are reputable, but this is not always the case, particularly as surgeons have scrambled (like everyone else) to save money in these more difficult times. It is very important that the facility is certified by either the JCAHO or AAAASF. These regulatory bodies inspect facilities for safety and cleanliness, as well as verifying the training of the personnel involved in your care.

Your anesthesia provider can be a qualified nurse anesthetist, or an anesthesiologist (a doctor of anesthesia). My personal opinion is that the additional cost of having an anesthesiologist present and managing your care is more than worth it.

So there it is--research the surgeon, the facility, the anesthesiologist, and get a feel for the surgeon's work and manner with his/her patients. You'll be glad you went to all this trouble in the long run!

Web reference: http://www.DrArmandoSoto.com

Orlando Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 82 reviews

Mommy makeover price

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Mommy makeover is a combination of procedures and the price will varie depending on the needes of each patient. The price will go between 5000 to 7000 dollars.

Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 19 reviews

Price

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There are many combinations of procedures that are used in the mommy make over. These procedures will vary incomplexity and therefore in cost. The average cost ranges from $13,500-$15,000.

New York Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

Mommy makeover cost depends on exact surgery

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The cost of a mommy makeover depends on the exact combination of surgery that is best for you. Mommy makeover refers to a tummy tuck (with or without liposuction) in combination with breast surgery (reduction, augmentation, lift, or a combination). It is best to schedule several consultations with board certified plastic surgeons in your area to get an idea of cost. At the end of the day, while cost is a concern, the most important factor is that you choose a surgeon who is well trained and that you are comfortable with.
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 57 reviews

Mommy Makeover Price

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The cost of a Mommy Makeover will vary depending on which combination of procedures you have.  A mommy makeover is a surgery designed to address the changes to your body following childbirth and perhaps breastfeeding.  The breast component of the surgery can be either a lift (mastopexy) or a breast augmentation. The abdominal component of the surgery can be liposuction, tummy tuck or mini tummy tuck.

The price of Breast Augmentation is 5000.00 for saline implants and 6000.00 for silicone implants. A breast lift (mastopexy) is 8900.00-10900.00 depending upon the use of implants and if so, which type.

Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty)  is 8500-11,000.00, a mini tummy tuck is 5000.00 and Liposuction of the abdomen can vary depending on size but is usually 4200.00 - 6000.00.

After your consultation, a plan is formulated and the procedures that will give you the best outcome are determined.  A price will be given to you based on the figures above for the combination of the two surgeries. The final cost can range from 10,000.00 - 18,500.00.

Consult with your Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to determine which combination of procedures is right for you.

Best regards,
Raleigh-Durham Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

Price of a Mommy Makeover

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The price will depend on exactly what procedures you are getting - breast augmentation, tummy tuck, liposuction for example. You should add the individual prices for these procedures and then there is usually a significant discount when done at the same time. The price will vary by surgeon, experience, skill, and location. Unfortunately it will not be cheap. Find a board certified plastic surgeon and make an appointment.

Web reference: http://www.drschulmanplasticsurgery.com/body/mommy-makeover/

New York Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 126 reviews

Price of the mommy makeover?

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This question is a difficult one to answer quickly. The prices will vary widely based on the complexity of the procedure, your location, the competitiveness of the marketplace in which you live, and the type of implants or additions (such as liposuction, pain pump, overnight stay or home nurse, etc) to your surgery.

My best advice is to have multiple consultations, and even have a consultation out-of-state because the price of having surgery in another state may be better than your local price even with the cost of transportation and hotel stay included. We have many patients come from New York, for example, they can have surgery in sunny Florida and stay a week for the recovery and still come out cheaper than having something's done in New York

Jacksonville Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Mommy makeover prices in Los Angeles

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mommy makeover prices in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills could vary from $16,000 to $25,000 depending on the type of surgery, breast implants, and the type of breast lift that is needed.

Web reference: http://www.beautifulfigure.com

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

Price for a Mommy Makeover

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Mommy Makeover is a combination of breast and body enhancement, which can involve several different procedures, so the price varies. Roughly speaking it will range from around $9,000 for a mini tummy tuck and breast lift up to around $18,000 for a full tummy tuck, breast lift and gel implants. The right combination of procedures for you must be decided upon between you and your surgeon.

Toronto Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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