I Would Like to Know the Price Range for a Lower Facelift (Neck Included) Surgery? (photo)

I had a consultation with a Manhattan plastic surgeon, and the price I was quoted seemed quite high (i.e., over $20,000). I'm posting photos and would love to get even a ballpark range. Thank you!

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Price Range for a Lower Facelift (Neck Included) Surgery

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The costs for lower facelift like the costs most procedures vary significantly among regions and even within a county. The costs are higher in more expensive areas such as New York or Los Angeles, or in areas with fewer board certified plastic surgeons. We currently charge starting at $3500 + MD Anesthesia related costs for a lower facelift. Because you can get quality care for less in South Florida, many patients will come from throughout the country and world to have surgery here.

To ensure quality work at most cost effective prices, consult with board certified plastic surgeons that own their own nationally accredited facilities. These surgeons must maintain the highest standards to keep accreditation. Moreover, the surgeons are motivated to ensure quality and properly trained staff (to minimize time and frustration in surgery), private and comfortable facilities (to ensure continued referrals), and less waste (to ensure that they can remain competitive financially with other centers).

Consult with 3 experienced and expert board certified plastic surgeons to understand your options.


West Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon
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Cost Lower Face Lift

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Hello the lower face lift including the neck is a partial face lift, hopefully with a muscle tightening procedure to keep the scars short. Although variations exist this standard procedure can be accomplished in under two hours.  If a patient's health is good this procedure can be safely and comfortably performed without a full anesthesia and the associated costs.  Hospital fees alone will usually run upwards of $3000.  All Board Certified Plastic Surgeons must perform surgery in an accredited facilty.  Many plastic surgeons have accredited their own Office Based Surgical Facilty to diminish these expenses.  The surgical fee should start at 1/4 of the price that you state was quoted.
Please consult in person with an experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon prior to making treatment decisions.

Luis A. Cenedese, MD, FACS
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

Neck lifting without surgery in Los Angeles

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Neck lifts are quite expensive and deservedly so. I would opt for Ultherapy as a first non surgical step if you are interested in neck tightening.

Raffy Karamanoukian MD FACS

Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
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I Would Like to Know the Price Range for a Lower Facelift (Neck Included) Surgery?

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The cost of a facelift can vary depending upon surgeon, the city and what is being accomplished. It more important to shop quality not price, since this is your face. Our price list and photo gallery are located on the link below

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Prices for a facelift in Manhattan can vary in price. Some surgeons are very well known or popular and can charge more than other just as skilled surgeons. Prices in Manhattan including operating room and anesthesia can range from the mid teens to over $20,000. Get a few opinions. You should make sure you see a specialist in facial surgery. I suggest you avoid any of the discount "facelift chains." The before and afters aren't always from that doctor and the facelifts they offer are less expensive but often a mini-lift that may look the same at a year but not have the longevity of a more comprehensive facelift. It's cheaper in the long run to have it done right the first time and not need another surgery for revision or touch-up in a short time.

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