I need tip plasty done on my nose,how much is the basic cost??/thank you
Basic Costs of Tip Plasty?
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Basic Costs of Tip Plasty
To ensure that you are receiving quality work at the most cost effective prices, consult with board certified plastic surgeons that own their own nationally accredited facilities. The quality must be maintained at the highest level to maintain accreditation. The surgeons also have incentive to hire and train quality staff (to ensure that surgery is efficient and enjoyable), to ensure comfortable and private facilities (to encourage referral), and to eliminate waste (to ensure that these facilities can compete effectively).
Cost of a tip plasty
Your photo is not very carifying. You need probably a "TIP" plasty, but without evaluating your entire face and nose it's difficult for me to tell you if a "tip-plasty" is enough or if a complete open rhinoplasty would be more suitable (to adequate the nasal framework to the new tip). Rhinoplasty is one of the most usual plastic surgery procedures. The average cost in Spain and Europe, ranges from 5500 US$ to 7500 US$ (Tip Plasty: 3000 US$) In my opinion rhynoplasty or "tip-plasty" alone are one of the most difficult surgeries in plastic surgery, because there is no margin for a "mistake". Choose an experienced board certified plastic surgeon; cost is important but secondary.
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Procedures of this sort are not like buying a product although franchised cosmetic surgery groups would like to have you think so. Instead of buying a product such as a car off the line which are all the same & can be returned if defective you are buying a service. Safety should be the first priority followed by end result & then cost. Those who make price their first priority frequently end up with problems requiring additional surgery, additional costs & additional time off work. I hope you are not just making inquiries to find the doctor with
the cheapest price - that can be dangerous.
The proper way to go about this is to specifically voice what bothers you about the tip. Then consult with a few qualified surgeons for a physical exam and diagnosis. Then have the surgeons come up with an operative plan with different options for you to choose from. Then pick the best combination of surgeon, treatment and cost. Just because you say or think a tipplasty will give you a specific result does not mean it is so. You may need more than that to achieve a specific goal. Therefore a price quote at this point is not worh much. You need to know what that goal is before you see a surgeon.
I hope you realize that this format of posting questions and receiving answers lacks the face to face direct communication required for you to make an informed decision regarding your surgery.
My response to your question/post does not represent formal medical advice or constitute a doctor patient relationship. You need to consult with i.e. personally see a board certified plastic surgeon in order to receive a formal evaluation and develop a doctor patient relationship.
Cost of Tip Rhinoplasty
The most important determinate of the cost is whether or not there are functional issues with the nose. If you have breathing problems that require surgery, the additional cost of a tip rhinoplasty is approximately $2000 in my practice. If you only have cosmetic issues, the cost is around $5500. These costs include the facility and anesthesia.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.