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Will Insurance Cover Removal of Extra Skin?

I am 51 years old and used to weigh 280 lbs. Six years ago, I lost all the weight; now I weigh 100 lbs. i had 2 c-sections, a tubual ligation through... READ MORE

When is the Correct Time to Have Axillary Breast Tissue Removed?

Hello, I have a significant amount of axillary breast tissue under both underarms. It's very unsightly and painful. Because this isn't that... READ MORE

How Much Does Labs for CBC, PT, PTT, Basic Metabolic Panel, and Serum Qualitative Pregnancy Test Cost Without Insurance?

Or does insurance cover blood testing for (cosmetic) rhinoplasty? Also my surgery is in June in California. I've already bought plane tickets.... READ MORE

Will my Insurance or HMO Cover Any of the Cost of Plastic Surgery?

Will my insurance or HMO cover any of the cost of plastic surgery? What are the criteria for a procedure to be covered? READ MORE

CosmetAssure - Worth Changing Surgeons For It?

I’m scheduled to have a tummy tuck in a few months. My surgeon is board certified and I trust him completely but I’m worried that... READ MORE

USF Reduced-fee Cosmetic Surgery, Is This a Good Idea?

This seems like a great idea for patients that want/need something done but can't afford it. Opinions on this? http://hscweb3.hsc.usf... READ MORE

Should Doctor Return $250 Consult Fee if He Turned Me Down for Surgery?

I saw a NYC park ave. doctor for a rhinoplasty consult. He charged me a $250 consult fee but turned me down for surgery because I asked too many... READ MORE

Will insurance cover cosmetic surgery if I have a severe depression because of my appearance?

Will insurance cover cosmetic surgery if I have a severe case of body dysmorphic disorder and depression because of my appearance? READ MORE

Military Coverage for Plastic Surgery

Does the military cover any plastic surgery cases? READ MORE

Does Insurance Cover a Lop-sided Chest?

My right chest bone sticks out (kind of looks like it pops out) and makes my right breast seem larger than my left, Would insurance companies find... READ MORE

Who Accepts my Insurance Once Approved?

Do I have to find a doctor who accepts my insurance as I have to for other procedures, or will any surgeon take my insurance once I've been... READ MORE

Board Certification look up and insurance question

I consulted a plastic surgeon. HIs website said, " a board certified, fellowship trained Plastic Surgeon". His website has a logo of ASPS Member... READ MORE

What is the Name of Insurances that Will Cover Plastic Surgery?

What is the name of insurances that will cover all kind of plastic surgeries and how much can they run,but now this,i'm a SSI and low buget and need... READ MORE

Can I get help for a cosmetic surgery with no insurance? (Photo)

Two years ago I had the gastric bypass surgery. My parents paid for it out of pocket because my insurance wouldn't cover it. (Thus, I have no... READ MORE

I Really Need Some Info on Insurance to Get Plastic Surgery?

I know where is an insurance that is will to help pey for plastic surgery and i need to know who they are is there anyway of letting me know that I... READ MORE

Why is the cost for plastic surgery in the U.S so much more expensive than in other countries?

Received quotes from 2 doctors in Baltimore, MD (1quoted 13,000, and 1 $18,000) for mommy makeover. Same procedures in DR quoted 6,500 and 5,400. Why ... READ MORE

Is there a plastic surgery fix for Hidradenitis suppurativa? I have a severe case and antibiotics are not helping. (photos)

I'm overweight. I know losing weight would help. But huge cysts, pimples, and boils make it very difficult to stay working out. Also in some cases... READ MORE

How long do hospitals keep surgery records?

I live in New York. I had a surgery (medically necessary) to fix a malocclusion that insurance payed for 3 years ago. X-rays and pictures were taken.... READ MORE

Can A Patient Buy Insurance Themselves for Plastic Surgery Complications?

The only insurance I could find that covers complications is Cosmetassure, but you have to go to a specific surgeon. The surgeon I am going to has an... READ MORE

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