I had Breast implants done 1year ago and I think one has bottomed out. Whats an average price i had 430cc's under the muscle...
How Much Does Breast Implant Revision Cost?
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Augmentation "Bottoming Out"
It appears that the right crease is lower than the left. Prices vary by region in this country and I'm sure they do so in the UK as well. In the Minneapolis area, this may range from $3-6000 depending on what is needed. I agree with my colleagues that you would most likely get the best price from your original surgeon. If you still trust in them, then I would go back to them. By the way, this is something that all of us see from time to time and is not necessarily a sign of a poor surgeon. Good luck.
Breast Revision-Be Careful
You have had your implants in for only 1 year, that is not a long time. The right crease is a little low and i do understand your concern. The correction is another surgery to lift the implant and a suture technique to raise the implant above the fold. this can work very well. The average price may be 3 to 4 thousand.
Remember, when ever a women gets implants this is a life long issues and will need revision surgery throughout your life. Each time you have surgery you create more scar tissue, so each time you re-operate it should be for a reason you have a difficult time living with.
If your breast are soft and not contracted, if you have not had kids yet are planning to in the future, then all this should be discussed. Your plastic surgeon will help with this decision.
Cost of breast revision vs. Augmenation?
In looking at the a price quote for breast augmentation, you should consider many variables.
1. The Surgeon's Fee. This can vary widely depending on the experience and results and thus demand for that surgeon. This also sometimes depends on technique. For example, a sub-muscular placement of an implant is much faster and thus takes less work for the surgeon than a sub-fascial placement of the implant that takes twice as long.
2. The Implant. The breast implant price depends on using a saline, memory gel, or highly cohesive (gummybear) implants. Usually saline implants cost about $1,000 for a pair, memory gel $2,000, and highly cohesive $3,000. If fat is used instead of an implant, then usually a fat harvest charge is used instead of implant fee as liposuction supplies are used and the fat purified in a variety of methods. The size of the implant does not matter, only the type of implant. If a dermal matrix is needed then there is an additional charge (usually about $1,000). In revisions, often the same implant can be used which saves on the implant costs.
3. Anesthesia. This can vary as well. If a board certified anesthesiologist is used then the price is higher. If a CRNA (nurse anesthetist) then the price is lower. It is even lower when a doctor just uses a non-certified anesthetist nurse, or just a medical assistant to push the anesthetic drugs (yes, this actually does happen).
4. Facility Fee. This can vary if the surgeon is using a certified surgery center or hospital vs. his non-certified office.
These four components make the total price, so it is best to break these down so the patient knows exactly what she is getting.
Realself has an average cost for each city.
Pablo Prichard, MD
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Breast revision cost
Your right implant has bottomed out, as you have surmised. Correction needs to take place in the OR, under anesthesia, and would take anywhere from 1-2.5 hours, depending on the exact type of correction. You can generally expect to cover the cost of the OR and anesthesia. If you return to your original surgeon, there may or may not be a discount for his/her fee. After all, bottoming out can occur, even if everything was technically correct at the time of surgery.
Breast Implants Revision Surgery
the cost is variable but it could be between 8,000$- 15,000$ depending on the surgeon
You may need replacement of the implants ( depending on the size, shape, type) and you will require a specific procedure which is called capsulorrhaphy consisting in this case of reducing the size of the lower breast pocket where the implant is.you wll also need a repositioning of the inframmary crease
In this case the implants look displaced inferiorly with the lower pole of your breasts enhanced. therefore a smaller implant is recommended.
It is a difficult operation and my recommendation is to approach an experienced plastic surgeon
How Much Does Breast Implant Revision Cost
Prices differ tremendously
Compare Costs Very Carefully
When comparing quotes from different doctors, check to make sure that the costs you are quoted are for the same thing! Check to see what type of anesthesia and facility you are going to be treated in. If the total price is lower but you are not going to receive proper anesthesia from a board certified anesthesiologist, then are you getting a better deal (or inferior treatment)? If the facility is not a certified outpatient surgery center but is an in-office procedure room, is the difference in safety worth the cost reduction? If the doctor is not a board certified plastic surgeon, is that worth the discount in the fees? I would say the answer to all three of these questions is no!
Assuming you are talking about a board certified plastic surgeon with plenty of experience in breast revision, you need to find someone who you trust. This is your body, make sure you are making decisions based on the quality of care, the experience and training of the doctor, and proven results! Cost alone should not be the deciding factor.
The prices can vary from state to state, and from city to city. Our costs, including the board certified plastic surgeon's fees, board certified anesthesiologist's fees, operating room, implants, labs, scar gel, vitamins, and follow-up at 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, and every year after that forever, are around $8500. If you need more follow-up appointments, those are free as well.
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