$43,000 for a breast revision? (photos)
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Breast Aug Revision Price
In addition, Mentor may have a warranty on the implants if there is damage to the implant itself.
As always, more opinions can be helpful.
That is a pretty outrageous figure, maybe it involves taking advantage of some insurance settlement or something like that. I do lots and lots of revisions, 6-8 every week, and as long as Strattice or other acellular dermal matrix is not required, the cost rarely exceeds $10,000 and is often lower. You do need some pocket work, and some new implants, but not nearly that cost- someone is trying to take advantage.
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Revision surgery should not cost anything near this price
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 implant 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, silicone 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 $9600. If you need more follow-up appointments, those are free as well.
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Cheaper to visit Australia and have a holiday for 1 month as well as revisional surgery.
I'm very sorry that you have been given a quote so outrageous as $43,000. If necessary you would remove and replace both implants. To be sure the accident did not rupture both implants you would require a MRI to be given a far more accurate diagnosis. I have seen capsular hardening appear quite often after a MVA. And also ruptured implants. Though this is not dangerous to have a ruptured implant l would suggest getting it repaired sooner rather than later.
My advice would be to spend a little more on seeking the opinion of a skilled plastic surgeon in your area. And do not under any circumstance accept a quote as high as that.
Right breast bottoming out and lateralized
Lateral and inferior malposition
$43,000 for a breast revision?
$43,000 For a Breast Revision??
$43,000 for a Breast Implant Revision?
Your right implant is certainly not right. It looks quite a bit bigger than your left breast. Were they closer is size before the accident. If the answer is yes then I would be concerned that there is something more going on than just malposition. Has anyone looked into whether your implant may have ruptured.
Are you also suggesting that you have capsular contracture on the left side? If so, is that problem being addressed as well?
Sounds to me like you should seek at least one more opinion from someone experienced in doing complicated breast revision surgery.
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