I have a cyst on my face the size of a nickel and is still growing. How do I go about having it removed and what is the most it will cost me?
How Much Will It Cost Me to Have my Facial Cyst Removed? (photo)
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Facial cyst removal
In many cases, a cyst that is enlarging or causing other problems will be covered by insurance. If the lesion does not cause any problems, it would be considered cosmetic to remove a skin cyst, and the cost would then vary based on the provider and market. Even if cosmetic, the cost would usually be less than $1000 or so, depending on the factors above, and the size and location of the cyst.
A visit with a facial plastic surgeon, plastic surgeon, or dermatologist would be recommended for a formal evaluation and recommendations.
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Fees for LIPOMA REMOVAL
Often insurance will pay for lipoma and cyst removal. You should check this and have your doctor check this. Costs vary but you total in office fee should not exceed $1000. Fees vary but be sure and check your insurance. You have a real deformity and this should be covered. My Best, Dr C
Cyst on the face
The cyst on the face can be surgically removed under local anesthesia. You should expect a scar on the face. No guarantees to the quality of the scar.The cost can range from $500 to $1000
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A Facial Plastic Surgeon or aesthetically-oriented Dermatologist should be able to do a good job removing this cyst for you. The cost will vary depending upon the surgeon's background, your city and the size at the time of removal. You can expect to pay somewhere between $250 - 1000 depending upon these factors. I hope this information is helpful.
Stephen Weber MD, FACS
Weber Facial Plastic Surgery
Removal of facial cyst
It definitely is possible to have the cyst removed on your face. I would recommend seeing a facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon to discuss the procedure, but it likely could be done in the surgeon's office with just local anesthesia. The cost is going to vary, so you might want to get a couple of estimates. As a ballpark figure, the cost should be in the hundreds and not thousands.