Understanding Breast Procedure Costs
There are many different types of breast procedures available today, and each one offers its own unique set of benefits. No matter your age or gender, breast procedures can offer you the look you want, and with the latest advancements in technology, most of the available procedures are very budget friendly and have a short recovery time. Breast procedure pricing will vary based on the type of procedure you want to have done. Check out the following breakdown to help you better understand breast procedure pricing.
About Breast Procedures
As state above, there are different types of procedures that offer different results. You can enhance the size of your breast or opt for a reduction. You can reconstruct the shape of your breasts, and you can even opt for implants. No matter what you would like to accomplish, there is a breast procedure that can help you achieve your desired look.
Breast augmentation uses saline or silicone implants to change the size and shape of your breasts, and this will run you about $6,500-$7,800. This is a surgical procedures, and depending on the size and type of your implant, it can be performed in one of three ways: inframammary, periareolar, or transaxillary. The inframammary approach creates an incision in the fold beneath the breast and places the implant in the pectoralis muscle. The periareolar approach inserts the implant through an incision around the areola. The transaxillary approach places the implant through your armpit.
A breast mastopexy is a surgical reduction of breast tissue, also known as a breast lift. This is beneficial to patients who suffer from back and shoulder pain due to the weight of their chest. The average cost of this procedure is between $6,500 and $9,500.
While you would love for your implants to thrive forever, there is a possibility that they will need to be replaced. This can happen for a variety of reasons, including malposition, rupture, infection, or deflation. Implant replacement will cost between $6,800 and $9,200.
Breast reconstruction is a series of surgical procedures designed to rebuild or replace breast tissue that may have been lost due to surgical revision or injury. Breast reconstruction is common among women who have had breast cancer, and it can be done using your own tissue or a prosthetic.
A breast reduction is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of the breasts. Many patients opt for this procedure if they suffer from chronic neck and back pain due to the weight of their breasts. Breast reductions will not only reduce the size, but they will also improve the firmness and shape of the breast. Excess fat and skin will be removed during the surgery, and the skin will be tightened to improve the overall size and shape. This procedure will cost between $8,500 and $9,000.
Breast Reduction for Men
Women are not the only patients seeking to reduce the size of their breasts. Many men are unhappy with the size and shape of their breasts, and breast reduction for men is actually growing in popularity. The common term is gynecomastia, and it refers to a benign enlargement of the breast tissue in males. In most cases, it will resolve on its own after puberty, but when it doesn’t, breast reduction is a viable option. If interested, this procedure will run between $5,600 and $7,600.
Contact Boulder Plastic Surgery
If you’re interested in any type of breast procedure, it’s always important to schedule a consultation with a professional first to discuss your desires as well as your options. Boulder Plastic Surgery has been offering our expertise to Colorado patients for many years, and we would love the opportunity to discuss your breast procedure options with you. Contact our office today at 303.578.4193 to schedule your consultation and be on your way to achieving the breast look you’ve always wanted.