Breast augmentation cosmetic surgery is mostly performed as an elective procedure, which means that insurance coverage may not be available. Therefore, monetary amount becomes an important starting point for a lot of women desiring to increase their breast size. At the time of initial consultation, the breast surgeon will explain various aspects of the procedure, including its estimated costs.
Dr. Amir Nasir is a board certified plastic surgeon providing breast augmentation and other procedures for the breast, body and face. The first goal of Dr. Nasir will be educate the patient on all aspects of breast augmentation and help her to make a well-considered decision. Dr. Nasir provides this procedure to patients in New Haven, Westport, CT, and surrounding communities.
Fee Charged by the Surgeon
One of the key cost components in breast implant plastic surgery is the fee charged by the surgeon. Surgeons with advanced skills and training in breast augmentation may be more hard-pressed for time due to a higher number of patients. Therefore, they may charge a slightly higher fee than average. But the patient should ideally entrust the procedure a surgeon whose credentials are impeccable instead of choosing them only on the basis of the fee charged.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recommends patients to treat elements such as the surgeon’s fee as a secondary factor, and choose the right surgeon for their needs. Dedicated breast surgeons will invest in advanced technology, continuing education, and make no compromises on the standards of care.
Operating Venue Costs
The surgeon decides to perform breast augmentation at a freestanding surgical venue it should preferably be an accredited ambulatory surgical center. Such facilities will typically maintain high safety and quality standards and have competent staff in order to maintain accreditation. Their cost may be marginally higher than that of a non-certified facility.
In some cases, the surgeon may decide to perform breast augmentation at a local hospital where they have staff privileges. The cost may be higher in this case, but the patient will have the benefit of receiving the procedure in a safer and well-equipped hospital environment. If the surgeon performs breast augmentation at their private surgical suite, the costs may be lower than the other options.
Cost vs. Quality
If a practice is willing to offer exceptionally low costs for breast augmentation, the patient should view such offers with greater circumspection. A lesser qualified surgeon or a new surgeon working under the supervision of a senior surgeon may charge a lower fee. In some cases, hidden charges may be involved, which will be known to the patient only later.
The type of anesthesia, and whether the services of anesthesiologist or a registered anesthetist nurse are involved, the services offered at the surgical venue, and the quality and type of breast implants are some other aspects that will make a difference to the overall costs.
Patients will usually have the option to get the procedure financed through professional medical care finance companies, or use conventional sources such as bank loans, credit cards, and personal borrowings. Experienced cosmetic surgeon Dr. Nasir receives patients from New Haven, Westport, CT, and nearby areas for breast augmentation.
Dr. Nasir is a Cosmetic Surgeon in Fairfield County serving the towns of Westport and Fairfield locally as well as surrounding communities. We also serve patients from all over Connecticut, regionally, including many from New York City, as as well as international patients.