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Reader Question: How much does a Breast Lift Cost?

July 21st, 2010

The cost of mastopexy surgery, commonly referred to as a breast lift, can vary considerably and is based on what your goals are.   Repositioning sagging nipples or having breast lift alone costs between $6000 and $8000.  If you also desire fuller breasts, adding a breast enlargement procedure to a lift increases the total range $8000 to $12,000.  Interesting, reducing breast size costs less.  Breast reduction usually costs between $9000 and $11,000.  Patients report high satisfaction with their results after having this type of surgery.

I welcome your questions about cosmetic plastic surgery.


Melissa’s Blog: 11 Days and Counting!

November 6th, 2009

It’s getting closer and I couldn’t be happier.  With only 11 days until my surgery, I’m gladly watching each day go by, but I’m also very busy preparing for my before and after patient responsibilities.  Dr. Bashioum has provided me with an extensive packet of information that covers preparations for surgery, as well as after-care instruction.  He does this in an effort to assure the very best surgical results.

One of my responsibilities at hand is to schedule a pre-operative physical evaluation. Because Dr. Bashioum’s goal is to provide me with exceptional medical care and in doing so, he insists on having the medical evaluation and report completed by my primary care physician within the two weeks prior to my scheduled surgery.  He told me that in his practice, he limits elective cosmetic surgery to healthy patients.  So, some of the items that are included in this evaluation are to check my medical history, review and compile a list of any allergies, medications and past surgeries.  I can also expect a complete physical exam, a check of vital signs like heart and lungs, etc.  Barring any unforeseen health problems, I’m on deck for surgery in less than two weeks.

My coming blog entries will include video clips that will be filmed on the night before the big day , during surgery and my very first reflections in the recovery room after my surgery.  You’ll have a unique opportunity to follow my progress to the conclusion of my journey!

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