Pregnancy is synonymous with a big belly. There are a variety of different abdominal contouring procedures such as full abdominoplasty, mini tummy tuck, liposuction, or lipo-abdominoplasty that can help your stomach area recover post baby.
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Average Tummy Tuck Costs
A mommy makeover tummy tuck is a great investment if you want to get your body back after pregnancy and childbirth. The cost depends on the procedure and the experience of the surgeon.
Full Tummy Tuck – liposuction, excision of excess skin, tightening of fascia and re-positioning of the umbilicus.
Mini-Tummy Tuck – No incision is made around the umbilicus and generally fascia/muscle tightening is not performed.
Liposuction – Liposuction allows minimally invasive contouring to create the ideal abdominal contour for every patient.
Lipo-Abdominoplasty – Tightening of the skin below the belly button is required for an ideal result.
The average cost as per information provided by American Society of Plastic Surgeons for 2016 is $5,798 for a full tummy tuck and $3,200 for a liposuction. This cost excludes anesthesia, operating room facilities or other related expenses.
The following are cost items that you need to discuss with your plastic surgeon to understand the full cost for your operation:
- Fees for Anesthesia
- Cost of the Surgery Facility – operating room, etc.
- Cost of any Medical Tests that are required
- Post Surgery Garments
- Prescriptions for post surgery medication
- Plastic Surgeon fee