Plastic Surgery Cost and Financing


As the majority of cosmetic surgery is not covered by insurance, we take cash, personal checks and all major credit cards. We offer medical financing through different providers to meet the varying needs of our patients. We have found that increased financial flexibility allows our patients a range of options to better meet their needs.

Financing Options

Care Credit works exclusively with health care services and has a long history with cosmetic plastic surgery. They provide no interest financing options for terms as short as six months up to 24 months. Approval is rapid and frequently decisions can be made during your initial consultation. Payment structure is much like a credit card and it allows you to pay over an extended period and without interest – as long as the payments are made on time.

Health Insurance Coverage

Most cosmetic surgeries are not covered by the majority of health care plans. There are certain instances where insurance will reimburse a patient for cosmetic related procedures, but this nearly always involves a functional problem diagnosed before the surgery itself. This is most often seen with rhinoplasty/septoplasty procedures, upper eyelid lift surgery and breast reduction or reconstruction surgeries. Our office will be more than happy to help you organize and file your claim with your respective insurance carrier.

Cosmetic Surgery Pricing

Exact costs vary from patient to patient, and this can depend upon the extent of the procedure, duration of anesthesia, as well as, if multiple procedures are combined in the same surgery. Below, you will find a range of typical costs for a number of our most frequently performed procedures. If you don’t find the type of surgery you are interested in, please call our office for details at (858)638-9800.

Plastic Surgery ProcedureFee Range
Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)$5,500 – 9,800
Blepharoplasty (eyelid lift)$2,500 – 5,000
Breast Augmentation$6,000 – 7,000
Breast Lift$5,500 – 10,500
Breast Reduction$6,500 – 10,000
Facelift$6,500 – 12,000
Forehead Lift (Browlift)$3,000 – 5,000
Liposuction$3,000 and up
Otoplasty$2,500 – 6,500
Rhinoplasty/Septoplasty$5,000 – 9,000
Thigh Lift$4,500 – 10,000
Upper Arm Lift$4,000 – 8,000

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