Interested in getting rid of excess skin and fat around your stomach with a tummy tuck surgery – but not sure how much you should expect to spend?
Wonder no more! We’ve got the answers on how much a tummy tuck costs, including the factors that can influence how much you may end up spending.
How Much a Tummy Tuck Costs in the United States
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the average cost of a tummy tuck in the United States was $6,253 in 2018 (the year when data was last available).
What Affects the Final Cost of My Tummy Tuck Surgery?
1. Your plastic surgeon.
Plastic surgeons charge differently for their services, so you’ll find that your tummy tuck costs may change based on the surgeon you want to perform your surgery. In general, though, you can expect to pay more for your tummy tuck if you’re going to a highly experienced and esteemed professionals.
Trust us, you want to seek out this surgeon. Discounted abdominoplasty surgery can come with a host of health risks, plus you may be unhappy with your results.
2. Where your surgeon practices.
Location plays a big role in the final cost of your tummy tuck surgery. As a general rule of thumb, you should expect to pay more if your plastic surgeon is based in a wealthy region or a large city. Rural and suburban areas or cities with lower costs of living can expect to have more affordable tummy tuck surgery.
3. Additional surgical costs.
Other costs that will play a role in how much you pay for abdominoplasty surgery include:
- General anesthesia fees
- Surgical center costs
- Prescription medications
- And more
Given that there are so many variables that can affect your tummy tuck surgery cost, what’s the best way to find out how much your surgery will cost?
Easy: Schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon! By the end of your consultation, you should have a firm idea of what you can expect to pay for your surgery.
Take the Next Step
Want to see how much you should budget for a tummy tuck surgery?
Schedule a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Scott A. Greenberg at Winter Park Plastic Surgery & Laser Center in Winter Park, FL (serving the Central Florida area). (407) 644-3137