Multiple plastic surgeries are in today. With the rise in technological advancement in the field of medicine, this practice in no longer considered risky. And what more? You can save your valuable time when you can now get your perfect makeover in one sitting rather than 2-3 of those waiting. Plus it makes more economic sense.
The concept of mommy makeover has become a hit in India especially among medical tourists from countries like UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand who seek for cosmetic surgery overseas.
Famous Mommy makeover procedures
Tummy Tuck and Breast Augmentation is one of the most popular combo plastic surgery procedures conducted in India. These procedures helps a great deal in beautifying the upper body appearance and also at the same time provide symmetry to the breasts and tummy. The tummy tuck procedure removes excess fat deposits for the stomach area post pregnancy. Breast augmentation on the other hand affirms the dropped boobs to shape and bring back your pre-pregnancy posture.
Both these procedures are famous in the USA. Statistics by American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in 2010 ranks Breast Augmentation and Tummy Tuck in 1st and 4th position respectively. The cost however, depends on a number of factors. Hence it is very important to understand these factors before going for the two consecutive cosmetic surgeries.
Tummy Tuck and Breast Augmentation cost
The cost of Tummy Tuck and Breast Augmentation depends on a number of factors. A few of them include:
- Type of tummy tuck /abdominoplasty procedure
- Type of breast augmentation chosen for breast implants
Type of tummy tuck /abdominoplasty procedure
This procedure is further divided into three types:
Complete Abdominoplasty: In this procedure, skin is removed from the midsection of the tummy. The surgery is most ideal for patients with weak abdominal muscles, excess abdominal flab post pregnancy or those with significant weight loss.
Partial Abdominoplasty (Mini – Tummy Tuck): In this procedure excess skin and fat is removed from the lower abdomen or the portion below the navel. The surgeon makes an incision in the lower abdominal near the navel and remove the excess skin thereby tightening the abdominal muscles. He then closes the incision.
Extended Abdominoplasty: In this procedure excess skin and fat is removed from abdomen and hips. The surgeon in this case makes a long incision to reach the hips and lower back. Through liposuction excess fat and fluids are removed. This abdominoplasty surgery is combined with lateral thigh lift.
Type of breast augmentation chosen for breast implants
Breast Augmentation is done either through fat transfers or using breast implants. Likewise, its cost depends upon the procedure you choose. Here are some of the most popular types of Breast Implants:
Silicone gel Implants: Silicone gel Implants acts as natural implants on the breasts. Since the implants are cohesive, the superimposed layers prevent leakage of fluid during any kind of physical activity. Post surgery the breast feels normal when touched.
Saline Implants: Saline Implants are filled with saline solution. In this case even if the contents leak out, they are easily metabolized by the body.
Tummy Tuck and Breast Augmentation breakdown cost
As mentioned earlier, the cost of Tummy Tuck and Breast Augmentation depends upon the procedures chosen. In addition several other factors like the type and quality of implants, surgeon’s fee, hospital facility chosen, duration of hospital stay and the country opted for is also taken into consideration. Western countries like USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand charges the most. For example, the approximate cost of tummy tuck in USA is $ 12,000 and 10,000 USD in Australia. On the other hand, the cost of saline implants surgery in USA is $9,000 and silicone implants is around $11,000.
The costs of surgery in the western countries are immense. As a result of which majority of medical tourists are now traveling overseas for quality yet cheaper cosmetic surgery options in India. For example, the cost of Tummy tuck surgery in India is 2900 USD and that of breast augmentation is approximately 1950 USD. The cosmetic surgeons in India are known for their skills and excellence in the world of medical surgery.
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