Eyelid surgery is a relatively minor cosmetic surgery procedure, but it is considered very sensitive because it involves the eyes. The right choice of a surgeon should be the prime concern in such procedures, but for many people cost still remains a key starting point while considering blepharoplasty.
Eminent facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Eric Yavrouian provides upper and lower blepharoplasty. During the first appointment, Dr. Yavrouian will discuss all aspects of the surgery, including its estimated costs, so that the patient can make an informed decision. He receives patients from Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and nearby areas.
The dollar amount of upper and lower eyelid cosmetic surgery can vary from one practice to another. If a practice is located in a major urban center or a prime city along the East or West Coast, its costs of a procedure may be relatively higher in comparison to another practice located in a smaller town or the interiors.
The quality standards, technology, and experienced staff at the practice will make a difference to the total price that you will face in the end. Whether the procedure is performed at a hospital, an ambulatory surgical center or a private surgical suite will also impact the financial repercussions. Surgeon’s fee is another important sticker price component, which may vary depending on the surgeon’s training, experience, and specialty in performing facial procedures.
Some patients may undergo either lower or upper eyelid surgery, while some others may require both. Sometimes the surgery may be combined with other surgical or non-surgical procedures such as brow lift, Botox, fat transfer, or dermal fillers. The monetary amount will vary in each case, and the practice may offer a rebate in case of combined procedures.
Blepharoplasty is usually considered as an elective procedure under most health insurance plans. However, a notable exception is in the case where the patient suffers from the problem of ptosis. This is a condition of heavily droopy eyelids, which can obstruct clear and safe vision. The insurance provider may cover full or partial costs of the procedure in such a case.
Patients should talk to their insurance provider well in advance and follow their advice. The office of the plastic surgeon may be able to provide guidance and assistance with regard to fulfilling the insurance paperwork and formalities. Dr. Yavrouian is a well-known facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon providing eyelid surgery to patients in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Greater Los Angeles CA, and nearby areas.
Many surgeons accept payments through checks and credit cards for surgical procedures such as blepharoplasty. Extended credit card payments can enable the patient to make pay for the treatment in parts. While traditional financing options such as bank loans have always been available, the growing popularity of aesthetic procedures has led to the emergence of specialized medical care financing companies.
These firms provide quick loan approvals with uncomplicated terms and conditions. Low interest financing and affordable monthly installments are possible through this source. Patients may also borrow personally from their family or friends to pay for the procedure. Do not rule out crowdfunding either.
For more information about treatments and procedures by Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Eric J. Yavrouian, serving patients in and around Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank and the Greater Los Angeles, CA area call 818-241-2150 or click here to contact him for a consultation.