Plastic Surgery: How much does it cost to operate

The physical complexes that we all suffer along with the professionalism of plastic surgeons

The physical complexes that we all suffer along with the professionalism of plastic surgeons; have made these operations the best way to eliminate imperfections that, mostly women, have always worried us. Nowadays it is very common for people close to us to have undergone some surgical intervention, something that years ago seemed only feasible to famous actresses and singers that we saw on television.

In addition to this, the improvement of the techniques at the time of performing the surgical practices along with the diversity of clinics, and even the easy payment in installments that some offer, have made this type of operations are those that most people enjoy today in day in many parts of the world, regardless of their social status. Next, we are going to talk about the different types of surgeries that exist and the prices of these.


Normally, for this type of operation, the plastic surgeon works under the effect of general anesthesia. It must also be taken into account that in the corporal operations the results are satisfactory and permanent if the patient maintains his weight and performs exercise regularly.

Liposuction: It is the second most demanded surgery today by women which consists of eliminating the fat that is found in localized places of the body that diets and exercise cannot eliminate. The technique used to perform the operation is the aspiration of the fats to be eliminated through thin cannulas, which makes the scars almost invisible. The operation lasts approximately a couple of hours in the operating room and it is important that after performing this, strips are applied to help the skin adjust and remodel to its new body capacity. The price varies according to the number of areas to be treated and is between 1500$ and 8500$.


The operations facial are the most demanded by the European population cosmetic surgeries leading the ranking of interventions. Most of the people who go through the operating room for this type of plastic surgery are older women who want to make disappear signs of aging that age both the skin and the face. The main ones are:

Lifting or rhytidectomy: The operation consists of stretching the face making disappear wrinkles of expression and flaccidity. The scars and incisions, when made by the hairline and the front of the ears, are usually imperceptible to the eye. The surgeon cuts and separates the skin from the muscle and the excess skin is dried to make sutures. The face lift average costs is 5100 $ depending on the used technique, if traditional, with fat transfer or stem cells

Blepharoplasty: It consists of removing excess skin and fat that accumulates in the form of bags in the lower and upper eyelids of the eyes, making fatigue disappear and years reflected in the face of the patient. It is the third most demanded operation in aesthetic surgery. Apart from the fact that this area is the one that best heals our body, the scars are hidden in the folds of the eyelids making them invisible. In a few hours you will be out of the operating room and in less than a week you will be able to return to normal life. The budget varies according to the eyelids to be treated and if the execution is at the same time or not, if so, a full reduction costs approximately 4,000 dollars.

Rhinoplasty: Modification to the patient’s taste of any part of his nose: holes, shape, proportion, and length. In the operating room, special care is needed by the surgeons since it is a tough operation, as well as a complicated post-operative procedure with the application of a plaster mold shaped to the new shape of the bone and cartilage in the area. The first three days are breathed through the mouth since the remodeling is done through internal incisions, which for advantage, the scars will be externally invisible. It is the fifth surgery that makes the most of the surgery and the money to invest in this is approximately 1,500 dollars.

Othoplasty: For patients who feel self-conscious about the shape of their ears. It is a simple operation that even executes children of 8 years to avoid traumas. The intervention consists of suturing the part of the back of the cartilage bringing the ears close to the head and after approximately two hours of operation in the operating room and three days the bandage the results will be permanent. Operating the two ears costs 3,000.


You have to be cautious the cosmetic surgery market is very broad and can vary in prices. It is interesting that you move and look for budgets in different clinics, but first of all, there is your health, so before going to talk to the surgeon make sure that the clinic is legal and accredited.

Find out if they have enough instruments in the rooms and that they have the necessary security conditions and sufficient means to deal with any situation. Do not be for saving money to operate in a clinic that contains the cheapest prices, later you take a dislike and another operation.

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