Posted on December 9, 2022 in Plastic Surgery
For many plastic surgery patients of Dr. Ransom, cost is one of the foremost topics brought up during a consultation. If you’re like most patients, you’ve likely explored many different plastic surgeons in your area to get cost estimates and compare. It’s possible to get widely varied cost estimates for the same procedure, and it’s important to know that this shouldn’t be a deciding factor in your decision to undergo cosmetic surgery. As with many things, you typically get what you pay for when it comes to plastic surgery. Here’s what to know about plastic surgery costs and how to select the right double board-certified plastic surgeon for your needs.
Many patients new to cosmetic treatment tend to prefer non-surgical treatments specifically for their lower cost. Although non-surgical facial rejuvenation can be a very effective way to maintain a youthful look and boost your confidence, it’s not always the best option for getting the transformative results you’re hoping for. In many cases, surgery is more likely to produce the results you want – and although non-surgical treatments are cheaper, you may end up paying more for results that don’t measure up to your expectations. Your results may also not last as long as you hope, in which case you’ll need to pursue re-treatment – or opt for surgery anyway.
When determining whether you want to pursue non-surgical treatments, first determine what results you want to achieve. Dr. Ransom can recommend the best fit for your goals, whether it’s surgery or not, and you can then consider whether the cost is worth it.
If you decide that plastic surgery is the best fit, it’s natural to look at the breakdown of those costs. Plastic surgery costs are never a fixed price and your personalized estimate from our team will include many different items. These typically include:
Other things that can factor into your costs include your location and any travel fees associated with it. You can also plan on additional things like recovery materials, prescription medications, and various other costs associated with your appointments and surgical processes.
The most experienced, double board-certified facial plastic surgeons like Dr. Ransom tend to come at a higher price because expertise and training matter more than anything else when selecting a plastic surgeon. Board certification requires years of dedication and rigorous training, as well as ongoing education in the latest developments in facial plastic surgery. Dr. Ransom is one of the foremost facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons in the greater northern California area, having trained under leading plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono and completed his Head and Neck Surgery residency training at the University of Pennsylvania, one of the top 10 academic programs and hospitals in the country.
Plastic surgery is focused on the outcome, and it can be risky to trust your face with an inexperienced (and cheaper) plastic surgeon. It’s important to think of it as an investment in your confidence where the returns are based on what you put in. If you want the best results, make sure to seek out the most qualified and experienced facial plastic surgeon.
To meet with Dr. Evan Ransom and learn more about your facial cosmetic surgery options, schedule a consultation at our San Francisco office. You can reach us by calling or filling out our online contact form to get started.
Dr. Evan Ransom is an Ivy League-educated and Ivy League trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is a Double Board Certified Head and Neck Surgeon and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and fellowship-trained in facial plastic, reconstructive, and laser surgery. His practice is in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving patients from San Francisco, Oakland, Marin County, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Walnut Creek, the East Bay, and all over Northern California.