Are you considering a Tummy Tuck in Canada? If you are, it is critical to be aware of the potential costs associated with this procedure. Abdominoplasty – which is more commonly referred to as a Tummy Tuck – is usually implemented to reform saggy skin and firm up underlying abdominal muscles that have been stretched or weakened because of pregnancy, weight reduction or aging.
The cost of a tummy tuck in Canada can vary depending on a number of factors. These factors include the type of tummy tuck procedure you choose, the surgeon’s experience and location, and the complexity of the surgery. While each patient’s case is unique, on average, a Tummy Tuck with Lipo Sculpting (Abdominoplasty) could cost you anywhere from $10,000 to $13,500. If you’re looking for a Full Lipo-Tummy Tuck (Full Lipo-Abdominoplasty), it could run you between $13,000 and $16,500.
*The prices listed serve only as a guide to the usual estimated costs for the listed procedures. Each patient is unique and requires a consultation in-person with Dr. Laliberte to determine the complexity of their case and the time required to complete the procedure. Exact quotes will be provided only after you have been seen by Dr. Laliberte in consultation.
What Is A Tummy Tuck | Abdominoplasty
Are you tired of excess fat or loose skin on your abdomen? A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, can help flatten your belly by removing excess fat and skin, while repositioning the remaining skin to create a more toned appearance. This procedure is typically performed on patients who have excess skin or fat on their abdomen following pregnancy, weight loss, or due to weak muscles. The surgery usually takes around 3-4 hours to complete.
Tummy Tuck With SAFE Lipo-Sculpting (Lipo-Abdominoplasty)
At Radiance Plastic Surgery, we offer a full tummy tuck or lipo-abdominoplasty surgery, which combines SAFE lipo-sculpting of the hips and flanks with corset abdominoplasty. This procedure is ideal for patients who have experienced weight loss or have a flabby abdomen with weak muscles that impairs their body contour.
Tummy Tuck Consultation Fees
Plastic surgeons across Canada will have differing consultation fees. At Radiance Plastic Surgery, consultation fees for plastic surgery patients are charged at a rate of $125 plus GST ($131.25) and are non-refundable. It’s important to note that this fee will be applied towards future surgery should you decide to continue with the procedure.
After the consultation, patients will be provided with a customized surgical quote that takes into account various types of expenses, including the surgeon fee, anesthesia fee, operating room and nursing fees, special equipment and surgical implants, compression garments, and applicable taxes. It’s worth noting that these quotes are valid for up to six months from the date printed on the estimate.
For those interested in financing options, we’re proud to partner with Credit Medical, Medicard, and Paybright. To apply for financing, patients can either complete a finance application in-office or online.
Factors That Affect The Cost of A Tummy Tuck
As mentioned above, there are several factors that can affect the cost of a tummy tuck. Let’s take a closer look at some of these factors:
Type of Procedure
The type of tummy tuck procedure you get wil definitely affect the overall cost. A mini tummy tuck will be less expensive than a full tummy tuck with lipo-sculpting. You will want to consult with a qualified surgeon to find out the best options available to you.
Surgeon’s Experience and Location
There are times when the location and the experience of the plastic surgeon can have an impact on the cost of the tummy tuck surgery. If a surgeon has more completed surgeries, it would make sense that they can charge more due to that level of experience.
Complexity of Surgery
The complexity of the surgery can also affect the cost. If there are more extensive procedures involved, such as additional liposuction, the cost will likely be higher.
Additional fees may include hospital fees if admission post-operatively is necessary, extra dressings as well as transport and accommodation in Canmore.
It’s important to keep in mind that the cost of a tummy tuck should not be the only factor to consider when choosing a surgeon. It’s important to choose a qualified surgeon with experience in tummy tuck procedures to ensure the best possible outcome.
In conclusion, the cost of a tummy tuck in Canada can vary depending on a number of factors. However, it’s important to choose a qualified surgeon with experience in the procedure to ensure the best possible outcome.