Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Cost in Northern Virginia

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Posted on March 15, 2018 under Blepharoplasty, Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Rejuvenation

Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Cost in Northern Virginia

Blepharoplasty | Eyelid Surgery | Chevy Chase | Rockville MDBlepharoplasty, commonly known as eyelid surgery, is a highly effective cosmetic surgery procedure designed to restore a more youthful, rested, and rejuvenated appearance of the eyes. Upper and lower eyelid surgery may be performed separately or as a combined procedure, depending on the aesthetic needs of a patient. In any case, the procedure should be performed only by an experienced plastic surgeon because it involves the eyes.

Dr. Dean Jabs and Dr. Franklin Richards are both board certified plastic surgeons with a combined experience of nearly four decades between them. They provide blepharoplasty in Northern Virginia and other areas through their offices in McLean VA and Bethesda MD. During the initial consultation, Dr. Jabs and Dr. Richards will discuss various aspects of the procedure, including its estimated costs. Patients in Northern Virginia, Fairfax, Alexandria, VA, Chevy Chase, Rockville, MD, and nearby locations have an opportunity to receive eyelid surgery at their practice.

Factors Germane to the Cost

The cost of eyelid surgery can vary between two practices, and in some cases, may even vary between two patients at the same practice. Several factors will go into determining the actual cost of the procedure.

Geographical Location of the Practice

The cost of living index will normally differ between two states, which can influence the average cost of most types of products and services, including cosmetic surgery services. For instance, the cost of blepharoplasty in Northern Virginia, Fairfax, Alexandria, VA, Chevy Chase, Rockville, MD, and surrounding areas may not be the same as the cost in, say, Ohio.

Fee of the Surgeon

The plastic surgeon who will perform blepharoplasty may charge a fee according to their qualifications, experience and reputation in the field of eyelid surgery. However, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) recommends that patients should select the best surgeon for their needs, and consider factors such as the surgeon’s fee only as secondary in their decision making.

Anesthesia and Surgical Facility Costs

Upper or lower eyelid surgery will usually be performed under local anesthesia with IV sedation, but in some cases, general anesthesia may be required. The fee of the anesthesiologist will vary depending on their skills and experience. If the procedure is performed at a state of the art surgical facility with personalized service and highly experienced staff, the cost may differ slightly in comparison to that of an average operating room.

Average Cost of Procedure

The cost of blepharoplasty can vary depending on whether only lower or upper eyelid surgery is performed, or both are performed together. If another procedure such as brow lift may be combined, the cost may be different. Other factors as discussed above will also determine the actual cost of surgery.

As per the figures released by the ASPS for 2013, the average cost of eyelid surgery in the US was $2,818. However, this cost does not include the costs of anesthesia, surgical facility, and other related expenses. Overall cost of eyelid surgery in Northern Virginia may range anywhere from $5,000 to $9,000. Most patients will be eligible for financing options to make payments in convenient monthly installments, if needed.

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Our Plastic Surgery Associates team includes Dr. Franklin Richards, Dr. A. Dean Jabs, and Dr. Keshav Magge. Each of our plastic surgeons is board-certified, and together they have over 60 years of combined experience. Drs. Richards, Jabs, and Magge are all highly qualified in procedures for the face, breast, and body, and pride themselves in providing excellent results through our state-of-the-art, Quad A certified operating centers