Laser technology has revolutionized the field of plastic surgery by making certain procedures more precise and less invasive. Liposuction is one such procedure, where innovative approaches such as SmartLipo are now available. During the initial consultation, the surgeon will explain all aspects of the laser-based SmartLipo treatment, including its costs.
The first goal of a responsible surgeon will be educate the patient about the procedure and help them make the right decision. Board certified plastic surgeons at MBody provide SmartLipo to patients in Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Vienna, McLean, Loudoun, Ashburn, Tysons Corner, Reston, Arlington, Chevy Chase, Richmond, Fredericksburg, and surrounding communities.
Factors Influencing the Price Tag
The dollar amount of SmartLipo laser liposuction plastic surgery procedure can differ between two practices and sometimes even between two patients at the same practice. Several factors will impact the overall price tag of the procedure.
Where the practice is location will usually make a significant difference to the cost of a cosmetic procedure such as SmartLipo. The costs of real estate and other living costs are generally higher in major metropolitan areas and prime urban centers. As a result, practices located in these areas may charge higher for their services than a practice located in a small town in an interior region.
Surgical Venue Costs
SmartLipo laser liposuction procedure may be performed at a hospital, an accredited surgical center or a private surgical suite. In general terms, the hospital costs will be the highest, while the private surgical suite may be the most affordable option. Nowadays, accredited surgical centers have emerged as a popular option for a surgical venue because they typically cost less than a hospital but offer high quality standards to maintain their accreditation.
Fee Charged by the Surgeon
The liposuction surgeon will usually charge a fee according to their qualifications, experience and professional standing. Patients should preferably choose a board certified plastic surgeon instead of focusing on the surgeon’s fee as a key factor. Board certified plastic surgeons will invest in the best practices and standards of care, adopt the latest surgical techniques, pursue continuing education, and follow current safety protocols to deliver the best outcomes to their patients.
Extent of Surgery
Each patient will have different requirements for SmartLipo, depending on their unique anatomical and cosmetic needs. Some patients may require very limited treatment in just one area, while some others may need more extensive fat reduction from multiple fat bulges in the abdomen, thighs, upper arms, or other major areas.
The overall sticker price of the procedure will be affected by the length and complexity of an individual surgery. Some patients may want to combine SmartLipo with other surgical or non-surgical aesthetic procedures, which will also affect the costs.
Patients can choose from various financing options such as credit cards, bank loans, personal borrowings or specialized loans from medical care financing firms. Experienced plastic surgeons Dr. Burton Sundin and Dr. Reps Sundin receive patients from Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Vienna, McLean, Loudoun, Ashburn, Tysons Corner, Reston, Arlington, Chevy Chase, Richmond, Fredericksburg, and other cities that lie across the landscape in this part of the nation for SmartLipo.
For more information on the surgical and non-surgical procedures and treatments by Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons Dr. Reps Sundin and Dr. Burton Sundin please visit
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