|Weight Loss Information|
How Much Will A Tummy Tuck Really Cost?
The cost of a tummy tuck is something to consider when making your ultimate decision. The fees vary and depend on the type of surgery performed, geographic location, hospital and anesthesia fees and other costs. Because a tummy tuck is almost always considered elective surgery, the procedure is usually not covered under medical insurance.
The associated costs of a tummy tuck include the cost of the procedure itself as well as hospital costs and anesthesia. Fees are typically paid in advance of the surgery, and will vary depending on the type of tummy tuck you decide on.
An estimate of tummy tuck prices follows, these figures are only estimates and should be verified for your procedure and region. A 2003 report on average tummy tuck prices puts the procedure alone at $4,600. This does not include the associated costs for hospitalization and other fees. In 2000, USA Today published an article estimating the costs of various plastic surgeries by region in the United States. The Northeastern US had the most expensive estimate at $4,995, while the Southwest had the lowest tummy tuck prices at $3,681.
Today there are many options for tummy tuck surgery, including overseas. Some countries have plastic surgery "spa resorts" where the surgery is performed, and then the patient can convalesce in a resort setting in privacy and with medical care. It would be extremely important to research a facility in another country, as rules and regulations for certification might differ from US standards. References, patient testimonies and medical records for the facility are important for you to carefully review before choosing an overseas option for a tummy tuck.
When considering tummy tuck prices, the total costs can vary from $3,000 - $8000. In addition to the cost of the procedure, be sure to consider the additional costs, which can include operating room fees, lab fees, anesthesiology and follow-up care. These associated costs will be very different according to geographic location, type of surgery and facility. Many surgeons can arrange for financing for your tummy tuck, so be sure to ask if financing is available. One final cost to consider and investigate is whether a tummy tuck procedure might affect your health insurance premiums. Some insurers may raise your risk profile after receiving elective surgery.
All things considered, tummy tuck prices vary according to location, complexity, experience of the surgeon and associated costs. When considering an important procedure such as this, it is crucial to consider all options carefully. Shop around and do your research to get the right procedure for you at the right price.
Tummy Tuck Info provides detailed information on standard and mini tummy tucks, surgery and recovery procedures, and other advice, including the cost of surgery. Tummy Tuck Info is the sister site of Liposuction Web.
No Thanks, Sweety: Im Losing Weight
Dealing with your sweet-tooth can be one of the greatest challenges to a successful weight loss or fat loss battle.
Top 5 Reasons Why Women Over 30 Dont Lose Weight And Keep It Off
Have you heard about it lately? Everywhere you look, women over 30 can find one hundred excuses for not being able to lose weight and keep it off.
Why Did Your Diet Fail You? Or Did You Fail Your Diet?
Are you someone who has, in the past, been on a diet, only to find at the end of it you had lost no weight? Despite putting your best efforts into the diet much of the time, and keeping quite close to recommendations when it came to calories and so on, for some reason things did not quite work out. Eventually, with the pounds drifting off too slowly and back on again too quickly, you just gave up, and went back to "normal".
2 Ways to Start Burning fat Quickly
1. Start Exercising first thing in the morning.
Glycemic Index: A Magic Weight Loss Solution or a Soap Bubble Ready to Burst?
Glycemic index ranks different carbohydrate foods depending on their potential to raise blood glucose levels.
WLS Patients Take Too Long to Order Food: What?s That About?
Families who dine out with their loved ones who've had gastric bypass surgery often complain the patient takes an unusually long time to order food. Rose, whose mother had gastric bypass about eight months ago asked, "What's wrong with her? It's so frustrating!"
7 Excuses For Not Starting Up Your Weight Loss Diet
Changing habits is one of the most difficult challanges we human beings are facing. This also applies to changing food habits, and especially starting a weight loss diet, when you are used to eating what you want when you want it. When we feel defeated by this challenge it is easy to find excuses for not doing it. I'll discuss 7 common excuses for not starting up or staying on a fitness diet, and give you some tips on what to do to get your mind "on track" again.
Is Avoiding Sweets Driving You Nuts? Put the Nuts to Work for You
You can overcome the desires of your sweet-tooth by incorporating some intelligent snacking. Sometimes dieting and weight control can drive you nuts -- well, we're going to put those nuts to work for us.
Seven Reasons Why You Might Take Hoodia
Good health is all too easily taken for granted until something unexpected happens in life. A drug that solves a typical health problem is seen as a minor miracle for its sufferers. Today's medicinal world is littered with supposedly high benefit drugs that proclaim a lot about obesity reduction but do nothing to cure the disease state.
I Can, I Cant
One common question I receive is, "What do you do for maintenance?" It always takes me by surprise because the concept is alien to me. Maintenance? Granted, when I started this lifestyle, I would have loved to have some "vacation" waiting for me at the end, and I was certainly thinking about how I would "relax things" when I achieved my peak physique. Along the journey, however, I learned a true lesson in life: there is never any "maintenance."
Three Steps to Achieving Your Health Goals
We all have aspects of health we want to improve. It could be as simple as increasing your stretching, or as great as starting an exercise program. Regardless of its scope, there is a reason you're not doing it. Although the focus of this article is on health goals, these steps can also be applied to any aspect of your life, personal or professional. I will walk you through 3 steps that are guaranteed to help you achieve a health goal
4 Tips for Fast Fat Loss Part I
Fat Loss Tip #1) Train With Weights
Is Losing Weight The Same As Losing Fat?
Contrary to common belief, your weight is not really the indicator of a weight problem ? the actual percentage of body fat is the true indicator. You need to know what percent of you is actually FAT. How are you going to monitor your weight loss if you do not know what percent of your body is fat, before you begin your program?
Eat Fat to Burn Fat
For about 50 years now, Americans have been eating low fat (some no fat) diets and the funny thing is we have gotten progressively fatter and less healthy. Who ever said low fat diets were healthy, and more importantly, why does eating less fat mean you'll be less fat?
Ten Important Things to Know Before You Join a Weight Loss Program
1. What is my BMI and how do I calculate it?
Negative Calorie Foods FAQs
What is negative calorie effect? Whatever food we eat, our body has to work hard to digest and absorb. There are certain foods that require more calories to digest than their own calories. The overall effect of these foods in our body is that of using calories from body in the process of digestion.
Walking: A Key to Weight Loss
Doctors prescribe Walking as the best medicine for weight loss.
Two Words That Guarantee Success (or failure) When Planning To Lose Weight
Did you know that being successful with losing weight starts with just two words?
A Diet Made For You Will Make All The Difference
To achieve your goals you need a diet that takes into account who you are and what you want.
Zone Diet Weight Loss Program
The Zone Diet as a weight loss program has been discussed in detail by Dr. Barry Sears in his book The Zone: Revolutionary Life Plan to Put Your Body in Total Balance for Permanent Weight Loss.
|home | site map|