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Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

Minimally Invasive Procedures

Nonsurgical or minimally invasive options for fat reduction include technology that uses heat, cooling or an injected medication to reduce fat cells.

How much does nonsurgical fat reduction cost?

The average cost of nonsurgical fat reduction is $1,417 and the average cost of injection lipolysis is $1,054, according to 2018 statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Nonsurgical fat reduction costs can widely vary. The average fee referenced above is only part of the total cost – it does not include other related expenses.

The price of nonsurgical fat reduction will be based on the expertise and qualifications of the person performing the procedure, the type of procedure used, the time and effort the treatment requires, as well as geographic office location.

Many plastic surgeons offer patient financing plans for nonsurgical fat reduction, so be sure to ask.

Nonsurgical fat reduction costs may include:

  • Prescriptions for medication
  • Surgeon's fee
  • Surgical facility costs

When choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon in your area for nonsurgical fat reduction, remember that the surgeon's experience and your comfort with him or her are just as important as the final cost of the procedure.


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