American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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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 $1,226, according to the latest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This average cost is only part of the total price – it does not include other related expenses. Please consult with your plastic surgeon's office to determine your final fee.

Common examples of nonsurgical fat reduction include CoolSculpting®, Liposonix® , Emsculpt®, Vanquish®, Zerona® and Kybella®.

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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