Michael E. Decherd, M.D.
San Antonio Plastic Surgery Institute
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Information About Plastic Surgery Procedures

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Average Cost
$6,000 - $15,000
Recovery Time
10-14 Days

A facelift is a cosmetic surgery that removes excess skin on the face and pulls the skin tighter and higher to create a younger, smoother appearance.

Average Cost
$4,000 - $7,000
Recovery Time
1-2 Weeks

A brow lift is a cosmetic procedure that lifts the brow to create an awakened, rested appearance. It is used for patients that have saggy eyebrows.

Average Cost
$3,000 - $5,000
Recovery Time
1-2 Weeks

Otoplasty is a cosmetic ear surgery that corrects ear deformities of one or both ears, resulting in a more natural and normal appearance.

Average Cost
$5,000 - $8,000
Recovery Time
7-10 Days

Excess skin in the neck, frequently referred to as a “turkey neck,” can be tightened surgically with a neck lift to create a more youthful contour.

Average Cost
$2,000 - $4,500
Recovery Time
1 Week

Stubborn pockets of fat around the neck can be targeted with neck liposuction surgery helping patients attain a more evenly contoured neckline.

Recovery Time
1 Week

Kybella is nonsurgical approach that can contour and shape the neck with a simple FDA-approved injection designed to reduce a "double chin".

Average Cost
$5,400 - $6,700
Recovery Time
1-6 Weeks

Breast augmentation is a cosmetic surgery that places silicone or saline implants to create a fuller and shapelier breast size and appearance.

Average Cost
$4,500 - $6,000
Recovery Time
4-6 Weeks

A breast lift repositions and reshapes a saggy, deflated breast so that it sits higher on the chest wall and appears shapelier, younger and natural.

Average Cost
$5,000 - $10,000
Recovery Time
4-6 Weeks

Breast revision surgery corrects, removes or replaces an implant. This is done for implants that are no longer wanted, effective or desirable.

Average Cost
$5,000 - $10,000
Recovery Time
4-6 Weeks

Cosmetic breast reduction surgery reduces the size and shape of the breasts so that they look better and feel lighter for the patient.

Average Cost
$9,000 - $12,000
Recovery Time
4-6 Weeks

Breast augmentation with a lift corrects a sagging breast by tightening the skin and lifting the breast while using implants to add volume and size.

Average Cost
$8,000 - $17,000
Recovery Time
4-6 Weeks

A mommy makeover is a procedure that combines multiple cosmetic surgeries that remove fat and skin to minimize the effects of pregnancy on the body.

Average Cost
$2,500 - $9,500
Recovery Time
1 Week

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery procedure that removes fat from the body to result in a slimmer appearance and help reshape certain body parts.

Recovery Time
6 Weeks

Using multiple contouring procedures, an upper body lift helps patients achieve their weight loss goals, and complete their body transformation.

Average Cost
$7,000 - $12,500
Recovery Time
3-4 Weeks

A tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgery that removes excess fat and loose skin while tightening the underlying muscles to create a flat, toned tummy.

Body contouring combines a number of cosmetic surgeries to reshape body parts by tightening and lifting loose skin for a smoother, tighter look.

Average Cost
$4,500 - $5,700
Recovery Time
4-6 Weeks

Mini tummy tucks are a scaled down versions of a traditional tummy tuck that target persistent abdominal “pooches” near the belly button.

Average Cost
$8,400 - $15,000
Recovery Time
6-8 Weeks

After weight loss surgery combines plastic surgery procedures to help patients who have lost massive amounts of weight and want to tighten loose skin.

Average Cost
$5,500 - $10,000
Recovery Time
6-8 Weeks

A thigh lift is a body contouring surgery that removes fat and trims away excess skin while lifting and tightening the upper inner/outer thigh.

Average Cost
$5,000 - $10,000
Recovery Time
2-4 Weeks

A buttock augmentation surgery creates a more defined buttock by usage of implants.

Average Cost
$5,000 - $6,500
Recovery Time
4-6 Weeks

An arm lift (brachioplasty) is a surgery that reshapes the arm by removing excess fat and hanging skin to result in a more contoured appearance.

Average Cost
$8,500 - $14,000
Recovery Time
1-2 Weeks

A Brazilian butt lift (butt enhancement) reshapes and fills out the buttocks by injecting fat tissue that is taken from the patient’s own body.

Average Cost
$10,000 - $17,000
Recovery Time
2 Weeks

A lower body lift is a surgery combining multiple body contouring procedures to address loose skin and excess fat on the tummy, hips and buttocks.

Average Cost
$3,000 - $11,000
Recovery Time
2-4 Weeks

Fat transfers take fat from one area of the body via tumescent liposuction and transfers it to another part of the body where fullness is desired.

Average Cost
$4,000 - $5,000
Recovery Time
4-6 Weeks

Labia rejuvenation (labiaplasty) is a surgery that reduces/reshapes the skin and tissue of the labia (vaginal lips) to result in a normal appearance.

Average Cost
$5,000 - $10,000
Recovery Time
2-4 Weeks

Rhinoplasty, known as a nose job, is a cosmetic surgery procedure that corrects nose deformities and reshapes the nose for aesthetic purposes.

Average Cost
$4,000 - $20,000
Recovery Time
2-4 Weeks

Revision rhinoplasty is a surgery performed to correct an undesirable result following an original rhinoplasty procedure.

Average Cost
$400 - $1,000
Recovery Time
0 Minutes

Juvederm is a hyaluronic-acid-based injectable filler used to add volume to the lips and cheeks, and minimize the appearance of facial wrinkles.

Average Cost
$3,000 - $7,000
Recovery Time
2-4 Weeks

Eyelid surgery, also called an eyelid tuck, gives patients a more rested appearance by removing excess fat and tissue from the upper/lower eyelids.

Average Cost
$350 - $700
Recovery Time
1-2 Days

BOTOX is a nonsurgical, facial rejuvenation treatment that temporarily freezes the muscles under the skin to create a smooth result on the surface.

Average Cost
$350 - $1,500
Recovery Time
1-2 Days

An injectable filler is a derma product that adds volume, smoothes wrinkles and rejuvenates skin on the face, with lasting results.

Average Cost
$350 - $700
Recovery Time
2 Hours

Wrinkle relaxers, such as BOTOX, Dysport and Xeomin, temporarily relax the muscles under the skin to create a smooth result on the surface.

Average Cost
$125 - $6,000
Recovery Time
1-2 Weeks

A chemical peel is a nonsurgical alternative for patients who want to remove damaged skin cells, and improve skin irregularities.

Average Cost
$500 - $1,000
Recovery Time
1-6 Weeks

Patients who wish to improve the appearance of an unsightly scar may choose to have scar revision surgery to minimize it and make it less noticeable.

*Stock images are models. Case photos are actual patients of Dr. Decherd. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.

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