San Francisco, CA, Feb. 3 2016 – BuildMyBod Health – the online marketplace for healthcare services, releases its 2016 Annual Plastic Surgery Pricing Report.
It should come as no surprise that prospective patients considering cosmetic procedures want to know whether they can afford surgery, before divulging their deepest and darkest insecurities to a stranger; aka a plastic surgeon. Thanks to BuildMyBod Health, consumers can price their dream surgery from the privacy of their own home using the Price Estimator tool.
With almost 130 million dollars worth of consumer estimates generated through BuildMyBod, non-surgical services remain hot commodities. In fact, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), approximately 14 million “minimally-invasive procedures” were performed in 2014, a four percent increase from the year before.
New to the 2016 pricing report is CoolSculpting, the FDA-approved device for non-surgical fat reduction. The buzz for this non-invasive procedure continues across all media outlets after being featured on mainstream talk shows: The View, E! News, and Meredith Viera to name a few. By cooling fat cells, the CoolSculpting procedure can shrink unwanted pockets of fat by 25% – without surgery or downtime. Actress and model, Molly Sims, admits to undergoing the procedure, while others speculate singer/songwriter Mariah Carey underwent the procedure as well.
On the other end of the spectrum, The Brazilian Butt Lift continues to gain popularity. Out of all the patient estimates generated through the BuildMyBod network of providers across the US and Australia, 10% are devoted to the cost of the Brazilian Butt Lift. Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Founder of BuildMyBod Health, attributes this fad to the Kardashian clan.
Other procedures of interest compiled in the Annual Plastic Surgery Pricing Report for 2016 include:
Lip Injections, US average: $622
- West Region average: $565
- South Region average: $667
Breast Augmentation, US average: $6,426
- West Region average: $6,394
- Midwest Region average: $7,663
- South Region average: $5,755
- North Region average: $7,356
Tummy Tuck, US average: $7,407
- West Region average: $7,161
- Midwest Region average: $7,393
- South Region average: $6,717
- North Region average: $7,983
BuildMyBod continues to leave its mark in the healthcare space by making price transparency in healthcare easily accessible through advances in information technology. With approximately 150 providers in the network – including dentists, concierge primary care, lab facilities, dermatologists and plastic surgeons – consumers can check pricing and purchase procedures and services straight from BuildMyBod.com, the doctor’s website, or the BuildMyBod iPhone/iPad app. The price estimates are provided by the doctors themselves. No “claims data,” no nebulous ranges, but real-time healthcare pricing information. Visit the website to learn more. BuildMyBod Health also produces a podcast that showcases the latest insights from across the healthcare spectrum.
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