Breast Augmentation Cost

Breast Augmentation Cost


Deciding on breast argumentation is a decision not to be taken lightly, this is a radical change to ones body, but you need to keep the end result in mind. Breast Augmentation Cost

Having made the decision to go for it and before booking your appointment, you will need to consider the cost of breast augmentation and how you are going to pay for it.

Any surgery is expensive and breast augmentation costs are no different, the costs stand along side with other areas of what is called plastic surgery. 

The breast augmentation cost can vary depending on the type of breast augmentation surgery desired; the costs may be high, but not totally prohibitive.

Financing options to consider to cover the Breast Augmentation Cost:

  • If you have medical aid, explore what your medical aid will cover. Some medical aids will not cover any aspect of the procedure, but there is no harm in checking if there are any areas of the breast augmentation cost they will cover.
  • You also need to check with your medical aid whether they will cover any post operative complications should they arise. This does not mean that you are expecting complications, but it is always best to be prepared.
  • Most surgeons will accept cash, credit card, debit cards, and/or wire transfer, often paid partially or in full up-front. Most surgeons will not offer a payment plan for the breast augmentation cost. If you require the procedure to be a paid over a period of time, then you will might possibly have to look elsewhere for a loan.
  • First consultations are usually paid upfront and are not usually included in the overall cost of the breast augmentation costs. This could cost between R400 and R600 for the initial consultation.

For the actual breast augmentation cost you can expect to pay anything from R20,000 to about R40,000, depending on various factors, however, the following will be included:

  • The surgeon’s fee.
  • The breast implants, depending on which implant is chosen, they vary in price.
  • The anaesthetist’s fee.
  • The clinic’s fee, depending on the length of time spent at the clinic or hospital as well as breast augmentation recovery costs.
  • Medications and supplies, operative and post-operative. 
  • Follow-up visits, you can expect follow-up visits for at least three months after surgery.

Check before agreeing to have your breast augmentation procedure; don’t be afraid to ask questions.  Get all the facts about the breast augmentation cost so that there are no surprises later on.

Pricing in South Africa is very attractive to overseas visitors, mainly from the United Kingdom or the United States of America.  Due to the weak Rand, South African Plastic Surgeons can offer attractive packaging and breast augmentation costs to overseas clients.

Breast Augmentation Costs

Many overseas clients take advantage of South Africa’s relatively cheap breast augmentation cost to visit South Africa for their breast augmentation. For such visitors the breast augmentation cost does not include accommodation, food, tours, etc.  These are priced separately from the medical procedure pricing structure outlined above. 

If you are a South African resident you would need to find out if there is a Clinic and Surgeon who can do this procedure locally, if not you may have to travel to one of the major cities such as Johannesburg or Cape town.  You will therefore have to make allowances for accommodation, travel etc.  

Being prepared and informed will place less stress on you. Stress hampers the breast augmentation recovery, so do your best to iron out any queries about the breast augmentation cost. Ask questions and get answers, you will be so glad you did.