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Douglas A. Taranow, DO, FACOS

New York, NY

Plastic Surgery NYC- Tips to save manage your finances for the surgery


Posted January 28, 2014 in Plastic Surgeon

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic surgery approximately 10 million of cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures were performed by board certified doctors in the United States. The most frequently performed plastic surgery in NYC has been breast augmentation. Another popular plastic surgery procedure in NYC is Liposuction, Abdominoplasty, Eyelid surgery and Rhinoplasty.

In NYC, plastic surgery procedures are costly as compared to other big cities. So if you are considering any of the above procedure, then you must plan on things before. Here are the tips that can help you afford the surgery.

Start Saving:

 If you feel you cannot afford to pay for the procedure in full, you should start saving money. You get paid every week. So start keeping a portion of money into your bank account. If you save money like this for one year, you will have enough money for the surgery. Even if you have half the money for the procedure, you can always use your credit to pay the other half.

Use a Credit Card:

You can pay for the surgery using a credit card. You can use a credit card that offers interest free cash for 6 months, so take advantage of this offer. Just make sure you know the limit of your credit card.


Apply for financing. You can apply for it online with a bank or financial institution. If you finance the procedure, it will be easier for you to pay the amount. For approving the finance, you need to have a decent credit. You can also apply a co-signer if your credit is poor.

Care Credit:

You can finance the procedure with Carecredit. They offer a credit card with no up-front costs and monthly payments. It works like a credit card designed for health care services.

In-House financing:

Some plastic surgeons offer in-house financing. In-house financing is free of interest, so it is an excellent opportunity for you. So locate a plastic surgeon that offers that offers in-house financing.

Get a Second Job:

If you are concerned about charges of the plastic surgeon in NYC, you may consider applying for a second job. Working for long hours will help you save more money. You can use the money to pay off your plastic surgery bills.

These are the tips that can help you manage your finances for the surgery. Find a licensed and reputable plastic surgeon near you and discuss in detail the cost of the procedure. For more information, contact Dr Taranow at 212.772.2100