Average Costs of Procedures

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Wondering how much a cosmetic treatment will cost in your area?  I get questions like these all of the time from SkinTour readers:

  • What is the average botox cost?
  • What is the average cost of Restylane?
  • How much does Latisse cost?
  • How much does hair removal laser cost?
  • How much does laser resurfacing cost?
  • How much does Fraxel cost?

To help answer these questions, I created this cost sheet as a guide to the average prices for various cosmetic dermatology treatments across the US.

Costs in Major Cities: Los Angeles/Seattle/New York/Boston/Miami/Chicago

Procedure Treated Area Cost Per Treatment Treatments Needed
Botox Frown Lines $300-$465 1 every 3-4 months
Botox Frown Lines, Forehead and Crows Feet $590-$860 1 every 3-4 months
Dysport Frown Lines $250-$400 1 every 3-4 months
Dysport Frown Lines, Forehead and Crows Feet $500-$800 1 every 3-4 months
Restylane/Juvederm Nasolabial folds (smile lines) $430-$530 1 every 6-9 months
Restylane/Juvederm Lips $430-$530 1 every 6-9 months
Radiesse Cheeks (to fill in hollow areas) $800-$1200 3, results last 1-2 years
Sculptra Cheeks (to fill in hollow areas) $995-$1,650 3, results last 2-3 years
Fractional CO2 laser Face $1,800 1
Fractional CO2 laser Eyelids $1,200 1
Laser Photorejuvenation IPL Face $500 Series of 5
Laser Photorejuvenation IPL Face and Chest $750 Series of 5
Fraxel Fractional Laser Face $1,000 Series of 2-5
Fraxel Fractional Laser Chest $1,600 2-5
Laser Hair Removal Lip/Chin $250 Series of 5
Laser Hair Removal Underarm $170 Series of 5
Laser Hair Removal Bikini $250 Series of 5
Thermage Full Face $2,600 1
Eyelid Thermage Eyes $1,350 1
Eylid Thermage Eyes and Forehead $1,950 1
Latisse Eyelashes $120 1 every 3 months
Light Peel / Microdermabrasion Face $75-150 Series of 3-5
TCA Chemical Peel Face $300-$1,000 Series of 1-3
Sclerotherapy Legs $300-$400 Series of 1-3

Factors that determine cost:

  • Geographic location
  • Expertise of doctor
  • Amount of time and effort required of the doctor

Don’t forget, technique is very important so make sure you go to a reputable cosmetic dermatologist.  For more information:

Lastly, Dr Irwin spent time coming up with various skin rejuvenation plans on a budget, whether you have $500, $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000+ to spend.

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