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The recovery time for broken kneecap surgery depends on the type of surgery performed, but complete healing may take up to two years, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. If pins or screws were inserted into the bones, these are removed one to two years after surgery.


A nose job, also known as rhinoplasty, ranges between $3,000 and $8,000 per procedure, according to DocShop, and costs vary depending on the surgeon’s skills and location. The cost is highly dependent upon the extent of the procedures that the patient wants done and the time that they consume.


Wrist surgery does not typically shorten the healing time of a broken wrist. With or without surgery, recovery takes at least six weeks, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. However, sometimes the broken bones are so out of position that they require surgery for proper healing.


In 2013, the average cost of a neck lift was $4,102, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Anesthesia and operating room charges were additional. Price varied by geographic location, the surgeon's experience level and the specific methods used.


Knee surgeries range in cost from $3,676 for a knee arthroscopy to $22,457 for total knee replacement, according to Healthcare Bluebook, as of 2015. Knee arthroscopy is generally an outpatient procedure, whereas a total knee replacement usually requires a four-day admission to a hospital.


As of 2015, medical doctors on RealSelf.com give a range of between $3,000 and $6,000 for the cost of otoplasty, or ear pinning, a common ear surgery. Ear lobe repairs range from $350 to $1,000 per ear. PlasticSurgery.org places the cost of Otoplasty at $3,000 before related expenses.


Some ways to save on plastic surgery costs include exploring possible insurance coverage, checking for discounts, discussing financing options and asking for the surgery as a gift, according to WebMD. Cosmetic surgery insurance provides an option for paying for complications, repairs and follow-up p


Surgery to repair a torn or injured shoulder rotator cuff ranges from $300 to $15,000 plus physician fees of $225 to $4,750, as of 2015. Arthroscopic surgery averages around $7,000.


In Stephen Spielberg's iconic film "Jaws," the main villain of the film is a fictionalized great white shark. The sharks seen in the film are mostly man-made animatronic sharks that have the same physical features and coloring of a great white.


Shaving the jaw line means using a razor to shave facial hair that exists where the face and the neck meet. This is a delicate process because the jaw line is more rounded instead of flat like the rest of the face.