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Most health insurance policies do not cover the costs of a neck lift surgery, claims the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This is because neck lift surgery is elective. This means it is planned and not required to save a person's life or health, according to the Encyclopedia of Surgery.


Insurance does not cover the cost of blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, on the lower lid, according to MedicineNet. However, insurers often cover blepharoplasty of the upper lid if a doctor deems it medically indicated due to a documented obstruction of vision.


Causes of a painful jaw include temporomandibular joint disorder, soft tissue and joint disorders such as osteomyelitis, rheumatoid arthritis, jaw alignment disorder and age-related wear, reports Healthgrades. Other causes include heart attack, oral cancer and dental conditions such as tooth decay,


According to Med-Health.net, cancer of the jaw is commonly known as jaw cancer or oral cancer. It is defined as a cancer that develops in tissues surrounding any part of the jaw.


Signs and symptoms of oral cancer or cancer of the jaw are sores that don't heal, lumps, pain, swelling, numbness or tingling, moving teeth, and difficulty swallowing, according to Mayo Clinic. The biggest risk factor for the development of oral cancer is tobacco use.


The average cost of back surgery depends on the type of procedure; for example, a laminectomy costs around $50,000 to $90,000 for uninsured patients, as of 2015. The cost is up to $150,000 for spinal fusion surgery.


Although the cost of eye surgery can range from between $299 to $4000 per eye according to Lasik.com, the average is about $2000 per eye, as of March 2015. Costs are likely less for those who are living in a small town rather than a big city.


The total cost of brain surgery ranges from around $26,000 to $150,000 or more. Charges for brain surgery vary by location, facility and type of surgery performed. Charges may be adjusted by insurance companies, reducing the total amount paid for a claim.


Potential causes of jaw pain include grinding teeth, dental problems and temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, disorder, according to Colgate. Grinding the teeth is a leading cause of pain and may occur when the patient feels stress or at night when he sleeps and is unaware of it. Stress reduction exerci


Jaw exercises help relax the muscles and increase mobility in the jaw. According to Web MD, jaw exercises can also help ease the pain that arises from temporomandibular disorders. Steven R. Pohlhaus, DDS recommends assisted openings, resisted openings, mid-line exercises, simple stretches, lateral m