Sincebichectomy (cheek thinning surgery) is a simple surgical procedure, it has become the most preferred aesthetic procedures recently.
Bichectomy is a surgical procedure for removal of excessive fat on the cheek to make the cheekbone and the features more prominent.
HOLLYWOOD CHEEK (BICHECTOMY) CHEEK THINNING SURGERY
Because bichectomy is preferred by Hollywood celebrities most today, it is also called as the Hollywood Cheek. Thin and sharp facial lines provide a stronger expression to the actors in particular. A cheek filling procedure without any surgery may be performed to eliminate non-proportional caved cheek appearance.
CHEEK THINNING SURGERY (BICHECTOMY)
The procedure may be performed under local or general anaesthesia according to the preference of the individual and physician. Almost 40% of the fat tissue is removed through a small incision opened inside the mouth. The procedure lasts about thirty minutes, the incision scar is inside the mouth; therefore there is not any disturbing appearance aesthetically. Partial pain and swelling may appear after the procedure. The patient may return home in the same day. The recovery process is directly proportional with achieving the oral hygiene. Mouthwash and tooth brushing may be done carefully during this period. The sutures inside the cheek will disappear within several days. The treatment result clearly appears within 3 to 4 weeks.
WHO MAY HAVE CHEEK THINNING SURGERY?
Even after settlement of the features following adolescence, everybody who have thick features due to the fat on the cheek may have this procedure. The individuals who are not overweighted and have fat deposition on the cheek area may have bichectomy to have a proportional and aesthetic features.
DAILY LIFE AFTER BICHECTOMY
Oral hygiene and oral care should be performed after bichectomy; mouthwash may be done and teeth may be brushed regularly. This is extremely important to prevent infections on the sutures on the mouth. Since the sutures are absorbable, they are not required to be removed. Furthermore, eating solid foods should be avoided in the first day. Liquid foods should be consumed.
The procedure result may be observed completely after 15 days to 1 month. After recovery period, you may continue on your daily life with a fresh, aesthetic and younger facial expression.