Bichectomy or cheek surgery information and locations in Mexico

A bichectomy is used to remove small fat pockets from inside the cheeks to create a slenderer look on the patient’s face. This is a same day procedure.
This procedure is usually preformed under local anesthesia. The doctor does a small incision from inside the mouth on each cheek and then removes the fat pocket or Bichat bag (as they’re called.) After surgery, patients can see the results immediately having less rounded features.
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A fast procedure
Short recovery time
No visible scars
Elongates and slims the face
Procedure: 45 min.
Hospital stay: 30 min. - 1 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 5 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups can be scheduled with the maxillofacial surgeon face-to-face or virtually. Patients are clear for flying after 5 days from the bichectomy surgery.
Note: Follow-ups can be arranged as face-to-face or virtually. If needed, you can go to your primary care physician to remove sutures or get medication adjustments.
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Bichectomy or cheek surgery frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
Am I a candidate for a Bichectomy?
This procedure is recommended for patients who are between 18 and 45 years old and who have an average weight. We recommend you to refer to one of our professional doctors for an evaluation to determine if this surgery is best for you.
Is the surgery painful?
During surgery, you will be awake but won’t fell anything. After surgery, you could experience similar discomfort as in a dental procedure, with some swelling and mild pain.
Do I need a special diet after surgery?
Your specialist will usually recommend you to refrain from acidic foods for 1 or 2 weeks. You will also be instructed to clean your mouth several times per day to help the incisions heal properly.
Are the results permanent?
Results are usually permanent, however, putting on weight could cause your cheeks to fill out again.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.