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Bichectomy - cheek surgery information and locations

A cheek reduction surgery is used to remove the small fat pockets “Bichat” located inside the cheeks to help patients get a slender look on their face.
This surgery is a same-day procedure and is usually performed under local anesthesia. The plastic surgeon does a small incision inside the mouth in the cheek area. Then removes the fat pockets “Bichat bag”. After the surgery patients can see the results immediately having a slender and less rounded face.
Get a slender looking face and schedule your Bichectomy or cheek surgery with a certified plastic surgeon!
Benefits
Save up to 74%
Fast procedure
Short recovery time
No visible scars
Elongates and slims the face
Down time
1:00 - 3:00 hrs.
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Locations
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Cancún, Q. Roo.
Dra. Martha P. Panama
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Bichectomy 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 over the age of 18 years old and who have an average weight. We recommend you to refer to one of our certified plastic surgeon 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 feel anything. After surgery, you could experience discomfort in the area as well as 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 Bichat bags to accumulate fat 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.