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Bichectomy: Enhancing the Beauty of Your Cheeks image

Bichectomy, also known as buccal fat removal, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that has gained popularity in recent years. It involves the removal of the buccal fat pads, which are located in the cheeks and is considered a relatively simple procedure that can be performed on an outpatient basis and has a quick recovery time. Many people choose to undergo this procedure to achieve a more defined facial contour and a slimmer, more youthful appearance.

Cosmetic procedure Bichectomy is a surgical procedure in which a small amount of fat from the cheeks is removed. The goal of this procedure is to reduce the size of the cheeks, highlight facial features, and improve facial harmony, resulting in a slimmer appearance and a more attractive look.

The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and requires a recovery period ranging from two weeks to a month, during which the patient needs rest and must follow the doctor's instructions after the procedure, such as avoiding solid or hard foods, maintaining oral hygiene, and reducing strenuous physical activities.

The Bichectomy cosmetic procedure is usually performed under general anesthesia and typically takes from 30 minutes to one hour to complete. The basic steps of the procedure are as follows:


  1.  Facial cleansing and area anesthesia: The facial area is cleaned and sanitized, and the area is anesthetized using general anesthesia.
  2.  The procedure: The surgeon makes a small incision in the skin inside the mouth to access the fatty middle layer between the jaw muscles, and then removes the desired portion of the fat.
  3.  Closure and wound healing: The wound is closed using either dissolvable or non-dissolvable sutures, and the treated area is properly dressed to achieve fast and effective wound healing.


Certain health requirements must be met before undergoing Bichectomy surgery, including:


  1.  The person must be in good health and not suffer from any health problems that hinder the surgery.
  2.  The person must be 18 years or older, as Bichectomy is a cosmetic procedure and there are no recommendations for performing it in children and teenagers.
  3.  There should be no infections in the facial or dental area, and if infections are present, they should be treated before surgery.


It is important to discuss these requirements with a qualified surgeon and evaluate the potential risks of undergoing Bichectomy surgery.

Bichectomy is a common option for changing the shape of the face and improving a person's overall appearance. The expected results of Bichectomy vary from person to person depending on individual goals and facial features. However, initial results usually become visible within a short period of time after the surgery, typically after about two weeks. These results may include:


  1. Improvement of facial features and definition of facial lines.
  2. Reduction of excess fat accumulation in the cheeks and around the mouth, leading to a reduction in cheek size and overall facial improvement.
  3. Enhancement of facial symmetry and balance of facial features.
  4. Improved breathing through the nose, as the removal of excess fat tissue in the cheeks relieves pressure on the nose.

It is important to note that expected results may vary depending on several factors, such as age, skin quality and facial tissue, and the individual's commitment to post-surgery care. Therefore, patients should speak with a qualified surgeon to understand the potential and expected results of this procedure.

Instructions before undergoing a Bichectomy surgery include:


  1. Stopping the intake of pain and swelling-reducing medications containing certain ingredients such as aspirin and ibuprofen for a week before the surgery to avoid bleeding during the procedure.
  2. Refraining from eating or drinking for 8 hours before the surgery to avoid vomiting during the procedure.
  3.  Quitting smoking for at least two weeks before and after the surgery as smoking affects the wound healing process.
  4.  Taking prescribed medications such as antibiotics and pain relievers, and following all instructions related to dosage and timing.

After undergoing a Bichectomy, it is usually recommended to follow some instructions to help promote healing and avoid potential complications. These instructions include:


  1.  Take prescribed medications correctly and avoid taking aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs that may increase the risk of bleeding.
  2.  Rest and relax on the first day after surgery and avoid strenuous activity and exercise for at least two weeks.
  3.  Apply ice to the face for 10-15 minutes twice a day to help reduce swelling and pain.
  4.  Take liquids and food with caution on the first day after surgery and avoid solid foods, meat, and spicy foods for at least two weeks.
  5. Clean the wounds carefully and avoid exposing them to water for at least two weeks.


The patient should talk to their doctor before and after the surgery to receive precise and specific instructions for their health condition and expected surgical outcomes.

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