Buccal Fat Removal in Turkey

Buccal Fat Removal (Bichectomy) in Turkey

Bichectomy, also known as buccal fat removal is a popular aesthetic operation performed in Turkey. A bichectomy surgery is done to give a sharper and more attractive appearance to the face. While working on the overall facial contours, bichectomy also highlights the cheekbones. With this surgery, we are able to remove buccal fat pads in the cheeks. Thus, we can obtain a thinner face shape in patients. Bichectomy surgery is ideal for people who complain that their face looks round and chubby even though they are thin. So if you have lost weight but still have round cheeks, or you have naturally plump cheeks consider yourself a good candidate for the procedure.

You can contact us right away via Whatsapp or telephone to get a free consultation from our medical experts. Don’t forget that you can get %30 discount opportunity special for this month. Our specialists will help you with more detailed information about bichectomy surgery in Turkey.

Buccal Fat Removal Surgery Overview 

Procedure time 1 hour
Anesthesia  Local/General anesthesia or Sedation
Side effects Soreness, bruising, bleeding
Recovery  1 week

How Long Does a Bichectomy (Buccal Fat Removal) in Turkey Takes?

The duration of the bichectomy in Turkey operation takes around 1 hour including the preparation time. It can be done under general anesthesia if the patient asks for it, however we recommend that the procedure be done with local anesthesia or sedation since it is a simple procedure. Once the anesthesia shows it’s affect, we make a 1.5 cm incision in the cheek and then gently take out the buccal fat pad. We use dissolvable sutures to stitch each side.

You don’t have to stay in the hospital after having bichectomy surgery. Patients can go home right after the procedure.

Recovery Period after Bichectomy in Turkey

You must expect your cheeks to be swollen and bruised after the surgery. It is totally normal as we operate the underlying buccal fat pads. You can try to elevate your head while sleeping and use cold compresses for a few days. What we recommend to our patients is avoiding strenuous activities at least three weeks afterwards.

You have to wait about 3 months to see your final results. In most cases, the swelling go down within a day, still some people can swell longer than others. You can resume your regular diet and activity the day after the procedure. You will have some antibiotics and a mouth wash and we give you pain medication which the average patient takes for 1-2 days only.

As the ClinicExpert team, it is important for us that our patients get through the recovery process in a much shorter time and with no stress. We are aware of how precious the time of our patients is, considering they are coming from abroad. And therefore we make separate plans for each patient and make sure that we use the time they spend here in the most productive way. If your time is limited and you have fears about having an aesthetic operation in a foreign country, contact us right now and our specialists will explain all the process to you.

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