Buccal Fat Removal Surgery in Turkey

Buccal fat removal, also known as Bichectomy is a cosmetic procedure that involves removing excess fat from the cheeks (buccal fat pads), and reshaping the cheek to give patients a slimmer looking jawline, and defined cheekbones. 

This procedure can help reduce fullness in your face, achieve a more balanced facial structure, and highlight your bone structure, giving your cheekbones a more narrowed and youthful appearance.

How to prepare for Buccal Fat Surgery?

Before Buccal Fat Removal surgery you will need to have a medical examination and consultation with the surgeon so they can examine the neck area and jawline. They will also discuss the procedure, and be able to advise on other surgeries that you can have alongside bichectomy, such as a nose job, face lift, and neck lift

It is essential to share accurate information about your medical history, and any medication you take prior to the surgery, so the surgeon can give you the best possible advice about how to prepare for the procedure.

The surgeon may ask you to do the following before the procedure:

– Avoid medications contain aspirin or Ibufren two weeks before surgery 

– Keep hydrated and drink plenty of water one week before surgery 

– Avoid alcohol for 48 hours before the operation

Bichectomy Procedure

The Bichectomy procedure starts with a small incision in the cheek wall of your mouth on both sides of your face to expose the fat pads. The surgeon will then remove the buccal fat pads, and the incisions will be closed with dissolvable sutures. The operation is done under general anaesthesia and takes 1-2 two hours.

Essential information for Buccal Fat Surgery

Duration: 30-min – 1 Hour 
Hospital Stay: Same day procedure
Full Recovery: 3-4 weeks
Results: 3-6 months

Buccal Fat Costs in Turkey

Buccal fat removal costs in Turkey start from £1,000, which usually includes accommodation at a four star hotel, all medical fees, VIP transfers from the hotel to the clinic, and all surgery costs. Comparing this to the average cost in the UK of £4,000 you can save a considerable amount when choosing an all inclusive package in Turkey.

Choosing Turkey for Buccal fat removal or any other facial and cosmetic surgery has so many advantages aside from costs and exceptional medical facilities. They have world-class surgeons, high quality hospitals, and are one of the most popular countries in the world for medical tourism

When choosing a surgeon, it is essential to check their portfolio of before and after photos, ask about previous patients and check reviews. They should also be accredited surgeons and work in hospitals that are registered with the Turkish Ministry of health.

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Buccal Fat Recovery

Buccal fat removal recovery usually takes 5-6 days before you can resume normal activities. Due to the incision placement there will be no visible scarring, mild swelling, and most patients experience very little pain after the procedure, however your cheeks may be sore for the first week.

Buccal fat removal can take 3-6 months to show the final results, but the results are permanent. However it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle as excessive weight gain can lead to your face looking plumper.

What are the Risks of Buccal Fat Surgery?

Buccal fat is a relatively low risk surgery, however like any surgery it poses risks, so If you have any concerns you should discuss them with your surgeon during the initial consultation. Some of the risks may include: 

Infection in the incision area
Lock jaw
Nerve damage
Excessive bleeding

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Arrange a consultation session with a buccal fat removal specialist from our team. Allowing you have a deep understanding into how the procedure would be for you which will include discussing realistic expectations and outcomes, recovery, any concerns you may have, and how you can proceed. Our team are here to help you and answer any questions you may have with your buccal fat removal queries and your trip.

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    If you have inquiries regarding buccal fat removal in Turkey, feel free to reach our to our team of specialists who can address your queries directly. In the meantime here are some frequently asked questions we encounter from individuals considering buccal fat removal surgery

    Patients with excess fat in the cheek area, rounded or square face, who are generally healthy and maintain a stable weight are good candidates for buccal fat removal.

    The removal of buccal fat pads are permanent and do not grow back, so your face shape should last, unless you experience rapid weight gain or loss.

    Buccal Fat Removal can give you a more defined jawline, slimmer looking facial features,and sharper cheekbones. It helps you achieve a more youthful appearance and can boost self confidence.

    The content on this website is not intended to serve as a replacement for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. It is important to seek medical advice from a medical practitioner before undergoing any surgery.

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