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Buccal Fat Removal in Turkey (Bichectomy) 2024 - A-Medical 


Cheek augmentation is one of the most popular surgeries performed in Turkey to restore plump or swollen cheeks to their former charm. This surgery is also known as Hollywood cheek surgery because many celebrities have had this surgery today.


It is not surprising that bichectomy is so popular in Turkey. The cheap cost of bichectomy in Turkey, easy access to highly experienced plastic and aesthetic surgeons, cheap travel and high quality medical service enable foreigners to choose Turkey for bichectomy.


The cost of bichectomy surgery in Turkey starts from €2800. This cost is much lower when compared to European countries, England and America.


In this article, we will talk about bichectomy surgery in Turkey. We will provide information about the price of bichectomy surgery in Turkey, the best clinics, the best options and the general procedure.


By the way, you can find the discounts and conveniences we offer you as A-Medical health tourism company for bichectomy surgery in Turkey at the end of our article.


What is a bichectomy?


Bichectomy or cheek reduction surgery involves removing fat from the cheeks to define the cheekbones and improve facial appearance. With bichectomy, cheeks acquire a brighter and more beautiful appearance.


During bichectomy surgery, fat is removed from the mouth and the wide cheek appearance of the person is improved. After this procedure, patients see that their cheekbones become prominent and have a more beautiful appearance in a short time.


This surgery is mostly applied to people who do not lose the fat on their cheeks after weight loss surgery, but those who have excess fat on their cheeks can also benefit from the surgery.


Who are the best candidates for bichectomy?


If you want to know if you are a suitable candidate for bichectomy surgery, check if you meet the following criteria:


  • You are uncomfortable with the appearance of full cheeks

  • Your body mass index is normal

  • You are away from smoking, drinking


If you meet all these criteria, you can apply for bichectomy surgery. Afterwards, your doctor will first find out if you meet the other criteria for surgery at the time of consultation.


Bichectomy procedure


When compared with other aesthetic surgery options, we can say that bichectomy is a very simple procedure. Before the procedure, your surgeon will recommend that you stop using some of the medications you are using. These medications often contain blood thinners such as aspirin. Smoking and alcohol use is also one of the habits that you should stop before surgery.


When it's time for the procedure, the nurses will prepare you for the surgery and the surgery will begin.


  • The procedure is typically performed under local anesthesia, with or without sedation, in an outpatient setting.

  • The surgeon starts by making small incisions on the inside of the cheeks, usually near the back molars.

  • Through these incisions, the surgeon carefully removes a portion of the buccal fat pads.

  • The amount of fat removed depends on the patient's desired outcome and the surgeon's assessment.

  • Once the fat is removed, the incisions are closed using dissolvable sutures.

  • The procedure usually takes about 30 minutes to an hour to complete.

  • After the surgery, patients can expect some swelling, bruising, and discomfort, which can be managed with pain medication and cold compresses.


Bichectomy risks and side effects


As in any surgery, there are risks and side effects in bichectomy surgery, albeit small.


Side effects and risks of bichectomy surgery:


  • Possible complications from anesthesia

  • Inconsistent or mismatched outcomes

  • excessive blood loss

  • Potential cardiovascular and respiratory issues, including blood clots

  • Accumulation of fluid

  • Risk of infections

  • Trauma to salivary glands

  • Temporary or chronic facial muscle paralysis due to damage to nerve fibers

  • Nausea or abnormal sensations

  • Persistent pain and improper wound healing

  • Long-lasting swelling

  • Dissatisfaction with visual results or the need for minor adjustments

  • Delayed healing process

  • Allergic reactions to medications or materials used

  • Formation of scars or keloids

  • Changes in skin sensitivity or numbness

  • Revision surgery due to complications or unsatisfactory outcomes

  • Changes in skin color or pigmentation

  • Prolonged swelling or bruising

  • Temporary or permanent changes in facial symmetry


Bichectomy recovery guide


Bichectomy or cheek reduction surgery has a short recovery time. Buccal liposuction surgery is completed in 30 minutes and the full recovery period is 4-6 weeks.



Procedure time

30 minutes

Anesthetic

Local anesthesia

Hospital stay

Same day return home

Days In Turkey

3 Days

Back to work

1 Days

Full recovery

4-6 Weeks

Duration of results

Permanent

Alternative treatments

Facial exercises, weight management, contouring makeup techniques, dermal fillers, and orthodontic treatment.


Bichectomy surgery aftercare


Bichectomy is a surgical operation performed under local anesthesia to get rid of excess or unwanted fat in the cheek area. Anyone who wants to create a face with finer lines and good looks can benefit from this surgical operation.


Rules to follow for recovery after surgery:


  • Use the antibiotics and mouthwashes given to you by your doctor after the surgery

  • In the first week, you should pay attention to your diet and avoid hard meals.

  • Avoid sudden facial movements for the first week


Buccal fat removal in Turkey


Turkey is the cheapest and best country for buccal fat removal surgery. The cost of bichectomy surgery in Turkey starts from €2800, making Turkey the most affordable country in the world for the Buccal Fat Removal procedure. Although the price is cheap, the quality of medical service in Turkey is at European standards.


Choosing Turkey for buccal fat removal (bichectomy) surgery for international patients will bring the following benefits:


  • Cheap price

  • Discounts

  • Cheap accommodation

  • Easy access

  • Cheap and easy access to world-class medical service and experienced doctors

  • Combining your trip with a vacation


How much does buccal fat removal surgery in Turkey cost?


The average cost of buccal fat removal surgery (bichectomy) in Turkey ranges between $3000 and $5700. The exact cost of bichectomy surgery in Turkey starts from €2800.


In fact, having your bichectomy surgery in Turkey can help you save up to 70% or more on average. This even includes hotel, transportation and potential tourist expenses. The Turkish medical sector is world-renowned for its quality and advanced technology.


In the table below, you can see the costs of bichectomy surgery in the world and in Turkey comparatively.



Country

Costs ($USD)

Turkey

$3145

Germany

$2500

United Kingdom

$6500

Poland

$4000

Czech Republic

$3500

Canada

$4900


How does A-Medical help you get buccal fat removal in Turkey?


A-Medical is a health tourism company. As an experienced health tourism company, we offer services that meet both medical and tourism needs of our patients who want to have bichectomy surgery in Turkey.


Obtaining bichectomy surgery in Turkey through A-Medical enables patients to benefit from the following advantages:


  • Discounts (up to 70%)

  • Free transport

  • Free translator support

  • Finding, arranging and booking clinics and doctors

  • Creation of post-operative tourism tours on demand

  • Discounted accommodation support


Thanks to A-Medical health tourism company, it will give you a financial advantage to get buccal fat removal surgery in Turkey at discounted prices, instead of getting the fix price offered by the clinics.


To get in touch with us at A-Medical, you can visit our contact page at amedical.com or send us an email at [email protected]. You can also give us a call at +90 533 423 35 48 (Whatsapp). We are always ready to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have about medical tourism in Turkey and our services.


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