Your surgeon will realize a preoperative evaluation to determine conditions of
the tissues for the surgery as well as
the general conditions, will request a
series of examinations to value your general state and derterminar if you are
conditions to surrender to this surgery.
It is recommended to abstain from smoking at least two weeks before the procedure,
as well as to avoid to take
anticoagulative medication or for circulation for
two weeks and anti-inflamatoarios as aspirin, Naxen, Ibuprofeno at
least one week
before the surgery.
This procedure can do under local anesthesia with or without sedation.
The mentoplastia carries out to increase the projection of the chin, is achieved
by means of the laying of implant
across incision under the chin or inside the
mouth in the union of the low lip with the gum. The bags of Bichat are
fat in the cheeks, they are eliminated by means of an incision in the pulley inside
the mouth, the facial
lipoesculpture and neck is realized by means of incicions
of half a centimeter in lobes of the ears and under the chin,
the flat cheekbones
increase by means of the laying of special implants across incisions inside the
mouth or in the
rim of the low eyelid.
The surgery is ambulatory, that implies that you don´t need from
when it is realized as the only surgery, after a few hours of
recovery after the
surgery will decide your discharge if you are in conditions
of continuing your
recovery in house, your first visit of review, will be to the 4
to 6 days, time
for which it will value the retirement of sutures.
The following visit will be two weeks to evaluate the evolution and to do
pertinent recommendations as for the care of the scar, later the reviews
be every two weeks up to completing three months of the surgery.
The time of recovery
to do daily activities in house will be two to three
days, for labour activities
it will be seven to ten days and to do exercise and
activities more extenuantes will be until the month.
The time to evaluate the final score without information
process and with the maturation of the scars it will be to the
two to three
We will recommend yuo a serie of cares after the surgery, certainly there
recommended a diet without irritants and high in proteins and fiber, care
wounds is recommended, we will indicate you the use of elastic band
to ten days, as well as to take medicines anti-inflammatory and
will indicate you cares of your skin and the scars by means of
massages and special
creams for it. It is recommended to avoid the
horizontal position for two weeks,
for what you will have to sleep with pillows
in such a way that the face is always
at level higher that the rest of the
body, as well as to avoid exhibition prolonged
to the Sun by four weeks.
1 - 2 hrs.
4 - 6 days
7 - 10 days
The surgical and anaesthetic risks always exist, the possibility of incidents
during the surgery depends on diverse
factors, like age, general state of health,
presence of chronic - degenerative illnesses as diabetes, hypertension,
illnesses, anemia, etc; duration of the surgery, and factors as ingestion of medicines
earlier mentioned or
nicotinism; we determine these risks in the evaluation preoperatoaria
and with the analyses and pre-operative
studies, if we detect some anomaly that
increases these risks one will inform you, as well as the possibility of not
the surgery if these risks are very high.
The most frequent complications are: Haematoma, abnormal scare, Exhibition of
the implants, asymmetries,
infection, etc. your surgeon will explain to you and
will clarify any doubt with regard to these possible complications.
The anaesthetic complications are slightly possible in healthy persons, the incidence
of complications is minor
with the local anesthesia that with the general anesthesia
and they are in direct relation with the time of anesthesia,
for what the risks
increase lightly if the time of surgery increases on having done several surgeries
in the same
procedure, these complications can be from reaction anafiláctica,
shock up to hipoxia cerebral and death,
nevertheless the above mentioned present
to themselves with very small frequency from 1 to 2 of every 2000
this type. therefore you have to know the risks that you traverse with this surgery,
thanks to the
preoperative suitable evaluation, the possibility of satisfaction
is with much, bigger than the risks.
This information DOES NOT REPLACE the personal information of your surgeon,
after evaluating your case especially.