In case you experience shortness of breath, or any weird inflation on your face after the surgery seek medical attention because you may need additional treatment or maybe changing the current medications.
Following your doctor’s instructions is key to a successful buccal fat removal surgery and your doctor will provide you with his/her guidelines so that you will experience a better surgery and recovery.
Buccal fat removal risks and safety
The decision to undergo buccal fat removal surgery is highly personal. You have to consider not only the benefits but also the risks and probable complications of this surgery. The complications are though rare and temporary, fading away with the passage of time.
Your doctor and the medical staff will explain to you in detail the potential risks of this kind of surgery and will answer you all questions you have around this subject.
The possible risks of buccal fat removal surgery include:
- Infection in surgery site
- Slow or poor healing process of incisions
- Anesthesia risks in case the specialist is not experienced enough or simply if the person is allergic to anesthesia drugs
- Fluid accumulation (seroma)
- Numbness in surgical site
- Swelling in the surgical site
- Injury to the facial nerves
- Permanent or temporal facial muscle weakness
- Asymmetrical cheeks after the surgery in case your doctor is not skilled enough
- Possible need for a revision surgery
- Mild pain in surgical site
Your doctor will also:
- Examine and evaluate your general health status and will consider any health issue or possible risk factors
- Examine your face all over
- Take photographs before undergoing the surgery
- Talk to you about your preferences and offers you the best treatment
- Discuss the results of buccal fat removal surgery and/or any risks or potential complications
The success rate and also the safety of your buccal fat removal surgery process depends highly on your personal condition and the consultation you make with the plastic surgeon you choose. The plastic surgeon will ask you questions about your health condition, your lifestyle, etc.
Make sure to ask your doctor all your questions you have in mind. It’s highly important to understand all the aspects of your buccal fat removal surgery.
What is the cost of buccal fat removal surgery?
Buccal fat removal costs usually include:
- Surgeon’s fee
- Hospital or surgical facility costs
- Prescriptions for medications
- Medical tests and x-rays before undergoing the surgery
You should remember that when choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon for buccal fat removal surgery, the surgeon’s experience and your comfort with them are just simply as important as the cost of the surgery.
It’s quite natural to feel nervous about a surgery especially a plastic surgery which you are not sure about the outcomes. Feel free to ask and consult your favorite plastic surgeon via AriaMedTour and we will provide you the consultation you are looking for.