The demand for both procedures has been increasing recently. The trend for a slim face with a very marked profile has become the desire of young and adult women and men. The search for alternatives is constant and the offer is also varied, for this reason, many doubts have arisen as to whether the procedure is the most effective and beneficial when looking to reduce cheeks.
Next, we show you a comparison between liposuction and bichectomy. You will learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of each one and depending on this, which is the one that best suits your needs.
In the case of bichectomy, the surgical wound can often become durable, which implies that there is a greater probability of alterations in the skin of the incision. In both procedures, local anesthesia is usually applied and its duration is approximately 1 hour.
The 2 procedures require a maximum of 3 to 4 days of recovery, in the case of bichectomy, it is required to be more careful with activities that involve a lot of physical effort. In cheek liposuction it will only be necessary to use a special garment for the face.
Facial refinement with laser liposuction brings more accurate aesthetic results compared to bichectomy. This is because it will be done at different points on the cheeks in addition to the double chin and neck. On the other hand, the bichectomy has an immediate result by the extraction of the Bichat bags where the fat accumulates, therefore, the result will be more drastic and noticeable.
On the other hand, liposuction brings permanent results that should not be affected unless there is a very drastic increase in weight. For its part, bichectomy can bring premature aging due to the lack of support that will be in the face due to the absence of these accumulations of fat, and it can be reflected in the sagging of the skin and an extremely thinned face.
Always remember that results may vary, and to maintain the indicated care to the extreme so that recovery brings the least amount of sequelae possible.