Bichectomia costa rica - Bichectomy

The bichectomy is a surgery that is performed inside the mouth next to the cheeks, about 1 cm, this in order to make disappear the bichat bags that form in the cheeks and look a thinner face.

The process is outpatient is performed with local anesthesia so the complications are minimal, the patient must perform prior to the routine routine examinations Complete blood count, TP & TPT.

The surgery takes approximately 2 hours. A liquid or soft diet is recommended the first three days after the procedure to take antibiotics and mouthwashes.

We remind you that every procedure requires a previous evaluation appointment to explain to the patient in person the procedure and evaluate it.

For more information, we invite you to contact us, it will be a pleasure to serve you.

With the technological advances in esthetic medicine, there have been discoveries and now many treatments for many ailments can be performed. Some of them are excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis, skin problems, expression lines or wrinkles, excess weight and so on.

Precisely, part of the excess weight is the fat build up in some parts of the body. For example, in the face we can find the Bichat fat pads, which are adipose tissue that make to face look round and swollen.

In order to treat this body area there’s a treatment called bichectomy which consists on the elimination of said adipose tissues that accumulate inside cheeks. The objective of this is the face having a more defined appearance.

How is the procedure performed?

This technique can be performed both in men and women. The doctor will remove the tissue with a 1-1.5 cm incision that leaves no scars and is not very uncomfortable for the patient.


  • The surgery isn’t painful; in every case local anesthetics are used.
  • It doesn’t stop you from performing your daily activities or job.
  • It is safe and permanent.
  • It is possible to see the results from the first week after the surgery.

Bichectomy results

With the bichectomy treatment the volume of the cheeks will be visibly reduced, making the cheekbones more prominent and improving facial contouring, providing visual harmony in facial features. This is why people who undergo this treatment look thinner and with a more defined face.

If you wish to receive more information about this treatment you can contact us. Our staff will attend you as soon as possible; your well-being is our main concern.

Bichectomia costa rica - Bichectomy

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