Cheek Bone Reduction?

How is the cheek bone reduction performed? What is the average cost? How many days of recovery is needed after surgery?

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Cheek Bone Reduction

Cheek bone reduction is done using a bone burr to smooth down the cheek bone (malar prominence).

It most easily done through a mouth incision.

The cost depends on what needs to be done.

Recovery takes about 5 days - but swelling over the cheeks will last for months.

I suggest a CAT scan of the cheek bones before surgery to be sure the surgery will not make the cheek bone too fragile afterwards.

Best wishes.

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