Face contouring

Structure of the face comes from a component of bones, muscles, fat and skin. Reduction of the lower part of the face from large size or higher usually help. Face contouring may be done by liposuction, fat injections, bone reduction, depending on which part you want to decrease or increase.

Bones reduction can be at eyebrows, cheekbones, chin, jaw bone – if you want to reduce a little. Bone reshaping will reduce the height of the facial bones make it slightly lower than the high volume, bone grafts may required.

Pre-Operative Care

  1. Avoid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) such as aspirin, smoking some supplements that affect blood clotting, such as garlic and fish oil at least 2 weeks before surgery.

  2. Avoid from some herbs like Evening Primrose, vitamin E, foods containing high amounts of monosodium glutamate, garlic, soya products. Need to inform the doctor, may need to stop taking for 3-5 days before having the surgery

  3. Preoperative fasting for about 6 hours

  4. Prepared hair wash before surgery prevent infection

  5. The pressure should control pressure is below 140/90 mm Hg (mm Hg) surgical will involve blood loss for 2 weeks before surgery

  6. Avoid smoking 2 weeks before surgery.

  7. Preparation leave for about 7-10 days for full facelift and 5-7 days for some part.

  8. Should bring friend with you on the day of surgery.

  9. Should inform the doctor about your medical conditions like diabetes, heart disease and drug allergies. Such as Penicillin, sulfa, etc.

  10. Those with certain types of heart disease who need drugs such as aspirin should consult a doctor before the surgery

  11. Those taking Coumadin to prevent clotting of the veins in the legs or.

    in people with heart valve leakage should consult your doctor and stop taking before surgery.

  12. Those who use a pacemaker of the heart (Pacemaker) should not have any operation.

  13. Jewelry Metal need to be removed.

Surgical Procedures

  1. Basically, performed under General Anesthesia.

  2. Eyebrows reshaping perform by reshape the bone at the wound which already made down to the scalp.

  3. Cheekbone reduction made by shaping through an incision under the eyes or the mouth.

  4. Chin reshaping made wound to the lower lip.

  5. Jaw bone reshaping made by open wound in the mouth.

  6. May have to drain the fluid under the skin.

Post-Operative Care

  1. Swelling will occur 7-14 days after surgery, cold compress may apply.

  2. Sleepinghead elevated up high to reduce

  3. Fabric that is wrapped around the face is only one day, can be removed the next morning, wash your hair gently by scratching and wash out the bloodstains. Then dry it with hair dryer.

  4. 7 days after surgery need to come back for relieve tension. If the wound under the eye will remove stitches about 5 days after surgery.

  5. After relieve tension then use the “Vitamin E” massage the skin around incision area (around the ear, behind the ear, behind the neck). To prevent hardened scar (Keloid) 2 times a day, every day.

  6. 10 days after surgery come back for removing stitches if wound too tension may remove stitches off on day 14 after surgery.

  7. Taking medication as prescribed until it finished if have any side effect such as rash, itching, nausea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, seek immediate medical attention should visit doctor immediately.

  8. Avoid beverages containing alcohol, no smoking 2 weeks after surgery. If the symptoms are unusual bleeding or swelling should contact a physician immediately.

  9. Come back for stitches remove about 5-7 days.