The recovery takes place at home. During the first post-operative days there will be a little inflammation in the cheeks and presence of pain in the area. The face will deflate within the next 15 to 20 days.
With this surgery, definitive results are obtained. Even if the person gains weight it will not be necessary to repeat the procedure.
› To prevent infections, it is important to maintain oral hygiene prior to surgery and also after surgery, brushing the teeth as usual, and daily.
› The diet must be soft and liquid.
› It is advisable to avoid intense physical efforts during the first 10-15 days in order to inflame the area.
› Sleep with your face up, in this way the area of the intervention will not be altered, especially in the first days.
› Comply with the schedule of medications prescribed by the surgeon.
› Place ice packs wrapped in a towel.
› Sleep a little while sitting for the first 24 hours.