The presence of dimples on the cheek is considered a sign of beauty. Although not everyone is born with this attractive trait on their face, many people are fortunate with it. Dimples are thought to enhance the beauty of both males and females, regardless of their gender identity.
Consequently, many people all over the world are undergoing surgical treatments to attain this attractive feature known as a dimple these days. Surgeons utilize a variety of procedures to make dimples that are simple to see and feel.
Cheek dimple surgery is slightly more expensive than chin dimple surgery when compared to both procedures. While cheeks dimple surgery costs between Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 80,000, chin dimple treatment costs around Rs. 1, 00,000 (approximately).
A defect in a muscle called the zygomatic muscle, which is located on the inside of your cheeks, is the primary cause of dimples. Strands of such a muscle tend to fold inside and dip into a particular location, resulting in the production of a dimple when the muscle is moved in that area, as shown in the illustration. The process for creating dimples is done only with a local anesthetic, and the results are immediate.
The majority of the time, the clients have a specific area in mind wherever they want a dimple to be visible when the procedure is performed. Consequently, patients will mark this point in their very own sitting at the front of the mirror when they come to see us in the clinic. In circumstances where the client is unable to decide where the dimple should be placed, the surgeon must indicate the location of the dimple using a combination of cosmetic and anatomic examination of the face.
To put it another way, the surgeon's goal in this treatment is to create a scar in that location that is linked or fixed to the underlying muscles. Consequently, as the scar heals and becomes attached to the muscles beneath, this will produce a depression, which will be exacerbated by the presence of a dimple on the surface. Either unilateral or bilateral dimple creations are available to the patient upon request. Although, the majority of the time, people opt for a single dimple to be created
Recovery after dimple surgery is usually uncomplicated. You don’t have to stay in hospital. In fact, you can frequently go home shortly after the surgery. Soon after the treatment, you can suffer moderate edoema. You can use cold packs to minimize swelling, but will generally diminish away within several days.
Most patients can start work, study, and other usual activities 2 days after undergoing a dimple surgery. Your surgeon might like to see you frequently for couple of weeks after the surgery to examine the results.
Q1. What precautions should I take after dimple surgery?
Your doctor will prescribe orally administered antibiotics during post-surgery. It is advised that you take a full dose of it as prescribed by the doctor along with the painkillers. You will also need to keep your oral hygiene up to the standards and clean your mouth after your meals with antiseptic gargles.
Q2. Is dimple surgery painful?
No, dimple surgery isn’t painful as it is conducted under local anesthesia and numbing effects to allow the patient to have a pain-free experience. The surgery itself doesn’t require any external incisions making it easier. You may feel slight pain or discomfort for the first few days of the surgery which can be helped with the painkillers.
Q3. How long with the dimple surgery last?
Dimple surgery is a minor surgical procedure and hence doesn’t require much time. It can be conducted in around 20 minutes to two hours depending on the case with the use of local anesthesia for the numbing effect.
Q4. How long will my swelling last after the surgery?
The patient may feel slight swelling or bruise for the first two to three days after the surgery after which the swelling will subdue.
Q5. Will dimple surgery look natural?
Dimple surgery completed successfully will give you a natural look. It will take a few weeks for the dimple to start coming off naturally and
Q6. Will I have to be admitted for dimple surgery?
No, you will not have to be admitted for the dimple surgery. It will only take 20 minutes to two hours depending on the case and the patient can move on with their daily routine without any fuss. The stitches inside the cheeks will be removed within a week.