Why is cheekbone reduction done?
Cheekbone reduction is a cosmetic surgery done to correct excessively prominent cheekbones by shaving and/or repositioning the cheekbones.
How is cheekbone reduction done?
- A small incision is placed about one inch long inside the mouth and a space is made, up and over the bones to be reduced.
- The excess cheekbone is reduced by grinding it down or making cuts in the bone and removing enlarged pieces.
- The procedure is repeated for the other side and the incisions are closed
- No dressings, drains, or garments are needed.