It is a surgical procedure to reshape the chin using silicone implants, absorbable plates or the bone itself, through fractures can move forward or backward the ment.
The scar is located in the gingival sulcus, inner portion of the mouth, and after regeneration of the mucosa it becomes almost imperceptible.
What type of anesthesia used?
Anesthesia to be performed can be local, local with sedation and general and should be consensus among the staff and the patient or guardian.
What is the hospital stay?
Ranges from 6-12 hours, depending on the type of anesthesia performed.How long does the surgery?
The mean duration of the procedure is 1-2 hours.There is pain in the postoperative period?
pain is usually mild, which is rapidly relieved by common analgesics.How is the healing?
dressing is carried around the head with gauze and band being removed after 24 hours. Since then a range of appropriate protection will be used for the postoperative period.When are the stitches removed?
points are performed using absorbable sutures with no need to remove them.How long does it reach the final result?
The final outcome of the procedure is obtained around 6 months postoperatively, but after recent surgery will already have a good estimation of the chin and positioning format.
RECOMMENDATIONS ON PRE-OPERATIVE mentoplasty
- Communicate with us until the day before surgery in case of flu, infections, etc.;
- To obey the established schedule for admission to fast 8 pm including water; />
RECOMMENDATIONS ON POSTOPERATIVE mentoplasty
- Avoid sun, cold and local trauma for a period of 30 days;
- Attend to the clinic for postoperative control;
- Obey the prescription;
- You can return to school activities, professional, 5 days after surgery;
- Liquid diet for 7 days;
- Use the range for 30 days.
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Last updated: Dec 23, 2017 1:49 am