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1.What is it?
Cheekbone and jawbone cosmetic surgeries [Orthognathic Surgery] are in a different category. But the way they enhance is similar in the sense that the procedures aim to reshape and alter the contour of the face through implants or by shaving off a portion of the cheek or jawbone. These surgeries require highly skilled and experienced surgeons and it is absolutely necessary to consult with them first.
2.Who needs it?
This procedure of cheek bone and jaw bone cosmetic surgeries can help patients who are bothered by their protruding facial contour. You may be an ideal candidate if you often hear that you have very strong facial features because of your wide and thick jaw bone or bulging cheek bone. This surgery will balance the parts that are out of proportion to the rest of the face and help you achieve a slimmer, more symmetrical face.
Jaw bone surgery or jaw reduction surgery is one of the most serious plastic surgeries as the surgeon has to work near the nerves in the neck. After the incisions are made, your surgeon will reconfigure the jaw line by shaving and contouring the jawbone with a rotating metal tool.
In contrast, the surgical procedure is relatively lightweight for cheek bone. Incisions are made inside the mouth from which the doctor cuts the cheekbone and moves it to a lower position. After gently evening out the cheek bone, the doctor will close the incision with sutures.
Your surgeon should extensively explain the different types of procedures and recommend what is best for your needs.