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Published on 02/08/2019Mentoplasty

Mentoplasty (chin surgery) is a surgical procedure to reshape the chin by either augmenting or reducing it. This surgery is particularly indicated when chewing or breathing is difficult, but can also be performed for aesthetic purposes only to make the face more harmonious.

Surgery can be divided into: orthognathic class 2 or chin augmentation, which is indicated when the upper jaw is far ahead of the lower teeth and orthognathic class 3 or chin reduction, used when the lower teeth are projected relative to the lower teeth. upper jaw.


When is it indicated?

Mentoplasty is used to correct various functional or aesthetic deformities.

The indication of the appropriate procedure to correct a chin deformity is based on the type and extent of the deformity, which may be considered prominent (macrogeny), deficient (microgeny) or asymmetrical.

Post Surgical Recovery

The discharge is given on the same day. When an implant is placed, the prosthesis is kept immobilized for about a week. If a neck liposuction has been done together, it is also protected by a band.

It is normal for a swelling to develop within the first few days after mentoplasty, but it gradually subsides and disappears within 7 to 10 days. After detachment, the patient may return to normal activities.

At the beginning of the recovery period it is preferable to opt for liquid diet, gradually progressing to softer foods and usually after one week the normal food intake is released.

Depending on the case, it is necessary to use the appliance in the teeth to realign the upper arch in relation to the lower arch.

For further questions about Mentoplasty, make an appointment with Dr. Petrônio Fleury and ensure the best result.

For further questions about Mastopexy, schedule an appointment with Dr. Petrônio Fleury and ensure the best result.

MD Codes: técnica revolucionária ganha espaço nos consultórios de cirurgias plástica

MD Codes is short for Medical Codes, is a method created by the Brazilian plastic surgeon Dr. Maurício de Maio and promotes a lifting effect of the facial tissues, enhancing its contours. It aims to correct details and promote facial harmony by applying a hyaluronic acid filler.

Keep reading to learn more about MD Codes, this technique that is gaining prominence in the aesthetic world.

What is the MD Codes technique?

The method of injecting hyaluronic acid lift in face skin to reduce wrinkles and prevent subsequent squeezing of the area. With the technique, it is possible to correct small asymmetries and make the look youthful.

How does it work?

The plastic surgeon evaluates the face and determines the points where hyaluronic acid will be applied, these points can be chosen from the forehead to the mandibular region. The end result is already visible in the first session and lasts an average of 18 months.

After application, the face may be swollen and bruised, but they subside by about a week.

MD Codes Benefits

MD Codes has several benefits beyond aesthetics, including:

  • Volume replacement;
  • Improvement in support and facial contour;
  • Sagging and wrinkle prevention;
  • Wrinkle minimization;

Interested in the MD Codes method? Schedule your appointment with Dr. Petrônio Fleury through WhatsApp and answer all your questions.

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