A smile with a dimple can steal someone's heart anytime. And if you are looking for that perfect dimple smile, a simple 30 minutes procedure can bring that perfect dimple smile to your face. Anatomically a dimple is formed when there is a tiny gap in the cheek muscles and the skin overlying it gets adhered to the underlying muscle to make a dynamic dimple that appears while smiling or talking. Cosmetic surgically using the same principles can help to create a dimple.
The surgically created dimples are permanent. The sutures are absorbable and get absorbed in a few weeks. Still, the dimple is permanent as there occur adhesion between the skin and the muscles resulting in the permanent dimple.
Yes, the surgery can be completely reversed if, later on, one desire to not having dimple, by simply releasing the adhesion between skin and muscles, the surgery can be reversed.
Post-operatively some swelling and bruising are expected that usually resolves in 3 to 5 days time. One can resume normal daily activity from the very next day. As there is a stitch inside the mouth, the patient is asked to maintain oral hygiene, and a mouth wash is also recommended. A soft diet is advised for the initial 3 days.
*Opinions/ Results may vary from person to person.