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What is Dimple Aesthetics (Dimpleplasty)?

Dimple occurs as a result of shortness of the zygomaticus muscle on the face during development in the womb, that is, it actually November as a defect. Dimples, which are usually present on both cheeks, sometimes appear on one cheek or on the chin.

Dimple aesthetics is an operation performed through the mouth under local anesthesia, which takes about 20-40 minutes on average. Before the operation, where the dimple will be made is determined and marked by examination. After local anesthesia is performed and a certain amount is expected, dimple aesthetic surgery is performed. In the operation, the mimic November muscles are sutured to the desired area of the cheek to form dimples. There will be a slight swelling after the operation, the swelling will improve after about a week. The stitches will dissolve spontaneously in the mouth.

After the operation, there will be some swelling in the surgical area, which usually resolves within a week. However, the stitches in the mouth will melt on their own and the dimples will appear by making themselves obvious when laughing.

To Whom is Dimple Aesthetics Performed?

Dimple aesthetics, which can be applied to almost any face shape, is a popular procedure that is very preferred by both women and men. The most effective results are obtained in people with plump facial features, while satisfactory results cannot be obtained in very weak cheeks. Men prefer chin dimples more than cheek dimples. Those who have dimple aesthetics are usually inspired by the dimples of world famous names.

Is dimple aesthetic surgery difficult, how long is it performed?

Dimple aesthetics, 3-4 mm made through the mouth after marking on the cheek. it is performed with an incision and under local anesthesia. The processing time does not exceed 10 minutes for one party. The only restriction requested from the patient after surgery is to pay attention to mouthwash and oral hygiene after meals for 2 days. The patient can return to work the next day, do sports and go on a trip.

Returning Dimple Aesthetics to Its Former State

One of the most important advantages of having dimple aesthetics is to eliminate dimples when desired. If a person is dissatisfied with their dimples or bored, the dimples can be destroyed with a very small intervention. Sometimes the dimple does not happen as desired, or the person does not suit himself after a certain period of time. In such cases, the return is quite easy.

The Risks of Dimple Aesthetics

As with any operation, there is a risk of infection and bleeding during dimple aesthetic surgery. For such cases, there are possibilities such as a small intervention or medication. If the tissue removed in some operations is insufficient, there is also a risk of not forming dimples. It may also be the opposite; if the removed tissue is too much, there will be a permanent collapse, which will lead to it looking artificial. But thanks to the developments experienced, these negativities can also be easily intervened.

Venus Dimple

Venus aesthetics causes an aesthetic appearance as well as pleasing to the eye. Although there is a small detail in the overall appearance of the body, it can give a person charm. These dimples symbolize the dimples of the waist. Some people have it from birth. Some people may want to have it. Dimples made to provide a more attractive appearance are called Venus dimples. If liposuction will be applied to other areas during the procedure, general anesthesia is used and the price differs accordingly. Thanks to the dimple aesthetics, it is possible to create venus dimples with a symmetrical distance of 6-8 cm in the midline Decile between the waist and butt. This is usually common among young people. Especially during the periods of low waist fashion, those who want to have venus dimple are increasing. Famous people are very willing to have venus dimple. The operation performed under local anesthesia takes 20 minutes. Venus dimples are formed by thinning the subcutaneous adipose tissue of patients.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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