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Dimple surgery (Dimpleplasty) in Istanbul, Turkey

Dimple surgery, which is also known as dimple creation procedure or dimpleplasty, is a simple aesthetic operation that creates dimples on your face by manipulating the cheek tissue. Vantage Clinic provides world-class dimple surgery services in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Dimple Surgery

Dimples are small permanent indentations in the cheeks. These indentations can naturally occur on some people’s faces because of irregular attachments of the facial muscles. Such behaviour is an inherited trait. As they are considered a unique and adorable feature by most people, dimples have become a desirable look. Not only they are viewed as cute but also, they are a sign of fortune in some cultures.

If you were not lucky enough to inherit dimples but have always wanted to have them, a dimple surgery at Vantage Clinic can simply give you what you want. Read on to find more about dimpleplasty.

Local anaesthesia

Because dimpleplasty is such an easy and quick procedure, it does not require general anaesthesia. Local anaesthesia is enough to create a painless experience.

20-minute operation

The entire dimpleplasty operation takes about 20 minutes during which the anaesthetic shows its effect and your surgeon completes the operation.

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Go home on the same day

You can go home on the same day after you have had some rest in a post-operative recovery area. Because the stitches used during the operation are usually dissolvable, you won’t need to schedule another appointment after your surgery.


Dimple surgery is a quick and easy operation. It can be done at your surgeon’s office since it does not require a fully equipped operating room. Your surgeon will mark where you want the dimples on your cheeks based on the previous consultation meetings. A small biopsy instrument is used to create a circular cut in your inner cheek. Your surgeon then creates a suture on the inside of this cut and closes the incision. The dept of the dimple can be adjusted by tightening or loosening this suture. After your surgery, you might notice some swelling on your cheeks. This is nothing to be concerned about can easily be remedied at home. You can apply a cold press on the swollen areas to help with recovery. 


Before surgery

Am I suitable for a dimple surgery?

There are not many requirements to be suitable for dimple surgery. Generally, you should be in good health and over the age of 18.

If you are a smoker, you should be able to quit or take a break from smoking for an easier recovery period. 

A suitable candidate for dimple surgery should have realistic expectations.

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Dimpleplasty cost in Turkey

Have been considering a trip to Turkey? Add dimple surgery to your list! With its large number of qualified surgeons and low prices, Turkey is the perfect place to get your dimple surgery. 

The dimpleplasty cost in Turkey is much lower than in other European countries. Don’t worry though, lower cost does not mean lower quality. Our experienced aesthetic surgeons at Vantage Clinic Istanbul deliver perfect results and give you the look you have been dreaming of. 

The average dimpleplasty cost in Turkey is around $1,000.

Dimple surgery cost in Turkey

Starting From $1000

Frequently asked questions

The results of dimple surgery are permanent. Even though the sutures placed during the surgery dissolve in time, the scar tissue formed during the operation makes sure that the dimples stay put. Only I some rare occasions dimples might fade away in time.

In preparation for your simple surgery, you should stop smoking and drinking as these substances might affect your general health and recovery period.

Because dimple surgery is a one-day operation, you won’t need to bring a change of clothes but it is a good idea to wear loose and comfortable clothing. If you have any mouth or tongue piercings, make sure to remove them prior to surgery.

Your surgeon might instruct you to stop taking certain medications such as ibuprofen, supplements, or blood thinning drugs.

Usually, the recovery period after a dimple surgery takes 7 to 10 days. However, you will be able to go back to your daily life the day after your surgery. Avoid doing any activities that can cause harm to your face during the recovery period. You will need to regularly rinse your mouth with an antiseptic solution during this period. Also, your surgeon might prescribe you some antibiotics.

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