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The Profileoplasty surgery performed in Clínica Sanza in Barcelona consists in correcting the facial features of the nose, chin, and cheekbones with the help of surgery. This way, it is possible to combine and bring to practice procedures such as a rhinoplasty, a mentoplasty, a malarplasty (midface implants) or a frontoplasty in one single surgery.

  • Rhinoplasty, simple or complete, depending on what part of the cartilage must be corrected and/or reconstructed; either the nose osseo cartilage framework or bone. It is important to mention that a rhinoplasty doesn’t always have a reductive function; sometimes it is required to elevate the nose.
  • A mentoplasty allows to reduce or increase the chin, mandibular angles or the whole mandibular line; it alters the underlying structure of the face, providing better balance to the facial features and a better appereance.
  • A malarplasty refers to the aesthetic surgical technique that slightly increases the volume of the cheekbone volume by inserting a small prosthesis.
  • The term frontoplasty or forehead surgery corrects the shape of the forehead.

Even though the basic procedure of a profieloplasty has just been explained, this intervention is a huge procedure, as broad as the face profile itself, therefore, this intervention can have an effect on different areas of the face, ranging from the forehead to the jowl. For this reason, there are many techniques that are used when performing the procedure of a perfiloplasty. These techniques can include small grafts or fillings (in some cases, small liposuctions in specific areas).

Clínica Sanza in Barcelona, Spain, is a reference centre for profileoplasty surgery.


At Clínica Sanza we rely on the Sagrat Cor Hospital, part of the Quirónsalud group, to perform our surgical procedures.
Its prestige, facilities, medical and healthcare staff, as well as its technology are a guarantee.


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People who feel unhappy with their physical appearance; with facial features that they might dislike or feel uncomfortable with.

People who desire a sex reassignment surgery, or have a facial feminization/masculinization surgery.


Each profileoplasty case is different and that is why each case has a different type of intervention.

Without taking into consideration the final retouch and the delicate areas, we only take into consideration this section: the forehead, the nose, the chin, the cheekbones, and overall the most relevant features of the face.


  • From 2 to 4 hours, depending on what the intervention is about.



  • Evaluation of the area to determine if the treatment is suitable.
  • Following the correct guidelines that are set by the doctor.
  • General testing (cardiac and respiratory diagnostics).


  • Local and sedation, or general.


  • 24h hospital stay.


  • Bandage or dressing for 24h when the procedure includes frontoplasty, chin or jaw.
  • Nasal plug and a protective splint with a rhynoplasty.
  • Medication if required, painkiller or anti-inflammatory.
  • Mandatory revisions after a few days, a few weeks and a few months, according to prescription.


  • From 5 to 10 days.
  • Watch out for not getting hurt or damaged directly on the area that has been treated.
  • Not realizing any extreme sport in the next month.


  • Clear and visible aesthetic change from minute one.
  • Final results can be seen one month after the intervention.
  • Rejuvenated and improved appereance.
  • Improvement of psychological profile, increasing the individual’s self-esteem.


  • Average intervention.


  • Low.
  • Risks the intervention might have: these risks are minimum, sometimes there is a flaw when carrying out ossification, this may need an extra retouch.
  • Risks of the whole intervention: hemorrhage, infection, alteration of skin wound healing

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