BUCCAL FAT PAD REMOVAL
Slim your lower face and enjoy more sculpted and slimmed cheeks with buccal fat pad removal. This quick and easy procedure is performed in our office under local anesthesia to reduce the appearance of chubby chipmunk cheeks. This procedure involves a 1cm incision inside your mouth on each cheek to eliminate the fat pad that causes chubby and full appearing cheeks. This procedure is often performed in conjunction with a facelift.
BENEFITS OF A BUCCAL FAT PAD REMOVAL
You will discuss your procedure goals and options during your consultation with one of our four surgeons. After that, your surgeon will recommend a procedure plan that aligns with your goals and fits your specific case needs. Finally, if you are ready to schedule your consultation, click the button below.
This approach will be used when not in conjunction with a Facelift. A small 1-centimeter incision will be made inside the mouth on each cheek.
Sometimes, this procedure can be combined with a facelift to maximize your results. If is it performed with a facelift, an external approach can be made to remove the buccal fat pads.
BUCCAL FAT PAD REMOVAL RECOVERY
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If you are a candidate for buccal fat pad removal you should not appear to hollow if you lose weight from exercise or natural aging since those areas of fat are separate from the location of your buccal fat pad. Typically those areas of volume loss are on the outer portions of the face.
It is a procedure performed in our office with no real downtime. You can return to work as usual.