Buccal Fat Removal: What, When, How?

Do you have issues with your chubby cheeks? Do you have a round face?  Do you feel like you have a “baby face”? Do you resolve this issue to get the perfect shape of your face? 

Then this article is for you. 

Buccal Fat

There is nothing wrong with having bigger cheeks. But if you want a small, contoured cheek that would enhance your beauty and make you feel confident, then ” Buccal Fat Removal Surgery” is the best option for you. 

The buccal fat pad is a soft fat mass in the middle of your cheeks. This mass of fat is usually round in shape and is located in between facial muscles, underneath the cheekbones.

Buccal Fat Removal Surgery

This surgery is usually not performed with people with thin and narrow faces. Conducting this surgery on thin cheeks will make your cheeks look sunken, give an over aged looks. This surgery is also known as cheek lipectomy.

During this surgery, the buccal fat pad is surgically removed, and to close inclusion, there will be dissolvable sutures.

Sedation: Local anesthesia or General anesthesia

Average Recovery Time: 2 Months

Cost: 2000$  – 5000$

Keep In Mind

  • You shouldn’t have food or water 6 hours before surgery.
  • No smoking 4 weeks before and after.
  • No alcohol use at least 2 days before surgery.

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