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Buccal Fat Pad Removal

Buccal Fat Pad Removal is a surgical method to remove the fat pad from the cheek. A Buccal Fat Pad is a...

Written by James Boynton · 1 min read >

Buccal Fat Pad Removal is a surgical method to remove the fat pad from the cheek. A Buccal Fat Pad is a naturally occurring fat pad at the pterygoid region. The Size of Buccal Fat Pad may vary from individual to individual and also the Buccal Fat Pad of Each cheek can be different. Buccal Fat Pad Removal Surgery extracts the Extra Fat from the Cheek areas to give an individual an attractive face and jawline. It is not suitable for people with thin, narrow faces because it may make their face gaunter with ageing. People who want to improve their facial appearance and jawlines, and then Buccal Fat Pad Removal is a good option for you. The Fat pad is at each side of the face, with buccal fat removal you will tend to a lean contour.

What is the procedure of the Buccal Fat Removal?

Buccal Fat Removal or Cheeks Pad Removal is an outpatient treatment that will last for about 60 minutes. Patients are given anesthesia to reduce the discomfort during the surgery. To remove the fat pads, the surgeon will create an incision in the Pterygoid Region that lies under the cheekbone. The Surgeon will remove the fat gently, however, if the patients have excessive fat around the jawlines then, the liposuction is performed, to extract the Buccal Pad fat from the tissues. After removing fat, the incision is closed, and patients receive special bandaging. The incision may leave scars for a few days after Cheeks Fat Removal but they heal and become less noticeable over time.


The Benefits of Buccal Fat Removal

  • Enhanced Facial Appearance.
  • Increased self-confidence due to better Facial Appearance than before.
  • More Defined Cheeks after Buccal Pad Removal.
  • The rejuvenated facial shape and improved facial contours.
  • You will get a permanent slimmer face.

To improve the overall appearance of the face, in many cases the before Cheeks fat removal, other facial rejuvenation procedures like Facelift, Blepharoplasty, Mid-Facelift, etc. are performed for more youthful and natural appearance of the face.

Ideal Candidate

The Younger age individual who has chubby or puffy cheeks and wants to remove the buccal pad to improve the facial appearance is a good candidate for Cheeks Fat Removal. It also helps people who reduced their body weight but failed to reduce the facial fat in Pterygoid Region.

Recovery Notes

As every surgery includes some recovery, Buccal Fat Pad removal also requires recovery concerns. Patients might face swelling and bruising immediately after the surgery which is normal and reduces with a short period. Patients should not do any heavy weight lifting and aerobic exercises. Don’t worry your surgeon will guide through the post-operative things to prevent risks and side effects. Choose a good Surgeon to get the best of the Buccal fat removal.