Buccal Fat Removal

What is a Buccal Lipectomy

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This short procedure by our talented plastic surgeons of Los Angeles removes the fat pads inside the cheeks through a small incision inside the mouth. It results are subtle and give a sharper contour of the lower cheek. People over 25 with hereditary “chipmunk cheeks” are prime candidates. This can frequently be done under local anesthesia.

Please note that all Before and After photographs shown on this site are patients of Dr. Svehlak or Dr. Yamini who have given permission to have their photos published. Images may be edited only to obscure distinctive features such as moles, jewelry, tattoos, or birthmarks for patient privacy. Photos are for illustrative purposes only. Individual results may vary. Reputable surgeons do not guarantee outcomes, and no prediction of outcome is implied. Individual healing characteristics and unexpected complications can affect the outcome of any surgical or non-surgical procedure.