Frequently Asked Questions
How much is buccal fat removal?
Buccal fat removal costs in California vary and depend on the qualification and experience of the plastic surgeon, facilities, location, and post-op care. At Sunset Cosmetic Surgery we have financing options available, which can be discussed during your initial buccal fat pad reduction consultation.
Does buccal fat removal help with jowls?
Yes! It helps to diminish and define the lower face and jawline, which can help to reduce the appearance of jowls In people with otherwise tight facial skin.
What to eat after buccal fat removal?
To ensure optimal healing, your surgeon will provide detailed pre-and post-op care guidelines on the dos and don’ts of your procedure. This includes instructions on following a strict diet, including a liquid diet for the first few days after your procedure.
What are the buccal fat removal risks?
The risks associated with buccal fat pad removal include swelling and bruising at the incision site and potential numbness in the cheeks. There is a risk for bleeding, infection, and salivary duct injury. As with any surgical procedure performed under general anesthesia, there are also potential risks associated with sedation. It’s essential that you do your research thoroughly before deciding on any cosmetic procedure. Our plastic surgeons, Dr. Yamini and Dr. Svehlak, are double board-certified and consistently deliver beautiful results for buccal fat removal patients in West Hollywood, California.