Buccal fat removal is a facial plastic surgery procedure that involves removing fat from your face to create a slimmer appearance of one's face. This procedure is ideal for patients who typically present with "chubby cheeks" or "chipmunk cheeks" or "baby face."
Buccal Fat Removal Before & After Photos (3 months after surgery) performed by Dr. Emmanuel De La Cruz.
Procedure: Buccal Fat Removal performed in the procedure room/clinic
Incision: ~1.5 cm incision inside the mouth
Recovery time: May go back to work the following day.
Results: Individual results may vary. May see improvement within 6 weeks. Results continue to improve up to 6 months.