Buccal Fat Removal is a procedure in which Dr. Mosca removes fatty tissue from the infra malar (cheek) area, giving the face a more narrow and chiseled appearance and a more defined cheekbone area. The incisions are made within the mouth and therefore, this is considered a scarless procedure.
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The removal of buccal fat will give the appearance of a more defined cheek area and slimmer lower face.
CORRECT CHUBBY OR BABY FACE
Specifically for patients who have a “round” face with little to no check definition.
By removing the fat below the zygoma (cheek bone) it will look more pronounced and produce the aesthetic OGEE curve.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF BUCCAL FAT?
Buccal fat is a deep fat pad within the facial anatomy. When removed it gives the cheek (malar) area more definition.
WOULD BUCCAL FAT REMOVE ASYMMETRIES IN MY FACE?
Buccal fat will not affect facial asymmetry.
WOULD THIS SURGERY GIVE ME A MORE SCULPTED LOOK?
A buccal fat removal, or bichectomy, is performed in patients with a rounder native face to give a more sculpted look with better malar definition.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SEE RESULTS?
Results are seen best at 3 months after most swelling has subsided.