Buccal fat pad removal has become an increasingly popular facial procedure that enhances your overall appearance. Buccal fat pad removal will give the face a slimmer appearance as it is a discrete fat pad found in the lower third of the face. The buccal fat removal allows patients to enhance their facial features in a subtle but seductive manner. This procedure contributes to an overall aesthetic and enhancement of your facial features.
What is Buccal Fat Pad Removal?
Buccal fat pad removal is a procedure in Austin that slims the face. An incision is made intra-orally to remove the fat from each cheek. There are no scars or incision on the face as all of the incisions are made inside the mouth. The buccal fat pad is a solid fat pad that makes the cheeks rounder and fuller in the lower part of the face. The removal gives the face a more contoured appearance.
Areas Treated with a Buccal Fat Pad Removal
Buccal fat pads are discrete solid masses of fat that can contribute to a full appearance to the cheeks. The removal of the buccal fat pad will give the face and jawline a more contoured appearance. The fat pad is removed from both cheeks from an incision inside the mouth.
How Long Does the Buccal Fat Pad Removal Take?
The treatment typically takes about 45min to an hour. Buccal fat pad removal can be done as a stand-alone procedure or in combination with another surgery in Austin. Patients can return to work the day after the procedure. Though the cheeks will be swollen for a couple days. The swelling will slowly subside and patients will begin to see the improved contour.
Can Buccal Fat Pad Removal be Done in Combination with Other Procedures?
Buccal Fat Pad Removal can be done as an isolated procedure or in combination with other surgeries in Austin. The buccal fat pad removal is most commonly done in combination with submental liposuction and jaw line augmentation. This combination helps patients achieve the contoured sleek appearance to the lower third of their face, jawline and neck. It is important to understand how facial contouring all works in concert to give patients the best result possible.
Who is a Good Candidate for Buccal Fat Pad Removal?
Anyone that wishes to enhance the contour of the lower third of the face. The buccal fat pad can sometimes give patients in Austin a round appearance to their face. The removal of the fat leads to a more contoured jaw line and sleeker face. Patients eligible for this surgery:
- Want to enhance the appearance of cheeks, jawline or neck area.
- Are in good physical and emotional health.
- Have realistic expectations of the result possible with buccal fat pad removal.
- Want to decrease the roundness of your cheeks and achieve a slender. sleek appearance to the lower portion of your face.
- Want to enhance the appearance of your jawline.
Your Buccal Fat Pad Removal Consultation
Patients will present for their evaluation where they will meet our staff. A medical history and physical exam will be done to determine the best treatment for you. Your surgeon will discuss the benefits of buccal fat pad removal treatment and determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. Our team will also discuss if other treatments in combination of the buccal fat pad removal will be a benefit for you. The treatment options will be discussed with you that can help you achieve your personal aesthetic goals. The risks and benefits of the procedure will also be discussed during your consultation.
Decrease Roundness in Your Face with Buccal Fat Pad Removal in Austin
A sleeker, slimmer face is possible with buccal fat pad removal in Austin. Our surgeons can create a custom treatment plan that fits your aesthetic goals. Call now to learn more about this procedure.