Buccal Fat Pad Removal

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Buccal Fat Pad Removal Austin, TX

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.


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 incisions 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

Buccal fat pads are discrete solid masses of fat that can contribute to a full appearance of 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.


The treatment typically takes about 45 minutes 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 of days. The swelling will slowly subside and patients will begin to see the improved contour.

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 jawline augmentation. This combination helps patients achieve a contoured sleek appearance to the lower third of their face, jawline, and neck. It is important to understand how facial contouring works in concert to give patients the best result possible.

Ideal Candidate

Anyone who 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 faces. The removal of the fat leads to a more contoured jawline 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?

The 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.


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.