TYPE • SURGICAL
Buccal Fat Removal
Buccal Fat Removal (also known as cheek reduction) is a type of surgery which slims and contours the face by surgically removing the buccal fat pads in your cheeks.
This is a popular procedure that Dr. Edwin Kwon performs for patients who want to have a more defined facial structure, mainly for those with “chipmunk cheeks” and rounder faces. It is fairly quick, safe and relatively painless.
Best of all, since the incisions are made from within your mouth, there is no visible scarring.
Frequently Asked Questions
Please remember that these are typical estimates that most of our patients experience. Your recovery and healing may vary so please refer to your patient care coordinator and Dr. Kwon for more detailed answers based on your consultation.
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