Buccal Fat Pad Removal or Smartlipo? (photo)

Hi, i am in my late 20's and my cheeks are to fat for the rest of my body. Do you recommend Buccal fat removal or smartlipo to thin them out. I appreciate any responses.

Doctor Answers (1)

Smartlipo/Slimlipo/Laser Liposuction not possible in the face

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The only appropriate technique to removal buccal fat is direct removal.  Liposuction is not done in this area of the face.  Buccal fat removal could work well for your face.   I would caution that your surgeon should not remove too much fat as this could make your cheeks look too hollow.

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