I've got this bulge just at the corners of my mouth. Can somebody tell me what it is? Bone/muscle/fat? Most people I've seen don't have it, and it's very easy to notice when a person looks 45 degrees away from you. This is a good example: http://www.realself.com/photo/301282 What can benefit me in the short term? Radiesse/Restylane? How about the long term? Fat transfer/cheek enhancement?
Bulge at Corner of Mouth? (photo)
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Bulge at Corner of Mouth is Buccal Fat Pad
This is an extension of the buccal fat pad, and this can be removed through a short outpatient surgical procedure. There is a small risk of facial nerve injury, but the majority of injuries are temporary.
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