Buccal fat question
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I have heard that a deepening of the nasolabial folds can depend after buccal fat pad = poor cheek definition #buccalfat #nlf
In very few patients it could make the nasolabial folds to deepen a little bit if the cheeks, specially lateral cheeks are not well developed.
In muy practice, I point out that buccal fat removal in order to achieve a more chiseled less chubby lower face appearance, the cheeks may need to be augmented with either fillers ( in the office) or cheek implants ( in surgery) to have an angular face and very likely prevent deepening of the nasolabial folds.
Patients interested in determine if candidates for buccal fat removal should make a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon specialized in procedure of the face
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