What is the best option for my chubby cheeks, "waddle", and parentheses around my mouth? (Photos)
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What is the best option for my chubby cheeks, "waddle"and parentheses around my mouth? = plastic surgery consultation #buccalfat
Patients interested in improving multiple aspects of their face like chubby cheeks, "waddle", parenthesis around the mouth, depressions under the eyes, etc. should make a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon specialized in procedures of the face to determine the physical finding that may require improvement to achieve a more youthful and balanced face.
Thanks for your question. The issue you describe relates to an imbalance in the volume of your face. By removing volume from some areas of your face (your lower cheeks and under your chin) and adding volume to other areas of your face (your melolabial folds, pre-jowl region, and under eye area), we can give a balance to the face that better fits your face and the rest of your body. The volume removal of the cheeks can be accomplished with buccal fat removal with or without some minor liposuction and the volume addition can be added with fillers, fat transfer from another part of your body, or implants.
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