Gathered fat around mouth. Would liposuction work for that small area? (Photo)

Hi, I'm looking for some treatment that can reduce these fatpads around the sides of my mouth. Would liposuction work for that small area? Thanks in advance

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Liposuction for fat pads at side of mouth

Thank you for asking about your liposuction.

  • Liposuction is usually not a good idea on the face.
  • It is possible the appearance is from buccal fat in a low position.
  • If so, this could be improved with a procedure to remove the excess fat using an incision inside the mouth.
  • I suggest you see a plastic surgeon for an examination to see what can be done.¬†

Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes  - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS

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