Scheduled date for buccal fat removal. 24 years old; he did not seem to mention much about artistic contouring?
Doctor Answers 1
Buccal fat reduction - can results be customized?
- It is actually very difficult to contour the buccal fat -
- With the incision in the mouth, one easily finds the buccal fat pad.
- This is fat within a capsule -
- Gently removing it - and comparing the result in appearance as one does so - allows your surgeon to tell if enough has been removed.
- But the fat is around important nerves in the face -
- Once sufficient fat has been removed, trying to contour the area is risky.
- So does the surgery require meticulous technique and finesse for good results? Yes but it is not a contouring procedure.
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