A buccal fat removal removes the buccal fat pad, a naturally-occurring pad of fat in the cheek hollow area. The size of the buccal fat pad varies with each individual patient, and the buccal fat pad in each cheek may be different sizes.
For people who are able lose weight everywhere but their faces, Buccal Fat Removal can create more pleasing contours and make your face appear slimmer. This is especially helpful to those who have lost a significant amount of weight but see no changes in their face. Fat deposits that lie deep under the skin can be stubborn, but they are no match for a Buccal Fat Removal procedure. Furthermore, Buccal Fat Removal can give you a leaner appearance and increase your self-esteem.