Buccal fat pad removal has also recently become popular for achieving a slimmer lower face silhouette. The influence of social media and the cosmetic industry, all advocating that facial beauty is enhanced with a prominent jawline and cheekbones along with a thinner lower face. Many people are now requesting buccal fat pad removal to create a youthful and attractive face. Our board certified plastic surgeons are experts in creating beautiful facial contour by combining many techniques such ad filler injections and chin and neck tightening.
Who is a candidate for Buccal fat pad removal
Buccal fat pad removal has become very popular for achieving a slimmer midface, not all patients are good candidates for this procedure. The ideal candidates for buccal fat pad removal are
- Healthy adults at a stable weight
- Adults with realistic expectations
- Adults who are a non-smoker
- Adults who are bothered by the appearance of chubby lower cheeks
- Adults with round face desiring better definition
What happens during the consultation?
During your visit, your cosmetic concerns and goals will be discussed with our plastic surgeon. Your healthy history will also be evaluated, and you will be given a preliminary examination. Those who have diabetes, poor circulation, poor circulation or heart, liver or lung disease may require further consideration before surgery is approved. Individuals who smoke, have a family history of blood clots or take contraindicating medications are at high risk for complications and may want to consider other treatment options.
How is buccal fat pad removal performed
Your procedure will be performed in our world class accredited surgery center. Buccal fat pad removal can be performed with local anesthesia when combined with IV sedation and/or General anesthesia. Our Plastic surgeons are trained and experienced in different buccal fat pad removal technique. The specific type required to obtain the best results is determined by our Plastic surgeon during your consultation. During the procedure, our plastic surgeons will remove the excess fat to achieve your goals. Again, the procedure can be performed under local anesthesia, IV sedation, or general anesthesia.
How much does buccal fat pad removal cost in Atlanta?
The average cost of buccal fat pad removal varies, but the range is from $3000 to $8000 depending on your situation. A consultation is required to get your own specific quote.