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Buccal Fat Extraction

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Buccal Fat Extraction
Toronto Canada

This lesser known procedure has been around for years. This procedure can improve “chipmunk cheeks” – round, puffy cheeks that can make a face look childlike. Although not a well known procedure, buccal fat removal is growing in popularity. It is sought out frequently by Asian patients looking to slim their cheeks. It is also sought out by patients who are frustrated their chubby cheeks despite being at an ideal weight.

Many individuals, men and women alike, hope to attain a slimmer face via weight loss; and in many cases, are disappointed by the lack of results. If you can identify with this, consider consulting Dr Solomon in Toronto Ontario Canada. Dr Solomon a Head and Neck Surgeon practicing Facial Plastic Surgery has performed this procedure for over ten years.

How does buccal fat removal work?

This procedure is carried out with local anesthesia and takes approximately half an hour to perform. It is carried out at Dr Solomon’s facial cosmetic surgery clinic. Small incisions are made inside the mouth. The buccal fat is gently removed. The fat excised is generally the size of two golf balls.

Typically, patients experience a relatively short recovery. Most patients have mild swelling in the cheeks for about a week. Pain is generally minimal. After one week, patients generally retain their “normal” appearance; and the final results become apparent after a month.

To learn more about your options for buccal fat removal, contact Dr Solomon’s clinic 905-764-7799

Buccal Fat Extraction Before and After

Dr Solomon performs buccal fat extraction surgery In his private facial plastic surgery clinic Toronto Canada. This procedure is done with local anesthetic and takes approximately 15 minutes per side. Results vary. Ideal candidates have chubby cheeks. Goal to reduce fullness in lower cheek region.

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Buccal Fat Removal In Toronto – How Much Fat Can Be Removed?

The amount of Buccal fat that can be removed varies from patient to patient. Some may have large fat pads while others smaller ones. The average person has medium sized buccal fat pads. Your surgeon will use their discretion removing what is needed to achieve your desire results. The trick is to not remove too much because as you age your face naturally loses volume.

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Will There Be Visible Stitches?

No sutures external or internal sutures are required for Buccal Fat Removal in Toronto. The internal incisions heal very well naturally. Buccal Fat Removal is typically a very fast recovery.

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How Long Does It Take To See Results After Buccal Fat Removal In Toronto?

Once your swelling is gone, final results are revealed! On average it can take up to 12 weeks for all swelling to resolve. Individual results may vary.

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Is Buccal Fat Revision An Option?

Revision Buccal Fat removal in Toronto is an option, however the goal is to achieve the best possible results the first time around. If you are not satisfied with your outcome and would like more fat removed, it’s best to be re-assessed by the surgeon who performed your procedure. They can determine if revision Buccal Fat removal is an option to improve upon your results without putting you at risk for hollowing.

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What Happens To My Face If I Gain Or Lose Weight?

It’s best to be at your ideal body weight prior to Buccal Fat Removal. Should one lose weight after Buccal Fat Removal, surgical results may be enhanced, as the cheekbones can become more prominent and facial contouring more present. Alternatively, weight gain can increase facial fat that may conceal results from your Toronto Buccal Fat Removal.

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What Will My Results Look Like When I’m Older?

As we age, we lose facial volume. Therefore, it’s important for your surgeon to use their discretion when removing buccal fat pads. Removing too much facial fat in your 20’s, can leave you looking hollowed in your 40’s.

Buccal Fat Extraction Before and After

Dr Solomon performs buccal fat extraction surgery In his private facial plastic surgery clinic Toronto Canada. This procedure is done with local anesthetic and takes approximately 15 minutes per side. Results vary. Ideal candidates have chubby cheeks. Goal to reduce fullness in lower cheek region.

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