How Buccal Fat Removal Can Improve Your Face Shape

Buccal fat removal

As children, having ample, full cheeks creates an adorable, youthful appearance. However, as one grows up, they hope to develop sharper, more defined cheekbones and facial features, allowing them to appear slimmer and more mature. This isn’t always the case, though. Many people hold on to their full cheeks well into adulthood. Unfortunately, no matter how much a person’s weight fluctuates, the buccal fat in our cheeks will not shift so easily. That’s why many people turn to buccal fat removal.

What Is Buccal Fat Removal? 

Buccal fat removal is a simple, safe procedure that removes the excess buccal fat in your cheeks that create the appearance of fuller cheeks. Without this excess fat, your face may appear more slender, cheekbones more prominent, and jawline more defined. The procedure is so straightforward you can stay awake while under local anesthesia.

How Your Face Shape Will Be Affected

The purpose behind buccal fat removal is to achieve a slimmer, more pronounced facial structure, which may include:

Slimmer Cheeks

One of the biggest changes will, of course, be to your cheeks. By removing the buccal fat, your cheeks will appear smaller, making your face appear slim and healthy.

V-Shaped Facial Structure

Full cheeks often make a face rounder, such as with a square, round, or heart-shaped face. With slimmer cheeks, your chin and cheekbones will make a v-shape, which is more common in oval, rectangular, and diamond-shaped faces.

Enhanced Cheekbones

By removing excess buccal fat, your cheekbones will be enhanced, amplifying the sharpness of your face. Many find enhanced cheekbones attractive because they define the jawline and make the face appear more symmetrical.

If you’re interested in changing the shape of your face, slimming your cheeks, or enhancing your jawline or cheekbones, buccal fat removal may be right for you.

Schedule Buccal Fat Removal Today!

Buccal fat removal is a safe procedure that will leave your face slim and youthful. If you’d like to learn more about buccal fat removal or find out if you are a candidate, Dr. Michael Somenek and Dr. Troy Pittman would be happy to consult with you. They are among the most experienced and skilled surgeons in the Washington, D.C., area. Additionally, they are both board-certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. When you work with them and their skilled team, you can trust that you will achieve beautiful results. Get in touch at (202) 810-7700 or book a consultation online.

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