Round, child-like cheeks are typically caused by genetic predisposition. People who notice their round or “chubby cheeks” remain even after they enter adulthood have larger fat deposits in their cheeks, called buccal fat. No matter how much diet and exercise is done, the cheeks with not reduce. Dr. Mark Fisher performs buccal fat removal in Westport to achieve a more sculpted, refined appearance.
What should I expect during a buccal fat removal procedure?
Your buccal fat removal in Westport by Dr. Fisher will begin with local anesthesia to ensure you’re comfortable. The procedure can take an hour or less & you can drive yourself to and from your appointment.
He will make an incision inside your cheek. No incisions are made outside the mouth to ensure no visible scars. Dr. Fisher will gently apply pressure on the outside of your cheek to expose the fat pad within your cheek. He will remove the fat to achieve a slimmer, more contoured facial structure. He will close the wounds in each cheek with dissolvable sutures.