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Buccal Fat Pad Removal Santa Monica


Full cheeks seem like a desirable feature, but some men and women feel that their cheeks are too heavy, leading to prominent jowls and a round, full face. Those pinchable cheeks every mother is fond of may be cosmetically unappealing for some.
The buccal fat pad is a round pocket of fat that is easily found in the lower cheeks. The presence of a large buccal pad can make the cheeks look round and full.

A surgical procedure known as buccal fat pad excision places a small incision inside the mouth to remove the buccal pad. This helps define the cheekbones and jawline. Buccal fat pad removal is among the specialty surgeries performed at Kare Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology Center in Santa Monica.

Contact Kare Plastic Surgery at (310) 998-5533 to schedule a consultation for buccal fat pad removal in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, and Pacific Palisades.

Buccal fat pad removal consultation at Kare Plastic Surgery in Santa Monica

By removing the buccal fat pad, your face will look more chiseled and sculpted with increased definition of the lower face and jawline.

Buccal fat pad removal in our office is an outpatient procedure that requires only local anesthetic. The procedure involves a small incision placed inside of the mouth, much like a dental procedure. Results are seen immediately after surgery and require minimal downtime except for some mild swelling.

Contact our office today for an appointment for buccal fat pad removal or the following non-invasive neck tightening procedures:
  • Ultherapy neck lift
  • Exilis neck lift
  • Chin liposuction
  • Venus Legacy
  • Kybella

Why Choose Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian

Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian is an internationally renowned, highly specialized double board-certified plastic surgeon located in Los Angeles. He is experienced in the latest surgical techniques and approaches in plastic surgery as he regularly presents academic data to surgical meetings that advance the field of plastic surgery. He has an international clientele with offices outside the United States and has regularly appeared on popular television shows. In terms of buccal fat removal, he has expertise in the surgical management of primary and secondary revisions with buccal fat removal and lower facelift contouring.