Puffy, chubby cheeks can give you a perpetual baby face. Others around you may not take you seriously or may perceive you as overweight simply because of your rounder facial profile. If you’re self-conscious about the appearance of your cheeks, buccal fat pad removal can give you slimmer cheeks. This simple procedure to remove the fatty tissue inside your cheeks can help you look more like an adult and may even make it look as though you’ve lost weight.
The Challenges of Chubby Cheeks
Both of your cheeks have a natural collection of fatty tissue that is called a “buccal fat pad.” In some faces, the buccal fat pads are more pronounced than in other faces. Depending on your facial structure, this may cause the cheeks to appear rounder and fuller in some people compared to others. Your cheeks may continue to appear chubby even if you lose weight or if you’ve maintained a healthy weight your whole life. Unfortunately, social perceptions tend to consider people with chubby cheeks as overweight or younger, and you may find yourself struggling against the perceptions of those around you.
The Buccal Fat Pad Removal Procedure
Buccal fat pad removal is a straightforward procedure that can instantly slim your cheeks. Dr. Agullo will make incisions hidden inside your mouth, through which he will carefully extract the fat pads inside your cheeks. Removing the fat pads requires no external incisions, leaves no scarring, and has only a short recovery time. The result of the procedure is an immediately trimmer face with reduced fullness, the perception of weight loss, and a more defined and sculpted face shape.
The Benefits of Buccal Fat Pad Removal
Buccal fat pad removal creates a noticeably more slender facial appearance. It creates a more balanced look by erasing the roundness that previously made you look more childlike and overweight. Buccal fat pad removal can make it look like you have lost weight recently and is an excellent complement to liposuction or other body contouring procedures. Dr. Agullo can perform this procedure to give you the defined facial contours you desire and eliminate your chubby cheeks for good.