2 Reasons Why Buccal Fat Removal is So Popular
The ideal candidate for buccal fat removal are patients with fullness in their cheeks that tends to obscure their cheek bones and jaw bone. The cheek bones should be the widest part of the face, and light should reflect off of them. Excess buccal fat obscures the cheek bones and the jawline. Removing the buccal fat pads can help highlight the cheek bones and the jaw bone giving the patient a more contoured look.
What is the buccal fat pad?
The buccal fat pad is a deep fat pad that exists in our cheeks to allow the muscles of mastication to slide over each other it's a gliding plane. Excess chubbiness or roundness in the front part of the cheeks is usually because of excess buccal fat. These patients are good candidates for buccal fat excision.
Can you get rid of Buccal Fat Naturally? Does it go away with weight loss?
No it does not. Due to genetic factors, blood supply and its isolated location the buccal fat pad tends to be resistant to weight loss. So while losing weight can make you slimmer overall, it will not have a significant impact on the buccal fat pad and your cheeks.
Is buccal fat removal permanent?
Yes it is. Once the fat pads are removed from the body they will not come back.