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The Anatomic Explanation for the Underperforming Buccal Lipectomy

The buccal lipectomy is as well known procedure that is very popular and commonly done for soft tissue cheek contouring. It is a unique type of facial fat because is very localized and concentrated into a single fascial space. As a result it can be easily extracted through small intraoral incisions. But I do occasionally Read More…

The Role of the Buccinator Mucosal Myectomy in Soft Tissue Cheek Reduction

Soft tissue cheek reduction is most commonly associated with the well known buccal lipectomy procedure. Through an intraoral incision in the maxillary vestibule, the encapsulated buccal fat pas is accessed by passing through the upper fibers of the buccinator muscle. Once inside its capsule, the main body of the buccal fat pad is extracted after Read More…

Buccal Fat Pad Recycling for Facial Fat Injections

The buccal lipectomy is a well known facial contouring procedure that is effective because of its discrete encapsulation of fat. Like Buccal fat extraction provides a unique aesthetic procedure that is unlike the traditional liposuction method and is performed no where else on the face or body. The fat is also quite distinctive in appearance Read More…

Undereye Hollow Treatment With Buccal Fat Pad Grafts

Undereye hollowing is a very common aesthetic orbital concern. There are multiple reasons why undereye hollowing exists from lack of adequate fat/soft tissue thickness to an infraorbital rim bony deficiency. And in some patients it is a combination of both. There are even situations where cheek implants have been placed and now the infraorbital area Read More…

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