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Volumetric Assessment of Buccal Lipectomy Outcomes

  Buccal lipectomies have been recognized as an effective technique for providing midface/cheek slimming effects. The scarless intraoral removal technique and the visibly sizable fat that comes out make it the most effective fat removal procedure per surface area of the face. The one concern that is always posed for the buccal lipectomy patient is Read More…

Use of the Buccal Fat Pad for Facial Fat Injections

The buccal fat pad is a well known reservoir of facial fat that can be removed in selective patients for a cheek thinning effect. The buccal lipectomy is an impressive procedure when one looks at the size of the fat pad as it is being extracted. But beyond its potential aesthetic facial benefits, the uniqueness Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Buccal Lipectomy Zone

The buccal fat pad is the only completely encapsulated fat collection in the face. Besides its capsule it is a unique piece of fat anatomy as it is a distinct pad that has a well identified vascular pedicle providing its main blood supply. Because it is an easily found and removed piece of facial anatomy Read More…

Misconceptions of the Buccal Lipectomy Procedure

One of the techniques to help create a thinner face is that of a buccal lipectomy procedure. Because it is the largest collection of encapsulated fat on the face and its extraction is a straightforward and uncomplicated procedure, it is an easy target when it comes to facial slimming efforts. Despite that the buccal lipectomy Read More…

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