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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…

OR Snapshots – Perioral Mound Subcutaneous Fat Layer

Like the body the face has numerous fat collections/compartments that lie either right under the skin or within or around deeper structures.  Unlike the body, however, the fat locations in the face are more limited and less easily accessed for removal. The most well known facial fat collection is the buccal fat pad which can Read More…

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