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Buccal Fat Removal: The Latest Plastic Surgery Trend

Feb 06, 2023
Petra Erving talks about the new plastic surgery trend Buccal Fat removal


Buccal Fat Removal - The Popular New Plastic Surgery Trend With A Dark Side

Buccal Fat Removal is a popular plastic surgery trend that has been taking Hollywood by storm. But, this cosmetic surgery trend has a dark side. While Buccal Fat Removal may seem like the perfect way to get a slimmer face and a more chiselled jawline, it may not be worth the risks associated with it. The procedure can damage nearby nerves and in some cases, make people look older than they actually are. In this blog post, we will be discussing the pros and cons of Buccal Fat Removal and what you should consider before going through with this popular plastic surgery trend.


What is buccal fat removal?

Buccal fat removal, also known as face liposuction or vaser liposuction, is a popular plastic surgery trend that involves removing the excess fat from the cheeks to give the face a defined and chiselled look. It focuses specifically on the area of the cheeks. The procedure is seen as an easy and cost effective way to achieve a slimmer and more sculpted facial appearance.

The benefits of buccal fat removal

Buccal fat removal, is a procedure for those looking to get a more defined and chiselled face. This type of plastic surgery involves using vaser liposuction or vaser lipo to remove fat from the cheeks, creating a more slender and structured look. The goal is to slim down the face by removing the excess fat which can create a rounder, fuller appearance. It can also improve facial features, such as cheekbones and jawlines. Many people choose to have buccal fat removal to achieve a more youthful appearance with a slimmer face, making them appear more attractive.

Alternatives to buccal fat removal

The trend of buccal fat removal has been on the rise in recent years, as people seek out ways to achieve this more defined, chiselled face. While it has gained popularity among celebrities and influencers, there are some risks associated with this procedure and it is important to consider all your options before you make any decisions. Fortunately, there are a number of other popular cosmetic surgery trends that can help you achieve the look you want without the risks of buccal fat removal.

Some people may choose to opt for non-invasive treatments Botox injections, which can be used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the face. Although these treatments won't provide the same results as buccal fat removal, they are often seen as a safer option for those seeking a more subtle, natural-looking result.

The risks of buccal fat removal

Buccal fat removal, or face liposuction, is becoming increasingly sought after. But while many people look to buccal fat removal as a way of achieving the desired look, there are some risks associated with this procedure.

One of the main risks associated with buccal fat removal is nerve damage. During the procedure, small nerves in the area can be damaged, leading to permanent numbness and tingling sensations. In some cases, patients may also experience facial drooping or asymmetry due to nerve damage.

There is also a risk that this plastic surgery trend could make you look older in the long run. Buccal fat removal is designed to remove excess fat from the cheeks and chin area, but if too much fat is removed, it could cause hollowed cheeks or other aging signs.

Before deciding to undergo any form of plastic surgery, it’s important to consider all possible risks and make an informed decision about your treatment. As with any surgery, buccal fat removal carries its own set of risks that should be discussed with your doctor before making any decisions.



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