Utah’s Leading Buccal Fat Removal Surgeons

Do you struggle with having a "baby face" or round cheeks that make you look younger or fuller than you'd like? Despite a healthy diet and regular exercise, some people naturally carry excess fat in their cheeks, which can detract from the contours of the face and create a less defined jawline. If you're looking for a solution, buccal fat removal may be the answer you've been seeking. Our skilled surgeons specialize in this procedure, which involves the precise removal of a small amount of fat from the cheeks to create a more sculpted and chiseled look. This minimally invasive procedure can help you achieve the facial structure you desire and feel more confident in your appearance. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how buccal fat removal can enhance your natural beauty.


What is a Buccal Fat Removal?

Buccal fat removal is a cosmetic procedure that involves the removal of fat pads located in the cheeks, known as the buccal fat pads.

The Buccal Fat Removal​ Procedure

Who Is An Ideal Candidate For a Buccal Fat Removal?

While it can be an effective solution for those who are unhappy with their round or chubby cheeks, not everyone is a good candidate for this procedure. Typically, individuals who make good candidates for buccal fat removal are those who have a fuller, rounder face shape and desire a more defined facial structure. Good candidates are generally in good health, have realistic expectations about the outcome of the surgery, and have a stable weight.

Procedure Description

The goal of this procedure is to create a more defined and sculpted appearance of the cheeks and jawline.

Recovery Process

Following the procedure, patients can expect to experience some swelling and bruising for a few days. It may take several weeks to see the full results of the procedure as the swelling subsides

BUCCAL FAT REMOVAL​ RESULTS

BUCCAL FAT REMOVAL RESULTS

Patients can expect to have a more defined and contoured facial appearance, with a reduction in the fullness of the cheeks.

TESTIMONIALS

  • I’m so glad that I put my trust in Dr. Ward. His skill and sense of aesthetic are impeccable and the surgery has changed my life for the better! In addition, his staff is also incredible and hand-picked. They helped ease my nervousness and told me what to expect pre and post-op.

  • I’m so glad that I put my trust in Dr. Ward. His skill and sense of aesthetic are impeccable and the surgery has changed my life for the better! In addition, his staff is also incredible and hand-picked. They helped ease my nervousness and told me what to expect pre and post-op.

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Buccal Fat Removal FAQ

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The Consultation

The buccal fat removal consultation is the chance for you and your surgeon to meet and get to know each other. This relationship is important for several reasons. You should feel comfortable with your surgeon to ensure that you are on the same page before surgery and that you will feel comfortable voicing any concerns or questions before and after the surgery.

Your surgeon will evaluate your face and talk to you about your desired results. They will give you honest and realistic expectations and inform you of any potential risks involved. These risks can vary based on each individual person, so it is important to be honest and upfront during your consultation.

Follow up after surgery is important to ensure that you are healing properly and that you are happy with your results. If you are not happy, we want to know! It can take a few months before you are fully healed and see the final result, and we will monitor you carefully during this period to ensure proper healing.