Buccal Fat Removal in Miami, FL

Do you look in the mirror and feel subconscious about chubby cheeks? A special procedure called cheek reduction, or buccal fat removal, slims your face and boosts confidence. Board-certified plastic surgeon Adam J. Rubinstein, M.D., F.A.C.S., removes puffy cheeks without scarring in the comfort of his Aventura, FL office convenient to all Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida residents.

What is Buccal Fat Removal (Cheek Reduction)?

Overly rounded or puffy face may be caused by buccal fat. Buccal fat are pads of fat just below your cheekbone that add volume to your face. Too much buccal fat results in “chubby” or “chipmunk” cheeks. Buccal fat removal, also called cheek reduction, slims your face by removing excess buccal fat. The results are a subtle reduction of facial volume; revealing the natural contours of your cheekbone.

Is Buccal Fat Removal (Cheek Reduction) Right for Me?

Chubby cheeks are a natural part of youth that go away over time. If you are over the age of eighteen and want a naturally defined cheek line, a consultation with Dr. Rubinstein will guide you to the right solution. Buccal fat removal may be an excellent option to slim your face and bring out your natural beauty.

What Happens During My Consultation?

Your consultation with Dr. Rubinstein is very important. During your consultation, Dr. Rubinstein evaluates the current state of your cheek structure and discusses your desired results. With careful consideration given to your goals and expectations, Dr. Rubinstein makes a customized plan for achieving natural results exceeding your expectations.

How is Buccal Fat Removed during a Cheek Reduction (Buccal Fat Removal)?

Cheek reduction is a subtle way to bring definition to your cheekbones and facial profile. Dr. Rubinstein performs this simple procedure in less than one hour in the comfort of his Aventura office. You will be put to sleep using IV medication and feel no pain during surgery. Once asleep, Dr. Rubinstein makes small incisions inside your mouth. Excess fat is removed through the incision. Once the desired result is achieved, Dr. Rubinstein uses dissolvable sutures to finish the procedure.

What is Recovery Like after Buccal Fat Removal (Cheek Reduction)?

Because you are asleep during the procedure, a ride home after the surgery is recommended. You may feel a little soreness or numbness in your mouth for two to three days after surgery. Sometimes a little bruising and swelling occur. Tylenol and cold compress are recommended to relieve these symptoms. You can return to work within three days of surgery.

What Does a Cheek Reduction (Buccal Fat Removal) Cost in Miami, FL?

As an elective procedure, cheek reduction (buccal fat removal) is generally not covered by medical insurance. Dr. Rubinstein accepts many payment options to ensure your results are in reach. In addition to accepting cash, personal check, credit cards, other convenient financing options are available to make your dream results affordable. Dr. Rubinstein is proud to offer cheek reduction (buccal fat removal) to residents of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida. If you want boosted confidence from a slimmer facial profile, contact Dr. Rubinstein today.