American Society of Plastic Surgeons
For Medical Professionals

Buccal Fat Removal

Cheek Reduction

The goal of buccal fat removal surgery is to thin the cheeks, specifically in the area of the cheek hollows.

How much does buccal fat removal cost?

A surgeon's cost for buccal fat removal may vary based on his or her experience as well as geographic location. Please consult with your plastic surgeon's office to determine your final fee.

Many plastic surgeons offer patient financing plans for buccal fat removal surgery, so be sure to ask.

Buccal fat removal costs may include:

  • Surgeon's fee
  • Hospital or surgical facility costs
  • Anesthesia fees
  • Prescriptions for medication
  • Medical tests and x-rays

When choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon for buccal fat removal surgery, remember that the surgeon's experience and your comfort with him or her are just as important as the final cost of the surgery.


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