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The goal of buccal fat removal surgery is to thin the cheeks, specifically in the area of the cheek hollows.
In preparing for buccal fat removal surgery, you may be asked to:
Buccal fat removal surgery is typically performed in a hospital, licensed ambulatory surgery setting or in an in-office procedure room. If your buccal fat removal is performed with general anesthesia or intravenous sedation, be sure to arrange for someone to drive you to and from surgery and to stay with you for at least the first night following surgery.