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Cheek Reduction

Many Asian patients have bone structures that may require a reduction in the size or width of their cheeks to achieve a sculpted look with an oval or heart-shaped face. By reshaping the cheekbones and removing excess fat, Dr. Charles S. Lee can create a more defined, balanced appearance.

Learn about how Cheek Reduction can transform you today!

What Can Cheek Reduction Treat?


What Do You Desire?


  • What Do You Desire?

    Cheeks that are too round can give the impression that you are heavier than you really are. Cheekbone surgery and buccal fat pad removal can make your face look slimmer and more proportional.

  • More Defined Cheeks

    Buccal fat pads are located in the “hollows” of the cheeks. Removal of these fat pads can give more definition to the cheeks and achieve a more sculpted look.

  • More Attractive Facial Angles

    The cheekbones can be shaved down or pushed inward to improve contours and give the face a more desirable oval or heart shape.

  • A More Sophisticated Appearance

    Rounded cheeks can make you look less mature than you would like. Cheek reduction can make your face look less childish without making you look older.

What Do You Desire?

More Defined Cheeks

More Attractive Facial Angles

A More Sophisticated Appearance

Concerns


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Recovery

Recovery from cheek reduction surgery typically lasts a few weeks. You may be required to be on a liquid diet for the first few days following your surgery.

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Scars

For cheekbone reduction, incisions are made inside the lip or hidden within the hairline, and any scarring will not be visible.

The incisions for removal of the buccal fat pads are made on the inside of the cheeks and will not be visible.

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Cost

The cost of your procedure will depend on several factors, including facility and surgeon’s fees as well as anesthesia costs. You will be provided with a price quote during your consultation. Financing is available.

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Pain

Cheek reduction is performed using conscious sedation or general anesthesia. There will be no pain during your surgery. Some soreness and discomfort are to be expected following your procedure, but oral medications can be taken to remedy this.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Candidates for cheek reduction are in good general health and have realistic expectations about their results. If you have prominent, rounded cheeks with a narrow face and wide cheekbones that you are unhappy with, you may be a good candidate.

  • How long will my results last?

    The results of your surgery are expected to be permanent unless you gain a significant amount of weight.

  • When will I be able to see my final results?

    There will be swelling present immediately after your surgery, which will obscure the look of your cheeks at first. This swelling will dissipate within a few weeks, and then you will be able to see your results.

  • What are the risks involved with cheek reduction surgery?

    As with any surgical procedure, there are some risks involved. These include:

    • • Poor healing
    • • Bleeding or infection
    • • Reactions to anesthesia
    • • Damage to the salivary glands or facial nerves

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will my results last?

When will I be able to see my final results?

What are the risks involved with cheek reduction surgery?

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