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Buccal Fat Removal

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Buccal Fat Removal with Dr. Michael Jazayeri

The sculpted, chiseled jawline has become a popular aesthetic trend for influencers and celebrities alike, but it's hard to get naturally. Dr. Michael Jazayeri, a certified plastic surgeon, offers expert Buccal Fat Removal in Santa Ana, CA. This minimally invasive procedure can help you get rid of excess cheek fat and enhance your facial contours for a more natural look.

A Slimmer Face

What is Buccal Fat Removal?

Buccal Fat Removal is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that removes the buccal fat pads located deep within the cheeks. These pockets of fat contribute to facial fullness, and their removal can create a slimmer, more defined jawline and a more sculpted appearance. Unlike traditional liposuction, Buccal Fat Removal is a targeted procedure that removes a specific amount of fat, achieving a natural, contoured look.

Trend-Setting Aesthetics

Buccal Fat Removal Benefits

When considering Buccal Fat Removal Santa Ana patients that come to us can expect to enhance their facial features and make them look younger. This procedure removes some of the fat from your cheeks, which can result in a more defined jawline and higher cheekbones.

Unlike other facial rejuvenation procedures, Buccal Fat Removal is minimally invasive and does not require surgery. It is also performed under local anesthesia, which means that you will experience minimal downtime. The results of a buccal fat removal are long-lasting, and you can enjoy a more youthful appearance for years to come.

Buccal Fat Removal in Santa Ana, CA

Higher Cheekbones

Buccal Fat Removal Candidates

At our practice in Santa Ana Buccal Fat Removal ideal candidates are considered to have good skin elasticity and fullness in the cheeks that are not due to significant weight gain or advanced facial aging. This procedure is not a solution for sagging skin or jowls, which may require a facelift for optimal results. Dr. Jazayeri will discuss your individual goals and assess your candidacy during a personalized consultation.

A Defined Jawline

Consultation and Preparation

Your consultation with Dr. Jazayeri is an opportunity to talk about your aesthetic goals, ask questions, and learn more about the procedure. He will review your medical history and examine your facial structure to determine if Buccal Fat Removal is right for you.

Dr. Jazayeri may recommend combining Buccal Fat Removal with other procedures like chin augmentation or lip fillers to achieve your desired aesthetic. In preparation for the procedure, you will be given specific instructions, such as avoiding certain medications or blood thinners. Schedule your consultation with Dr. Jazayeri today to start your facial rejuvenation and contouring process.

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Meticulous and Precise

Your Buccal Fat Removal Procedure

Buccal Fat Removal is typically performed in Dr. Jazayeri's office under local anesthesia with minimal sedation. Small incisions are made inside the mouth, allowing access to the buccal fat pads. Dr. Jazayeri carefully removes a precise amount of fat to achieve your desired results. The incisions are then closed with dissolvable sutures, and no external scarring is visible. The entire procedure typically takes less than an hour.

Buccal Fat Removal in Santa Ana, CA

Optimize Your Look

Results, Recovery, and Aftercare

You can expect some initial swelling and bruising after your Buccal Fat Removal procedure. These effects usually subside within a few days to a week. You may experience some temporary numbness in the cheeks, which will resolve as healing progresses. Most patients can return to work and normal activities within a few days.

Dr. Jazayeri will provide detailed aftercare instructions to promote healing and optimize results. These may include applying ice packs to reduce swelling, maintaining a clean diet, and avoiding strenuous activity for a short period. The final results are typically noticeable within a few weeks, with continued improvement as swelling subsides.

Why choose Buccal
Fat Removal with Dr. Jaz?

An Artistic Eye

Board-certified surgeon Dr. Michael Jazayeri isn't just about the technical skills. He's known for his artistic eye (an award-winning photographer!), ensuring your sculpted look complements your natural beauty. Dr. Jazayeri listens carefully to your goals and explains everything clearly, putting you at ease throughout the process. His experience goes beyond Buccal Fat Removal, allowing him to create a personalized plan to achieve the slimmer, more defined jawline you desire.

Schedule Your Buccal Fat Removal
Consultation with Dr. Michael Jazayeri Today

Take the next step towards a slimmer, more sculpted face. Contact Dr. Jazayeri's office today to schedule your consultation and discuss your Buccal Fat Removal options.

Buccal Fat Removal Frequently Asked Questions

Buccal Fat Removal is a safe procedure when performed by a qualified and experienced facial plastic surgeon in Santa Ana, like Dr. Jazayeri. He prioritizes patient safety and uses advanced techniques to minimize risks.

Yes, the buccal fat pads are permanent structures. Once removed, they will not grow back, providing long-lasting results.

Buccal Fat Removal can actually enhance a youthful look by creating a sharper jawline and high cheekbones. However, it's not a solution for sagging skin, which may require additional procedures.

Buccal Fat Removal is performed under local anesthesia, minimizing discomfort during the treatment. Some post-procedural soreness may occur, which can be managed with medication.

The cost of Buccal Fat Removal can vary depending on factors like surgical expertise, facility fees, and anesthesia type. Dr. Jazayeri's office can provide a personalized quote during your consultation.

Embrace Comfort & Convenience

Procedures Under Local Anesthesia
with Dr. Michael A. Jazayeri

Dr. Michael A. Jazayeri, a distinguished plastic surgeon in Santa Ana, California, strongly advocates for patient comfort and safety during all procedures. His comprehensive approach to patient care includes using local anesthesia for various surgical procedures.

Local anesthesia is a type of anesthetic used to numb a specific area of the body where a surgical procedure will be performed. It allows the patient to remain awake and comfortable while avoiding the potential risks and side effects associated with general anesthesia. In Dr. Jazayeri's hands, an array of procedures can be carried out under local anesthesia, often leading to quicker recovery times and lower complication rates. These procedures include many facelifts, liposuctions, neck lifts, Brazilian butt lifts (BBLs), mini tummy tuck and, in certain cases, even breast and arm lift.

By taking advantage of local anesthesia's potential, Dr. Michael A. Jazayeri strives to make cosmetic and reconstructive surgery more accessible, comfortable, and patient-centered. His commitment to this safe anesthesia approach in Santa Ana, California, signals a new era in plastic surgery where patient comfort and safety are at the forefront.

Schedule your one-on-one plastic surgery consultation in Orange County with Dr. Jaz

Many people may hesitate about making their first phone call to a plastic surgeon’s office. Dr. Jazayeri would like you to know that for most patients, getting a procedure is only one aspect of helping themselves look and feel more like the person they really are. Information is power. Why not call and schedule a consultation with Dr. Jazayeri today? Contact us now by calling the phone number above or visiting our contact page.