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Buccal Fat Removal in Darien

Everyone wants a slim and well defined facial appearance. And while diet and exercise definitely matter and can make a huge difference – the truth is, sometimes they are not enough. Especially in people who have stubborn fat beneath the chin, round and full cheeks.

The “double chin”, “baby face” or "chipmunk cheeks” can dilute your facial aesthetics. The appearance of a plump under-chin or lower cheeks can easily be addressed with Buccal Fat Removal. Dr. Passaretti specializes in buccal fat removal for patients who want to reduce the fullness in their lower cheeks or get a slimmer, well-defined chin, and youthful facial appearance. If you want to get rid of your “double chin” and want to get the top Buccal Fat Removal in Darien, CT, then schedule a consultation with Dr. Passaretti by contacting us online or calling us at (203) 656-9999 today!

What Can Buccal Fat Removal Do for Me?

Buccal fat removal, also known as a buccal lipectomy, can help remove unwanted fat deposits from under the jawline and cheeks and give your face a slimming effect and better definition. Benefits of buccal fat removal procedure include:

  • A defined chin
  • Youthful neckline
  • Slimmer cheeks
  • Better facial definition
  • Improved facial contours
  • A more chiseled appearance

Why Dr. Passaretti for My Buccal Fat Removal?

My surgery went very well and I look awesome! You couldn't ask for a doctor who is nicer or more skilled. His staff is very warm and courteous. What more could you ask for?” A majority of our patients want to consult with Dr. Passaretti based on reviews and testimonials from our ever-expanding family of happy and satisfied patients. They trust Dr. Passaretti to deliver excellent results based on their expectations and they have absolute faith in his dedication and commitment to ensuring their safety and best interests above all.

As a board-certified plastic surgeon with extensive knowledge in facial anatomy, Dr. Passaretti is a highly sought after physician not just for his expertise in advanced plastic surgery and cosmetic aesthetic procedures, but also for his ability to create customized surgical solutions for all his patients. If you are looking for expert Buccal Fat Removal in Darien, CT, then schedule a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Passaretti by contacting us online or calling us at (203) 656-9999 today!

Buccal Fat Removal FAQ

If you want to get rid of your chubby cheeks and want a slimmer chiseled facial appearance, then you can be a good candidate for buccal fat removal.

Consult with Dr. Passaretti to know whether or not buccal fat removal is the right choice for you during your initial consultation.

Buccal fat removal is a minimally invasive procedure that takes less than an hour.

There is very little downtime after a buccal fat removal surgery. Most patients can return to work within one to three days of their procedure.

No. Dr. Passaretti performs Buccal Fat Removal as an outpatient procedure under genera; anesthesia. So, while you may feel some pulling sensations during surgery – you will not feel any significant pain or discomfort.

You can expect some degree of swelling for a few days. Bruising can also happen, but only in rare cases. Ice may be applied to the face to help with the swelling and bruising. Once the healing process kicks in, the swelling and bruising will subside. Any post-operative discomfort or pain can be easily addressed with medication.

The recovery period after your Buccal Fat Removal surgery is short because, during the procedure, the muscles, tendons, and ligaments are not touched. Also, because the incisions are very tiny in size, the healing is much faster and virtually pain-free. Dr. Passaretti strongly recommends that any vigorous exercise or activities should be avoided for at least one to two weeks after the procedure.

Most patients can expect to see a thinning of cheeks within three to four weeks after their buccal fat removal surgery. The results of the procedure become more visible generally after six weeks when most of the swelling has subsided. However, final and full results can take up to three months or more to show completely.

Schedule a Consultation for Expert Buccal Fat Removal in Darien, CT with Dr. Passaretti

You can get expert Buccal Fat Removal in Darien, CT with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Passaretti. Schedule your consultation by contacting us online or calling us at (203) 656-9999 today!

If you are considering plastic surgery in Darien, CT or anywhere around Fairfield County, contact us to schedule a one-on-one consultation with top plastic surgeon Dr. Passaretti.

722 Post Rd, Ste 201, Darien, CT 06820