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Buccal Fat Removal

Written By: Gordon Kaplan

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Published on Apr 13, 2018 . . Watch this video as NJ board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Gordon Kaplan, performs buccal fat pad removal surgery with excision of mucosa. This procedure involves a 2.5 cm excision of mucosa on the inside of the cheek, between the upper and lower teeth, followed by removal of the buccal fat pad. This results in a more contoured, chiseled appearance and less of a chipmunk cheek. Buccal fat removal is designed to create a more sculpted facial contour or chiseled look for patients in New Jersey. The cheek bones are highlighted by buccal fat pad removal reducing the soft and round appearance. Condition of plump lower cheeks which is comprised of excess buccal fat cannot be remedied through diet or exercise. Buccal fat removal is designed to reduce this fullness in the lower cheek by removing the fat pads inside the mouth. To learn more about a Buccal Fat Removal treatment with The Kaplan Center or to request a consultation at our NJ office, please call (201) 948-5475 or visit

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