Postoperative Recovery after Buccal Fat Removal
This is a same day procedure. The sutures placed are absorbable and will dissolve on their own. There may be swelling and bruising early on. Avoid hard food in the area for the first week. Return to work within a week.
Buccal Fat Removal Complications
- Nerve Injury
- Wound Breakdown
With any surgical procedure complications can occur, but are generally low. We encourage that you ask about complications during your visit with Dr. Parikh. Dr. Parikh will ensure that your safety is first and discuss any concern in great detail that is tailored to your specific medical history.