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Cheek Reduction Surgery

Some patients are not troubled with sunken, hollow cheeks, as their issue stems from the opposite condition. Their cheeks may seem more full or too round and even disproportionate to the rest of their face. Men and women may both desire a slimmer, more nuanced face. Men and women may both desire a slimmer contoured face that communicates a more mature and defined and appearance.

Cheek reduction surgery is a facial cosmetic procedure that seeks to reduce the round effect of the face for a slimmer, more toned appearance. While this may seem trivial to some, to others who are displeased with their appearance, it can be a major source of embarrassment and even a confidence-killer. Dr. Erez Dayan is completely sympathetic and understanding with those who wish to change their appearance. He has dedicated his life’s work to helping his patients live their best lives with cosmetic enhancements.

If you are interested in cheek reduction surgery, you should begin with a consultation with Dr. Dayan at his Reno/Tahoe office. He will listen attentively while you share your feelings and desires. You can count on sound advice and treatment recommendations that have your best interests in mind. If he does recommend a cheek reduction surgery, he will explain the details as well as the benefits and risks. You will always receive complete information from Dr. Dayan about any suggested procedure.

Buccal Fat Removal in Reno

Cheek reduction surgery in Reno/Tahoe typically involves buccal fat removal. The mass of fat in the cheek is called the buccal fat pad. In some people, it can be a larger mass that causes the rounder, fuller aesthetic of the face that some find undesirable. In a buccal fat removal procedure, Dr. Dayan typically makes a few small incisions inside the mouth, through which he can remove the buccal fat pads and any other fatty tissue necessary.

The scars are completely invisible inside the mouth, leaving no evidence of surgery on your face. He can also perform some fat transfer contouring during this procedure to create a smoother, toned appearance that blends seamlessly with the rest of your face. The procedure can be done on an outpatient basis in just an hour or so, and you will return home the same day.

Dr. Dayan will provide you with complete aftercare instructions for caring for your incisions, pain relief and successful recovery. You will return for a follow-up visit in a week or two, so he can ensure you are healing properly and any postoperative swelling is going away. Your full results should be evident within three to four weeks, although an immediate difference will be noticeable on the day of surgery.

Contact Avance Plastic Surgery Institute in Reno/Tahoe, NV, and schedule your consultation with Dr. Dayan to discuss cheek reduction surgery.

Maintenance Program

The maintenance program at Avance Plastic Surgery Institute is designed to offer patients a convenient way to continue seeing the benefits of our treatments for as long as possible.

To maintain the outcomes of face and neck cosmetic procedures, we recommend non-invasive and minimally invasive treatments with the following devices:

  • Forma (InMode)
  • Morpheus 8 (InMode)
  • Evoke (InMode)

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