Can I Get Buccal Lipectomies After Orthognathic Surgery?
Q: Dr. Eppley, I had orthognathic surgery more than a year ago, in which surgery they also transferred my buccal fat pads upwards to the paranasal area.
I want them removed because it doesn’t look good.
Is it possible to remove them, if not, can Kybella injections fix that?
A: Surgical removal of the transferred buccal fad pad would be a far more effective approach than injections and could be done under local anesthesia with minimal recovery. While this is a very uncommon form of buccal lipectomies that does not mean it can to be done just as effectively as the more c
Dr. Barry Eppley