What is the procedure like to experience?
After you make the decision to undergo cheek reduction, our team will schedule your surgery for the soonest convenient date. In the days before your procedure, ensure you follow Dr. Mesa’s instructions regarding avoiding blood-thinning medications or supplements, and avoiding alcoholic beverages. A local anesthetic will be administered to numb your cheeks. The procedure will not be painful for you. A short incision is placed within each mid-cheek through which the buccal fat pad can be popped out with the application of slight pressure. The incisions are then closed with dissolvable sutures. After your procedure, you are free to return home.