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A Bichectomy, also known as the Hollywood Cheek procedure or buccal fat pad removal, is the surgical removal of buccal fat pads located in the cheeks. With the ability to surgically sculpt your features via this procedure, you can achieve more angular and defined facial contours by removing stubborn cheek fat — forever!

What is a Bichectomy?

A Bichectomy is a surgical procedure in which the buccal fat pads are removed from your cheeks, creating a more sculpted look for the face. Many people wonder why they’re not able to get rid of face fat with a good diet or exercise regiment – this procedure targets the stubborn fat pads in the cheeks that are unaffected by traditional weight loss techniques. By removing excess cheek volume with a bichectomy, the cheekbones feature more prominently and the appearance of facial roundness will be reduced. This surgery provides permanent results, as the fat pads will not regenerate after they are removed.

The right candidate for cheek fat removal is a patient who has more than eighteen years of age, physically fit, non-smokers, realistic about the goals and results that can be achieved with the surgery, and positive attitude.

The benefits of buccal fat removal can be but not limited to:

  • Thinner cheeks
  • Improvement of facial appearance.
  • Cheeks more defined resulting in more prominent zygomatic bones.
  • Gaining an increase in self-esteem.
  • Feeling more confidence.

What is A Bichectomy or Buccal Fat Removal?

Today, men and women have a young and healthy appearance to be able to reach their ideals in terms of physical appearance. There are several well-known surgical and cosmetic procedures, such as RhinoplastyOtoplastyBrazilian Butt Lift that would give you a better look. However, there is a procedure that has gained popularity in recent years due to its short-term results and rapid recovery, buccal fat removal or also known as Bichectomy.

Bichectomy is an aesthetic facial procedure which consists of Bichat’s adipose bag remover, which is located in two fat compartments inside the cheeks. Do not worry, Bichat bags are not essential for the body and your main one is for the first years of life chewing and sucking for babies.

Bichectomy is recommended for people who, despite diets and exercises, still have a round face, making them look more weighty.

Buccal fat removal is a type of Plastic Surgery. It’s also known as a buccal lipectomy or cheek reduction surgery.

During the procedure, the buccal fat pads in your cheeks are surgically removed. This thins the cheeks and defines facial angles.

The surgery can be done alone or with another form of plastic surgery, such as:


  • You can return to your activities within 3 to 5 days.
  • You must remain in moderate rest.
  • The definitive results will be observed after one month, as the inflammation decreases.
  • Avoid receiving direct sun during the entire recovery process.

How much does the procedure cost?

It is important to understand that pricing can vary based on the degree of enhancement required and the details of your surgical plan. Undergoing the procedure (or procedures) in phases can also impact the price. Your quote will include all the anticipated fees and costs associated with your procedure, including Dr. Azar’s surgeon fee, hospital costs, anesthesia fees and medication costs.
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