Bichat Resection

If, no matter how much weight you lose, your cheeks still look chubby, it may be because you have naturally big fat deposits in this area of your face, which are called buccal fat pads. Our bichat resection will give you a slim face with very little invasion.


These testimonials are meant to be a showcase of some of our surgeries’ results. However, each patient’s experience and results are different and will depend on many aspects, such as: skin elasticity, age, initial condition, among others.

Men and Women
1 Hour
From 3 to 5 days

Why this procedure?

Through this surgery, we’ll make sure your face loses the appearance of being chubby and we’ll give you elevated cheekbones that look healthier, younger and natural. Also, this amazing results will be achieved fast and with very little invasion, guaranteeing you’ll be back to your normal routine in no time.

What happens during a bichat resection?

During the procedure, our surgeons make several incisions on the inside of the cheek to locate the buccal extension of the fat pad. Then, they remove the needed amount of fat using a laser device to seal the blood vessels and prevent any bleeding. Finally, the incisions are closed with dissolving sutures.

  • Creates a better-looking facial profile.
  • Removes excessive fat from the buccal fat pads.
  • Boosts self-esteem and confidence.
  • Surgical fees
  • Hospitalization expenses
  • Anesthesia and Anesthesiologist
  • Preoperative Analysis: Laboratory tests and EKG- Cardiologist Evaluation- (the EKG is perform in patients 40 years and older)
  • Medical Care (Nurse)
  • Three months of free consultations and follow up visits after surgery

The following are consider extra expenses:

  • Special compressive garment
  • Medication (antibiotic and analgesic treatment)
  • Overnight stay in Clinic or Hotel

Men and women who:

  • Are in good health
  • Have a lot of fat in their buccal fat pads, which makes them look chubbier than they actually are.

After you’ve had the procedure done, your face and mouth will be sore, swollen and tender. Some discomfort and pain may appear during the first days after the surgery, but the medication prescribed by your surgeon will help you control it. Any bruising will be inside the mouth.

You’ll be asked to go into a diet with no acidic foods. You’ll also have to rinse your mouth with an antiseptic several times a day and sleep with your head held high.

Don’t forget to follow your surgeon’s instructions and to attend every one of your appointments. We need to work as a team to achieve the ultimate results.

(It is important to note that recovery specifications may vary depending on the procedure and the patient; our medical staff will walk you through the details of your recovery process.)

When can I resume my normal activities?

You’ll be able to return to your normal activities 3 to 5 days after the surgery.

When will I see results?

Within a week, but it may take from two to four months to see the full results.

Should I consider a specific time of the year to do my procedure?

Depending on the chosen procedure, some recoveries do better on winter, while others do better on the summer time. Ask your surgeon for the option that better suits your case. You should also consider periods of time in which you’ll have time to relax, like the holidays, for example.


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