Buccal Fat Pad Removal in Pune

Buccal fat is typically normal fat that sits within the lower cheeks. Buccal fat supports the jaw to perform hinge movement and helps muscles in chewing. Buccal fat extends from the lower cheeks to the temple, and its excess accumulation may make the lower part of the face fatty. Excess facial fat gives the face a chubby appearance. Therefore Dr. Mulay performs this maxillofacial surgery, Buccal fat pad removal in Pune, to give you a slimmer and skinnier-looking face.


  • Buccal fat pad removal helps attain the desired cheek shape by reducing excess fat.

  • This surgery takes only 20-30 minutes.

  • It takes only a couple of days to heal.

  • The effects are permanent and only get affected by weight gain.

  •  Liposuction is not possible on Buccal fat. Therefore buccal fat pad removal is an efficient way of removing excess facial buckle fat.

Procedure Of Buccal Fat Removal

When you visit the surgeon to remove your excess facial fat, the surgeon will first analyse your face and recommend you to buccal fat pad removal in Pune.

  • Surgeon injects anaesthetic at the operational site. Then, the surgeon makes  2-3 cm small incisions on the posterior or inside part of the cheek.
  • Then very carefully, the surgeon rips out the fat with slight pressure. The fat to be taken out depends on the desired shape, and the remaining fat is left in place. 
  • Finally, the surgeon closes the incision sutures. 


This process only takes around 20 minutes, and since incisions are in the mouth, there is no visible scarring. Buccal fat pad removal in Pune can be integrated with other facial cosmetic procedures like facelift, rhinoplasty, and cheek augmentation.


  • You may have sore and itching cheeks for the first couple of weeks.
  • Swelling of cheeks can be cured by applying ice on them within 2-3 days.
  • It is advised to eat very soft or semi liquid food during the first two days after surgery because the incisions may spill due to excessive chewing. In addition, the doctor recommends using an antiseptic mouth rinse thrice a day to avoid bacterial germination.
  • The doctor advises a healthy diet and regular jaw exercises to avoid buccal fat regain.
  • You can continue your daily routine work in  2-3 days.
  • It is recommended to sleep on the back for better healing of the wounds.


Like any other surgery, buccal fat removal risks include infection, drainage, or slow-paced recovery. However, we use the safest and latest equipment to make surgery effective.

If you are looking for an adept surgeon for Buccal fat pad removal in Pune, consult Dr. Mulay, undoubtedly. Dr. Amit Mulay is a well-known plastic surgeon in Pune, having immense knowledge and experience in performing several aesthetic, cosmetic, and reconstructive surgeries. So, for effective and visible results of buccal fat pad removal in Pune, book a consultation with us right away!