Dr. Bolitho Helps Clients Achieve Their Desired Look

Dr. Glynn Bolitho and his team of top-notch professionals have helped people obtain stunning, slimming results with the buccal fat pad removal technique. Clients consistently reap the benefits of his expertise.

  • Nearly three decades of experience 
  • Board certified in plastic surgery four times over
  • Former Associate Professor in Plastic Surgery at UCSD 
  • Patient safety is of the highest concern

About the Buccal Fat Removal Process

Buccal fat removal, also known as buccal fat pad removal, is a cosmetic procedure that reduces the prominence of the cheeks by removing excess fat in the lower cheek area. It aims to make the cheeks appear less full or chubby, accentuate the cheekbones, and provide a more defined facial structure.

The procedure starts with the administration of local anesthesia to numb the treatment area. A small incision is made inside the mouth, specifically in the buccal mucosa, which is the inner cheek lining. The Dr. Bolitho carefully removes the buccal fat pad and then closes the incision with sutures. This approach ensures no visible scarring on the face.

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Is Buccal Fat Removal Right for You?

This cosmetic procedure achieves a more sculpted and balanced facial appearance for many people. This surgery reduces the fullness or "chubbiness" of the cheeks, resulting in well-defined facial contours and accentuated cheekbones. Many individuals find this treatment boosts their confidence and achieves a natural aesthetic look without looking overdone.

However, buccal fat removal in La Jolla may not be suitable for everyone. It is crucial to understand the ideal candidates for this procedure and who should avoid it. People with thin faces might not benefit from this surgery; removing buccal fat pads might make their appearance overly gaunt.

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The Benefits of Addressing Unwanted Fullness and More with Buccal Fat Pad Removal

  • Enhanced facial features: The procedure accentuates the cheekbones and jawline, granting a more balanced and attractive appearance.
  • Natural results: Unlike some other facial cosmetic procedures, buccal fat removal tends to provide subtle and natural-looking outcomes.
  • Boosted confidence: Feeling more comfortable with one's appearance can significantly impact self-esteem and social interactions.

What to Expect During the Consultation

Dr. Bolitho will go through a series of steps to ensure the procedure is right for you and to help you understand and feel comfortable with the process. The consultation will typically cover the following key points:

Discussing your desired outcome

Dr. Bolitho will begin by understanding your reasons for considering buccal fat removal. This helps him tailor the treatment plan to meet your expectations and ensure a natural, aesthetically pleasing result.

Evaluation of the client's face

He then assesses your facial structure, focusing on the cheeks and cheekbones. You’ll learn what to expect regarding your appearance after the procedure. 

Reviewing the client's physical condition and health

Dr. Bolitho will ask you about your medical history and current health to ensure you are a suitable candidate for the procedure. 

Options for the procedure

The doctor will discuss the options available for buccal fat removal and any alternative treatments that may be suitable. 

Recovery expectations

Finally, he will cover the expected recovery process, post-operative care, and any other important factors. Most clients return to their normal daily activities within a week.

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Why Choose Dr. Glynn Bolitho?

Superior, natural-looking results in plastic surgery come from skilled medical professionals who put being a physician first. This is exactly Dr. Bolitho’s philosophy when it comes to ensuring client safety and excellent results. He is a quadruple-certified plastic surgeon and takes pride in keeping the highest, state-of-the-art standards at his practice. Dr. Bolitho does not rest on his nearly 30 years of experience but remains highly involved in the advancements in his field through continuing education and practical application. When it comes to ensuring a client understands the procedure and is doing well afterward, he is there for however long is needed. He doesn’t consider it a job done until the client is happy. 

Schedule a Consultation Today

Dr. Bolitho and his dedicated staff are happy to answer any questions you may have and help you choose the procedure that will help you achieve the look you want. Contact us to schedule an initial consultation at our La Jolla office and discover if buccal fat removal is right for you.

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