Stay well padded: BAPRAS urges caution on cheek fat removal craze

12th June 2023


BAPRAS urges caution regarding the latest trend for buccal (cheek) fat removal, which is being widely promoted through social media. Unlike many procedures, which can be tweaked or reversed, the quest for hollow cheeks by having buccal fat surgically removed could potentially cause irreparable damage by harming nerves and glands under the skin or even crating a gaunt look long-term as the face ages. 

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