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This less invasive facelift technique, combined with the repositioning of the orbital and buccal fat pads (deep fat pads in the face) over the cheeks, hollows under the eyes and smile line areas, restores the youthful, heart shape face of those in their twenties.
In rare cases, these tumors develop in other head and neck mucosal sites, such as the buccal fat pad.
In rare instances, a herniated or prominent buccal fat pad, located in the cheek area, may need to be removed or sutured at a deep level.