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Feminization of the midface: Cheek augmentation and buccal fat pad removal

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      A feminine face is typically heart-shaped with a prominent malar region and lean midface. This ideal is dependent on both the skeletal architecture and the soft-tissue structures. Cheek augmentation and buccal lipectomy aid in the inverted triangulation between the points of the cheeks and the chin, feminizing the midface. Herein, we describe the anatomy and operative technique for facial feminization of the midface.


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