Alberto Arevalo Plastic Surgeon

This procedure consists of removing a compartment or pocket of fatty tissue, which is located in the middle portion of the cheeks. This compartment is present in all human beings and is more evident in some, giving a rounded appearance to the face. It is not necessarily associated with overweight, although it does give the impression that the person has “a few extra pounds”, that the face is “fuller”.
Cheek reduction surgery can be performed at any age, over 18 years old.
It is strictly outpatient and is usually performed under local anesthesia or local anesthesia and sedation.

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The procedure is performed through a small cut or incision inside the mouth, in the middle portion of the cheek, where we remove the fatty compartment that prevents proper definition of facial angles.

The disability is minimal and usually involves swelling of the cheeks, as would occur with any dental extraction. This swelling can last from 3 days to a week. During the first days, the local application of cold can significantly reduce the swelling.

It is not a surgery that is associated with the presence of hematomas, as occurs with other facial surgeries, and it is minimally painful.

As in other surgeries, the final results, to evaluate the benefits of the procedure, can be appreciated from the 4th week after the surgery.


Alberto Arevalo Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Alberto Arévalo

Dr. Alberto Arevalo has more than 20 years of experience in private practice in the city of Bogota, specializing in Facial and Body Aesthetic Surgery.



In addition, he is accredited and certified by the Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery, as well as by the most prominent international scientific societies in the field of Aesthetic Surgery, such as the American Society for Aesthetic Surgery (ASAPS, you can check his profile at, the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and the American Society for Plastic Surgery (ASPS). These certifications accredit him as a qualified Plastic Surgeon at the level of any other specialist of this nature in the world.

His human quality, dedication to work and care for his patients distinguish him over time as an outstanding surgeon. He has left traces that have improved the quality of life of many faces and bodies of his patients in his daily practice, which includes procedures such as rhinoplasty surgery, facial rejuvenation, body and breast shaping, among others.

Expert in aesthetic plastic surgery and non-invasive procedures.

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