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Cheek liposuction. Surgeon's gloved hands using a syringe to remove fat from a female patient's cheek during cosmetic surgery. Liposuction involves inserting a needle through the skin below the patient's ear, and drawing out some of the subcutaneous fat. It is done to add definition to the face and also gives the appearance of an improved skin tone. The procedure may need to be repeated every few years to maintain the effect.
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