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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more


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How could get rid of chubby cheeks caused by alcohol. I haven't drank in a year but they aren't going away?

How could get rid of chubby cheeks caused by alcohol. I haven't drank in a year but they aren't going away?

Chubby: You may not have had alcohol - and I applaud you - you must be taking non- alcoholic liquids or juices that have many calories. No alcohol is not my issue, but try and find Lipton diet in the Supermarket. Locally you can get 12 no calorie cold drinks in the supermarket. At my store the cost of a pack of 12 is about $7. ...Read more

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Hello, i am 23 yr old female and weigh 112lbs, how can i get rid of chubby cheeks and have high cheekbones without a surgery, please help!

Hello, i am 23 yr old female and weigh 112lbs, how can i get rid of chubby cheeks and have high cheekbones without a surgery, please help!

They make you,: YOU! First, I am certain you are much more aware and concerned about your chubby cheeks than anyone else is. While I don't know how tall you are, your weight of 112 lbs suggests you are not overweight. I'm certain your cheeks are fine (and adorable). Toning your cheek muscles might help a little. Go to med-health.net, "How to Get Rid of Chubby Cheeks"! I would not consider plastic surgery! ...Read more

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Hello, i am 23 yr old female and weigh 112lbs, height 5'1 how can i get rid of chubby cheeks and have high cheekbones without a surgery, please help!

Hello, i am 23 yr old female and weigh 112lbs, height 5'1 how can i get rid of chubby cheeks and have high cheekbones without a surgery, please help!

You cannot: You are not overweight. Your high cheek bones are genetic and fixed, and I feel only plastic surgery can alter them. You would have to lose significant weight to lessen your chubby cheeks and you may end up looking too gaunt and unhealthy. A plastic surgeon can answer your question better. ...Read more

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Can facial plastic surgery get rid of chubby cheeks?

Yes: Chubby cheeks can be thinned by resecting the fat pad just deep to the lining of the mouth. Suspension of this same fat pad can be accomplished surgically. Volume filling in the upper cheek areas can help to lift the lower face tissues to a certain degree. Finally, liposuction and/or facelift surgery can effectively change the relationships of fat pads in the face. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of my chubby cheeks?

Can you tell me how to get rid of my chubby cheeks?

Buccal Fat Rx: Excess cheek tissue is most common from the Buccal fat compartment which can be reduced under local anesthesia through a small incision in the back of the mouth. Chubby cheeks should be treated conservatively because as we age , fat loss from the deeper areas of the face appears and is often restored with fat grafting. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of my chubby cheeks like a special exercise or something?

Is there a way to get rid of my chubby cheeks like a special exercise or something?

No.: Weight and muscle distribution is largely genetic. If you lose weight you will lose some amount of weight in your face as well, but the proportional loss will be determined by destiny not by focussed exercise. ...Read more