An Overview about Cheek Augmentation

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Cheek augmentation is surgical process where cheek implants are used enhance the natural features to prevent the hollow look on the face which might be caused by slimming of the face or facial wasting. This procedure aims at enhancing the cheek area to look fuller. This method is not only a remedy to have youthful look, it can also improve tunefulness among facial features.

Ideal Patients for Cheek Augmentation

Any person who is in a good healthy physical state has realistic expectations for probable results, and does not smoke is qualified. In addition, candidates should be aware of their facial structure, effects of aging on mid-face volume and contour, and the appearance of sunken cheeks.

What is the Cheek Augmentation procedure?

There are two procedures to augment the cheeks; the surgical and non-surgical but the procedure varies. For surgical cheek augmentation, an incision is made on the inside of the mouth then the cheek implant is gently inserted to create necessary facial contour. For the implants to remain stable, they will be placed on the cheekbone. As a result, you will have a long-lasting remedy to sunken cheeks bones.

For non-surgical cheek augmentation, the surgeon will place a numbing agent at the injection place so as to minimize any discomfort you will experience.

Recovering from Cheek Augmentation Surgery

Mild discomfort, some swelling, and bruising are part of the recovery process. However, your surgeon will prescribe the pain medication you will use in addition to recommending practices that will lessen the pain and discomfort during the first few days after the surgery.

If it was an injectable procedure, minor irritation at the injection spot plus bruising and swelling may be experienced. You should expect all these symptoms but they subside on their own in few days. But you have unusual or suspect specific side effects, consult the doctor.

Choosing the best Surgeon

The surgeon you will contract will determine whether the results of the surgery will be positive or negative. A good surgeon is that whose aim is to help patients increase their confidence levels; improve patient lives by enhancing their appearance aesthetically and creating a customized treatment plan for patients in regard to their aesthetic goals.

Why Cheek Implants

If you are the right candidate, cheek implants will offer several benefits.  For instance, fuller cheeks will improve your general appearance, help you look more youthful, and even balance some of your facial features. A successful cheek augmentation will boost your self-esteem. This treatment can help correct the facial asymmetries, congenital defects as well as facial trauma.

Additional benefits that cheek augmentation include:

  • Low post-surgical risks
  • Controllable results ranging from slight to dramatic
  • Long-lasting results
  • Safe and biocompatible materials
  • Can be done the same time with other cosmetic surgeries

Yeah, there you have it. Are you considering having one surgery soon? Make sure you have done enough consultation and the key to a successful cheek augmentation is to contract a qualified and experienced surgeon who has been doing cheek augmentation for some time.