As you age, the fatty tissues in your face diminish, and this can lead to a sunken appearance in your cheeks. Cheek implant surgery helps to restore volume to your cheeks and give you a more youthful look. It offers a natural appearance to your face post reconstructive surgery for traumatic injury, cancer, or other illnesses. Cheek implants are made up of silicon and are removable. Cosmetic surgeons must approach the procedure with caution to ensure that the implant is inserted in a way that looks natural and does not affect your speech or movement. The male cheek implant surgery is slightly different from the female surgery as the bone structure is different.
There are three surgical techniques used to place cheek implants:
Cheek implant surgery is a fairly simple procedure that can be performed under local or general anesthesia. The surgery takes about an hour to complete. The cosmetic surgeon will make a small incision inside your mouth or just under the hairline and will insert the implant. Sutures are then used to close the incision.
Cheek implant surgery is recommended for patients with the following medical conditions: