Cheek Augmentation

Cheek augmentation application is applied in order to improve the volume loss of the cheekbone and soft tissue on it, cheek sagging, piling of the cheek on the nose and lip, and correspondingly rising nasolabial grooves, deformations that occur due to many reasons such as aging, environmental factors, hereditary condition.

Thanks to the cheekbone augmentation, the cheek area is made more prominent and people get a better appearance. Cheek augmentation is preferred at young ages to make facial features more prominent and proportional and to increase the emphasis on cheekbones in facial harmony.

Thanks to cheek augmentation surgery, the cheekbones and the cheek area above it are eliminated from the tired appearance of congenitally or structurally weak people, the cheek area is lifted similar to the mid-face lift and the face is given volume. By providing the person with a lively and youthful appearance, a permanent meaningful fullness is achieved with a serious change.

In older ages, the loss of volume in the cheeks is replaced by the cheek augmentation. With the cheek augmentation, the cheekbones are clarified. In addition, it can be combined with other methods such as facelifts, allowing people to have a younger and more lively appearance.

In which situations is it applied?

  • Collapsed cheeks and loss of volume
  • Structurally insufficient cheek volume
  • Tired look from the cheek area

The cheek implant is permanent

Since it is a simple and healthy method, the cheek augmentation is a permanent method, which is very preferred today. Recovery time differs from person to person. After the cheek augmentation, the effect of the procedure is immediately visible. It shows the result of the procedure when the general edema state passes after an average of one week.

Since cheek augmentation surgery is performed with an incision on the inside of the lower eyelid or through the mouth, there is no visible scar. Implant placement surgery should be performed under general anesthesia by a specialist and professional plastic surgeon in the operating room environment. After the procedure, people can usually be discharged on the same day.

Swelling, redness and bruising on the face will begin to disappear within 2-3 days. The cheek augmentation operation, which takes about one hour, can be applied in the same session with other aesthetic operations.

The redness and bruises that occur will disappear on their own after a while. Full recovery after cheek augmentation takes an average of 6-12 months.

Is it safe?

Cheek augmentation tools produced from materials compatible with special biological tissues that ossify integrated into the cheekbone, carry some surgical risks like all foreign bodies. However, thanks to its ossification feature, the risks of surgery are minimized today.

It is used as the top of the list method in terms of providing shape and fullness to the cheek area. It does not cause any problems in the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of the diseases of the cheek region.

Things to consider before and after surgery

Before and after the procedure, people should stay away from harmful habits such as alcohol and smoking. In addition, anticoagulants should not be used for a while before and after the surgery.

People with any chronic disease should first meet with the specialist doctor about the procedure and investigate whether their disease is suitable for cheek augmentation treatment. After the cheek augmentation, numbness can be seen in the lips and chin. It may take between 3 days and 3 weeks to be resolved, mostly.