What is Cheek Augmentation?

A deficient cheek structure can make your face appear drawn and gaunt. It may give the appearance of heaviness in the lower face and an aged look of the under-eye area. Many attractive people have strong cheek bones and a softened appearance due to adequate soft tissue in this area. Prominent, full cheeks give us a youthful, healthy appearance. Cheeks which are too fatty, or large, can make us look overweight and heavy. When augmentation is performed incorrectly it can make us look very unnatural. There is a definite balance, so choosing a skilled plastic surgeon is imperative.

Cheek augmentation is the use of synthetics or biologicals to augment, or make the malar and submalar structure of the face more prominent. It can give balance to an otherwise less defined face or further augment an already existent cheek structure.

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It also may be that the face needs Mandibular (jaw) augmentation or Mentoplasty (chin augmentation) to balance out the features in addition to cheek augmentation. It is common to have cheek augmentation in conjunction with a buccal fat removal procedure, as well. A qualified plastic surgeon can help determine your needs by examining your facial structure and photographs.

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Are You A Candidate For Cheek Augmentation?

First and foremost, an individual must be in good health, not have any active diseases or pre-existing medical conditions and must have realistic expectations of the outcome of their surgery. Communication is crucial in reaching one’s goals. You must be able to voice your desires to your surgeon if he/she is to understand what your desired results are. Discuss you goals with your surgeon so that you may reach an understanding with what can realistically be achieved.

You must be mentally and emotionally stable to undergo a cosmetic procedure. This is an operation which requires patience and stability in dealing with the healing period.

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