Cheek Implants for High Cheekbone Look

  Cheek implants come in a variety of styles and sizes to create slightly different midface augmentation effects. Many of the styles of cheek implants have surgeon names attached to them which does not help in understanding exactly what cheek effect they create. But fundamentally cheek implants effect either the malar or submalar regions. The…Read More…

Model Cheek Implants

  Cheek implants are the third most commonly performed facial implant procedure. Trailing behind nasal and chin implants, cheek implants provide augmentation to a lateral facial structure and not a midline one. As a result most cheek augmentations are bilateral or paired and that poses a unique challenge in their surgical placement. But prior to…Read More…

Volume Comparison of Cheek Implants and Injectable Fillers

Cheek augmentation is a common facial reshaping procedure that is done for both aesthetic enhancement and volume restoration due to aging. It is the one facial procedure that, while historically only done with cheek implants, is now done more often by injection methods using synthetic fillers or fat. The emergence of injectable methods is now…Read More…

Extended Cheek Implants for High Cheekbone Look

  Hjgh cheekbones, whether it is in women or men, is an often desired facial feature. Careful inspection of what constitutes the ‘high’ or ‘strong’ cheekbone look reveals that it has several anatomic components. The main portion of the cheekbone is indeed high but the prominence extends back along the zygomatic arch, stopping just short…Read More…

Custom Male Cheek Implants

  Cheek augmentation is a popular facial enhancement procedure that can be done by a variety of methods. The most approach today is that of an injectable technique using either synthetic fillers or the patient’s own fat. The injectable cheek augmentation material is often highly influenced by whether any other surgery is being done, fillers…Read More…

Combining Facelift, Cheek Implants and Laser Resurfacing for Total Facial Rejuvenation

  When most people think of facial rejuvenation undertandably the thought a facelift emerges. But contrary to popular perception, a facelift only addresses the lower third of the face. While smoothing out the neck and the jawline provides a youthful improvement, it does not address the middle of the face. Even if it could pulling…Read More…

Correction Of Cheek Implant Asymmetry

  While cheek augmentation can be done by synthetic injectable fillers or fat injections, the only assured permanent method is through the use of preformed implants. Cheek implants come in a variety of styles and sizes and it is critical to make these implant choices thoughtfully to get the desired midface result. The most common…Read More…

A Facial Implant Approach To Volume Restoration in Facial Wasting (Severe Lipoatrophy)

  Fat loss in the face is referred to as facial lipoatrophy. While some people have it occur naturally with aging or weight loss, for others it is a medication side effect. While retroviral drugs have extended the lives of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), one of its well know side effects is the…Read More…