Understanding Cheek Implant Augmentation

  Implant augmentation of the cheeks provides a valuable facial structural enhancement as well as is useful for an anti-aging effect. For many women, it may be the most critical aesthetic facial prominence (short of the nose) in contrast to men where it is the chin and the jawline. The cheek in both genders, however,…Read More…

Shaping The Male Face

Superman has been an American cultural icon since he first appeared in comic books back in 1938. His appearance is absolutely distinctive, most notably that of his red, white and blue colors and the stylized S shield on his chest. The shield is so symbolic of his character than its appearance alone immediately brings image…Read More…

Cheek Augmentation and Facial Attractiveness in Men and Women

It is well known that one of the major contributors towards the perception of an attractive face, albeit a man or a woman, is the proportion of certain features. Known as indicators of facial beauty, disproportionate and asymmetric features are the main reasons many patients seek plastic surgery procedures. One can debate endlessly why this…Read More…

Surgical Options for the Chubby Face (Fat Face)

It is not uncommon to hear a patient’s concern about their chubby or ‘fat face’. For some of these patients their face matches their body habitus and some significant weight loss will do wonders for those concerns. But there are people who do have a chubby face that are not necessarily significantly overweight and they…Read More…

Common Questions about Cheek Augmentation (Implants)

The appearance of a well-defined cheekbone helps provide a sculpted and youthful look as it provides midfacial prominence and give the appearance of a thinner lower face. Flat cheekbones can make a large nose look larger and a receding chin smaller. The cheekbones are one of the three convex prominences that help define your face, highlighting…Read More…

Common Concerns about Cheek Implant Surgery

A face that has good skeletal contours, which some would call sculpted, is desired by many young men and women. The appearance of high cheekbones is one important element of achieving such a look. Cheekbones create a well-defined face by creating an upper facial prominence which makes the lower face look thinner. Such a facial…Read More…

Cheek Augmentation – Preventing Complications and Improving Outcomes

Cheek augmentation is done for a variety of different aesthetic reasons. Besides the obvious need to fill out a sunken in cheek appearance and improve facial balance, they are just as commonly used for an anti-aging effect. By augmenting the soft submalar tissue to fill midfacial hollows, the lifting of this tissue provides a facial…Read More…

Cheek Implants in Patients with Dentures

Cheek implants are a fairly simple and effective method for adding projection of various areas of the zygomatic midface. Because they are various shapes of cheek implants that are available, there is a fair amount of art as opposed to science in selecting style and size of implant to get the patient’s desired effect. Because…Read More…

Cheek Implants for the Aging Face

One of the common facial aging changes for some people is the loss of fullness in the middle of the face and a longer distance between the height of the lower eyelid and the prominence of the cheek. This is most apparent when you look in the mirror and notice a flattening of the cheek…Read More…

Cheek Implant Complications and Their Revisions

Cheek implants are one of the more common types of facial implants used for esthetic or reconstructive enhancement of the malar area. They are second in use only behind chin implants which are the most common implant placed on the facial bones. Like all implants, they have the potential for some complications such as infection,…Read More…