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Experience and Results of a Cheek Dimpleplasty Technique

Cheek dimples are well known aesthetic features of the midface. Some people who do not have them regard them as aesthetically desirable while others who have them would like to have them removed. When naturally present anatomic studies have shown that cheek dimples occur as a result of a defect in the zygomaticus muscle. This Read More…

Technical Strategies – Fat Injections for Chin Dimple Reduction

Chin dimples are a not uncommon but anatomically perplexing facial feature. Sitting as a round central depression on the soft tissue chin pad, it serves no functional purpose other than a distinctive facial adornment. Like all facial dimples the cause has been shown to be caused by an underlying muscle deformity, specifically that of the Read More…

Surgical Techniques in Cheek Dimpleplasty

Cheek dimples are natural indentations some people have when they smile. Although some people have them naturally when they are not smiling and they merely become deeper when they do. The aesthetics of cheek dimples are personal, some like them and want them placed and a few others have them wand want them reduced/removed. The Read More…

The Anatomy and Surgical Technique For Cheek Dimpleplasty

Cheek dimples are considered by some to be an attractive facial feature. Why there are appealing is not precisely known but, since they appear largely on smiling, one can assume that they cast an impression of happiness. For others they may merely be ‘cute’ or a sign of facial distinction much like a well placed Read More…

Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? The Anatomy of Cheek Dimples

Cheek dimples have been proven by anatomic studies to be the result of an underlying muscle defect or unique type of muscular anatomy. They occur because of a split or defect in the zygomaticus muscle which runs from the underside of the cheek bone down into the upper lip. While appearing as a slight indentation Read More…

The Surgical Creation of Cheek Dimples

  Cheek dimples are visible indentations of the skin that usually become apparent when one smile’s. They may be present in some people when their face is expressionless but most occur with facial movement. Cheek dimples are usually inherited and are a dominant genetic trait. What purpose they serve is unknown and the value of Read More…

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