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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Replacement of Standard Cheek Implants with Custom Cheek Implants in a Male Who Seeks a High Cheekbone Look

Background: Cheek augmentation with implants has been around for over fifty years. While these implants have undergone various shape changes and are available in different materials over this time period, the most common cheek implant styles are oval in shape and are designed to augment the main zygomatic body. This creates an anterior cheek fullness Read More…

Custom Male Cheek Implant Styles for the High Cheekbone Look

Cheek augmentation is most commonly performed today by injectable fillers. But  when filler fatigue sets in cheek implants offer a permanent augmentation method. Cheek implants have been around for a long time and a variety of styes and sizes exist. Their use has historically been for females of which the same still exists today. But Read More…

OR Snapshots – Removal of Medpor Cheek Implants

Medpor or porous polyethylene is one of the most common facial implant materials used. It is distinguished by having a significant or fierce soft tissue adherence to it. While this poses some challenges to revising or removing such implants, this should not be confused with impossible. A difficult task should not be mistaken for not Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Male Custom Cheek Implant Replacements for Undesired Aesthetic Effects from Standard Cheek Implants

Background:  Cheek implants have been around for over four decades and have undergone some significant evolution in their shapes and cheek augmentation effects. With three basic implant styles (malar, submalar and combined malar-submalar) and numerous sizes between them many different types of cheek augmentation needs can be met. But what all of these cheek implants Read More…

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