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Custom Cheek Implants for High Arch Model 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 malar Read More…

Zygomatic Arch Implants and the High Cheekbone Look

  The zygomatic arch is the part of the cheekbone that extends back to the temporal bone in front of the ear. It is a thin bone and serves and looks like a bridge, allowing the temporalis muscle to pass underneath it. It can be thought of as the side of the cheekbone.  While it Read More…

Custom Cheek Implants – Getting The High Model Cheek Look

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 having Read More…

Volume Comparison of Cheek Implants vs 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…

Hand Carved Extended Cheek Implants for High Cheekbone Look

High 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 of Read More…

Concepts for 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 in 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 aesthetic Read More…

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