The two main types of cheekbone augmentation are the following:
Facial implant surgery: This procedure uses a solid silicone implant
Soft tissue facial fillers: these are temporary alternatives and less invasive than solid implants and it includes collagen and Restylane
Facial fat grafting: this type of filling material comes directly from your own body, which eliminates the possibility of rejection. Once the fat is extracted from some part of the body through liposuction, it is processed to eliminate any substance that may cause an allergic reaction or infection.
The cheekbone augmentation cosmetic surgery is a technique used to revert the effect of gravity. The cosmetic surgeon lifts the soft tissue on the cheek, including the malar fat pillow and repositions them through the cheekbones, correcting the deepening of the nasolabial fold. It can also be combined with other facial cosmetic surgeries like eyelid surgery. The combination of a cheekbone augmentation and other procedures can produce superior results, and a younger, more attractive and natural appearance.
Patients that present lack of volume in the cheeks that are not associated with age, if you desire to have more prominent cheekbones to achieve a more feminine or elegant aspect. Patients that present loss of soft tissue.
Patient will be able to return home the same day with the help of a person that will aid with transportation and proper care on the first day. Your meals must be soft during the first week, take the anti-inflammatories and analgesics prescribed by the cosmetic surgeons. You can resume activities in a 3 to 5 days, avoiding any physical efforts or activities that could cause blows to the head.
1:30 to 2:30 hours