Cheek implants is a procedure performed to add body and contour to the cheeks that lack definition. Individuals with weak cheek structure, a narrow or flat face or who have lost cheek contour due to the effects of age can benefit from the aesthetic enhancement that cheek augmentation can provide.
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Procedure takes approximately 60 min & is performed under general anaesthesia.
Step 1: Anaesthesia is given to the patient
Step 2: Incision -Small incision is made in the mouth or lower eyelids (When the implant is not used in conjunction with any other plastic surgery treatment).
Step 3: Implants placement: they are placed into small pockets made by the surgeon in the cheek tissue.
Step 4: Closure of the incision. Dissolvable sutures are mostly used.
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Patient is advised to wear a facial compression garment, which helps in minimizes the swelling that a patient might experience after the surgery.
Complete recovery can take 2 to 4 weeks.