High and full cheekbones are seen as a sign of beauty and femininity. They symbolize
youthfulness and healthiness.
Cheek augmentation with implants is a surgical procedure performed to enhance sunken or depressed cheekbones. It is generally done with the placement of an implant on the cheekbones to give more projection and definition to the cheeks.
Cheek implants are designed to augment, reconstruct, and rejuvenate your cheeks and facial contours. They have different sizes and styles, and they restore proportion and contour to your face.
You may be a good candidate:
The outcomes of cheek augmentation can be analyzed in two main categories: aesthetical and psychological.
Cheek implants present a permanent solution for sunken and hollow cheeks. They can be a very good way to add definition to your cheeks, facial contours and to enhance your overall appearance. Through cheek implants, the appearance of your weak cheeks can be improved, and you have fuller, defined, sculpted and youthful cheekbones. Cheek implants help patients to achieve dramatic results and obtain an ideal facial profile by providing a more facial symmetry. Above all, your results will be permanent.
The psychological outcomes of the procedure are as important as the physical ones. Cheek feature creates facial definition and plays an important role in the balance of the face. If you are not happy with the appearance of your cheeks, you can experience serious psychological distress which can negatively affect your self-confidence and social life. After the procedure, you will have a more positive self-image.
Following your procedure, gauze dressings or bandages might be placed to your incisions
in order to improve adherence and it is generally removed after 1-3 days. If there is
any sutures or stitches, they are removed within 5 days. To minimize swelling and
bruising, an elastic bandage or a compression garment might be used.
You may feel tired and sore which can be eased with pain medication. You may be asked to sleep face-up, with your head elevated for the first few days. You may have difficulty while smiling, talking, and moving your mouth in the following days due to the position of the implants. If your implants are placed through an incision in the mouth, you may follow a liquid diet and use special mouth rinses. You may consume soft foods for the first week. Most patients are able to return to normal daily activities and work within a week.
You may experience post-operative swelling which will subside within 2-3 weeks. You can
apply cold compress to reduce swelling and bruising.
You should refrain from strenuous exercise for around four weeks, but your surgeon will provide an individualized recovery plan based on your healing rate and tell you when you will be able to return to your exercise routine.
You will see significant improvement in the first few weeks and your results will continue to look better throughout the year. Your final results will be visible about 3-4 months after the procedure.
A nurse will visit you in your hotel every day during the first week after the surgery. We will expect you to be in our clinic for your post-op examination 1 week after the surgery, before you leave İstanbul. We will still follow your recovery process while you are away. Clineca will provide you with complete support and inform you about everything you need to know during your recovery. We will be with you from your consultation to the very end of your recovery.
“With the help of customizable implant technology, we are able to enhance the definition and fullness of your cheeks and provide your desired results.”
During your online consultation, your surgeon will ask you questions about your medical history. They will also conduct a physical examination. Your surgeon will inform you about everything you need to know before the surgery. Clineca will provide you with complete guidance and support before your surgery. You will have a complete and detailed list of instructions.
Most important instructions include,
What you need to do after the surgery will be explained to you in detail by your surgeon and Clineca will provide you with all the support and guidance you need. Most important instructions include:
“Different implant sizes allow us to achieve the results the patients desire. Whether you want a subtle or dramatic change, cheek augmentation provides.”
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