Cheek Augmentation

Cheek surgery 

Cheek augmentation reshapes the cheek by either extension or reduction. Raising the cheek involves placing implants under the skin to enlarge the size of the cheek. People who are unhappy with the size and shape of their cheek and the stability of their face often desire to have this procedure. Only people who are free from infection are ideal candidates for this procedure.

Reasons for choosing Cheek surgery:
Various people are born with small or lop-sided chins, which may look unbalanced. This procedure can radically adjust the shape of the face and the stability of increased opportunities. If you feel embarrassed about the exterior and fraction of your face, it’s a process that you can definitely opt for ideal results.

Type of implant
If you have selected a cheek augmentation where the implantations are made under the skin, you must choose the implant objects. Implants are typically artificial, and it is unusual that a surgeon will pilot to an implant consisting of bone or cartilage.

The general implant is made of solid silicone, made of hard or soft, depending upon where it will be used in the body.Another implant option called polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE or for short) is made from Gore-Tex and is absorbent to vacant tissue to ‘grow’ on the implant. The PTFE attach is much stronger and firmer than silicone.
Both implants arrive in dissimilar shapes and sizes, if essential, be shaped. They are erect to a great extent and very rarely split or move.

What can you expect?
Cheek surgery generally takes 1 to 2 hours and is performed at angel’s cosmetic clinic under anesthesia. If another operation is performed simultaneously   (such as nose surgery), then the process will take longer.

Durring the procedure an incisionis made inside the lips near the gum of the lip. Mainly chin surgeries are performed on an outpatient basis and you can drive back to your home post surgery.

Before and after surgery
There are some thing you can do in training for any surgery to improve the experience. There are some things you can do after surgery.

The surgeon may give you exact postoperative directions, such as icing the area to decrease swelling (a bag of freezing peas makes a good ice) decrease snooze with your head eminent 1 to 2 weeks after surgery.Swelling and stain are general after surgery, but they should start to vanish after one week. Itching is also common, because bravery endings are unavoidably cut. The itching disappears when stress cure.Scars are unseen or below the chin or inside the mouth are not visible.  The scars can escort to one year to entirely dissolve.

You will experience some stiffness in your cheek and your face. This will disappear after one month.You can expect to be back at work and most usual activities in about two weeks. More exhausting actions such as exercises can be performed 3 weeks after surgery.

Specific complications that can occur after chin surgery:
In any surgical procedures there are risks connected with chin surgery. You must be fully aware of this before you choose to have the procedure..Deadness, thickness and sensitivity of the cheek area will present directly after surgery. These positions can final in six months to disappear entirely. If an implant is based on the edition of tissue healing at different rates, then a second procedure may be necessary to replace the existing implants.

Fast facts
Local anaesthesia  is given.
Duration of the procedure is 30 min.
Day care procedure
Recovery time is 24 hrs
No scars, incisions are done inside your mouth.