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:
Type of implant
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.
What can you expect?
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
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: