Austin Cheek Implants
Cheek Implant Description
Cheek implants are an effective method towards enhancing the shape, contour and balance of a person’s face, thus providing a new sense of symmetry. This can be done in a variety of ways, using synthetic materials like Alloderm, silicone, or Gore-tex. For a youthful, healthy-looking appearance, cheek implants may also be created through the use of fat injections. This procedure can improve a “sunken” or tired look. The benefits of Austin cheek implants from APSI are that you will see a significnt improvement in the appearance of your face shortly following the procedure. The sunken, thin, and sometimes old appearance that you get from thin cheeks will be instantly improved by getting cheek implants.
Austin Cheek Implants Information
About 30 to 45 minutes.
Temporary bruising, swelling, numbness, tightness of skin and restriction of chewing.
Dietary restrictions and activity limitations depend on whether another procedure was performed with your surgery. The ability to move your mouth and lips may be diminished temporarily. Recovery time should average about 1 to 2 months. Return to work: 1 to 2 weeks after surgery.
Possibility of infection (which may require cheek implant replacement) and improper placement (possibly leading to repositioning through a second operation), hematoma, numbness from nerve damage, permanent discolorations and capsular contracture.
Cheek implants are permanent, although it depends on the material used and whether a revision is necessary.
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