Patients who desire to improve the appearance of their cheek may require a surgical procedure,cheek implants. But many patients can have a non-surgical cheek augmentation,cheek shaping with a dermal filler injection, Restylane SubQ, Evolence , BioAlcamid, which is painless, safe, with a quick recovery and minimal downtime.
A non surgical cheek augmentation,cheek shaping is an excellent and affordable option for patients who would like to correct flat, unattractive cheeks using fillers, to achieve a balanced facial shape which is more oval or heart shaped and give a natural aesthetically pleasing appearance without the risks of surgery.
Q: What is non surgical Cheek Augmentation, Filler Cheek Enhancement?
The non-surgical, non invasive cheek reshaping, non-surgical cheek augmentation involves the use of a dermal filler Evolence or Restylane SubQ, injected to reshape and contour the cheek to achieve a natural aesthetic appearance, in a quick, safe and effective out-patient treatment.
Q: Who is a good candidate for non surgical cheek shaping?
Any patient who desires an improvement in the size and shape of the cheeks may be suitable for non surgical cheek shaping, cheek enhancement. Patients with a flat or poor mid face shape can improve the balance of their face using an injectable filler – Evolence or Restylane SubQ. Also, patients who have deformities of the cheeks either from birth or from injuries can achieve significant improvement without the pain, risk and recovery associated with surgery.
Q: How is non surgical cheek augmentation treatment performed?
Initial consultation will determine the goals of treatment, make note of any associated abnormalities or asymmetry and plan the optimum non surgical cheek shaping, cheek augmentation to achieve the ideal result in each patient. Treatment is carried out in the out-patient setting and takes 15 – 20 minutes. A local anaesthetic injection is used to ensure that the treatment is as comfortable as possible. Evolence or Restylane- SubQ is injected into the cheeks to improve the shape, profile, projection and symmetry.
Q: Will non surgical cheek enhancement be painful / cause bruising?
Minimal discomfort is expected during the treatment and no bruising should occur with the careful techniques used. Any mild bruising will usually resolve after 1 week. Your cheeks may feel tender for the first 3 – 5 days.
Q: When will results be seen after non surgical cheek augmentation?
Improvement in the shape and projection of the cheeks will be seen immediately following non-surgical cheek reshaping. Any swelling will resolve in 1 week.
Q: How long will the result of non surgical cheek enhancement last?
Evolence will provide long lasting improvement in cheek shape for approximately 12months. Restylane SubQ dermal filler will provide results that last for 6 to 9 months. Repeat treatments are recommended every 6 – 12 months to maintain the desired shape.
Q: What are the side effects or risks of non surgical cheek augmentation?
Mild discomfort, swelling and bruising can occur. Reactions following Restylane or Evolence are rare.
Q: When will I be able to return to normal activities?
Restricted activities are advised for 48 hours following non-surgical cheek shaping, cheek augmentation with dermal fillers. Normal activities can be resumed thereafter.