|FAQ : Criteria|
||Who is a candidate for Cheek Surgery ?|
||In general, the best candidates for cheek surgery are
people : |
- In good physical health.
- Psychologically stable.
Wanting to add definition to the face, especially the upper face.
Understanding the healing process.
- Understanding the limitations of the
- No known allergies to the implant material used.
realistic expectations for the outcome.
- The above is only a partial list of
the criteria that your surgeon will consider in determining whether or not this
procedure is appropriate for you. Be sure to ask your surgeon if he / she
considers you an ideal candidate for cheek surgery.
|FAQ : Surgical Procedure|
||Where will your surgery be performed?|
||Your operation may take place in an
office-based facility, a freestanding surgical center or a hospital outpatient
facility. Sometimes, your plastic surgeon may require that you stay overnight.
Your doctor will make such a recommendation based on your overall medical
condition and whether another cosmetic procedure was performed simultaneously
with the facial implant surgery. |
||How much pain is there?|
||The amount of pain depends on the method
used, and varies from person to person. Local anesthetic is used to reduce pain
during the surgery. |
||How quick is recovery for Cheek
||Your plastic surgeon will provide you with
instructions about post-operative care. There will be dietary restrictions as
well as limitations to your activities. Again, these instructions will vary,
especially if another procedure was performed along with your implant surgery.
However, you should be aware that your ability to move your mouth and lips may
be diminished temporarily. Stitches used to close the incisions inside your
mouth usually dissolve within about 10 days.|
|FAQ : Result|
||What are some of the most common benefits of
||This surgery can enhance facial contours and brings
balance to the facial features. It is also used to correct asymmetries and
congenital defects. |
||What is the long-term outcome like for most
||Due to swelling, the results of the surgery may not be
plainly visible for as long as three or four months. Scars are generally well