About Cheek Augmentation
Cheek augmentation at The Face & Body Center is an effective way to restore lost volume in deflated or thinning cheeks. Our plastic surgeons offer a number of different options to our Flowood and Jackson, MS patients. Based on your needs, we can provide FDA-approved injectable filler options (such as Restylane® and Voluma®), fat injections, or surgical implants for dramatic volume. If you're wanting to add definition and youthfulness back into your appearance, then call our office today. We can explain the benefits and procedure process of each treatment and help you decide which is the best to meet your goals.
The best candidates for cheek augmentation:
- Have naturally flat cheeks
- Have flat cheeks as a result of aging
- Have flat cheeks as a result of significant weight loss
- Desire a fuller cheek look
- Desire a natural-looking solution
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"I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Barraza and the entire Face and Body Center staff I have encountered! They’re all extremely professional and very helpful. Dr. Barraza takes plenty of time with his patients discussing procedures and explaining all options. I truly felt like he treated me as he would his own wife/daughter. Very thankful for him and his wonderful nurses!"- B.C. / Google / Mar 12, 2019
"I can’t say enough great things about Dr. Barraza and the entire Face and Body Center staff I have encountered! They’re all extremely professional and very helpful. Dr. Barraza takes plenty of time with his patients discussing procedures and explaining all options. I truly felt like he treated me as he would his own wife/daughter. Very thankful for him and his wonderful nurses!"- B.C. / Healthgrades / Mar 12, 2019
"From beginning to end, The Face and Body Center went above and beyond my expectations! I went in for a BA consult in April of 2018 and by March 2019 I was finally ready to take the plunge and have the surgery. Dr. Barraza and his staff were amazing and they made the process so EASY!!! I was a nervous wreck the day of my surgery, but they were so calm, collected and professional that it was hard to worry! It was seriously a breeze. I can't wait to see the final results, but I know they're going to be great! I highly recommend Dr. Barraza!!!"- L.A. / Google / Mar 12, 2019
"Highly Recommend - Awesome experience all around. Dr K and his assistant Jill were so friendly and professional. I wasn’t sure what to expect but my hair has never looked better. The PRP treatments are amazing. Highly recommend."- A. / RealSelf / Mar 11, 2019
What to Expect
Cheek Implants: Since this is an outpatient surgery, patients will be under general anesthesia at an accredited surgical facility for about one hour. An incision will be carefully made in the mouth between the cheek and upper gums. A pocket will be created over the cheekbone after the soft cheek tissue has been properly elevated. Then, the medical-grade plastic implant will be placed in the created pocket for one or both cheeks. Afterward, the incisions will be closed and bandaged.
Filler and Fat Injections: If you're not ready to commit to surgery or if you desire a more subtle look, using injectable fillers and fat can also produce great results. This will be a short process where you will have a filler such as Restylane or Voluma injected into the desired areas. Fat injections will first require liposuction from another area in the body before injection. Numbing cream can be made available, and several sessions may be required to reach optimal results. There is no downtime associated with this procedure.
After cheek implants, you should expect some level of swelling, numbness, and bruising in the treatment area. Normal activities, such as going to work, can usually be resumed within a week. Strenuous exercise should be avoided for the first few weeks after surgery. As the swelling resolves, you can expect to see the full benefits of the surgery over the following few months. Cheek implants have a strong safety record since they are made with the highest-quality materials. While cheek implants provide long-term benefits, a patient’s face will naturally change due to the aging process, and this could impact the look of the implants over time.
Filler and fat injections will also provide volume, though the results will not be as dramatic. Results for facial fillers can last between a few months up to two years depending on the case and the type of filler.
Plan Your Procedure
Get Full, Beautiful Cheeks
You do not have to settle for the flat, deflated cheeks that you find yourself staring at in the mirror. Transform your cheeks, your face, and your entire appearance with quality cheek implants or injections. Our medical team is highly experienced and looks forward to helping you get back that youthful, full-cheek look that you desire. Give us a call today to schedule a consultation.