Cheek reshaping is performed to improve or enhance the appearance of the face. There are a lot of people who do not like the appearance of their faces or not satisfied with their facial appearance. These people can reshape their cheeks with the help of plastic surgery. Cheek reshaping surgery is also done to correct the defects present since birth or due to some injury or accident. Mostly women are more conscious about their facial appearance but nowadays both men and women opt for cheek reshaping procedures. Cheek reshaping or cheek contouring can improve the aesthetic appearance of your cheeks. Cheek reshaping procedures involve cheek implants and cheekbone reduction.
Cheek reshaping surgery is performed under general anesthesia. If you have flat cheeks, during the procedure your doctor may insert an implant into the cheeks to redefine its appearance. Implants are inserted through the cuts which are made where the upper gum joins the cheek inside the mouth. The procedure takes around 1 to 2 hours. You may have minor discomfort for 2 days after the procedure.
In the case of cheek reduction, the prominent cheekbone is reduced through the incisions which are also made inside the mouth, within the hairline or eyelid. The actual operation depends on which part of your cheek is too prominent or need reduction. These procedures require proper planning for perfect results.
Before the surgery
The person should be 18 years or above, healthy and have realistic expectations.
Tell your doctor about your medical conditions, allergies, and medications.
Stop smoking 2 weeks before the surgery.
Avoid using vitamin E oil a day before the surgery.
After the surgery (what to expect, recovery and results)
The patient can go back to the home on the same day of the surgery.
You may expect some pain and soreness inside your mouth for the first 2 days.
You may have swelling and bruising for 2 weeks.
Appreciable results can be seen after 2 to 3 weeks.
Treat your face gently, don’t disturb the implant.
Don’t use your hands to rest your chin.
Clean your mouth with the prescribed mouthwash after every meal.
Brushing your teeth needs to be done very gently and carefully.
You can get back to work within 5 days after the surgery.
It is very important to choose a reputed clinic with an expert team of doctors, staff and advanced types of equipment. Contourshyd.com is one of the best clinics in Hyderabad. We offer top-notch aesthetic treatments with advanced patient care and guaranteed results. Our surgeons are board-certified and well experienced in cosmetic surgeries; our staff is very cooperative and caring. Our priority is making our patients comfortable and safe about the treatment and providing the best satisfying results.
In India, the cost of cheek reshaping surgery ranges between Rs.90000 to Rs.200000. the exact cost depends on the city where you are getting the surgery, the experience of the surgeon, the type of chin reshaping procedure, etc.
A screw fixated cheek implant is permanent that lasts lifelong but it can be removed or its size can be changed depending on the requirement of the person. Silicon facial implants are the main interest in facial surgery. Cheek reshaping surgery is simple, customizable and permanent.
As we age our cheeks begin to lose volume and make them droopy and flat. Cheek reshaping procedure creates well-sculpted cheekbones and provides perfect contours to your face that makes you look youthful and attractive.
Most commonly used cheek implants are made of solid silicon. In addition to this, there are few other types of non-biological materials (medpor implants) used in cheek implants that are safe for the body.
Cheek implants pump up the cheek area. It depends on the individual needs of the patient that he or she wants to plump in front of the cheekbone or on the side of the cheekbone. Implants are created depending on the particular desires of the patient.
Usually, the recovery takes a maximum of 10 days. You can get back to your normal routine and work within 10 days after the procedure. Make sure you follow all post-care instructions given by your surgeon. It will help you recover faster.
Your doctor will give you medicines or creams to reduce the swelling and other minor side effects of the procedure. You should follow all the post-care instructions to promote healing.
Possible complications may include the risk of infection and the facial implant may shift out of the alignment. These complications are very rare. These may occur if the surgery is performed by an inexperienced or unprofessional doctor.
Your doctor will suggest and schedule the follow-ups after the procedure to check the incisions for inflammation or infection. They have to check your recovery, symptoms and adjust your medications according to that.