Who is the ideal candidate to undergo Cheek augmentation?
If you see your face lacks structure, your cheekbones are too flat, or that family traits of your cheekbones do not have the proportions they should, you may need this procedure to improve your appearance. In any case, do not forget to be with the help of the surgeon who can determine the need to subject yourself to a Malarplasty increase.
By careful study of your particular case and, assessment by our medical specialists in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, the surgeon will carefully analyze volume changes on the cheekbones and will advise the most appropriate modifications according to your particular caser.
What is Cheek Augmentation or Augmentation Malarplasty?
The cheek or malar bone are giving support to the two prominences of the face known as cheeks. These structures provide malar elegance and beauty to the face.
When the cheeks are not developed enough, are flattened or are diminished give the face look tired all the time and unhealthy.
This operation corrects the lack projection or asymmetry of the cheekbones, is practiced by placing small implants configuration suitable shape and size through a small incision on the inside of the mouth.
These implants are certified by the European Community, and ensure the highest quality of implant and maximum safety.
Usually makes a small incision in the mouth, right in the area where the gum and upper lip, so that there are no scars exposed.
It can be done as an outpatient procedure isolated or combined fine during the same surgical procedure with other procedures such as brow lift, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, facelift … to achieve overall facial.
Will I see any 3D simulation before surgery Cheek Augmentation?
In our Cànons Clinics centers specializing in Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery offer the possibility to show through a new 3D program E-Stetix various three-dimensional simulations surgery Cheek augmentation to analyze a personalized and medically all aspects you want to improve, but doing some previous pictures where you get an idea about always, how you’ll be later, involved a variety of factors.
Can you use a filler instead of the implant?
Currently, you can use their own fat tissue. Tap with special cannulas and using microsurgical, the surgeon takes fat tissue and processes.
Subsequently, this tissue injected using a very precise technique which allows the fat to suit the spaces required volume increase.
On the other hand, can also be performed with increased malar synthetic injectable substances tested without side effects, which prevent such complicated processes can be fat removal by liposuction.
What will return to normal?
The Malarplasty is generally ambulatory surgery, in which does not require hospitalization. After the operation you will feel peaceful and painless. It is possible that with the passage of the hours have some discomfort, which are controlled by local cold and analgesic and anti-inflammatory regimen recommended by the doctor.
Inflammation may occur in the area of intervention, which is completely normal. When you get home it is important that you get local cold possible in order to minimize bruising and swelling.
It is important to plan ahead the day of your surgery and your side have a person you trust, take you home and take care of you at least the first 24 hours.
If you have any query please contact our Cànons Clinics, Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine who will listen to your entire recovery process.
How long does it take to recover?
Recovery from surgery is rapid and malar are generally able to return to normal work quickly. In some cases can be extended a few days. Remember that recovery depends largely on your own body.
How do I prepare the surgery?
The doctor will give you instructions on how to prepare for surgery, including guidelines to keep on shooting or suppressing medications, vitamins, iron supplements, food, liquid and snuff.
Make sure also that a family member or companion can take you home when you are to be discharged and, if necessary, can help a few days.
What precautions should I take?
In order to limit the risk of bleeding and bruising have to avoid taking in the 7 days before the procedure antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin, dipyridamole, ticlopidine, … as well as in the 3 days prior to taking NSAIDs like Ibuprofen antiplatelet effect, Diclofenac , indomethacin, piroxicam, naproxen…