By inserting cheek implants, a new contouring of the face in the cheek area is possible. These implants are usually made of silicone gel. They are inserted into the desired location through an incision in the oral cavity and then fixed accordingly.
Cheek augmentation can be performed with implants or via fat transfer. Both are usually performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia or in twilight sleep. The plastic surgeon or the attending specialist will explain in an individual consultation which surgical technique is used and which risks or complications can occur.
It should be noted that in the event of complications and/or follow-up treatments for a cheek augmentation performed for aesthetic reasons, health insurance companies are usually unwilling and not required to cover the full cost of medically necessary treatments. The associated financial risk for the patient can be reduced by taking out our safe4beauty cosmetic surgery insurance.