If you’re self-conscious about having low or barely visible cheekbones, you may be considering cheek augmentation with fillers. Dermal fillers plump, rounded cheeks to portray a youthful look. While sagging cheeks often indicate ageing, and sunken cheeks are frequently associated with ill health. A fuller face with “rosy apple cheeks” is in fashion, and if you want chubby cheeks, you have a number options with us at Castleknock Cosmetic Clinic, Dublin. These cosmetic procedures are designed to lift your cheekbones, add volume to your face, and smooth fine lines and wrinkles.
Types of fillers
At Castleknock Cosmetic Clinic Dublin there are several types of filler material options to consider for cheek augmentation. Hyaluronic acid and Radiesse are the two main types of dermal fillers we use in the cheek bone area. These types of dermal fillers are . Longer lasting filler are Ellanse and Lanluma.
Depending on the type we decide with you on, HA cheek fillers can last anywhere from 6 months to a year. Dermal filler material eventually dissolves and metabolizes into your skin tissue. They are fully reversible if you did not like the results.
Cheek fillers are injections that raise the volume of the area above and around your cheekbones. This provides the illusion of a more defined bone structure. By injecting volume in the deep skin layer, cheek fillers can plumb and smooth out wrinkles and fine lines. For example, you could undergo a cosmetic procedure, such as fat transfer surgery, or receive an injection of a dermal filler.
Cheek Augmentation procedure
After a consultation with our experienced cosmetic surgeon, where you discuss your desired results. He will recommend for you an approximate amount to be used. He’ll inform you of the cost before treatment can take place.
During the treatment, you’ll recline in a clean sterilised clinical environment. The injection process is a mixture of art and in depth knowledge of facial anatomy. The doctor may use a needle or a cannula. In his skilful hands treatment should take about 30 minutes.
After the injection, you’ll see results immediately. Some degree of swelling sets in quickly and happens all the time. Swelling is usually mild. However, it takes a day or two for the filler to settle into its final position in your face. We use dermal fillers which lasts a ling time.
Popular Cheek Fillers
Popular longer lasting fillers like Radiesse last over a year while Lanluma and Ellanse last much longer, up to three years.
HA-based fillers like Juvéderm Voluma and Restylane Lyft are high G-Prime fillers. The have the ability to lift skin better than softer fillers. They are suitable alternatives for those who would rather shorter duration of correction, 8-10 months or consider reversible effect.
Ellanse is a fabulous dermal filler from France. It is most suitable for deep augmentation in people seeking long term cheekbone enhancement. Ellansé is a unique dermal filler lasting up to 4 years. Ellansé dermal filler is injected in a similar manner to Radiesse with results being immediate and long lasting.
Radiesse provides natural definition by restoring a more youthful-looking appearance. Provides immediate lift and definition by restoring lost volume in areas of the upper face and replicates the body’s process of generating collagen. Radiesse
can last up to a year or more in many patients.
Cheek Augmentation Recovery
During the first few days after an injection there maybe some swelling and occasional bruising. Try to sleep facing up or flat on your back. You should avoid sleeping on your cheeks. It is beneficial to avoid strenuous exercise until the filler has completely taken its shape, a couple of days after the injection procedure is ideal. Avoid touching your face and keep your face clean and dry as much as possible until the risk of infection has passed.