Silicone implants are used contour of the cheek. The implants are usually made of firm silicone, but can be made from other synthetic materials. These implants are supplied in various sizes and shapes.
- The surgical procedure is easily performed with local anesthesia or general anesthesia in the office or ambulatory surgery center.
- An incision can be made in the mouth behind the upper lip or an incision can be made under the eyelids.
A space is made in front of the cheek bone and the implant is positioned into the space.