Definitions for "Cheek Augmentation"
Facial cheek implants are placed to improve the prominence of the cheekbones, to create facial feature harmony after a trauma or to enhance genetically smaller cheekbones. There are several options as to where the incision sites may be placed.
a procedure to contour and angle the cheeks using injectable fillers, surgical implants, or grafts
surgery that increases the projection of the cheek or malar area which will enhance a deficient bony prominence or support sagging soft tissues. This can be achieved by implantation of synthetic silastic implants of different sizes and shapes, bone on-lay grafts or a bone cut (osteotomy) and advancement.