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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Classically silicone: But it is my impression that implants are being used less frequently in the face as fat grafting becomes more predictable. Cranial bone has also been ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shifrin
16 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No: Cheek implants add volume to your cheek bone area. If you have full lower cheeks, a buccal fat pad removal can improve your cheek contour.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience in Breast Surgery
Hopefully nothing: Silicone cheek implants, however, have an unpredictable occasional tendency to suddenly extrude even decades after placement. Expanded polyethylene de ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
If health OK you are: If your malar areas are flat, anatomic cheek implants placed by an abps-certified plastic surgeon or abo-certified ENT surgeon who specializes in faci ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Winslow
33 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Always risks w surge: Implants in the cheek are permanent (with the exception of fat and fillers). Implants such as silicone or goretex are frequently asymmetric, can becom ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience in Dentistry
Probably not: Facial implants are usually placed to improve or 'balance' facial esthetics.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Desrosiers
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Maybe: My advice is to see a plastic surgeon, particularly one that specializes in craniofacial cosmetic surgery, because although cheek implants such as med ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
24 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Probably: Unless you have a craniofacial syndrome or abnomalitiy and have been getting surgery for functional reasons, i would not reccomend cosmetic facial imp ... Read More
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Dr. Ryan Heffelfinger
26 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
I'm : I'm sorry that no one has answered your question. I am new to avvo and just came across it. Whether or not it looks natural depends on many factors, ... Read More
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