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Been eating properly and exercising a lot and lost weight even in my face. I have always had very nice cheek dimples...will I lose them as I lose weig?

Been eating properly and exercising a lot and lost weight even in my face. I have always had very nice cheek dimples...will I lose them as I lose weig?

Time & Tone.: Dimples are caused by the underlying muscles in the cheeks and chin. Although you might not loose your dimples with weight loss, the effects time and loss of muscle tone may be the ultimate cause of losing the dimple effect. ...Read more

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I would like to know, how does procedure to make the dimples on cheek, how much for the cost, and can I do after have face lift 3 years ago?. Thanks

A suture: Creating dimples requires a small incision inside of the cheek, creating a small defect in the cheek muscle and suturing the skin to the inside of the cheek. At first, there is a dimple even at rest and as the suture dissolves, it creates a scar which pulls the skin back with the smile. Thus creating a dimple. Th ethinner the cheek, the better the result. You could do it after a facelift. ...Read more

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Can a baby that is 3 months get dimples on their cheek? I have 1on my cheek and I think my baby is getting one to

Can a baby that is 3 months get dimples on their cheek? I have 1on my cheek and I think my baby is getting one to

So Cute!: Absolutely! You might just get your " mini me" We can see features like this of parents come out over the first year of life. ...Read more

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Me and my wife has no dimples, but our new baby has one dimple on right cheek. How it is possible? Pls give me explanation about this, im in doubt.

Me and my wife has no dimples, but our new  baby has one dimple on right cheek. How it is possible? Pls give me explanation about this, im in doubt.

Spontaneous mutation: I didn't know this but apparently dimples are autosomal dominant, which means you only need a gene from either your mom or dad to get dimples. If neither have dimples, then it's not likely for you to have dimples unless you have a spontaneous genetic mutation in which case you can then pass it on down to your children. Check out http://www.Brighthub.Com/science/genetics/articles/13998.Aspx. ...Read more

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If i lose weight from my face will i lose my dimples? I want to keep my dimples..And is it true that dimples are due to shortened cheek muscles?

If i lose weight from my face will i lose my dimples? I want to keep my dimples..And is it true that dimples are due to shortened cheek muscles?

genetic defect: Dimples are considered mark of beauty and loveliness. The truth is that dimples are actually genetic defects that are caused by shortened facial muscles. Dimples are caused by a fault in the subcutaneous connective tissue that develops in course of the embryonic development. A variation in the structure of the facial muscle may also cause dimples. ...Read more

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Never had dimples growing up, parents don't have them. No weight loss. I'm 25 & have noticed a dimple on my cheek over the past few months.. how?

Never  had dimples growing up, parents don't have them. No weight loss. I'm 25 & have noticed a dimple on my cheek over the past few months.. how?

See your doctor: It is unusual to develop a new dimple where there previously was not. Sometimes trauma can cause a dimpling but you should see your doctor to see what is causing the skin on your cheek to 'dimple' in. ...Read more

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Pain in my left cheek?

Pain in my left cheek?

Many possibilities: Could be your jaw, a tooth, an inflammation or infection of a large saliva gland (parotid gland) a skin or mucosal infection. Each is treated differently and your doctor should have a look at you. ...Read more

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How to decrease cheek fat?

Cheek fat: Eat less, lose weight or see the facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more