What happens to cheek implants over time?

Hopefully nothing. Silicone cheek implants, however, have an unpredictable occasional tendency to suddenly extrude even decades after placement. Expanded polyethylene devices tend to incorporate and become almost like bone. Cheek implants can effect significant improvement in facial aesthetic (incl nose over-prominence)but can also cause a change in character: "i don't look like me anymore".

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How long is the recovery time after having cheek implants? I work in a factory and my days off of work are very limited. I would not want to go back to work until my face was looking normal and people would not be able to notice that I had surgery. How ma

Have . Have you considered fat injections? About a week to look less swollen and bruised. Please consult a board certified plastic surgeon. Read more...
Usually a few days. Cheek implants are may be placed through a small incision inside the mouth or through the lower eyelid. Bruising and swelling are common after the procedure, but not very pronounced. In many cases a week off from work should be sufficient, but for those who bruise easily additional time may be needed. Read more...