About Cheek Implants
Having full, shapely cheeks and a contoured face can greatly impact a person's overall appearance. Ideal candidates for cheek implants are those who have lost fullness in the face with age or have always desired a stronger cheekbone definition. Dr. Petroff has many years of experience performing successful cheek augmentation surgeries for his Lake Oswego, OR patients. His interest in design and architecture come into play as he provides his patients with a natural-looking result that gives their face better overall proportion. Implants are typically made out of synthetic materials such as silicone, and each patient can thoroughly discuss their desired size and shape with Dr. Petroff at Petroff Plastic Surgery and Medi-Spa prior to their procedure.
The best candidates for cheek implant surgery:
- Have naturally flat cheeks
- Have flat cheeks as a result of aging
- Have flat cheeks as a result of significant weight loss
- Desire a fuller cheek look
- Desire a longer-term solution as compared to facial fillers
If patients desire subtle results or are not ready to undergo a full implant procedure, then injectable fillers can be an option for them. Trusted, FDA-approved injectables such as Juvéderm® can add volume to the mid-face area for several months up to 2 years, allowing our plastic surgeon to customize the results based on the patient's desires. Follow-up injections will be needed to maintain the look, and patients can schedule a consultation at Petroff Center to receive a personalized treatment plan for the most optimal outcome.
"Dr. Petroff was the most humble, amazing doctor I have ever met. I would recommend him and his team to anyone looking to have a medical procedure done. I have never felt so comfortable with a medical team, where I knew from the beginning that this is the place I 100% want to have my surgery done at. Every single person I met there was friendly, organized, and very professional. He is an amazing doctor that has an incredible gift and he has a whole team that makes his practice so ideal."- K. / Healthgrades / Jul 20, 2018
"I am extremely satisfied with my rhinoplasty."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Nov 26, 2020
"Buongiorno Dr. Petroff! Just four months have passed since your talented hands performed surgery, I am absolutely thrilled with the results. My Nefertiti neck has been restored, my face fresh and youthful, grazie mille Dr., thank you so very much! From our first meeting until I moved to Italy 7 weeks after surgery you and your staff met and exceeded my expectations, those that know me would say this is impossible to do. smile Thank you again, grazie tanto e arrivederci"- A.K. / Google / Nov 14, 2020
"I had a procedure done here two weeks ago and am extremely satisfied with my results. From the beginning starting with the consultation, during the recovery, and now, Dr. Petroff and his staff could not provide a more professional service. I am extremely happy about the results, they are even better than what I expected. Dr. Petroff was extremely gentle, understanding, and kind throughout the process. Him and his staff were with me the entire process and I did not feel uncomfortable at any time. The office is extremely professional, I will be highly encouraging and referring any of my friends here for the operations that he offers. 100/10 recommend. Thank you, Dr. Petroff!! ❤️❤️❤️"- D.S. / Google / Sep 03, 2020
"He’s a top professional.. He tells you straight forward what he will and will not do, what he believes is best for you and he tells you why. He totally follows through and gives you the results that you’re expecting. His staff is kind courteous respectful and efficient. They are always looking out for your best interest and they make sure you’re well cared for. It’s hard to find someone who does this better in Oregon. You won’t be disappointed."- Y.R. / Healthgrades / Aug 31, 2020
What to Expect
Since this is an outpatient surgery, patients will be under general anesthesia at an accredited surgical facility for about one hour. An incision will be carefully made in the mouth between the cheek and upper gums. A pocket will be created over the cheekbone after the soft cheek tissue has been properly elevated. Then, the medical-grade plastic implant will be placed in the created pocket for one or both cheeks. Afterwards, the incisions will be closed and bandaged.
After cheek implants, patients should expect some level of swelling, numbness, and bruising in the treatment area. Normal activities, such as going to work, can usually be resumed within a week. Strenuous exercise should be avoided for the first few weeks after surgery. As the swelling resolves, the patient can expect to see the full benefits of the surgery over the following few months. Cheek implants have a strong safety record since they are made with the highest-quality materials. While cheek implants provide long-term benefits, a patient’s face will change due to the aging process, which could impact the look of the implants over time.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Procedure Time
- 1-2 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 Week
Get Full, Beautiful Cheeks
You do not have to settle for the flat, deflated cheeks that you find yourself staring at in the mirror. Transform your cheeks, your face, and your entire appearance with quality cheek implants. Our medical team is highly experienced and looks forward to helping you get back that youthful, full cheek look that you desire. Give us a call today to schedule a consultation.