Cheek Implants in San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Some people truly enjoy nature’s bounty when it comes to having high, flawless cheekbones. They look stunning, sophisticated, and youthful at any age. Give yourself what nature didn’t, with cheek implants from board-certified San Francisco plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock.
Why Choose Dr. Aycock?
With over 25 years of plastic surgery experience, Dr. Aycock is a board-certified surgeon who has performed a number of both structural and cosmetic surgeries over the years. As one of the most awarded and trusted surgeons in the Bay Area, you can rest assured that Dr. Aycock will personally attend to your questions, comfort, and needs from the very first visit.
Is a Cheek Implant Right for Me?*
A cheek implant may be the ideal procedure for you if you meet any of the following conditions:
- You are self-conscious about the position of your cheeks or sagging skin around your cheek area.
- You’d like to highlight your cheek area to present a more sophisticated appearance.
Benefits of a Cheek Implant*
A cheek implant can give you the beautiful, noticeable cheeks of your dreams. Beyond that, it can do the following:
- Help reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles associated with stress and aging.
- Give you greater self-esteem and confidence.
- Improve your facial structure and tighten the skin.
What to Expect During Your Consultation
Dr. Aycock will take the time to go over your complete medical history to ensure there are no conflicts or issues that could arise during or after your plastic surgery procedure. He will discuss your goals and anticipated outcome of your surgery, as well as answer any questions you may have. Depending on the type of procedure you plan to have done, he may examine the area being treated. Every consultation is done with the utmost professional courtesy and thorough explanation of each step to ensure that you are informed and comfortable with the process. Once you feel fully assured and satisfied with the answers, you can move forward with scheduling your surgery.
What Is a Cheek Implant?
High cheekbones are a defining characteristic of a sophisticated appearance, but not everyone is born with perfect facial bone structure. However, cheek implant surgery (cheek augmentation) can enhance cheek contours, creating a look that you have always wanted.
Small or asymmetrical cheek structure is typically the result of genetics, but aging can also reduce cheek tissue. Cheek implants can be used to improve facial symmetry and create a more youthful, refined appearance.
How Is a Cheek Implant Performed?
Cheek implant surgery is typically performed on an outpatient basis under either general or local anesthesia, depending upon the situation. Dr. Aycock will make a small incision either in the hairline, under the upper lip or in the lower eyelid. If a facelift or another facial surgery is being performed at the same time, then the corresponding incision will be used. Dr. Aycock will then insert a pre-shaped implant through the incision against the cheek bone, which is held in place by the existing tissue.
Preparing for a Cheek Implant
You may be asked to have lab testing or a medical evaluation done to rule out any external issues that may interfere with your surgery. You may also be asked to start, discontinue, or adjust your current medication schedule. You’ll recover more quickly if you stop smoking, and you should avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory medicines, or any herbal supplements as these can increase bleeding.
Cheek Implant Recovery*
Unless another procedure is being performed at the same time, such as a facelift or brow lift, then dressings are typically unnecessary following cheek enhancement surgeries. Initial swelling is usually very mild, and any discomfort can easily be controlled with oral medications prescribed by Dr. Aycock. Dr. Aycock will go over the proper recovery steps for your unique situation after your surgery is complete.
How Much Does a Cheek Implant Cost?
The cost of a cheek implant in San Francisco varies depending on the type of implant and the extent of surgery needed. Dr. Aycock provides convenient financing options, including CareCredit® and Prosper Healthcare Lending®; to help cover the cost of your surgery, and you may be approved in as little as an hour. Visa®, MasterCard®, and Discover® are also accepted, and you’ll enjoy a COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION on your first visit to our office.
Additional Facial Surgery Options
Cheek implants are a great way to tone the skin and give yourself the structure that genetics couldn’t! Higher cheekbones also improve facial contour and are sure to give you a noticeable look that people can’t help but compliment you on! Contact Dr. Aycock’s office today to schedule your COMPLIMENTARY cheek implant consultation.
*The content of this website is intended to be general information. It is provided only as a service. It is not medical advice and not intended to be taken as medical advice. The content of this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a medical or health condition and is in no way meant to be a substitute for or delay the seeking of appropriate or professional medical care. Individual results may vary.