As time goes by, the skin starts losing its previous glow, and there are some inevitable side effects that everyone encounters. The face loses the volume that allowed it to be youthful and healthier. As a result, it starts looking fainter and less appealing. The cheeks are reduced in size, and this leads to an older-looking face, which highlights fatigue and depression. In order to deal with these issues and restore the youthfulness of your face, you can turn to cheek augmentation. There are both surgical and non-surgical procedures that can work wonders on your skin and allow you to bring out your inner beauty. Non-surgical cheek augmentation leads to significant improvement in the appearance of your skin, enabling you to look and feel better right away.
What Does Traditional Cheekbone Augmentation Include?
Typically, traditional cheek enhancement involves the use of cheek implants. However, this is involved procedure, and there are many disadvantages when compared to more modern practices. With the traditional approach, you need to go through surgery and have real implants added beneath your skin surface. This might seem like the best approach, and the results may be to your liking, but there are always side effects and complications that you need to keep in mind.
What Does Cheekbone Augmentation with Fillers Involve?
There are multiple dermal fillers on the market, and they can many used as cheek fillers on your face. According to the specific requirements of your face type, the damage and the exact volume you need to restore, the right fillers will go a long way and help you out a great deal. Upon using such cheek injections, you fill the deeper layer of your skin with the necessary elements that allow the face look fuller and more radiant with glow. These fillers act instantly, and the face gets lifted right from the start. At the same time, the fillers promote collagen production, and this leads to a much better quality of the skin in the near future. Even when they fade away, the fillers will have completed their work, and the newly produced collagen will take their place.
Why Do I Need a Non-Surgical Cheek Augmentation in Santa Barbara?
You need to ask yourself this question, so as to make sure that you have set realistic goals and that you actually want to proceed with cheek enhancement. If you do, you ought to seek someone who has years of experience. Dr. Sheffield has had extensive training in all aspects of facial rejuvenation. He has trained with the masters in his profession and has a unique prospective in the field of aesthetic medicine and his approach is to understand the patient’s goals and to offer them a reasonable treatment plan which will meet or exceed their expectations. If you wish to get fuller cheekbones and look like you did in the past, you should not settle for anything less than proven results and high-quality service. You deserve to show the world your beauty and cheek fillers let you do just that!
Identifying the Best Filler for Cheeks
As stated above, there are many different cheek fillers that you can choose from. The experts will address the extent of the problem and will advise you for or against several dermal fillers and their use. Among the most popular options that you can turn to for great results, you will definitely hear about Restylane and Sculptra, Radiesse and Voluma, Bellafill and Juvederm. Of course, it is important to note that most dermal fillers act positively towards stimulating your skin to produce more collagen. This can prolong the results that you enjoy from the non-surgical cheekbone fillers.
How about Recovery in Non-Surgical Cheek Augmentation?
There is minimal recovery time required in the case of non-surgical cheek augmentation. The upper layer of the skin remains intact, and this offers you the opportunity to get back to your daily routine without any problem. To avoid temporary swelling and annoying redness, an ice pack is often used upon completion of the cheek enhancement process. This will typically reduce the side effects, if not eliminate them altogether. If you are feeling tired, then please rest; otherwise, there are no restrictions, and the recovery runs smoothly.
How Much Does It Cost?
The cheek filler cost varies a great deal, as there are many factors that factor in. The type of dermal filler used, the extent of volume deflation that needs to be addressed and dealt with, the experience and expertise of the professional performing the process; these are just a few of the factors that you need to take into consideration. Dr. Sheffield has spent a lifetime studying the aesthetic medicine and the aging process. Today, he is able to offer a more affordable cheek enhancement because the newest fillers give a predictable result. These factors determine the cost, which is a lot less expensive than surgical approaches. So if you have been in a dilemma as to cheek implants vs. fillers, you should include the difference in cost in your decision.
How Long Does Non-Surgical Cheek Augmentation Last?
The procedure is quite swift and does not take more than an hour. When using topical anesthesia, its application must be completed at least an hour prior to the cheek injection. Of course, most cheek fillers are administered with lidocaine, and this eliminates the need for additional anesthetics. After having completed the procedure, you will notice significant difference in the way you look and feel. These results can last for up to two years, depending on the maintenance goals that you have set. In addition, with the regeneration of skin cells and with the increasing production rate of collagen due to the cheek fillers, the results can be prolonged substantially. It is important that the patient return in two weeks for a follow up examination and post treatment photographs. So you can expect to get that refreshing fullness on your cheekbones for minimum of 2 years.
Interested to know more about Cheek Enhancement? Wondering if you are an ideal candidate for the procedure? Schedule your consultation today! Call Dr. Sheffield at our Santa Barbara office (805) 318-3280