Having prominent cheekbones can enhance your face in a number of ways. Not everyone is born with statuesque bone structure, unfortunately. That’s where Dr. Christopher Hove can help. His facial plastic surgery center provides the Philadelphia, PA area with the latest surgical and non-surgical treatments for cheek augmentation.
Two of the most common treatments to enhance the cheekbones include facial implants and Juvederm™ injections. Let’s compare these procedures below so you understand your options and which one may be best for you.
Cheek implants are facial implants that are placed atop the cheekbones in order to add prominence and definition to the face. These cheek implants are custom crafted for precise shape in order to achieve optimal results. Different types of materials can be used for cheek implants.
Cheek implants can be placed through various incisions, though it’s common for them to be placed through incisions inside of the mouth. If a patient is undergoing other facial surgeries such as a lower eyelid surgery or facelift, cheek implants can be placed and positioned through those surgical incisions.
The biggest advantages of getting cheek implants are:
The biggest disadvantages of getting cheek implants are:
The Hove Center for Facial Plastic Surgery is proud to offer a host of dermal filler injections to people in the Philadelphia area. Juvederm is one of the most popular fillers on the market. This hyaluronic acid-based filler adds volume to the injection site, plumping up facial features and enhancing overall appearance in the process.
Juvederm can be injected directly into the cheekbone area by a plastic surgeon. It will be added carefully and deliberately to ensure a focused enhancement of the cheekbones that appears natural.
The biggest advantages of Juvederm injections are:
The biggest disadvantages of Juvederm injections are:
“Better” is such a relative term here. It really varies from patient to patient depending on their goals. What we can say is that patients who want a permanent cheek augmentation solution should consider cheek implants. Patients who would prefer to avoid surgery should consider Juvederm or other dermal filler injections.
During your consultation at our practice, we can go over your aesthetic goals and the various treatment options available to make sure you get the ideal treatment that is best for you and your needs.
If you live in the Philadelphia area and want more information about enhancing your cheekbones and facial features, be sure to contact a skilled cosmetic surgeon. You can reach the Hove Center for Facial Plastic Surgery by phone at (610) 647-3727.
I believe that to excel in any career, one has to keep reaching, learning, and sharpening their skills, instead of resting idle on some self-declared title. At the Hove Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, we continually strive to bring you the latest advanced techniques and products in the field of facial plastic surgery, both cosmetic and reconstructive.