High cheekbones are an indication of youthful beauty. Unfortunately, over time, the face loses volume and bone density decreases, and the skin droops, causing a wrinkled, sunken and flattened cheek appearance.
Dermal fillers are a quick and effective way to restore lost volume to the cheeks. When injected properly, dermal fillers can result in lifted cheeks and a more balanced overall facial appearance. In this blog post, Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Ashkan Ghavami explains how he uses dermal fillers to create beautifully sculpted and lifted cheeks.
Technique Is Key
As with all cosmetic procedures, technique is key when it comes to creating the desired outcome with dermal fillers. For lifted cheeks, the injections are typically made in the malar area of the cheeks, or the upper area of the cheeks below the rims of the eyes that extend out of the sides of the face. Depending on the patient’s anatomy and goals, Dr. Ghavami may give the cheeks a smooth curve or a more defined curvature for an “apple” effect. Patients who desire the latter may require more filler injections. Adding volume to the malar area of the cheeks can create a more oval or “V-shape” facial appearance that appears more slender or slimmer than before.
Today’s dermal fillers produce long-lasting results. Juvederm Voluma, the first hyaluronic acid filler approved by the FDA to add volume to the cheeks, can produce results that last up to two years. Injections with Sculptra, a poly-l-lactic acid filler used to restore facial volume to various areas, can last two years or even longer. The details of your treatment, including the specific product used, injection points and dosage amount, will be discussed and decided during your pre-operative consultation with Dr. Ghavami.
Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Ghavami
To learn more about how to get sculpted, lifted cheeks with dermal fillers, schedule a private consultation with Dr. Ghavami. Dr. Ghavami’s years of experience along with his superior injection technique make him the preferred choice among patients who desire beautiful yet natural-looking results. To schedule an appointment with him, please contact Ghavami Plastic Surgery by calling (310) 275-1959 or emailing our office today.