About Cheek Fillers
Hollow cheeks can make a person’s face look more aged than they really are. Loss in volume in the cheeks tend to make a person looks older as our face sags downwards. Cheek fillers is done to lift the middle part of the face to restore youthfulness.
Who is this for?
Male and female who wishes to enhance the appearance by making the cheeks fuller.
When it is not suitable?
Most patients will be fine to undertake dermal fillers injection, however, in certain circumstances, dermal fillers are not recommended:
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
- If there is active skin inflammation or infection in or near the areas
Avoid alcohol consumption before the treatment to prevent bruising.
No rubbing or massaging of the injected area for 24 hours after treatment.
No strenuous exercise and sauna for 24 hours after treatment.
Wait at least 24 hours after injection before consuming alcohol. Avoid spicy food and seafood.
Stay well hydrated by drinking water.
The duration of fillers last for will depend on the filler material used. The most commonly used filler material at Yuchi Medical is hyaluronic acid and can last 6-9 months.
The procedure may cause discomfort but it is not overly painful. An ice pack will be applied before the injections to ease the discomfort and pain.
The common side effects include bruising, redness, swelling, tenderness, and slight bleeding at the injected sites. These reactions are temporary and typically subside within a week.