While lip fillers are all the craze, cheek fillers shouldn’t be overlooked, holding the power to sculpt, redefine facial contours, and treat loss of volume that naturally occurs over time.
Cheek filler injections are also becoming increasingly cosmetic procedures that can indirectly correct smile lines, marionette lines, and undereye hollowness. If you’ve been curious about the wonders cheek fillers can work on your appearance, you’re in the right place.
In this blog, we’ll explore the various benefits of cheek fillers, the procedure itself, and why they have become a go-to option for those looking for a refreshed and rejuvenated look!
What Are Cheek Fillers?
Cheek fillers, primarily made of hyaluronic acid or calcium hydroxylapatite, offer a solution for individuals looking to enhance their facial features without surgery.
Hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body, plays a vital role in maintaining skin elasticity and hydration, while calcium hydroxyapatite is a mineral present in bones, maintaining structural strength.
How Do Cheek Fillers Work?
The magic of cheek fillers lies in their ability to replenish lost volume in the cheeks. As we age, facial fat diminishes, leading to sagging and a hollow appearance.
Hyaluronic acid fillers attract and bind to water molecules, providing a plumping effect that not only restores volume but also addresses fine lines and wrinkles. Calcium hydroxyapatite fillers, on the other hand, rely on collagen stimulation to gradually build volume in the areas injected.
When dermal fillers are placed in the cheeks, a lifting effect is achieved, releasing the skin from creating folds around the mouth and nose area. This leads to a more defined and sculpted look and an overall rejuvenation of the face.
The injection procedure stimulates subtle collagen production, improving skin quality in the areas injected.
Celebrities Love Filler!
Celebrities are no strangers to the world of cosmetic enhancements, and cheek fillers have become a popular choice among them. Many famous faces have openly admitted to using dermal filler products to enhance their features and maintain a youthful appearance.
Celebrities who have opened up about their experience with facial fillers include:
- Ariana Grande
- Joe Jonas
- Jamie Lee Curtis
- Jessica Simpson
- Kylie Jenner
- Katy Perry
Benefits of Cheek Filler
The effects of cheek filler not only treat age-related volume loss but can enhance facial structure for a more youthful appearance – solving many concerns such as laugh lines and undereye hollowing.
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Restoring Cheek Volume
If you’ve noticed yourself feeling more worn through the years as you look at old photos but can’t quite put your finger on it – you’re not crazy. With age, the natural aging process takes its toll on our facial features, and one significant contributor to this change is the gradual loss of cheek volume. The fullness and plumpness associated with youthful cheeks diminish over time, leading to a sunken and tired appearance.
Calcium hydroxyapatite or hyaluronic acid cheek fillers provide an easy fix, creating a lifting effect and volume that mimics your youth!
Asymmetry and Facial Balance
Many individuals have a naturally asymmetrical appearance, with one cheek appearing fuller or more pronounced than the other. This can create a sense of imbalance and affect overall facial aesthetics typically noticed when taking photos at 3/4 angles. Cheek fillers can help correct this asymmetry by adding volume strategically to the less prominent side.
Creating more structure in the face can also help bring features such as the nose, lips, and chin into harmony for a more balanced appearance and facial contour.
Achieving Youthful Contours
Beyond merely restoring volume, cheek fillers excel in creating youthful contours. By strategically enhancing the cheekbones, practitioners can achieve a subtle lifting effect contributing to an overall rejuvenated appearance.
If you’re noticing mildly loose skin caused by facial volume loss, the advantages of cheek filler can often correct this concern with minimal side effects and no downtime.
Addressing Under-Eye Bags and Hollowness
One of the lesser-known but remarkable benefits of cheek fillers is their effectiveness in addressing under-eye bags and hollowness. The lifting effect created by cheek fillers can mitigate the appearance of undereye bags, reducing the tired and aged look.
Additionally, by enhancing the mid-face, cheek fillers can diminish hollowness around the eyes, contributing to a more refreshed and vibrant appearance.
Soften Deep Facial Lines
Addressing nasolabial folds and deep mid-face lines is a concern for many patients. In some cases, filler can be injected directly into the area. However, a safe, effective, and sometimes more natural option involves strategically placing calcium or hyaluronic fillers in the cheeks and addressing facial volume.
This approach not only restores volume and combats skin laxity but also indirectly releases deeper lines. The natural substance in calcium and hyaluronic fillers, combined with their subtle lifting effect, ensures a harmonious and natural-looking rejuvenation without compromising safety.
Is Cheek Filler Right for Me?
The versatility of cheek filler allows nearly anyone to be a great candidate for cheek filler injectable treatments. Whether it’s restoring lost volume for anti-aging purposes or achieving aesthetic goals through facial balancing, dermal filler treatments provide amazing results when you’re in the hands of an artist.
Our expert providers at Vitality Women’s Healthcare will create a personalized treatment plan with injectable fillers to create your desired look.
Dermal filler injections in the cheeks are suitable for those who want to:
- achieve a natural-looking lift and enhanced facial contours
- restore lost volume in the cheeks for a more youthful appearance
- address sagging or hollowed areas caused by aging or facial fat depletion
- enjoy immediate, visible results with minimal downtime
- improve the appearance of under-eye bags and hollowness around the eyes
- opt for a non-invasive solution without the risks or recovery time associated with surgical procedures
What Types of Fillers Are There?
Calcium hydroxyapatite and hyaluronic acid-based fillers are used in the cheeks, however, there are many different products available that vary in viscosity. Your provider will recommend the right fillers for cheek augmentation after assessing your facial bone structure and goals for cheek injections.
The cost of cheek filler will also vary based on which types of fillers are used and the amounts of filler.
Common fillers used in cheek filler treatments include:
- Restylane Contour (Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Filler)
- Restylane Lyft (Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Filler)
- Radiesse (Calcium Hydroxylapatite Dermal Filler)
How Much Dermal Filler Do I Need?
The amount of fillers for cheek augmentation varies from person to person based on treatment goals, type of filler used, and facial tissue.
As a first-time patient, you may receive a syringe in each cheek and find yourself coming back for a second treatment to ensure a natural appearance. The beauty of filler cosmetic treatments is that they can be easily dissolved if hyaluronic acid, or added at any time with minimal recovery time for both calcium and hyaluronic acid fillers.
Typically, patients will start with a syringe of filler in each cheek, with up to 6 being recommended for rejuvenation while maintaining a natural look.
Cheek Fillers Are Great When Combined with Other Treatments
Injectable cheek fillers are the perfect complement to any anti-aging treatment rotation such as with Botox or skin rejuvenation procedures like RF microneedling.
Combining fillers for cheek enhancement with other aesthetic treatments can enhance the overall results and provide a more comprehensive facial rejuvenation. These additional treatments can target specific concerns such as wrinkles, fine lines, and skin texture, while cheek fillers address volume loss and contouring.
By combining different treatments, patients can achieve a more balanced and youthful appearance.
Reshape Your Beauty with Filler Today!
If you’re ready to take charge of your beauty, dermal filler injectable procedures offer a compelling way to rejuvenate without the need for cosmetic surgery. Our expert injectors are here to achieve your aesthetic goals and give you a boost of confidence.