“I want to age gracefully.” Can we?
LOOKS DOES NOT MATTER
In a society where our image is no longer a matter of vanity, our looks certainly counts. That is especially true professionally.
FLAT OR CURVE CHEEKS?
Plumped up “apple cheeks” are often synonymous to youthfulness. “Apple cheeks” is a reference made to the nice, plumped up youthful appearance of the cheeks that are most frequently displayed in those of young children. The Malar and Buccal fat pad in our face is part of what contributes to the fullness, or lack of, in our cheeks. Our cheeks sag as a result of fat loss in the fat pads, rendering the appearance of ageing.
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A prominent cheek bone is another factor that determines the fullness and flatness in the cheeks region. Unfortunately, for us Asians, we have underdeveloped cheekbones, giving the appearance of flat cheeks.
Fortunately, technologies made available a plethora of non-invasive options such as lasers, dermal fillers, and skin resurfacing treatments, when done in progression helps in skin rejuvenation without going under the knife.
WHAT IS DERMAL CHEEK FILLER?
Cheek filler, also known as dermal filler, are injections that increase the volume around your cheeks to raise the volume of the cheekbones to give an appearance of a full prominent curved cheeks. It is a non-invasive in-clinic procedure that can also change the shape of your cheeks or replace the loss of fat as you age. With the injection of dermal fillers, cheeks are plumped up and wrinkles are smoothed out. Besides, with some derma injectables, cheek filler also help to stimulate collagen to the injection site. Collagen, which is an essential protein that provides volume to our skin, depletes as we age. Hence resulting in sagging skin.
TYPES OF DERMAL FILLERS FOR CHEEKS
The most common fillers used in Singapore are made of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occuring substance in our bodies that can hold up to 1,000 times its weight of water. It is partially responsible for plumped up skin. Some of the common brands of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers for cheeks are Juvederm, Teosyal, Restylane and Belotero.
IS CHEEK FILLER PERMANENT?
Unlike fat transfer, hyaluronic acid dermal fillers are eventually metabolised by our bodies. Depending on the types of fillers used, the effect of cheek filler generally lasts between 6 to 18 months. Speak to our doctor to find out a suitable option for you.
WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE FOR CHEEK FILLER?
During your consultation, the doctor will discuss with you the types of fillers to be used, the amount of fillers to be used, cost of procedure and understand your desired result.
On the day of procedure, topical numbing cream will be applied to the area of your cheeks to be injected. Some brands of fillers contain Lidocaine, which is a local anesthetic. Filler is injected into areas that need volume, and then massaged with gentle pressure to prevent lump formation. The procedure will take approximately 20 minutes.
Result is evident immediately after the injection. As there is little to zero downtime, you will be able to resume regular activities after the procedure.
POST PROCEDURE CARE FOR CHEEK FILLER
Although a cheek filler procedure offers minimal to zero downtime, the following will help in your post procedure recovery and having the fillers settled in in the injected skin layer.
- Avoid the consumption of alcohol for 24 hours post procedure
- Avoid all forms of strenuous exercise for 2 days post procedure as exercising increases your blood flow that can cause bruising
WHAT IS THE COST OF CHEEK FILLER IN SINGAPORE?
The cost of cheek filler varies, depending on the types of dermal fillers used and the quantity that is required to achieve your desired results. Generally, the cost of cheek filler in Singapore starts from $650 per vial of 1ml dermal fillers.
CHEEK FILLER PROMOTION IN SINGAPORE
Ready to get your cheeks plumbed up with dermal fillers?
Price isn’t everything, especially when it concerns the image we seek to project. That is, unless you are ready to be a walking signboard of american television series, Botched.
Make finding the right doctor your priority. You will want the result of your cheek fillers to look natural. Getting your cheek fillers injected too high, too low or too much may end up looking unnatural. Therefore, it is important to have the procedure done by a doctor who can strike a perfect balance with cheek fillers and a good sense of aesthetic anatomy.
To find out more if cheek fillers are suitable for you, fix an appointment with our doctor for a personalised consultation
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How It Works
As we grow older, our cheeks start to sag as we experience a loss of volume in our cheeks.
Our cheeks augmentation restores volume in your cheeks, supporting facial tissues that might have lost its elasticity.
You now have better defined and fuller looking cheeks, achieving a youthful looking appearance.