Cheek Augmentation Medical Assignment Help

Cheek Augmentation

Cheek augmentation provides for higher, more defined,  prominent cheekbones and more youthful cheek fullness. Cheek augmentation is usually accomplished using a synthetic or alloplastic implant placed through a maxillaryvestibular incision. The malar or cheek implants are supplied precontoured by the manufacturers. and available in varying sizes,  hicknesses, and configurations(Fig. 26-25). These can also be custom made from three-dimensional (3-D) models of the patient’s facial

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bone structure made from reconstructed computerized tomography (CT) scans. The surgeon selects the implants  based on the’ patient’s existing anatomy and desiredresult. Generally the implants are partially malleable ajid can be custom contoured in’· situ then stabilized with bone screws to the underling maxilla and zygoma or

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