Malar augmentation is a cosmetic surgical procedure that enhances the appearance of your facial symmetry by using implants or osteotomy. The skilled surgeons at Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery will make the bones around your cheek shorter, longer, or change them so that they alignment and function better.

Malar augmentation is made from a variety of materials. Typically the most common one is solid silicone. Malar implants are the most common shape of cheek implants and are placed directly on the cheekbone. The result is more projection in the cheekbone which provides more contour to the side of the face.

In order to properly augment the cheeks, our friendly and educated plastic surgeon will place a solid implant over the cheekbone. We will then inject your own fat or a soft tissue filler, such as Restylane, and create cuts in the zygomatic bone (cheekbone). Malar augmentation can be combined with other procedures such as a face lift or chin augmentation.

If you are interested in a malar augmentation, we would love to sit down with you during a private consultation. We understand that every patient is unique, and that is why we will create a treatment plan that is specific to you. During your consultation, we will go over the whole surgical process, and will be happy to answer any of your questions.

Nearly 9000 cheek implant procedures are performed every single year. We are proud to assist all of the residents around Richmond, Virginia. We have eight different offices to choose from so you can be sure to get the results you are looking for.

We want to help you reach your goals! If you have any questions regarding malar augmentation, we will be happy to sit down with you during a private consultation. Contact us today at (804) 484-3700.

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