The importance of facial balance cannot be overstated. The cheeks play a pivotal role in framing the face, influencing the overall balance and harmony. Well-defined cheekbone structure not only enhances facial attractiveness but also contributes to a youthful appearance. Whether you’re looking to reverse signs of aging or are seeking more contour and definition, cheek filler treatments performed by a skillful injector provide a natural, subtle enhancement while revitalizing your overall facial aesthetic.
What is Cheek Filler?
Cheek filler is a non-invasive treatment in which a cosmetic filler is injected strategically into the cheek area to improve facial contour, add definition and structure, and reverse age-related sagging and volume loss. When performed by an experienced and qualified aesthetic injector, cheek filler is a safe, transformative treatment that involves no downtime.
Non-invasive injectable treatment to improve the contour and appearance of the face
Adds contour to the face and improves age-related sagging and volume loss
FDA-approved fillers used in this area include Voluma, Radiesse, and RHA
Some results visible immediately and full results within a few weeks
No downtime, minimal discomfort, and minimal restrictions
How the Aging Process Impacts the Cheeks and Overall Facial Structure
As we age, the face undergoes noticeable changes due to a combination of factors. Collagen and elastin production decrease each year, at a rate of about 1% per year, leading to skin sagging. At the same time, fat loss and changes in fat distribution contribute to a loss of volume in the mid-face, leading to an inverted facial structure in which the lower face has more volume. Furthermore, progressive bone loss in the cheek area results in diminished structural support and an overall less contoured appearance. And although these factors are an inevitable part of aging, lifestyle factors such as poor skincare habits, smoking, and excessive sun exposure can expedite the process.
Collectively, these changes cause the face to lose its youthful contours, affecting overall facial harmony and leading to an unwanted chain reaction of facial sagging from the cheeks to the lower face and eventually to the under chin area.
Fortunately, cheek filler treatments performed by our highly experienced, world-class injectors offer a solution by restoring volume, lifting sagging skin. Since the cheeks are located higher on the face than most other areas of concern, cheeks are one of the first areas that should be injected since adding volume in the mid-face will help lift the lower face. Because of this, it is important to get a full assessment from a qualified injector to determine a logical treatment plan, rather than dabbling with various treatments in an unordered fashion.
Male Cheek Filler
Strong, prominent bone structure is one of the hallmark features of mens’ faces. We frequently perform cheek filler for men who are looking to achieve more defined, masculine facial structure. Male cheek filler is also commonly performed to minimize the signs of aging in the face. By injecting one or more advanced fillers in the cheek area, our expert injectors can help you achieve optimal facial balance and masculinization.
Female Cheek Filler
As women age, factors like reduced collagen production and skin elasticity can lead to stretched skin, while fat loss and bone loss contribute to a lack of contour and exacerbate skin sagging. These issues result in an overall loss of facial contour and balance. Cheek filler for women involves the use of carefully selected fillers to add volume and lift sagging skin in key areas of the mid-face, creating a more youthful and balanced appearance.
Which is the Best Filler for Cheeks?
Each individual face is unique, and so are each individual’s goals. This means that there is not one best filler for cheeks – the best filler for you is one that is expertly selected, and strategically injected, by an experienced provider who routinely performs facial balancing treatments with filler. We utilize a variety of advanced fillers for the cheeks, including Voluma, Radiesse, Restylane, and RHA. These excellent products, combined with our skillful techniques, help us deliver extraordinary cheek filler results to meet your specific goals.
the best filler for you is one that is expertly selected, and skillfully injected
Voluma Cheek Filler
Voluma filler is commonly used to enhance and rejuvenate the cheek area. It is part of the Juvéderm family of fillers and is renowned for its ability to provide volume and lift to various areas of the face, including the cheeks. Voluma filler is made of hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in the body that helps maintain skin hydration and firmness.
Radiesse Cheek Filler
Formulated with calcium hydroxylapatite, the same material that human bone is made of, Radiesse is a fitting choice for adding structure and support to the cheek area. Due to its unique properties, including a very high viscosity (thick consistency), Radiesse provides powerful lifting action to help add contour and minimize the appearance of sagging skin. In addition, Radiesse cheek filler stimulates collagen production, resulting in both immediate and long-term benefits, making Radiesse one of the longest-lasting cheek fillers available.
Juvéderm Cheek Filler
Juvéderm fillers, which include the popular above-mentioned filler called Voluma, are a collection of hyaluronic acid-based fillers developed to add volume to a variety of areas of the face. Aside from Voluma, Juvéderm Ultra and Juvéderm Ultra Plus are two original filler formulas that can be used in the cheeks. In our opinion, Ultra and Ultra Plus are used in the cheeks primarily for cost reasons; we believe that Voluma is a much better product for the cheek area. If an individual is not an ideal candidate for Voluma, we typically consider other filler brands such as RHA or Restylane.
Restylane Cheek Filler
Restylane fillers are another commonly used line of fillers for the cheeks. Like Voluma, Restylane fillers are made of hyaluronic acid. Fillers such as Restylane-L, Restylane Defyne, and Restylane Lyft are options for enhancing the structure of the cheeks. Each Restylane filler has unique properties that may make one type better suited than others for certain individuals.
RHA Cheek Filler
Renowned for its dynamic and flexible nature, RHA fillers ensure natural results by adapting to facial movements while enhancing contours. Its unique properties allow for both deep and superficial injections, which makes RHA a versatile option. RHA is great for providing a subtle and natural, yet noticeable, contour to the face.
Cheek Filler Before & After
When choosing a cosmetic treatment, it is important to ensure that the treatment effectively addresses your primary concerns. It is also critical to understand what type of results you can expect. The following photos before and after cheek filler demonstrate the excellent outcomes that are possible with this popular treatment.
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Note: Each individual responds to treatments differently, so results vary. Cheek filler results rely heavily on technique, so it is important to select a reputable practice with qualified injectors for best results.
Cheek Filler Results
You can begin to see the results of cheek filler immediately after the treatment, since the filler injections add volume right away. The full results, however, are typically revealed within two to three weeks after the treatment, once the filler has settled and the swelling and bruising are gone. The results last for about 12-24 months, depending on the specific type(s) of filler injected, the amount injected, and the individual.
Cheek Filler Cost
The cost of cheek filler can vary significantly depending on a variety of factors. Your unique anatomy and goals will be the primary variable, as the amount of product needed will depend on your starting point and the outcome you are looking to achieve. For example, adding definition and structure to an individual that lacks contour and lifting sagging skin will both typically require more filler than an already-contoured individual looking for a slight “tweakment”.
In addition to your own factors, cost of product varies based on the brand and type of filler. Also, practices with more experienced and highly trained injectors may charge more than a medspa with beginner injectors, as these top-tier practices carry higher costs of continuing education and adhere to the highest level of safety standards. Beware of practices advertising low cost filler and those who frequently offer deep discounts and promotions — there is likely a reason.
Cheek Filler Near Me
Aesthetic Center of New Jersey, located in Franklin Lakes, NJ, is a leading medical aesthetic practice offering results-driven anti-aging treatments including cheek filler. We deliver world-class, highly-customized cosmetic treatments in a friendly, luxurious environment. Call us at 877-750-0020, text us at 201-425-0825, or click here to schedule a complimentary consultation today.