cheek fillers

Cheek Fillers

Restore cheek volume and support to enhance the mid face.

Long-lasting results with minimal downtime.

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What are Cheek Fillers?

Cheek fillers that are used for midface augmentation include hyaluronic acid (HA), autologous fat, poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) and calcium hydroxylapatite. The specific type of cheek fillers used depends on your anatomy, costs and product offered.

Hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane helps to restore bony loss, thus improving facial contour and definition. Cheek fillers enhances your facial features that can be customized to your individual natural look. HA fillers lasts from 1-2 years, look natural and has the element of reversibility if necessary.


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Cheek fillers, also known as dermal fillers, are a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure designed to enhance the contour, volume, and overall appearance of the cheeks. Utilizing hyaluronic acid-based fillers or other biocompatible substances, this treatment can address volume loss due to aging, improve facial symmetry, and provide a more youthful and refreshed look.

Why Revitalize Your Cheeks

The midface is one of the most important area of facial aesthetics. Over time, skin laxity increases, the fat compartments in the face deflates and our facial bones loses mass. Cheek fillers not restores the the smooth contour to give you a more youthful appearance, but also improves the surrounding tear troughs, nasolabial lines (laugh lines) and lower face aesthetics.

Injectable cheek fillers presents a non-surgical option with minimal downtime and discomfort in appropriate cases. Cheek fillers are simple procedures that can be performed in clinic with minimal downtime.

benefits of cheek fillers

  • Enhanced Facial Contour: Fillers add volume and definition to the cheek area, creating a more sculpted and balanced appearance.
  • Youthful Appearance: By restoring lost volume, cheek fillers can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, contributing to a more youthful look.
  • Natural Results: Modern fillers are designed to integrate seamlessly with the skin’s natural tissue, providing subtle and natural-looking results.
  • Quick and Convenient: The procedure is quick and offers immediate results, making it an attractive option for individuals seeking a non-surgical solution to facial aging.
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Cheek proportions need to take into account overall facial harmony

Evaluation of Cheek Proportion

What is the ideal cheek?  Although there are several guidelines available, cheek augmentation has to take into account the overall facial aesthetic proportions. The upper-face, mid-face, lower-face need to be considered when planning for any cheek augmentation procedure to create a harmonious appearance.

An midface assessment during consultation can be quite revealing. Your facial features at rest and during facial movements during assessment can give your doctor a clue of how much filler to use and which area would need more attention. The study of the skin contour, type of wrinkles (static or dynamic), underlying fat and bony loss will further aid the doctor to the best cheek filler treatment approach.

How is the procedure done?

Injectable cheek fillers can be safely carried out in clinic with minimal downtime. Your skin is cleansed and a numbing cream is applied. The cheek filler is injected deep to the skin and massaged to smoothen and mould it. You may feel some swelling and mild discomfort but it is tolerable for most individuals.

Can we combine cheek fillers with other treatment?

As aging affects different areas of the face and different layers of the skin tissue, the best cheek fillers approach is often combined with other treatments to achieve a more natural and harmonious look.

Cheek deflation and sagging owing to volume loss rarely occurs in isolation. There may be concomitant volume loss over the chin, visible laugh lines and marionette lines that may also benefit from the addition of injectable fillers. 

Tense mentalis muscles around the chin and masseter hypertrophy may benefit from botox treatments.

In addition, skin laxity on the mid-face, lower face, neck and cheeks may benefit from energy-based treatments such as HIFU and Genius. These procedures stimulate collagen, enhances skin elasticity and tightens the skin. A multimodality approach that considers the overall facial proportions will therefore lead to better results.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cheek Fillers

Cheek fillers for augmentation is suitable for individuals with mild to moderate cheek volume. Most individuals only require 1-3mls of chin filler per session.

Common and temporary swelling and bruising is to be expected. Bruising will typically fade in 10-14 days.

Skin irregularity is uncommon as the skin overlying the chin is thick.

Uncommon side effects include allergy to filler, infections, granulomas and vascular compromise.

Individuals with the following conditions are not suitable for chin filller injections.

  • Active infection around treatment site
  • Multiple allergies
  • Allergies or hypersensitivity to hyaluronic acid fillers or lidocaine
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Existing implants

Shortly after your procedure, there will be some swelling around the injected area. Once the swelling has subsided, you will begin to appreciate a natural looking chin that is more contoured and projected.

Most HA chin fillers can last for 1-2 years. With time, hyaluronic acid is gradually broken down by your body. A repeat treatment at least once a year is sufficient for most cases.

Price is from $829 per syringe before GST.

Dr Moses Ng dermatologist

cheek fillers

Cheek fillers offer a versatile and effective solution for enhancing facial aesthetics, providing immediate and long-lasting results with minimal downtime. As with any cosmetic procedure, it is important to have realistic expectations and to consult with a qualified professional to determine the best treatment plan tailored to individual needs and goals.

schedule a consultation for cheek fillers in singapore

The cheek is one of the most critical areas when it comes to restoring volume, balance and harmony. With more than 15 years of experience, Dr Ng, a skilled injector believes in a natural approach to beautify the face. Contact us today to schedule a consultation, so that Dr. Ng can develop a personalized treatment approach for resolving your skin concerns.

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