Is it true that if you have cheek implants done, you can't drink milk after surgery or even after months?

Is this a myth or real? Is it true that if you have cheek implants done, you can't drink milk after surgery or even after months?

Doctor Answers (3)

Cheek Implants and Milk

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There is no known, or even concieveable, association between cheek implants and milk. This is a myth or wife's tale that I have never even heard of before.


Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

Drinking milk after cheek implant surgery

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In my more than 30 years of practice, I have never restricted this type of food to any of my patients after cheek, jowl, or chin implant surgery and I see no adverse effect from milk or any food as long as the wound is water-sealed closed.

Somyos Kunachak, MD
Thailand Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

Is it true that if you have cheek implants done, you can't drink milk after surgery or even after months

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I have performed many cheek implant procedures over the years and have never heard of any correlation between cheek implants and milk!  Don't worry!

Francis R. Palmer, III, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

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