Infection + Cheek Augmentation

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Cheek Implants Infected - Should They be Removed?

My cheek implant was infected 3 days ago...i had a fever, but now i dont have a fever anymore. my cheek really blew up the second day, but it has gone... READ MORE

Cheek Implant Infection 7 Years After Surgery?

I have had Cheek implants for 7 years. Can you develop an infection in the cheek implants after that amount of time? READ MORE

Infection - Cheek Implants Salvaged or Not?

Dear doctors, on thursday I took my last antibiotics against a possible infection of my cheek implants. At that time the symptoms were nearly... READ MORE

Cheek Implant - Infection or Not?

Dear doctors, I had cheek implants and buccal fat removal on 4th april 2011. The swellings on the lower cheeks are almost completely gone.... READ MORE

If You Get Cheek Implants, Can You Get Fat or Fillers over Them with No Ill Effect?

After research, I see alot of issues with cheek implants becoming infected simply after a root canal due to the local anesthesia. Will get filler with... READ MORE

Cheek Implant Removal - Why it is not possible to remove infected implants, clean them, put back into cheeks at the same time?

Dear doctors, Why it is not possible to remove infected implants, clean them and put back into the cheeks at the same time? Provided that you have a... READ MORE

Worried I Have a Cheek Implant Infection 25 Years Later.

I had malar cheek implants over 25 years ago and am now worried one may be infected. It is not red and I do not have a fever but it periodically... READ MORE

Best Way to Avoid Cheek Implant Infection?

Hi. What is the best way to avoid cheek implant infection; having them inserted through the mouth, or the hair line? When will they usually become... READ MORE

Cheek Implant Infection, Could This be the Cause of My Toothache?

Is drainage from a infected cheek implant bad for the teeth? im experiancing a toothache near the site of the incision on my back tooth and dont know... READ MORE

Cheek Implant and Buccal Fat Removal - Infection

Is a foul drainage inside the mouth an inevitable indication for an infection? I was struggeling with a post op swelling after the surgery. Now I am 3... READ MORE

Cheek Implant Caused Nerve Tingling for 3 Years

Cheek implant cause nerve tingling for 3 years? My doctor says to leave it if it isn't "killing me. Can this be swelling/scar... READ MORE

How Long Before I Can Stop Worrying About Infection After Surgery? How Many Days?

I have Crouzons syndrome so my face has required many surgeries to make me appear more normal. Last year my doctor performed surgery, he put cheek... READ MORE

Cheek Implant Revision, Can I Expect Less Swelling?

I had large ext malar implants (goretex)almost 2 years and had a lot of swelling which took several months to subside. Unfortunatley, I got an... READ MORE

Got a Bump Inside my Cheek After Cheek Implant Surgery, Could this be an Infection?

One of my cheek implants got infected and my doctor cleaned out the infection and put antibiotics in the affected area and stiched it back up again... READ MORE

Considering exchanging Medpor cheek implants for Gore Tex. Which are safer? (photo)

Had Medpor orbital rim implants for 3 years. Thinking of changing them to Terino Malar Shell. Please confirm: 1. Medpor is difficult to remove if you... READ MORE

If Doctor Goes in to Clean/Apply Antibiotics to Infected Cheek Implant, is it Possible to Save Implant?

Im due to have surgery due to infection next week. my doctor says that he will have to clean out the infection and put antibiotics in the affected... READ MORE

Should I Get Cheek Enhancement with Fillers 10 Months After Infected Implants Were Removed?

Did any doc treated Cheeks with fillers which had cheek implants before but got infected and removed. How is your experience in this regard? Did... READ MORE

How Long to Wait Before Replacing a Cheek Implant After Infection?

I had to remove my cheek implant because both were infected. My surgeon told me he can replace it after 6 weeks!! Is it possible and safe? I seek... READ MORE

Can a Cheek Implant Infection Affect my Chin Implant?

Dear doctors, Unfortunately my cheek implant infection could'nt be treated by antibiotics. On tuesday they will be removed. 2 Years ago I got a... READ MORE

Infection After Cheek Implant Removal and Still Have a Big Hole Next to Stitches?

Hi Doctors my cheek implants had to be removed because of infection and this happened about 8 months ago and for some reason i still have a big whole... READ MORE

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