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Cheek Implants in Turkey

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Cheek implants surgery, also known as cheek augmentation is a plastic surgery procedure used to alter, change or enhance a person’s cheeks in order to emphasize them, effectively changing the individual’s facial proportions.

Cheek augmentation or cheek implants techniques include:
● Cheek implants – the surgeon will use solid silicone implants to enhance the patient’s face
● Dermal fillers, also known as cheek fillers – the surgeon can use dermal fillers, a material based on hyaluronic acid, to gradually enhance and augment the patient’s cheeks
● Autologous fat transfer for cheek augmentation – surgeons can inject the patient’s own fat into the cheeks
● Cheek augmentation through osteotomy – surgeons can alter the zygomatic bone, commonly known as the cheekbone in order to achieve the desired effect

There are three different types of cheek implants:
● Malar – This is the most common type of implant used. It’s placed directly on the cheekbone and provides the patient with a more pleasing contour in the area.
● Submalar – Submalar cheek implants are usually used to enhance the midface
● Combined – These implants can enhance the cheekbones as well as the midface

Cheek implants surgery can be combined with a face lift procedure, neck lift, rhinoplasty but the most common choice is chin implant surgery.

Cheek Implants Candidates

Cheek implants surgery, also known as cheek augmentation is recommended for any individuals dissatisfied with the look or shape of their cheeks. Patients with flat cheeks usually opt for this surgery. Individuals who suffered traumatic injury or birth defects can also opt for this type of surgery.

Am I Suitable for Cheek Implants?

Cheek augmentation is not recommended for patients with an unusually round face. Patients with very little soft tissue in the cheeks area should not have this procedure, as the implants may become noticeable. Individuals suffering from any type of infection in the body, especially in or around the mouth and sinus should wait before going in for cheek implants surgery. Certain patients with serious underlying health conditions such as diabetes or heart problems may not be good candidates for cheek augmentation surgery.

Preparing for Cheek Implants

Patients need to avoid blood thinners, oral supplements, alcohol and smoking for at least 2 weeks before the cheek implants surgery.

How is Cheek Implants Performed?

Cheek implants surgery is done under sedation or general anaesthesia. Once the anaesthesia kicks in or the patient is sedated, the surgeon creates the incision needed for the implants. If the procedure is combined with eyelid lift surgery, brow lift, face lift or rhinoplasty, the implants can be inserted through the incisions made for these procedures.

If the cheek implants procedure is done alone, incisions can be created either through the lower eyelids or in the mouth. The surgeon will then create pockets in the cheek tissue and proceed to place the implants. Once the desired result is achieved, stitches are placed to close the incision site.

Dermal fillers can be used instead of implants. The dermal fillers allow the surgeon to gradually enhance the cheek area until the desired result is achieved. It’s important to note that dermal fillers are not a permanent solution and another intervention will be necessary in around 6 to 12 months.

Cheek Implants Summary

Anesthesia

Local or General anesthetic

Hospital Stay

Overnight stay is not required

Number of Trips Abroad

1 trip

Duration of Operation

45 to 90 minutes

Minimum Stay

3 to 5 days

Back to Work

1 week

Cheek Implants Recovery

The cheek implants recovery period lasts around 3 weeks. Most patients return to work in around a week after the procedure. A facial compression garment will be provided to patients – it needs to be worn for 3 days.

Cheek Implants Risks and Complications

Cheek implants surgery risks and complications can include:

● Cheek implants surgery revision
● Implant displacement
● Allergic reaction to anaesthesia
● Asymmetry of the cheeks
● Infection
● Scarring

Complications for cheek augmentation with dermal fillers are different than those of cheek implants surgery.

Cheek Implants Side Effects

Cheek implants surgery side effects can include:

● Swelling
● Bruising
● Sore cheeks
● Pain

Cheek Implants Success Rates

Cheeks implants surgery reviews set the average success rate at 73%. The success rate for dermal fillers is a bit higher – close to 80%, but this is not a permanent solution.

Before and After Cheek Implants

With either technique, patients will enjoy fuller cheeks and more appealing facial proportions.

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Acibadem Maslak Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
7 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
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Estethica Atasehir

Istanbul, Turkey
19 reviews
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 1,675
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Florence Nightingale Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
6 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TÜV SÜD - Technical Control Unit
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Medical Park Antalya Hospital

Antalya, Turkey
10 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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NewAge Clinic

Istanbul, Turkey
9 reviews
TPCD - Turkish Society of Plastic Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery ISHRS - International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery ESHRS - European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
FROM€ 2,376
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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
7 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International
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Medicana International Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
JCI - Joint Commission International
FROM€ 2,700
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Medical Park Goztepe Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Ota & Jinemed Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 2,570
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Medical Park Ankara Hospital

Ankara, Turkey
4 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Cheek Implants Cost in Turkey

Cheapest Cheek Implants price in Turkey is € 1,675. Average Cheek Implants cost in Turkey is € 2,330 where prices can go as high as € 2,700.

With FlyMedi, you can connect with 10 Plastic Surgery centers in Turkey that are offering Cheek Implants procedures. These Plastic Surgery centers are accredited by international standard-setting bodies including JCI and CIBMTR. Popular Cheek Implants destinations in Turkey include Istanbul, Ankara and Antalya.

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Turkey

Turkey is a treasure trove of traditions, spices, street food delights and destinations for any intrepid tourist. It’s a mix between the familiar and the exotic, ranging from the bustling streets of Istanbul to the serene and relaxed Roman ruins spread around Turkey’s Western and Southern coast. Turkey is a fairly large country with 75 million inhabitants. The country spreads between Europe and Asia, with 97% of the country on the Asian side – Asian Turkey. Turkey is encircled and enjoys access to three different seas: The Black Sea, The Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and the largest city in Europe, regarding population – It has over 14 million people.

Healthcare

Turkey’s medical infrastructure has improved greatly beginning with the early 2000s and now is one of the biggest medical tourism hubs in Europe and Asia. Turkey has the largest number of JCI-accredited hospitals, second only to the USA and hospitals are more often than not part of international healthcare groups, following strict European protocols and regulations. Turkey has 28.000 medical institutions spread across the European and Asian side but some of the biggest private hospitals and medical centres are in Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and Bodrum – these also happen to be some of the best tourist destinations in Turkey.

Sights to See

Bodrum is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey, with its sandy beaches and small streets littered with traditional shops and elegant restaurants. The town used to be called Halicarnassus, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is one of the World’s Seven Ancient Wonders. Bodrum also features a castle built by the crusaders in the 15th century.

Istanbul is the home of several architectural treasures, including the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque was built on the orders of Sultan Ahmed between 1609 and 1616 and the Sultan’s body still resides within the mosque. The high ceiling is lined with more than 20000 handmade ceramic tiles, hence the name – The Blue Mosque.

Pamukkale, meaning “The Cotton Castle” in Turkish is a surreal destination in the country’s western region of Denizli, world renowned for its white terraces with warm spring water. The ancient Greek city of Hierapolis was built over the springs and Pamukkale was a renowned destination in antiquity as well. Tourists can visit the ancient Roman and Greek ruins of the baths, temples and theatres dating to the second century BC.

Things to Know

● If you don’t feel like waiting in a queue, you can get a VISA for Turkey online. The VISA usually costs around $20 for US travellers.

● Turkey’s population is predominantly Islamic so it’s a good idea to wear a headscarf while visiting mosques. Shorts or any other garments that fit under the knee are not prohibited by law but it’s considered good etiquette not to wear shorts for men or short skirts for women.

● You can change any sort of currency into the Turkish Lira – the Turkish currency just about everywhere. Most supermarkets and shops also accept credit cards.

● Roaming fees in Turkey can be somewhat expensive, so it’s a good idea to simply buy a new Turkish SIM card and use it while staying in Turkey.

● Turkey’s international calling code is +90.

● Electrical installations usually operate on 220 volts, 50 Hz and use European style plugs and European style sockets. Four and Five star hotels usually provide North American - 120 volts, 60 Hz sockets as well.

● Driving in Turkey can be a hassle sometimes, but very pleasurable at other times. Roads are usually in good shape and some roads actually lack traffic, so it can be a relaxing experience. In Turkey, people drive on the right, so that’s a detail you will need to keep in mind. In some areas, villagers made cardboard and marker pen signs in order to help lost tourist on their way.

● Renting a car in Turkey is quite simple and cheap. If you have the budget for a full insurance, you should definitely take it – if anything happens, at least you won’t have to worry about money.

● The Turkish Airlines Company, THY offers destinations to just about anywhere in the world with a total of 261 destinations. The company was founded in 1933 and features 285 passenger and cargo planes.

● Turkey uses the metric system which is easy enough to understand – 1 Km = 1000 meters, 1 Kg = 1000 grams, and so on. One mile equals 1.60 Km.

● Turkish people are warm and very hospitable - It is customary for people to hug and kiss both cheeks regardless of their gender.

● Turkish street food is very diverse, from the simple bagel-type snack Simit to the familiar pizza-type Lahmacun, there are tons of variants to just about anything. 



● Turkish coffee is world renowned, but it’s also a bit different than say, its American counterpart -  It is usually a strong coffee with a rich aroma, served very hot from a small traditional cup. Be careful not to drink any of the coffee grounds still in the cup.

● Turkish delight, as the name suggests, can be a really sweet delight for tourists. It is made from sugar, starch and just about any fruit or aroma imaginable, including walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, dates, lemon, orange, rosewater and many others. Turkish delight is usually served with coffee and it became popular all around the world, including in the Balkans region and as far as Brazil and North America.

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Cheek Implants FAQ

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Can cheek implant surgery be combined with other procedures?

Yes, it can be combined with rhinoplasty, neck lift, brow lift or chin implants.

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Cheek implants vs Fillers – What is the difference?

Cheek implants are a permanent cheek augmentation technique. Dermal fillers provide the same result, but it only lasts around 6 months.

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How much time do I need off work?

Patients usually need just a week off work for cheek implants surgery.