Archive for the ‘ cheek implants ’ Category

Facelift with Combination Procedures: The Key to Natural Results

Some patients present for face and neck lift only.  It is not uncommon to undergo other simultaneous complimentary cosmetic facial surgery procedures.  This video discusses a case of face and neck lift, cheek and chin implants, brow lift and laser skin resurfacing. For more information about cosmetic facial surgery visit

Cheek Implants: All you Need to Know

Dr. Niamtu presents a video discussion about midface aging and rejuvenation options.  Tune in to see why cheek implants may be the perfect choice for looking younger without major surgery. For more information about cosmetic facial surgery visit Joe Niamtu, III DMD Cosmetic Facial Surgery Richmond, Virginia  

Cheek Implants: One of the Best Kept Secrets in Cosmetic Surgery

Cheek implants are a 40 minute procedure that is one of the most powerful rejuvenation techniques in cosmetic facial surgery. Dr. Niamtu discusses cheek implants, interviews a post op patient and shows before and after pictures cheek implant cases. For more information on cheek implants and cosmetic facial surgery visit Joe Niamtu, III DMD […]

Choosing the Right Cheek Implant for your Face

Dr. Joe Niamtu, III cosmetic facial surgeon in Richmond, Virginia is internationally recognized for facial implants. In this video he discusses choosing the right size, shape and position for silicone cheek implants. Choosing the right surgeon and right implant placed in right place equals success. For more information on cheek implants or cosmetic facial surgery […]

Choosing the Right Cheek Implant

  See video below   This video discusses choosing the right size, shape and position of silicone cheek implants. Cheek implants can be placed in 30 minutes and are a permanent means of volumizing the aging face.  Young people have full, round cheeks and as we lose this fullness we appear drawn and tired.  Many […]

Cheek Implant Frequently Asked Questions

Paper or Plastic? I frequently get asked what material is the best for facial implants and my answer is usually silicone. Silicone rubber has been used in the body for decades and is in many medical and surgical devices. When silicone is placed over bone, it feels like bone. A big advantage is that since […]

Cheek Implants and Facial Aging

Young people have positive fat distribution in the face that contributes to a “young” look. As we age, this fat atrophies and sags and produces a hollow and aged appearance. Aging is a process of deflation and as the youthful midface fat changes position, we look drawn and aged. Young people have plentiful midface volume […]

Custom Computer Generated Implants

Although you hear a lot of people discussing custom facial implants, it is really not a new technique.  I believe I performed some of the first custom facial implants in the State of Virginia as evidenced by the balding young doctor in the 1990 article below. Although the process is similar, a lot has changed […]

Dr. Niamtu discusses midface filler augmentation including cheek and teartrough

Part 1 discusses midfacial and teartrough aging Part 2 shows actual midface and teartrough injection (shows actual injection which may be offensive to some viewers) The video below shows Dr. Niamtu injecting a patient with facial defects, cheek volume loss, tear trough deformity and nasal hump.

Dr. Niamtu and Implant Education

Dr. Niamtu has published a 1,000 page comprehensive textbook on cosmetic facial surgery which includes a large chapter on his cheek, chin and facial implant techniques.  Few surgeons receive the honor to publish such a text with a major medical publisher like Elsevier. Implant Expertise Dr. Niamtu is very involved with the use of facial implants […]