either hidden inside the lower lip or in a crease below the chin. The risk of infection is higher if an incision is placed within the mouth area. Although a strict post-operative oral hygiene regimen can decrease this risk.
Several types of substances are used in cheek augmentation surgery but typically solid silicone is preferred. These come in various shapes and sizes to fit different faces. One benefit of using a solid implant is that it can be removed if there are any problems if necessary.