Don't be alarmed at the presence of bruising and swelling. The swelling will begin to disappear within the first seven days. Many patients return to work with the help of camouflaging cosmetics at about five days post-operative.
You can expect to resume regular activities in about one to two weeks, except for exercising which should be reserved for after the third week.
The results are immediate, although swelling will reduce in two months.
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.