Aesthetic surgery

Tiia Tamme M.D., Ph.D.

Modell260715 Many types of facial implants are available for correction of cosmetic or reconstructive problems. The most common facial implants are for chin and cheekbone enhancement.

Unfortunately the shape of the cheeks changes with age as the amount of soft tissue over the cheek bone decreases shifting down toward the corner of the nose and mouth. These changes begin to occur in the thirties.

Facial implants:
submalar implants creating a fuller and more youthful midfacial areas. The implants are placed through incisions inside the mouth.

Duration: 1 to 2 hours.

Anesthetic: local with sedation, or general.

Side effects: temporary bruising, swelling, numbness and tenderness of skin, tight feeling.

Risks: infection, bleeding, numbness, implant extrusion.

Recovery: total rest: 2 to 3 days, ice therapy. Back to work 7 to 10 days. After 1 month normal activities. Soft diet, rinse the mouth and use antibiotics during the first 5 days.

Duration of results: permanent.

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Dr. Tiia Tamme Kirugia OÜ - Reg. nr. 12616953

Tallinn, I-Med, Kivisilla 4

Tartu, L.Puusepa 8

Pärnu, Aida 1