Can I Stack Cheek Implants On Top Of Each Other?

Q: Dr. Eppley, I currently have large cheek implants in the front of my face. It gave me projection to my mid face which addressed my 1st concern buh didn’t fulfill my 2nd concern to have a wider more angular face. Can i have a 2nd surgery and get extra large implants to put on the sides of my cheek ( and still keep my large midface implants)?

A: That is probably not the best approach to try and place two cheek implants on top of each other. It would be very difficult to get two separate cheek implants close to each other and have then be stable in position. You are asking standard cheek implants to really do what they are not designed to do. You would be far better to have one unified custom cheek implant design which can more effective address your needs and have much lower risk of malposition and asymmetry than four standard cheek implants.

Dr. Barry Eppley

Indianapolis, Indiana