Do Submalar Cheek Implants Work Equally Well In African-Americans?

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m wondering if a submalar cheek implants works effectively on African-American skin for someone with facial lipodystrophy?

A: I am not aware that there are any racial differences when it comes to the aesthetic effects of submalar cheek implants. If someone is a good candidate they can be effective regardless of race, age or gender.

Dr. Barry Eppley

Indianapolis, Indiana