Cheekbone reduction

1. Cases requiring surgery

1) When your malar is protruded so your face look strong
2) When your both malar is asymmetric
3) When your face looks long as both malar is developed much
4) When your facial contour looks uneven
5) When your malar is protruded so the lower part of malar looks shadowy
6) When you need reoperation


2. What is Malar reduction surgery ?

To the westerners whose face is slim their malar can be the charming point. But the Asian’s malar make you look older and strong. This can be corrected by malar reduction surgery.

Exfoliation of fascia cause sagging cheek, and the excessive incision leaded to soft tissue damage.

Plastic surgery exfoliates only small part of masticatory muscle so it prevents sagging cheek, and we perform surgery minimum incision of 5mm on the 2 parts of your face so we minimize bleeding and scar. And we are using endoscope so the accurate and treatment became available.


3. Diagnosis and type of cheekbone

1) There are many curves on your face

2) The face looks big because of protruded malar.

3) Your face look strong because of developed malar

4) Your face look uneven because of protruded malar

5) When viewed from the side, It is bumpy because of the cheekbone.

6) The face looks longer with protruding cheekbones and sagging skin.

7) Since your front malar is hollow or flat so your face look flat and aged.

Normal cheekbone

If you have strong appearance because your malar is protruded

Wide cheekbone
The face looks big because the malar is overdeveloped

45 degrees-developed cheekbones
If your malar is protruded when it is seen from the side but cannot feel it from the front


4. The effect of Malar reduction

Create three-dimensional face for the front, side and 45 degree face so reduce the face size and add volume and three dimensional effect so make your face smoother.

Malar reduction makes smooth contour and volume
Side malar will be reduced and front malar will get more volume so the face will look much younger.

Original cheekbone reduction exfoliated fascia so it caused sagging cheek, and the excessive incision leaded to soft tissue damage.


5. Diagnosis process of malar reduction surgery

Measure size, position and thickness of bone through X-ray and CT, and exact distribution of blood vessel and nerve.


6. Malar reduction surgery method

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1) Front malar reduction surgery under your eyes
If your front malar is excessively protruded, then cut malar into L shape and then remove unnecessary part and move them inwards.
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2) 45 degree malar reduction

In the case of 45 degree malar reduction there is possibility of sagging cheek so even more sophisticated technique is needed.

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3) Side malar reduction and side malar reduction
If the side malar is reduced your face become smaller when you see them from the front, then cut malar and push it inwards.

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4) Front malar volume surgery : Implant

It is a surgical procedure to insert a harmless 1:1 customized implants on malar. Since it is inserted after a minimum incision inside one’s mouth, it creates natural volume without visible scar so one’s face will look smaller and younger.

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5) Front cheekbone volume surgery : Fat graft
It is a surgery to add volume to your front malar using fat harvested from your abdomen or thigh. It is effective when your malar wasn’t hollow severely, and there is no worry about implants and more natural volume can be made.
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Front malar volume surgery : Filler
When your front malar was not much hollow, a volume can be added to your malar using filler.