Ever wish there was a way to recapture that apple like quality in your cheeks? As we age our body slows collagen production, fat and muscle begin to atrophy and that firmness of the cheek can begin to fade, resulting in a droopy or sunken appearance. The loss of fat and collagen, plus muscle atrophy can create an illusion of hollowness drawing the eye down towards the chin and creating a saggy appearance.

For years those seeking cheek augmentation turned to fat transfers or fat grafts. Surgically implanted silicone or other high-density materials have been another alternative. But now there’s another option for those looking to improve the density of their cheeks. Thousands of Idaho residents have discovered an easy way to combat the sag associated with loss of volume in the cheeks: non-surgical cheek augmentation.

Non-surgical cheek augmentation lifts the face by injecting fillers into the areas above the cheekbones. The procedure can be done in an office setting and doesn’t require the downtime and risks associated with invasive implants. Renu Medispa uses dermal fillers including Restylane L, Perlane L, Juvederm XC and Radiesse to help clients achieve a more youthful appearance.

Used to add volume to areas affected by facial wrinkles and folds, Restylane L and Perlane L provide patients a respite from the discomfort associated with injectable fillers. By combining the injectable gels with lidocaine patients can now enjoy the benefits of a topical anesthetic resulting in less discomfort during and after treatment.

Clinical studies confirm the effectiveness of combining Restylane and Perlane with lidocaine:

  • 72% of patients reported significantly less pain during treatment with Restylane L vs. Restylane
  • 95% of patients reported significantly less pain during treatment with Perlane L vs. Perlane
  • Pain was diminished for up to one hour after treatment with the use of Restylane L and Perlane L

Like Restylane L and Perlane L, Juvederm XL also offers patients the added benefit of lidocaine. Made from hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance found in the skin, Juvederm is primary used for smoothing wrinkles and folds.

Radiesse is a filler that stimulates the body’s natural ability to produce collagen and is quite effective for cheek augmentation. Made from calcium-based microspheres suspended in a natural gel, the unique composition stimulates the body’s natural production of new collagen resulting in a completely natural look and feel. Usually accomplished in about 15 minutes, Radiesse is mixed with lidocaine prior to use, and the cheek augmentation injections are placed under the skin tissue. Pain blockers similar to those provided in a dentist’s office may be used with this, and all fillers, to help provide temporary relief from discomfort.  Results can last from 1 to 2 years.

Renu Medispa is Idaho’s premiere provider for non-invasive and minimally invasive cosmetic enhancements, offering the latest in medical cosmetic procedures in a luxurious spa-like atmosphere. Clients across Idaho turn to Renu Medispa for advanced options in weight management, non-invasive aesthetic procedures and relaxation therapies. Renu Medispa ranks among the top 3% of injecting clinics nationwide, and has been awarded a “Platinum-Plus” designation by the makers of Botox. Those interested in learning more about Botox or any of Renu Medispa’s treatments are encouraged to call (208) 939-4456 for a consultation.