Cheek Filler

Length of procedure

20 Minutes


Topical local anaesthetic cream

Hospital stay

Home the same day

Time off work


Time off exercise

1 Day

Time to fully settle

1-2 Days

Post-op care

Sleep on back for 1-2 nights

Cheek Filler

As we age there is loss of volume in the face as well as  descent of the soft tissues.  This is where dermal fillers can be used to add volume and thus restore a more youthful appearance.

The cheeks are a particular place where this volume loss and descent occurs.  Injection of filler material can be performed deep (on the bone) to add volume, or in the subcutaneous tissue to add shape and contour.

Even if there is no volume loss or descent of the soft tissue, cheek filler can be used in younger patients to create a more prominent “cheek bones”, creating a heart shaped face.

Cheek fillers last anywhere from 6 to 12 months.  The volume required varies from patient to patient. However, more than 1ml is usually required to notice a difference.

Cheek filler can be painful during the injection process. Some patients also notice tenderness and pain for a few days afterwards.

Bruising and pain may occur after cheek filler.  Vascular occlusion is also a potential complication.  Although his is rare and the risk reduced with proper injection technique.


Monday – Friday
9 am – 5 pm





5 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6HL