Cheek Dimple Creation Surgery

Both men and women may be born with dimples in their cheeks or which appear when they smile. In effect a dimple forms as a result of a cheek muscle defect where the skin and connective tissue have fused, and high profile celebrities such as Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone are known to have them.

Dimples have appeal and certain people born without them may desire to achieve the look. Dimple creation surgery gives an individual dimples where none were previously present for a more animated, attractive expression.

What is Dimple Creation Surgery?

Dimple creation surgery is a cosmetic surgery treatment aimed at creating dimples for a person desiring to have them for enhanced appearance. Where genetics gives dimples to some and not to others, surgery can provide a solution to provide those without dimples the look they want.

Recovery Time

Those having the operation soon return to normal activities the day after their surgery. Some swelling and bruising is expected but fades within a few days. It may take up to a week for the suture to dissolve and for facial expression to adapt. Some patients experience discomfort in their cheeks which soon passes. Normal eating should resume after the operation and painkillers can be provided.

Potential Risks

There are risks in any surgery, even where minimally invasive, including bleeding and infection. Temporary bruising and swelling are expected side-effects of treatment but will fade within a few days. Patients may experience facial muscle weakness, but this is rare and should not persist. Any concerns should be discussed with the consultant.

Results of Dimple Creation Surgery

Dimple creation surgery gives natural looking dimples where they are desired. People choose to have dimple creation surgery to add character to their smiles and facial expression, while for some dimples are a sign of good luck.

Results are evident immediately and initially dimples may be there even when not smiling while the suture dissolves. Within a week or two facial expression adapts and permanent dimples are noticeable when smiling or during expressions. Dimple creation surgery can be reversed if this is required.