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As we age, the natural loss of fat and collagen in our faces can lead to a hollowed-out appearance in the temple area, making us look older and more tired than we feel. At Ambay Plastic Surgery, we understand the impact this can have on your confidence and self-esteem. That’s why we offer temporal implant surgery, a procedure designed to re-sculpt the temple area and restore a more youthful look to your face. Led by triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Raj Ambay, our team has helped numerous patients throughout Tampa and Wesley Chapel achieve a more vibrant appearance. If you’re ready to restore your youthful glow and regain your confidence, contact us now for an informative, relaxed, and expert consultation.

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How Is Temporal Implant Surgery Performed?

Temple implant surgery is a cosmetic procedure that involves placing an implant in the temple area to create volume – restoring a fuller, youthful look to this area and the overall facial profile. The procedure can be performed under general or local anesthesia at our modern and welcoming facility in Tampa and takes about 1-2 hours to complete.

First, Dr. Ambay makes a small incision in the temporal area, usually hidden within the hairline, and creates a pocket for the implant. The implant is then carefully inserted, and positioned to achieve a natural shape and contour. The incision is then closed using sutures, and the patient is allowed to rest and recover.

The implants used in this surgery are typically made of silicone or similar material and are available in a range of shapes and sizes to suit the needs of each individual patient. These feel soft and natural, indistinguishable from the feel of any other muscle. Dr. Ambay will work closely with you to determine the best implant size and shape to achieve your desired aesthetic outcome.

This surgery is an excellent alternative to temple fillers, especially if you are looking for a permanent solution to hollowed or disproportionate temples.

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Ideal Candidates for Temporal Implants

If you’re self-conscious about your temple area, you may be a candidate for temporal implants. Other things to consider include:

  • You must be in generally good health overall
  • You must have realistic expectations about your potential results
  • You may have hollow temples as a result of aging or fat loss
  • Your hollow temples may be making your face look disproportionat

What to Expect From Recovery After Temporal Implants

After undergoing temporal implant surgery, you can expect a short period of recovery and healing. While the length and intensity of recovery vary depending on the individual health and age of each patient, there are some general guidelines that everyone can expect.

Immediately following surgery, you may experience some mild pain, swelling, and slight bruising around the implant site. Pain medication and cold compresses can be used to manage these symptoms. You may also be advised to keep your head elevated and avoid strenuous exercise for several days after surgery to ensure optimal healing.

During the first few days of recovery, it is important to keep the surgical site clean and dry to reduce the risk of infection. You may be advised to avoid washing your hair for a few days after surgery and to avoid touching or rubbing the area around the incisions, as well as the incisions themselves.

After the initial recovery period, you can gradually resume normal activities. However, it is important to avoid any activities that could put pressure on the implant site or cause injury for several weeks after surgery. You should also avoid exposing the surgical site to direct sunlight until it has fully healed.

Overall, recovery after temporal implant surgery is usually quick and straightforward, with most people able to return to work and other normal activities within 1-2 weeks. With proper care and attention, you can minimize the risk of complications and enjoy the full benefits of your new, more youthful, and proportional appearance.

Benefits of Temple Implants

Temporal implants can enhance the facial profile and boost confidence, as well as these other benefits:

  • Restores youthful volume to the temple area
  • Rejuvenates a tired or hollowed appearance
  • Enhances overall facial symmetry
  • Provides long-lasting results
  • Improves self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Quick and straightforward recovery
  • Safe and effective cosmetic solution
  • Can be combined with procedures such as eyelid lift or brow lift

Risks of Temporal Implant Surgery

There are risks with any surgical procedure, however many of these are managed or mitigated by choosing an experienced and board-certified surgeon. Some of these risks include:

  • Infection or bleeding at the implant or incision site
  • Implant displacement or asymmetry
  • Nerve damage resulting in numbness or altered sensation
  • Swelling or bruising

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Dr. Raj Ambay is a well respected and trusted surgeon in Wesley Chapel. His work speaks for itself when you look at his patients’ before and after photos. Call 813.535.4769 and book your appointment to discuss the concerns that you may have.

Looking for a trusted choice for temporal implant surgery in Tampa? Look no further than Ambay Plastic Surgery. Our triple board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Ambay, offers personalized care, excellent results, and a commitment to patient satisfaction. Transform your appearance with confidence with our dedicated and friendly team.

Frequently Asked Questions

Temple implants vs filler – which is better?

This is very much a personal decision. You may wish to balance the cost and time factors of regular filler appointments, vs a one-off surgical cost and often permanent solution offered by implants.

What other procedures can I have alongside temporal implants?

When conducting surgery on the temple area, many people often opt for additional procedures in this area, such as eyelid lift, brow lift, or other facial implants. During your consultation, Dr. Ambay will suggest which procedures he feels are right for you, based on your age, health and overall goals.

How much do temple implants cost?

The cost of temporal implants can vary and can be influenced based on instances such as combined procedures. Full costs will be discussed during your consultation.

Are temporal implants permanent?

Temple implants are considered a safe, permanent solution to bony or hollow temples. They can last for decades and can be removed or replaced if at any stage you wish to alter your appearance in the future.

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