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Harmony and balance of the facial features is what imparts beauty to the outside world. When the chin appears too small, it can interfere with this balance and affect the facial appearance. Chin implantation is done to improve the appearance of the chin and jawline using hidden incisions and a small implant that rests beneath the skin.
What type of implants is being used for chin surgery?
There are a variety of implants that are used to improve the appearance of the chin. Speak to your board-certified surgeon about the type of implant that will be the safest and give the best result.
Are there different sizes of the implant?
Yes, there are many sizes available that allow different amounts of change to the appearance of the chin. You and your surgeon will discuss the size of the implant that will be the best. Ask about how our morphing software can be used to show what different sized implants will do for you!
What type of anesthesia is required for this procedure?
Chin implant surgery can be done in the office under local anesthesia. Sometimes the procedure is performed in the operating room, especially if other improvements such as rhinoplasty are being done at the same time.
Where are the incisions made for a chin implantation?
Chin implantation is done either using incisions hidden inside the mouth or a small incision placed below the chin in an area hidden from view.