Facial Procedures
Facial Procedures

Chin Improvement

Whether you choose temporary injectables, or a more permanent implant, our top-notch procedures are sure to deliver the prominent, balanced facial features you desire. Improvements on a recessed chin can be important to consider when restoring a more youthful face. Improvement can be made alone, or pair especially well when performing other surgeries to the face such as rhinoplasty, cheek improvement, neck lift, and/or face lift.


PROCEDURES

There are many different ways to achieve symmetry of the chin area, including:

Chin Implants

A small incision is made on the inside of the mouth or underneath the chin, in addition to creating a small pocket above the chin bone and the below the chin muscle. A customized implant is then inserted into the pocket. This can also be completed through an incision made inside the mouth through which a portion of the chin bone is moved slightly forward and secured into place. After surgery, the chin may be taped to hold the implant in place until it is healed firmly in its new position.

Injectables

We offer facial injectables and fillers as a simpler, temporary alternative to surgery. This also allows you to evaluate the appearance of an augmented chin before committing to permanent implants. By injecting in just the right location, we can help you reach your desired look. Chin injectables pair excellent with cheek injectable fillers as well.

Fat Transfer

Structural fat transfer (fat grafting), as much as possible, to enhance facial features. In many cases, the need for a solid implant can be eliminated by the careful and meticulous grafting of a patient’s own fat. Learn more about fat transfer.


 

PROCEDURES

There are many different ways to achieve symmetry of the chin area, including:

Chin Implants

A small incision is made on the inside of the mouth or underneath the chin, in addition to creating a small pocket above the chin bone and the below the chin muscle. A customized implant is then inserted into the pocket. This can also be completed through an incision made inside the mouth through which a portion of the chin bone is moved slightly forward and secured into place. After surgery, the chin may be taped to hold the implant in place until it is healed firmly in its new position.

Injectables

We offer facial injectables and fillers as a simpler, temporary alternative to surgery. This also allows you to evaluate the appearance of an augmented chin before committing to permanent implants. By injecting in just the right location, we can help you reach your desired look. Chin injectables pair excellent with cheek injectable fillers as well.

RECOVERY

Following chin implant surgery, you may experience some pain, swelling and bruising. Your stitches will be removed within about a week. If the incision was made through the mouth, then the patient may experience soreness and difficulty chewing, in which case soft food may be recommended, and stitches will dissolve on their own. The total recovery time may take up to 3 to 4 months, in which after that all numbness and restrictions should fade. Most patients can return to work after 1 week. Patients who receive injectable or fat transfer chin improvements may experience swelling, soreness, numbness, and redness for the first 24-48 hours.

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