A well-defined jawline structure is the cornerstone of a balanced attractive face, male or female. By placing a custom-fit chin implant, a skilled cosmetic surgeon can add strength to a weak or recessed chin, improving facial harmony.
What is chin enhancement surgery?
Chin enhancement surgery, also called genioplasty, improves contours of the chin, neck and jawline. Typically, surgery involves placement of an implant around a patient’s existing chin bone to augment the size and shape of the chin and achieve a more naturally attractive balance between facial features. When performed by a qualified, experienced cosmetic surgeon, chin enhancement can provide a permanent solution to improve a weak or recessed chin.
Why consider getting a chin implant?
If you are bothered by your recessed or “weak” chin, or you feel your facial features lack proportion, chin implant surgery can help you feel more confident in your appearance. Specifically, chin augmentation can:
- Improve facial harmony by bringing chin into better proportion with other features
- Correct a weak or recessed chin
- Improve definition of the neck and jawline
- Help reduce the appearance of a full or “double” chin caused by a small chin bone.
Are chin implants permanent?
Chin implant surgery: dramatic, lasting improvements in facial profile. Chin implant surgery, also called genioplasty, is the classic procedure for chin augmentation. … Results are meant to be permanent, as a chin implant can last a lifetime. However, the implant can be removed if desired with another surgery.
What are facial implants made of?
Chin implants are made from a variety of materials including silicone, other man-made materials (such as polythene) or tissue from your own body. The steps generally include: The surgeon makes an incision either on the underside of the chin or inside the mouth at the lower lip.
How long do chin implants last?
Most implants last for a lifetime. Sometimes, implants made from bone or fat tissue that was taken from your body will be reabsorbed. Because you may have some swelling for months, you might not see the final appearance of your chin and jaw for 3 to 4 months.