Popularly referred to as a “Chin Implant”
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What is a Chin Augmentation?
A properly defined jawline is the foundation of an attractive, balanced facial appearance, whether female or male. With a custom-fit jaw implant highly skilled cosmetic surgeon can give the strength of a thin or receding the chin, which can improve the appearance of your face. Keep reading to learn more.
Chin Enhancement Surgery, often known as genioplasty, can improve the appearance of the chin, jawline, and neck. Typically, the procedure involves the placing of an implant on the existing chin bone to increase the shape and size of the chin, and create an attractive and natural appearance. If done by a skilled and experienced cosmetic surgeon the chin can be an effective solution for an unbalanced or recessed cheek.
If you're concerned about your receding or "weak" chin, or you feel that your facial features don't match Chin implant surgery could aid in feeling more confident about your appearance. In particular, chin augmentation may:
- Enhance facial harmony by bringing the the chin in line with other aspects
- Fix a chin that is weak or receding
- Improve the definition of the jawline and neck
- Reduce the appearance of a"full" (or "double" chin caused by an undersized chin bone
Chin Implant Surgery is typically an outpatient procedure that is performed by using local or general anesthesia and the use of sedation. A small cut is cut either under the cheek or inside the mouth. Through this cut the cosmetic surgeon makes an area to place the implant, and places it on the bone of your chin.
Chin implant surgery by itself usually takes less than an hour; however should you be performing additional procedures, your the operating time will rise according to the additional procedures. After surgery, the incision is closed using sutures, and the chin could be wrapped with a bandage.
Chin implants are tiny solid implants made of biocompatible material, most commonly silicone. They are made to be shaped to fit around the chin bone. Chin implants can vary in both size and shape and shape; your cosmetic surgeon will assist you in selecting an implant that will give you the desired degree of improvement and give you the most natural-looking result.
Implants for chin are very similar to natural chin bone. when they are performed by a certified cosmetic surgeon, it's typically impossible to discern that the patient has undergone the chin implant.
The majority of patients who undergo chin enhancement have a relatively short recovery time and return to desk work and other activities within 7 days of surgery. The discomfort is usually mild and can be controlled by cold compresses or painkillers.
You'll be required to lie in a position that is face-up with your head elevated for at least 1 up to two weeks after your surgery in order to reduce post-op swelling and to protect your healing incisions. The cosmetic surgeon could ask you to eat an exclusively liquid diet for the first day or two following surgery. It is typical for strenuous activities to be resumed after 3-4 weeks following an augmentation of the chin. It is essential to follow the specific instructions throughout your recovery so that you heal properly and that your results appear great whenever you are able to.
The results appear close to final after one month of surgery. They is considered final after 3 months after the residual swelling has decreased.
Chin implants are sturdy, long-lasting medical devices that are designed to last for a long time. Although the process of aging can impact your appearance in different ways however, the contour of your chin won't alter. There is a small chance that an injury to your face can cause damage to a implants for the chin and may require a second procedure to repair it.