What Is Chin Implant?
Chin augmentation though implants correct a recessed or underprojected chin. While usually performed for aesthetic purposes, a chin implant can also be used to reconstruct your face due to natural deformities or injury.
Why Should I Have a Chin Implant?
A noticeably small or receding chin can have significant impacts on your facial structure as well as your confidence. A chin implant brings balance to your features for a more contoured, attractive look that still appears natural.
Chin implant restores a youthful appearance by lengthening your jawline by projecting your chin. It can be combined with various other procedures, such as a rhinoplasty, facelift, or double chin surgery to truly help you achieve your desired aesthetic.
How Do I Prepare for a Chin Implant?
You may be asked to undergo a physical exam to ensure you’re in good health, or start antibiotics to prevent infection after surgery. If you’re a smoker, you’ll be advised to quit for weeks leading up to the surgery. It may be necessary to halt the use of certain supplements or medications as well, though you should only do so under supervision of your prescribing physician.
What Should I Expect During a Chin Implant?
You may be given general anesthesia or local anesthesia with or without sedation. An incision is made just underneath your chin which hides very well, then the silicone implant is inserted and molded to the shape of your ideal chin. Finally, the incision is closed. Results are visible immediately.
Am I a Good Candidate for a Chin Implant?
Good candidates are healthy patients who have reached skeletal maturity. Certain disorders in the jaw or a jawbone deformity may affect candidacy, so talk to a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Jae Kim to determine your eligibility.
Where Is the Best Place to Get a Chin Implant in Fairfax?
Create your perfect chin with a chin implant expertly molded by double-board certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Jae Kim to suit your features!