people have a "weak" or receding chin, which is a hereditary
characteristic. A receding chin can make a person's profile look out of
balance. It can make the nose look too big and it can also detract from an
otherwise attractive neckline.
augmentation can correct all of the above with a very simple and quick
procedure that involves placing an implant in the chin to give the chin
adequate projection. The implant gives the chin and jaw a smoother and stronger
outline, making the face and neck more harmonious and attractive in
of implant we use is made of a soft silastic material that has the same consistency
as the natural chin tissues so that from the outside one cannot detect the
presence of an implant and the chin is normal to touch. The implant does not
move or shift once it is placed correctly and healing has taken place. After a
few months, most individuals forget that there is an implant in the chin.
implant is inserted through a very small incision in the natural crease under
the chin. A chin implant can be performed at the same time as a rhinoplasty
(nose surgery), a facelift, or by itself as an independent procedure. Healing
time to look presentable is 3 to 5 days.
cheek implant procedure is performed to correct a naturally flat cheekbone area
or to correct a sunken cheek appearance that frequently develops with age or
after an injury.
are two types of cheek implants. A malar implant results in more prominent or
high cheekbones, whereas a submalar implant corrects the sunken cheek
appearance. Both are performed under twilight anesthesia. The implants are
placed through tiny incisions inside the mouth under the upper lip on each
time is 3 to 5 days to allow swelling to recede. There is usually no bruising.
The implants are made of a soft silastic material that carries no risk of
rejection. These anatomical implants produce a very natural appearance.