Chin and cheek facial implants permanently improve the contours of your face, balancing your profile and creating a more youthful appearance. A recessed chin can make your nose appear larger, your neck fleshier, and the angle between your chin and neck less defined. A cheek or chin augmentation performed can help bring facial features into proportion with each other, and provide an ultimately more appealing look. For those who desire a non-surgical alternative, injectable fillers can be used to augment these areas.
Reason for perfoming Chin & Cheek Augmentation
Chin augmentation using implants will restore harmony and definition to the lower face and brings it into more harmony with the rest of the face. In some cases a chin implant will be recommended in conjunction with a facelift, neck lift or rhinoplasty to enhance the results of these procedures.
Flat cheekbones can make your face look tired and older. You may also find that they cause the skin Cheek augmentation using implants will restore facial contours, improving the look of your middle and lower face and creating a more youthful appearance.
Chin & Cheek Augmentation Procedure
A cheek and chin augmentation can be performed under local anesthesia and mild sedation. Chin implants are inserted through an incision under the chin, and cheek implants are inserted through an incision inside the mouth. Then, the incision is closed with dissolvable stitches. The cheek or chin augmentation procedure takes about 30 minutes to an hour. All patients receive treatment in our studio Aesthetique state of the art fully accredited facility.
Recovery timeframe and suggestions
After the chin or cheek augmentation procedure you will experience some mild swelling and bruising, which usually subsides in one to two weeks or less. At this point you can resume normal, light activities, but you should avoid heavy activities, such as contact sports, for several weeks.
Chin and/or cheek implants can be used alone or in combination with other procedures. Many patients choose to have facial implants along with rhinoplasty or a face lift. For some patients chin and/or cheek implants can alleviate the need for other facial procedures.
*Disclaimer-“There is no guarantee of specific results and that the results can vary from person to person.”
The end result would be a more pleasing and well balanced facial look and will most certainly bolster your self esteem as well.