A chin implant also known as mentoplasty is a type of surgery thats brings balance to your facial features. Chin implant surgery can be combined with other types of surgery such as facelift, rhinoplasty, cheek implants & brow lifts.
A chin implant can make a prominent nose seem less large and will give a harmonious balance to the face. Chin implant surgery can last anything from 30 minutes to 1 ½ hours and is performed under local or general anaesthetic. Most chin implants will last for your lifetime. To have this type of surgery you should be of reasonably good health.
Chin implants can produce remarkable changes to your appearance, and are an ideal option for those who have suffered facial trauma or for people with less prominent chins, that want to enhance the chin giving a more defined profile and distinct jawline.
Implants come in different shapes and sizes and you can discuss with our surgeon during your consultation what size and shape is most suitable for your facial features. You will need to be realistic about your expectations of the outcome of surgery, our surgeon will guide & advise you throughout.
After surgery swelling & bruising is very common and a full recovery should take about six weeks although this depends on each individual – the results are immediate although the swelling make make the chin look too large for the 1st week or two.
Often a receding chin can unbalance the whole face – this can leave you feeling self conscious and unhappy about your facial features.
Chin implants are popular for both men & women and will give you a stronger looking jawline. Men opt for chin implants to help them achieve a stronger more masculine jawline.
Chin implants are a relatively easy procedure that will change the silhouette of your face, give your chin definition and improve your facial profile.
The overall improvement will give you more confidence and a sense of well-being making you feel much better about yourself & your facial features.