About Chin Implants
Chin augmentation using implants is a popular cosmetic treatment that reshapes the chin for patients with a recessed chin or one they feel is too weak. Often when a chin is too small, it can create an undefined profile. Surgical chin augmentation can be performed to enhance your chin, and one of the most effective is using an implant to reconstruct a more prominent jawline and a more appealing profile. Our Colorado Springs, CO plastic surgeons offer various options to consider for your chin augmentation. Implants are manufactured in numerous sizes and shapes to help give you the exact aesthetic look you desire, and this treatment can also be combined with neck liposuction for a fully sleek, contoured appearance. We encourage you to contact the Institute of Plastic Surgery today to learn more about this procedure and what we recommend to help you look your best.
Chin augmentation is a treatment for for men as well as women. If you are unhappy with the shape and appearance of your chin and do not like undefined profile it offers, chin augmentation can improve the lower portion of your face. It's also fairly common for our patients to combine rhinoplasty along with their chin augmentation procedure. This combined approach offers great reassurance for the features of your face to be proportionate and balanced.
"The care that I received from Dr. Jain and his team was amazing! From my initial consultation to my surgery day to my aftercare I was so happy and confident and not nervous. He was professional and realistic and kept me calm throughout. I’m so glad I picked the Institute of Plastic Surgery."- A.H. / Google / Nov 09, 2018
"Amazing Experience! - The care that I received from Dr. Jain and his team was amazing! From my initial consultation to my surgery day to my aftercare I was so happy and confident and not nervous. He was professional and realistic and kept me calm throughout. I’m so glad I picked the Institute of Plastic Surgery."- H. / RealSelf / Nov 08, 2018
"Blessed that Dr. Dash did my BA - I’m 3 days post op from my BA and couldn’t have asked for a better physician to do my surgery. Dr. Dash and her staff were amazing. I was a little nervous going into my first consult, but everyone made me feel so comfortable. Dr. Dash throughly went over the different kinds of implants, case studies that have been done and answered every question that I had. She is very patient, kind and ful..."- B. / RealSelf / Oct 22, 2018
"Total facial resurfacing - I have had horrible cystic acne from a very young age. I’m 32 and I still break out on occasion. It doesn’t help that I pick at it either, but the scars are awful. I’ve always been self conscious about my face. I decided to go and do something about it when I decided I wanted a breast lift/aug. Some light shows more of the depth of these rolling scar better than others. It has been 24 hours..."- Y. / RealSelf / Sep 22, 2018
"Breast lift with implants - I have had fairly large breasts since high school. They were great and followed me everywhere. Then I went to college and gain the “freshmen 50” (yes 50, not 15) and they got quite large. Between yo-yo dieting, poor nutrition, and inconsistent exercising, they just look sad and deflated. Now that I’m 32, I have finally figured out how to feed myself and I’m stable enough that I’ve decided t..."- Y. / RealSelf / Sep 16, 2018
During chin augmentation, general anesthesia will be administered, or, in some cases, IV sedation. The incision is placed under your chin. In this incision, a surgical pocket is formed to hold the implant device in its proper place, which involves shaving some of the bone to create grooves to securely keep your implant in position. The chin implant is inserted in the opening and positioned on top of the bone, below your lower lip. Sometimes, the incision can be created inside the lip where it connects to your gumline. Both incision points help to conceal scars. Tiny sutures are used to safely close the incisions, and your lower face will be wrapped with bandages.
What to Expect
Cosmetic chin treatment generally produces immediate gratifying results, which can be extremely exciting for our patients. Even though facial swelling and discoloration and bruising will be present right after your surgery, this is temporary. In most cases, chin augmentation takes about two weeks to heal. Strenuous activity should not be performed during this time period. This particular surgery has extremely high success rates, and by having it under the hands of a trained surgeon, your outcome will appear natural and proportionate.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $4,000 - $5,000
- Recovery Time
- 3 - 4 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 1 - 1.5 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 Week
Redefine Your Profile
Chin implant surgery continues to be very beneficial to so many of our patients. This surgery creates harmony to the lower face, refining your facial features. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your chin and you feel your chin is the wrong size and shape, chin augmentation can create the look you wish for. Please call the Institute of Plastic Surgery and schedule your consultation to hear more about your options.