A chin implant can improve your profile and restore balance to your face. It is often performed in conjunction with other procedures such as facial liposuction, a facelift, or rhinoplasty in order to create a beautiful look that can boost self-confidence.
Candidates for a chin implant (chin augmentation) have a small chin (microgenia) but have a normal or near normal dental bite (occlusion). Dr. Weider will discuss your goals and review expected results with you during your consultation.
Placement of a chin implant takes 1 to 2 hours and is performed under general anesthesia. An incision is made either in the mouth or under the chin, and the chin implant is carefully positioned next to the bone. The incision is then closed.
The recovery period lasts approximately one week, but you may experience some soreness and swelling for several weeks. Patients must refrain from lifting anything greater than 5 pounds and rigorous activity for 6 weeks to allow proper healing. In general, patients can return to work in one week and can expect to have some swelling for the first couple of weeks.
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Dr. Weider is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has a wealth of experience performing all aspects of cosmetic surgery. During your consultation, he will answer all of your questions and formulate an individualized plan to help you achieve your cosmetic goals. At Weider Plastic Surgery we are dedicated to ensuring that every patient’s visit to our office is a comfortable, educational and pleasurable one. Please call Weider Plastic Surgery today at 972.566.8444 or email us to learn more about these procedures and to set up your personal consultation with Dr. Weider.