Chin Augmentation

Chin Augmentation

Chin surgery is also known as genioplasty. It is an amazing option for people who feel that their chin shape is not balanced in relation to the rest of their facial features. Enhancement can be done with surgery or facial implant and many times chin reduction surgery is also performed to make the jaw appear less prominent. Chin augmentation helps to add proportion to the face by making the change and provides overall balance to the facial features. Weak chin accentuates the size of the nose and as a result, the nose seems a bit larger in comparison to the chin. In such a case chin augmentation surgery can help to bring the facial features back into harmony. 

Chin surgery adds definition in the facial appearance and also balances the larger nose, and many a time people used to perform chin augmentation surgery along with rhinoplasty to achieve the maximum benefits. A well-defined jawline is desired by every male and female and a skilled cosmetic or plastic surgeon can help to improve the overall facial appearance by adding the balance in the facial profile. This surgery also helps to reduce double chin caused due to small chin bone.

The double chin treatment in Hyderabad is performed by a skilled plastic surgeon, at Inform Clinics. In this surgery, the chin is operated and there are various corrective ways by which the advancement in the chin is achieved. 

Chin surgery correction includes: 

  • Moving the chin forward
  • Moving chin into backward direction or pushback
  • Side-to-side surgery is performed to correct asymmetrical chins
  • Vertical changes to correct shorter or longer chin

Firstly the surgeon analyses the condition of the chin and then according to the correction required - the patient can opt for surgery, implants, fillers, and fat grafting to achieve desired results. Hence, the cost may vary depending upon the treatment opted to achieve the result. To know more about the chin augmentation cost in Hyderabad, consult with Dr. Dushyanth Kalva at Inform Clinics.

Bone surgery

During surgery, local or general anaesthesia is administered. In genioplasty or surgery, the front part of the jaw bone is cut and remodelled and is moved to the correct defined position. It is performed to correct the deformities of the chin and receding chin. 

Implant surgery

The chin implants are small made up of biocompatible material usually silicone implants. They are also adjusted and framed to achieve the desired enhancement and natural-looking results. A local or general anaesthesia is administered. A cut is made inside the mouth or under the chin. The implant is selected or sculpted according to make the appropriate changes. This surgery does not cause any visible scarring and the implant is positioned in the defined placed. The surgeon checks for the proper facial balance of the chin with the other facial features and often modifies the implant to ensure that the proper desired look is achieved. The implant fixation is done with screws. Once the implant is placed the stitches are made in incisions site. The suture is closed and chin is bandaged. Sutures inside the mouth will dissolve in a few days. The suture which remains inside the mouth is removed after a few days. 

Many a times body fat and fillers are also used to enhance the appearance of the chin.

Surgery Time: It may take 1-2 hours depending upon the changes required and technique being used.

Complication and risk

  • Injection allergic reaction 
  • Lip numbness 
  • Infection 
  • Hematoma 
  • Implant shift 
  • Poor scarring 

One may notice bruising, swelling, redness in the treated area which might subside within a few days after surgery. Immediately contact the doctor if one suffers from fever or yellow and green discharge from the incision site or if some strong-smelling odour is coming from the treated area.

Ideal candidates for Chin Augmentation

Those who want to correct:

  • Flashy neck 
  • Weak chin
  • Pointed chin 
  • Trauma chin 
  • Short and dull chin
  • Revision genioplasty 
  • Prominent nose and small chin
  • Want to achieve a more sophisticated chin line and improve chin line
  • Women who want to achieve a more elegant and elongated facial profile
  • Men who want to achieve a more masculine and square-set chin

Note: People who are suffering from cardiac problems, hypertension, take anticoagulant medications, are in a poor state of health, and do not have realistic expectations about the procedure are not considered as a good candidates for this procedure.

Aftercare for Chin Augmentation

  • Follow the instructions directed by the surgeon and take oral antibiotics 
  • Take liquid or soft diet for a few weeks
  • Always rinse your mouth with water and antiseptic oral solution after taking meals
  • Always wear a compression garment
  • Do not make an extreme facial expression 
  • Do not participate in any contact sports for 8-10 weeks
  • Do not perform the exercise or strenuous activities for about 4-5 weeks after surgery
  • Sleep straight about three to four weeks after surgery. 

Many people opt for both nose reshaping (rhinoplasty) with chin augmentation and sometimes neck liposuction and a chin implant to achieve the best results. To know more about chin implant surgery and double chin reduction Hyderabad in detail, visit a skilled and experienced chin augmentation surgeon in Hyderabad.

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