believe that inner confidence comes from, amongst other
things, knowing that you look great. Many people who
have a weak or receding chin are affected by loss of
confidence as a result. We can help rectify this facial
imperfection with chin implant surgery.
Chin (mandibular) augmentation is the surgical use implants
to bring the chin into better balance with your other
facial features. It is very common to have chin implants
when a nose job (rhinoplasty) is being done. Physicians
also refer to the procedure as genioplasty. The
outcome is a balanced relationship between the structures
of the face.
procedure balances a weak, or receding, chin and make
a prominent nose seem less large.
What can I expect from Chin Implant (Mentoplasty)
makes the chin more prominent. It is considered beautiful
when, seen from the side, the chin and the lower lip
are vertically aligned.
balances the relationship between the chin and the nose,
as regards size and outline. This is why this surgery
is usually performed together with a rhinoplasty.
can give the chin a more masculine or feminine look,
according to the standards of proportion and harmony
prescribed for each sex.
What should I not expect from the Chin implant
though it will make your face look more beautiful and
harmonious, and it will probably also improve your self-esteem,
it will not be enough to make you look perfect. We must
be realistic and accept that that kind of perfection
does not exist.
Chin Implant Surgery at a Glance
Procedure :Change the basic shape and balance of the
face using carefully shaped implants to build up a
of Results :Permanent.
:1 to 2 hours.
:Local with sedation, or general.
/ Out Patient :Usually outpatient. Occasionally overnight
:Back to work: about 1 week.. Activity that could
jar or bump face: 6 weeks or more.
I a good candidate for Mentoplasty or Chin Implants
you feel you have a weak or receding chin and feel you
would like a stronger or more defined jaw line, are
above 18 years of age, physically fit and emotionally
stable, and have realistic expectations, you are a good
candidate for the surgery.
is the Chin Implant surgery performed?
augmentation can be performed under local or general
anesthesia, depending on patient and surgeon preferences.
The surgery can last from thirty minutes to one and
one-half hours, depending on the complexity of your
The surgeon may use some bone or fat from your body,
harvested cadaver tissue, silicon implants or a whole
range of other synthetic or biological inserts which
may even include specially prepared coral. Some implants
are made of solid silicone, generally considered safe
by most physicians because, they say, there is no scientific
evidence that solid silicone is harmful.
the operating room, your vital signs will be monitored
while the surgeon selects the best size and shape to
enhance your appearance. He then inserts it into a pocket
under your chin. Or, the implant is inserted through
the mouth, along the lower lip.
the chin is taped after surgery to minimize swelling
and discomfort. Sutures are usually removed in five
to seven days. Chin augmentation is also commonly combined
with facial liposuction, where fat is removed from under
the chin and under the neck. Chin implants conform to
the bone and are usually undetectable. The implant is
generally sutured to bone or attached with titanium
How long is the recovery period from chin implant
surgery and when can I resume my work?
on the type of anesthesia used you may be discharged
on the same day or might require an overnight stay in
clinic. Swelling or distortion of the chin may last
for one or two weeks.
can return to your work in a week’s time and resume
vigorous activities in about five to six weeks.
What results can I expect from chin implant
can expect a stronger or more defined jaw line, which
will give an improved appearance to your face overall.
As a result of your new, stronger chin you will feel
increased confidence and therefore enjoy a better quality
are The Long-Term Effects of Chin Implants?
The results are good for life. But some autologous bone
and fat grafts can be reabsorbed into your body. Cadaveric
bone grafts are rejected in rare cases while your own
natural bone will grow into a coral implant. Some bovine
injectibles – which require an allergy test – are permanent.
Can I combine chin implant surgery with other
You can combine chin implant surgery with other facial
surgery, such as rhinoplasty or cheek implants. If you
would like to look younger, you may be interested in
a facelift or or eye lift.
If you would like to improve your skin’s texture and
appearance then you may like to explore non-surgical
anti-ageing procedures such as chemical peel and dermal
course you may feel that you would like to improve another
part of your body, aside from the face. Explore our
procedures and get in touch to explore a new you by
do I begin to have Chin Augmentation Surgery?
fill and mail us enquiry form and pre operative
also mail us your pictures of your face taken from
the front. We would also require the close up photograph
of your upper face. Please see the instructions
for taking pictures.
can choose to combine the procedure with a spa treatment
or Ayurveda rejuvenation package or side trip in
India before the surgery.
case manager will get back to you with the details
and our expert surgeon’s opinion along with the
case manager would make a detailed itinerary for
make a deposit of 40% of the total amount to secure
the booking for you.