Cheek and Chin Implants

Cheek and Chin Augmentation for a more defined appearance

A variety of techniques are available to improve and enhance facing appearances.

Chin and cheeks augmentation, is usually considered if you have a weak chin or flat cheeks to give the face more definition and shape, resulting in enhanced  facial harmony.  Facial implants are designed to augment, reconstruct, or rejuvenate your facial contours. They are commonly called chin implants or cheek implants.  The surgeon will select an implant to restore contours and/or proportion to your face.

Men and women looking to restore lost volume in these areas are turning to chin and cheek augmentation using Fat Transfer, which has become a popular technicque to rejuvenate your look for  sucken areas temples cheeks and mouth  area or lips need extra volume to restore a more youthful appearance.

Facial Implants

Facial implants are used to augment your chin and jaw to give a stronger jaw line. Cheek implants can provide sculpted cheekbones that you might desire, or to supplement the tear trough area.

When to Consider Facial Implants

  • If you have a weak, receding chin and want to give a stronger   projecting  chin and improve your jawline
  • If you want to enhance the definition and fullness of your cheeks
  • If you want to restore contour and proportion to your facial structures, which may have changed over time and become deficient by ageing
  • If you want to correct and balance your features due to facial asymmetry or deformities (from an injury or congenital conditions)

Chin augmentation is also known as mentoplasty and involves a chin implant placed over the natural chin to give it more prominence.
In addition to the chin augmentaiton, many chin surgeries are performed in conjunction with nose surgeries to give the face better overall balance and proportion. These treatments can help improve the overall proportions of your face.

Cheek augmentation or malar augmentation places an  implant  over the cheekbone to create more volume and emphasis. If you have always wanted higher cheekbones, cheek augmentation can help. Some clients try a dermal filler injected into the cheeks to promote fullness, before having the premanent surgery for chin implants.

The chin and the cheeks create balance and harmony in the face for an overall beautiful look. Dr. Dulip can help you find the best look and the best balance for your face, creating a natural and youthful facial appearance.

When it comes to cheek and chin augmentations, it is important to discuss your goals and wish list to ensure your long-lasting happiness with the results.

Implants are made from various materials. Most commonly they are made of solid silicone and porous polyethylene, a solid substance that has pores to allow in-growth of one’s own tissue.

Mid-facial implants are used to augment the cheek to provide fullness to the mid-face. Malar or cheekbone implants are used to  to correct a deficiency of the cheek bone. Augmentation of this area gives the patient a higher-arched cheek bone and a more attractive facial profile.

A well-contoured chin can greatly enhance your appearance. If you are interested in improving a sloping, small, or unevenly shaped chin, consider chin augmentation .

Nasal implants are used to augment the tip of the nose or the bridge of the nose. Some nasal implants are specifically designed for Asians, who do not have prominent noses yet do not want very notable changes of their appearances after surgery.
You may ask your plastic surgeon about the advantages and disadvantages of these implants and the various techniques used to insert them.
Alternatives to implants
There are many alternatives that can alter the structure of your face. Along with facial implants, your aesthetic plastic surgeon might also discuss options such as fat grafting and dermal fillers.

 

Schedule Your Consultation

If you are considering chin augmentation, our surgeons can provide you with the information you need to make the decision that best suits your goals. To find out if you are a candidate for chin or cheek augmentation, contact us for a review.

If you are in good general health, have a positive attitude and realistic expectations, you are most likely a good candidate for this procedure.

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