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What does a chin implant cost?

What does a chin implant cost?

It depends: Chin implant costs vary depending on what part of the country you live and also vary between doctors. In our part of the us, it can be had for as little as $1500 up to $4200. Some of the best surgeons are the cheapest so pick your surgeon based on quality first. ...Read more

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Dr. Majid Jamali
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Chin Implant (Definition)

Chin implant is a synthetic material that is shaped in the contour of your chin to augment or enlarge a weak chin in a surgical procedure called chin augmentation. It is generally placed underneath the soft tissues of your skin and muscle to accentuate your chin to match the cosmetic appearance of your lower face and provide a better balance of your ...Read more


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What kind of complications might happen from a chin implant?

What kind of complications might happen from a chin implant?

Usual surgical risks: All surgical procedures carry with them the risk of infection and bleeding. There is a risk of reaction to the anesthesia used to put you to sleep. Surgery also carries the risk of scar formation, which may be problematic for facial procedures. Similarly, there may be a risk of malposition or asymmetry of the implant. Numbness or an autoimmune reaction to the implant material may occir. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a chin implant? Will it make my face look longer?

Is there such a thing as a chin implant? Will it make my face look longer?

Genioplasty: Genioplasty is a procedure in which your bone can be repositioned in any dimension. If your desire is to have a longer face, a genioplasty can give you the added vertical dimension you seek. ...Read more

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Is 16 too young for a chin implant?

It depends: Plastic surgeons usually want to wait until the bones have stopped growing in the face before placing a chin implant and when the patient is mature enough to know what he/she wants and participate in the recovery process. This is usually around 18 (sometimes later and sometimes earlier). There may be a compelling reason to operate earlier. ...Read more

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My chin hurts from my chin implant. Was this a mistake?

See your doctor: You can have pain from the surgery itself or there could be a pinched nerve. You should see your doctor for recommendations. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a chin implant done?

Sometimes: The primary recovery problem with chin implants is swelling. It can be sore, but medication and ice help a lot. Normally this resolves in a few days. Swelling can take several weeks to resolve. Rest, elevation and ice can help speed this up. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: chin implant?

Chin Implant Defined: Chin implant is a synthetic material that is shaped in the contour of your chin to augment or enlarge a weak chin in a surgical procedure called chin augmentation. It is generally placed underneath the soft tissues of your skin and muscle to accentuate your chin to match the cosmetic appearance of your lower face and provide a better balance of your chin to your nose. ...Read more

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If I have a chin implant and then decide i don't like the results, can it be removed?

Absolutely: Chin implants can be removed. However, it is important to discuss your goals with your surgeon before surgery so an implant of the correct size is used. Most patients are very satisfied with the results of chin augmentation when performed properly. ...Read more

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Will a chin implant look different after 10 years?

It may: Nothing remains the same in living faces. Things sag, thin and otherwise change depending on many factors. Ask your experienced surgeon what changes might happen to your chin implant. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more