An undersized chin can affect your facial contours and balance, altering your entire facial appearance. However, Chin implant in Dubai can greatly help in changing your chin for an overall improved facial appearance. Chin implants, also known as Chin Augmentation or Mentoplasty, can correct a weak chin and strengthens the look of a receding one. Thus, it improves the overall facial profile by recreating balance and harmony. Chin implants are favorable for both men and women.
Chin Augmentation makes your smaller chin look perfect . Visit the chin augmentation cost page to know the exact cost of the treatment.
Before & After
If you want to know how much difference this treatment can make, have a look at our chin implant surgery before and after images.
Are you a candidate?
You may be an ideal candidate for chin implant in Dubai if:
You have a weak, receding chin.
The shape and size of your chin is affecting the facial contours.
Your jaw and teeth are functioning well.
Chin Implant Goals
Chin implant surgery improves facial contours by:
Improving structure of a receding chin.
Giving volume to weak or smaller chin.
The purpose of chin augmentation in Dubai is to give volume to the chin and improve its contours. Non-surgical alternatives for chin augmentation procedure are:
Injectable fillers: They are injected in the chin area to give volume to the chin and improve its contours.
Fat injections: In this procedure, fat taken from another part of your own body is injected in the chin area to improve its appearance.
During the pre-op visit, pictures for before and after assessment are snapped and our surgeon carries out a physical examination. You will be guided on what to do prior to the procedure and what to expect. Some common pre-surgical instructions are:
Avoid smoking as nicotine hinders healing process.
Avoid drinking alcohol for a couple of days prior to surgery.
Discontinue use of anti-inflammatory medicines, supplements, and vitamins and make required adjustments in current medications.
Take the prescribed medications regularly.
Make recommended changes in your diet regimen.
You may encounter the following complications as a result of a chin implant in Dubai;
Damage to the marginal mandibular nerve
Damage to the mental nerve
Permanent loss of sensation
Damage to the gums or teeth
Injury to surrounding nerves
Unintentional masculinization of the female chin
Unsatisfactory aesthetic results
Suggestion – It is imperative to select your surgeon carefully to avoid these side effects. You should select a board-certified surgeon to ensure the best possible results. Don’t choose cost over quality!
Chin Implant Procedure
It is a simple and easy procedure that takes almost 30 to 45 minutes. The procedural steps are:
The first step of surgery is administration of local anesthesia.
Then surgeon will make a small incision beneath the chin.
The implant is then inserted and held in place, either by slipping it into a well fitted pocket or by attaching it to bone or soft tissue.
Finally, the chin implant procedure is completed by stitching the incision close.
Specialist Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon
Dr Thomas Colson
Dr. Ken Arashiro
Dr. Federico Di Francesco MD
Chin Implant Benefits
Chin implant surgery is a highly beneficial procedure. Some of its benefits include:
It improves the definition and contours of your lower face specifically the chin area.
It restores the youthful appearance of your entire face.
It can easily be customized according to individualized desires and requirements of the patient.
It is a less invasive procedure.
It gives natural looking and permanent results.
It significantly boosts your confidence.
Chin Implant Recovery
The recovery process varies from patient to patient but it is usually easy and comfortable for most of the patients.
You will feel fine at the day of the surgery.
The chin area may feel tighter due to the extra volume added by the implant and the body’s swelling reaction.
The stitches will self-absorb after one to two weeks.
You will be able to resume your normal activities within a week.
In case of an infection, recovery time would be longer than normal but it rarely happens.
Proper post-operative care is very important for successful surgery and a comfortable recovery. Our cosmetic surgeon will give you post-surgical instructions for smooth recovery. Some of the most common steps are:
Take prescribed medications to reduce pain and discomfort.
You may have to keep your head elevated to reduce the temporary swelling.
Only take up light activities on the day of treatment, avoid stressful physical work.
You may have to consume a bland soft diet for a few days for your gums to heal if the incision was made through the mouth.
After eating you must rinse your mouth to keep debris off the stitches.
You may have to rinse your mouth with salt water, or mouthwash following surgery as prescribed by the surgeon.
Chin Implant Results
The final results of chin implant surgery will become visible in a few months but they will be very effective and permanent.
Physical recovery is quite quick, and most of the daily activities can be resumed after the surgery. Some swelling and bruising is expected, but it does not prevent the patient from working or performing other activities.
The cost varies depending on the surgeon fee, hospital charges and anesthesia fee. Therefore, it is suggested to consult with the surgeon to know the exact cost.
At Dubai Cosmetic Surgery®, you can consult with our expert plastic surgeons before getting the treatment. We offer an initial consultation free of cost just to help you in making a wise decision for your facial appearance. It will give you an opportunity to clear all doubts regarding chin implant treatment. So, book an appointment now.