Chin Augmentation

Chin Augmentation Rancho Mirage

Chin Implants & Mentoplasty Rancho Mirage

Getting a chin augmentation is a great way to revitalize your appearance and reduce the most prominent symptoms of aging on your face.

Chin Implant or Mentoplasty

There are many reasons why a chin implant can make a positive change in your life. A mentoplasty can correct a receding or weak chin that you might have been born with. It balances your facial features so you end up with an enhanced overall profile. A chin augmentation can strengthen your jawline and reshape your chin using a chin implant or reduction surgery on the bone. This procedure can counteract the effects of aging and give you a whole new look.

What is Chin Augmentation?

Chin augmentation is a surgical procedure that improves the contours of your chin, jawline and neck. mentoplasty refers to the reduction of material to the chin and genioplasty to the addition of material. An implant is placed around an existing chin bone to increase the size and shape of the chin and alter the underlying structure of the face so you have more balance between your facial features. Isn't time you made a change for a more naturally attractive face?

Reasons you want chin augmentation

A chin augmentation Rancho Mirage many amazing benefits that will improve your life:

What to expect

To get ready for your jaw implants procedure, you'll need to stop drinking and smoking. The reason is these activities increase the possibility of bruising and swelling. You'll also need to avoid blood thinning drugs like aspirins, herbal supplements and vitamin E at least two weeks before surgery. It is a good idea to have someone drive you to and from our location the day you are getting your jaw implant done. Consider having a recovery kit prepared at home, including prescription drugs and antibiotics, over the counter pain medications and gauze bandages.

“My Spirits Were Lifted!”

“Dr. Chopra is not only very charismatic, knowledgeable, and experienced, his bedside manner made the difference in my decision to have my augmentation done by him. I will never use any other Doctor as I am a dedicated patient!”

“I had the most amazing experience!”

“I had the most amazing experience with Dr. Chopra. He anticipated my needs and made sure I felt great with my results. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a wonderful plastic surgeon who really goes above and beyond!”

“Extremely happy with my results.”

“Dr Chopra is the best Dr. out there! Dr Chopra is a Perfectionist, his bedside manner is warm, kind and very caring. If you are seeking a doctor to perform reconstruction revision or cosmetic surgery, You need to look no further.”

“Exceeded All Expectations”

“Since then Dr. Chopra has done my implants and 2 fat transfer procedures. It has been 1 year and 9 months since my breast cancer diagnosis and in that time your surgical team becomes like family.”

Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation Options

A non-surgical chin augmentation is a safe and non-invasive alternative to a traditional surgical procedure.

Fillers like Radiesse and Juvederm are among the best hyaluronic acid fillers available to you. They are injected into specific areas of your chin to boost its length and width. These chin fillers can give you a chin projection with better definition and improve the overall appearance of your chin.

Our Chin Implant Procedure

A chin implant surgery can be performed with either general or local anesthesia with sedation. A small incision is made underneath the chin or inside the mouth to create space for the chin implant and make it fit around the chin bone. The incision is closed with sutures.

Chin implants are small devices made from a silicone type of biocompatible material that molds and fits around the chin bone. The jaw implants can vary in size and contour. After insertion, the implant will feel like a natural chin bone. Chin augmentation can be combined with rhinoplasty or neck liposuction.

Chin Augmentation FAQs

Am I a candidate for a chin augmentation?

You can have a Rancho Mirage chin augmentation as long as you are in good physical health, been in a stable weight for awhile and have a realistic expectation about the possible results. You are a great candidate if you have an under projected, narrow or short chin looking for more length or defined structure more in proportion with the rest of your facial features.

Are chin implants safe?

There can be some complications such as a bad reaction to anesthesia, bleeding, hematoma, infection, shift in implant position, scarring and swelling.

Will there be a scar?

The incision is approximately 1.5 centimeters in length or smaller so when done appropriately should not leave a noticeable scar.

How long does it take to recover from chin implant?

Following your Rancho Mirage chin implant surgery, you can expect to experience some swelling and pain in the chin area. Discomfort can be controlled with pain medication or cold compresses. And your chin may be bandaged.

Most people return to their normal activities within seven days after their procedure. You may need to sleep face-up with your head elevated for at least a week and up to two weeks to decrease swelling. And you may have to consume a liquid-only diet for a day or two after your procedure. Avoid any strenuous activity for at least three weeks.

Are chin implants permanent?

The results of a chin augmentation procedure are permanent. The jaw implants are strong and durable medical devices. Unlike other facial procedures, your chin is not as affected by the aging process so the result of your chin implant will last for the rest of your life.

How long does swelling last after a chin implant?

It can take several months for the swelling to subside and the results to be evident but the majority of the swelling should go away within a month.

How much does it cost to get a chin implant?

The cost of a Palm Desert chin augmentation surgery depends on many variables, including the experience of the surgeon. You want to make sure the surgeon is a board-certified Beverly Hills plastic surgeon who will listen to your concerns and explain how the procedure will benefit you.

The CareCredit program is an affordable healthcare financing program used by patients to deal with healthcare-related expenses. Many cosmetic surgery procedures are not covered by insurance and credit cards have high interest rates so CareCredit is an alternative option, a line of credit that offers no interest if you pay the full payments.

How much does chin reduction cost?

There are several factors that affect the overall cost of a chin reduction, including anesthesia, experience of the surgeon and the location of the surgery. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the average cost of chin surgery was $2,364 in 2018 not including the other related expenses mentioned above.

How long does filler last in a chin augmentation?

Chin augmentation fillers like Radiesse and Juvederm can generate results that can last up to two years with touch-up treatments.

How much are jaw implants?

In 2018, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons said the average cost of cheek implants was $3,015, chin augmentation was $2,364 and lip augmentation (without injectable fillers) was $1,767. The average cost of a jaw implant can widely vary between $2,000 and $4,000 depending on the surgeon’s fee, anesthesia, operating room facilities and other expenses.

What are chin implants made of?

According to the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, chin implants are “small, solid devices made from a biocompatible material, usually silicone, which has been molded to fit around a patient’s chin bone.” They can vary in size and contour and ultimately give you a natural looking result.

What to expect during your Consultation

During your chin augmentation Rancho Mirage consultation, you will get an opportunity to ask your questions and get the answers you need. The doctor will review your medical history, including any past surgeries, medical conditions and drug allergies. Bring a list of all medications you are currently taking. We will listen to your concerns, take photographs, and recommend a course of treatment that meets your surgical goals and gets you the best results. We will show you before and after photos so you can see how we've successfully performed some of the best chin implants Rancho Mirage has to offers.