About Chin Augmentation
Chin enhancement surgery (or genioplasty) is a cosmetic procedure that improves the look of the jawline and chin for patients with a recessive chin or one they feel is overbearing. Often when a chin lacks shape and size, it can create a weak profile. A weak chin can have an impact on other areas of the face and give the appearance of a disproportionately large nose or maxilla. Several aesthetic enhancements can be performed to highlight your chin, and one of the most common procedures is inserting an implant to reconstruct a more prominent jawline and a more appealing profile. Las Vegas, NV plastic surgeon Dr. Chris Costa offers many cosmetic improvements to consider for your chin enhancement. In addition to implants, which come in various sizes and shapes, noninvasive augmentations such as fillers can help add contour. For prominent chins, a reduction genioplasty might be an option. This reconstructive surgery at Platinum Plastic Surgery removes bone and cartilage to recontour your chin and jaw for a more balanced look.
Chin enhancement (augmentation) is an aesthetic option for men as well as women. If you are self-conscious because of the look of your chin and do not like the undefined profile it offers, this cosmetic enhancement can improve the lower region of your face and neck. It's also fairly common for our patients to get a rhinoplasty when they have their chin augmentation procedure. This blend of enhancements offers great reassurance for the prominent structures of your face to balance out.
"Happy, is too small a word. Breast reduction surgery was the scariest thing I had ever done. Dr. Costa listened. Really listened. Along with his kind and lovely staff. The whole process was made easy for me, and the results are all that I had hoped for.So make your appointment with confidence, knowing that you are choosing the right doctor. Dr. Costa, truly is an asset to his profession."- S.L. / Google / Jan 26, 2019
"I had a rhinoplasty completed in early December. For as long as I can remember I have been extremely self conscious of the large hump on my nose and disliked my profile. I can proudly say I no longer feel that way, I love my profile and my new nose. Thanks to Dr.Costa and his wonderful staff :):)"- H.M. / Google / Jan 22, 2021
"Dr Costa and his staff were very punctual, professional and kind. They take the time to explain the procedures and make you feel comfortable. Great experience."- M.B. / Google / Jan 22, 2021
"I Had a Fun Experience! - I had a great experience with dr Costa. He made me feel comfortable from day one. He’s very honest and reassuring. He will answer every single of your questions until you feel completely sure and confident before having your procedure. I will definitely highly recommend dr Costa to family and friends. I will also consider him for future procedures."- T. / RealSelf / Jan 21, 2021
"Worth It!! I highly recommend Dr. Costa - Dr. Costa and his team are all so amazing and super sweet. Dr. Costa listened to my concerns and what I was looking for. He made some really good suggestions that we decided to do with. I love my outcome so far. I highly recommend coming to see Dr. Costa."- M. / RealSelf / Jan 21, 2021
During this procedure, general anesthesia will be administered or sedation by IV in some cases. The incision is carefully made just under your chin or inside the mouth at the gumline. In this incision, a pocket is surgically made to keep the implant device in its proper place. The chin implant is placed through the incision and positioned on top of the bone, at the border of the jawline. Regardless, both help to conceal scars. Thin sutures are used to connect and close the incisions, and your chin will be wrapped with bandages.
What to Expect
Chin enhancement treatment creates immediately noticeable results, which can be pretty exciting for our patients. Even though redness, swelling, and discoloration will be present after your surgery, this only lasts a short while. For many, chin augmentation takes about 1 – 3 weeks of healing. Heavy exercise should not be performed while in this recovery window. This particular surgery has historically high success rates, and by having it under the hands of a skilled surgeon like Dr. Costa, your outcome will be proportionate and refined.
Plan Your Procedure
- Recovery Time
- 1 – 2 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 1 Hour
Redefine Your Profile
Chin augmentation surgery continues to be very beneficial to so many Las Vegas, NV patients of plastic surgeon Dr. Costa. Chin augmentation creates harmony and balanced definition, delicately recontouring your facial structure and look. If you do not like the appearance of your jawline and you feel it is recessed or too prominent, chin augmentation can offer the look you are wishing for. We welcome you to call Platinum Plastic Surgery and schedule your consultation with Dr. Chris Costa to hear more about your cosmetic surgery options.