With more and more people opting to have surgery to enhance their features, it may have got you feeling the urge to experiment? Maybe you feel self concious or a little insecure about the your facial feautures and are looking for a way to reshape your face. Have you considered chin augmentation surgery? It can reshape and enhance the prominence of your chin and achieve a natural aesthetic appearance. If you feel like your chin is maybe more prominent than others there is also the option to reduce the size of the chin. Having chin augmentation surgery can improve the balance of the face with the forehead, nose and chin.
What is involved in chin augmentation surgery?
Chin augmentation surgery refers to refinement ot improvement of the bone contour of the chin area. This is usually accomplished by placement of a fitted “implant” directly on the bone of the chin, well below the skin. This procedure is usually done to augment an under projected chin.
What is involved in the procedure of chin augmentation surgery?
A chin augmentation can usually be performed by making a small incision in the crease of the chin. There are three reasons for making the incision here. Firstly, after the surgery has healed the scar is well camouflaged and hardly noticeable. Secondly making a small incision makes the risk of any infection a lot smaller and avoids damage to any muscles that help with the movement of the bottom lip. The limitation to any lasting damage is of high importance to the surgeon. Once an incision is made then an implant will then be inserted into the chin area. The procedure usually lasts for around an hour and it can be carried out using local or general anesthetic. If you feel particular nervous or uncomfortable about having anesthetic then there is always the option to be sedated for the surgery.
What to expect during the recovery period after chin augmentation surgery?
Once the surgery is completed a recovery can take around 3-7 days, it would be normal to see some swelling and bruising around the area that has had surgery too. As it is surgery there will be stitches but you can expect these to be removed after one week. It would also be typical to expect some discomfort but it should be soothed with medication. When you make movements with your mouth, such as smiling or talking, this too can prove to be quite difficult within the first few days. After the 3-7 days though your life can return to normal.
You will notice reduced swelling and bruising and you can go back to your very day life and show off the amazing results of your chin augmentation surgery. You will be oozing with confidence after having a surgery that has added and enhanced to your personal appearance. You will be desperate to plan lunches and nights out with your friends to show off your new features.