Chin Augmentation

Chin Augmentation

Chin augmentation, also known as mentoplasty, is performed to improve your facial balance and a "weak" chin. It is a surgical procedure that reshapes the chin either by augmentation with an implant or reduction surgery on the bone. Your surgeon may recommend chin surgery if you are having a rhinoplasty in order to achieve facial proportion. Chin surgery helps provide a harmonious balance to your facial features so that you feel better about the way you look.

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Procedure Information

  1. What are my first steps?
    A consultation with one of the physicians at the Plastic Surgery Center is your essential first step to learn how chin augmentation surgery can improve the appearance of your chin area. If you're ready to schedule your consultation and discuss your chin augmentation in more detail, call us at 316.688.7500 or request your consultation online today.
  2. Where will my surgery be performed?
    Your surgery will be performed in our accredited ambulatory surgical suite. The method of anesthesia used is based on the patient and surgeon's preference, usually a sedation anesthesia is appropriate. At the Plastic Surgery Center, your safety and comfort are very important. Your surgeon will also give you certain preoperative care instructions. While we have included some on our website, they are not a substitute for your physician's instructions.
  3. Chin Augmentation Recovery Time and Expectations
    During the healing process, you can expect some swelling, numbness and discomfort that can be controlled with medication. Your physician will provide you with more specific post op instructions. We have included some basic instructions on our website, but they are not be a substitute for your physician's specific guidelines. It may take several days for your initial wound healing. You can then return to work and normal activity. You may also wear makeup to camouflage any bruising. Your healing will continue for several weeks. It is very important to use sun protection and to follow your surgeon's instructions.
  4. After Chin Augmentation
    You should plan on using sun protection and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Even as your face continues to age, you will enjoy the results of your chin augmentation for many years.
  5. Financing Your Procedure
    It's something you've always wanted to do, but something else was always there to hold you back. Well, not anymore. We offer CareCredit, a card designed specifically for your health and beauty needs. CareCredit can help you move forward with getting the procedure you've always wanted. With convenient monthly payment options, no up-front costs and no prepayment penalties you can get your procedure sooner. Apply For Care Credit

 

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