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Chin Augmentation in Las Vegas, NV

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what is chin augmentation?

At VIP Plastic Surgery, chin augmentation is a popular plastic surgery choice for people with small chins who want to balance the dimensions to their facial shape. A chin augmentation can help to improve the proportion of the facial structure to present a more harmonious appearance. A number of different techniques may be used for this procedure. Las Vegas, NV board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Christopher Khorsandi places chin implants made of silicone to create a stronger jawline. There are also methods when an autologous approach can be taken using bone from the rib or pelvic area and made to serve as an implant. Synthetic implants come in different sizes and shapes that can be matched to the patient’s preferences and aesthetic goals. In addition, facial fillers can be used as a nonsurgical alternative.

What are the Benefits of Chin Augmentation?

  • Strengthens a small or weak chin

  • Creates a more attractive jawline and profile

  • Increases chin height or width

  • Diminishes the prominence of jowls or a double chin

  • Achieves an improved overall facial balance and harmony

  • Results are permanent

  • Little to no scarring using hidden incisions

  • Procedure is safe and effective with dramatic results

I came in to see Dr. Khorsandi about a boil under my chin that was not healing after 10 weeks. My concern was that I had a chin implant and fearful that it would have to be removed. Dr. Khorsandi assured me he would do everything to save the implant. He was super about my concerns and understood my anxiety. He walked me through the procedure and addressed all of my concerns. He is very knowledgeable, kind and compassionate. Yes, he saved my implant. His staff is just as great! Friendly, professional and knowledgeable. Thank you Dr. Khorsandi for being such a great Doctor!

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So I am updating my review and I'm still giving everyone a 5+ star rating! I did the fraxel on Monday and it's Sunday evening and yes I am still pink but the results are amazing! My hyper pigmentation and most of my texture is gone! I also received a chin implant with Dr K on Wednesday so I'm still swollen with that but I know I'm going to love the result of that as well! Again I need to give a shout put to Mel for being a beast with a laser! She is my go to when it comes to my aesthetic needs and also Dr K for giving me confidence with my profile. I just wish the swelling would go down faster! lol damn lack of patience. Well I now have a laundry list of other things I would like to tweak. And I know VIP is the place I can trust and know I'll get the best work done!

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Surgical Technique

During chin augmentation, the implant is positioned over the bone below the lips. A pocket is created, which will hold the prosthesis in place. Sometimes the bone is shaved to create a groove for the implant. Incisions are commonly placed in two areas that can easily conceal scars – on the underside of the chin or inside the lip, just between where the lower lip meets the gum. The results after this procedure are almost always positive for patients. An experience surgeon will create subtle results, yet dramatic enough to make a significant improvement to a person’s self esteem.

During/After Surgery

Chin implant surgery may use either a local anesthesia or general anesthesia depending on the surgical case. The procedure is performed in an accredited surgical facility. It may last up to 2 hours. A liquid diet is usually recommended in the first 3 days to avoid any pressure around the chin as the sutures are sensitive until healed. The patient is allowed only light activities until the second week. There will be numbness on the area surrounding the implant. While this is normal, the sensation will gradually improve as weeks pass. As with any implant surgery, it generally takes up to a full year for the implant to settle into position and create a final outcome that is soft, natural and normal in feeling.

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Expected Costs

On average, the cost for chin augmentation surgery can range from $5,500 to $6,500. Factors that affect cost are the type of implants used or if there are other cosmetic procedures done in conjunction with the augmentation. Virtual consultations are $100 and in-person consults $300 the consult fee goes towards the procedure they are non-refundable.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.