Chin AugmentationPerformed by Dr. Anna I. Wooten of Beleza Plastic Surgery
A chin augmentation is an ideal way to add structure and definition to your face. This surgery is popular among men seeking a more defined jawline and women looking to add balance to their facial features. In a chin augmentation, Dr. Anna Wooten places a permanent implant in the chin, making her incision under the jaw. This incision method ensures that scarring is minimal and hidden.
Dr. Wooten has helped men and women from Pittsburgh to Cranberry Township and beyond look and feel their best with cosmetic surgery. Contact us online today or call 724-759-7777 to schedule your chin augmentation consultation.
In her early twenties, this patient came in for her consultation with Dr. Wooten. In consultation, they decided that a chin implant would enhance her profile. On the right, she is shown following a chin implant, ‘tip’ rhinoplasty, an earlobe repair, and scar revision for her facial piercings. At only about seven months after her procedure, she looks more elegant and refined.
This chin augmentation patient was in his 40’s when he came to Dr. Wooten seeking to enhance his jawline along more masculine lines. He ended up getting a chin implant, and the pictures of his result right were taken four months following the procedure.
This young woman received several small adjustments to her appearance, a chin implant among them. Her overall result is transformative yet natural.
A chin implant done by Dr. Wooten significantly enhanced this patient’s profile. This is especially evident in the lower pictures which show a side view of the patient. Her “after” pictures show her result several years after her procedure.
*Please note, while all ‘before & after’s shown on our website are real Beleza patients, this does not imply that your result will look exactly like any of them. Outcomes are highly individual, and depend greatly on your procedure and your anatomy, as well as your post-operative compliance.
Your Chin Augmentation Consultation
In your first consultation, Dr. Wooten will perform an examination in which she will assess your neck and chin structure. She will also observe your dental anatomy, specifically how your teeth line up in relation to your chin. Computerized renderings and before and after photos of previous patients will give you an idea of the results that may be attainable with a chin augmentation.
Chin augmentation surgery requires the use of a hard silicone chin implant. The chin implant is inserted through an incision made underneath the jaw line, in order to hide scarring. Sometimes a groove for the implant is created by shaving away small amounts of the anterior mandible bone.
Recovery time is very short following a chin implant. Swelling may last for a few days, or longer. Our office will help you manage swelling with homeopathic drugs and compression garments. You will be able to return to work within days. Following surgery, you will experience numbness surrounding the area of your chin implant. This will gradually dissipate in a few weeks to months.
Chin Augmentation FAQs
How do I know if I am a good candidate for a chin implant?
Good candidates for a chin augmentation are typically those who have a recessed chin. If your profile seems imbalanced, a consultation with Dr. Wooten may be the right opportunity for you to determine whether or not a chin implant would work for you.
Is there a way to add a chin dimple?
Yes, however, the methods used to accomplish a chin dimple vary according to patient and circumstance. Dr. Wooten will advise you as to the best course of action during you consultation.
Will a chin augmentation with an implant improve my flabby neck?
Yes, but only within certain limits. If a double chin concerns you, liposuction can be combined with your procedure to give you a more defined result.