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Chin Implants in Miami

Are you ready to get chin implant surgery in Miami? Dr. Ary Krau offers chin implants to patients who want to improve the size or definition of their chin. The chin is essential in providing shape and balance to the face. A weak or undersized chin can throw off this balance, making patients feel self-conscious. Luckily it’s possible to augment the chin, increasing the size and improving the shape.

Who is a Chin Implant Candidate?

  • If you have a small or receding chin.
  • A chin that looks too small in comparison with other facial features and possibly makes the nose appear longer.
  • Desire for increased chin prominence.

Chin Implant Benefits

An improved profile. A more attractive jaw line that creates a better balance between the chin and other facial features.

The Chin Implant Procedure

The procedure is done on an outpatient basis under sedation and local or general anesthesia. An incision is made inside the lower lip or under the chin, and an implant is placed. In an alternative method called sliding osteotomy, a portion of the chin bone is permanently moved forward.

Chin Implant Surgery recovery Time

The patient goes home with a small pressure dressing over the chin. Initial discomfort is easily controlled with oral medication. Swelling, tenderness, and possible local numbness gradually subside within a month or two.

Complimentary Procedures

Additional procedures that would enhance the result are: Liposuction of the neck, nose reshaping (Rhinoplasty), Neck Lift, or Laser Skin Resurfacing.

Is Chin Implant surgery Covered by Insurance?

This procedure is considered cosmetic and therefore is not covered by insurance. The patient is responsible for payment.

Are There Risks Associated With Chin Implant Surgery?

The specific risks and the suitability of this procedure for a given individual can be determined only at the time of consultation. All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are unusual.

Contact us for more information on the Chin Implant procedure

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