Medically termed mentoplasty, a chin augmentation procedure focuses on reshaping the chin to artistically craft a new facial contour. If you are unhappy with the contour of your chin compared to your natural anatomy, chin augmentation may be right for you.
What is a Chin Augmentation?
A chin augmentation enhances the shape of the chin by either a chin implant or structural changes to minimize the protrusion of the chin. Other neck procedures, such as a neck lift, can enhance the results of this procedure.
Who is a Candidate for Chin Augmentation?
There are several reasons why a patient would choose chin augmentation. Improving their facial contour can help increase confidence or self-esteem. With this personalized procedure, Dr. Howland can help create a personalized plan for you, whether it involves silicone chin implants or a reduction of the chin.
What to Expect
There are different approaches to chin augmentation, including shaped silicone implants to be gently inserted and reducing the bone to soften the projection of the chin. Additionally, Dr. Howland may suggest additional face and neck procedures to further enhance your neck and jawline.
Chin Augmentation Results
Since chin augmentation is a highly personalized procedure, recovery and results will vary for each patient based on their cosmetic goals. It’s important to have an in-depth conversation with your plastic surgeon about your realistic results.
If you would like to change the proportion or shape of your chin, contact Dr. Howland in St. Lake City today to request your consultation.