Chin Implant & Augmentation in Norwich, CT
Chin surgery corrects a chin you may feel is too “weak” or also one you might feel “juts out.” Dr. Richard J. Martin performs chin implant procedures for patients in Norwich, Colchester, Mystic, Waterford, Glastonbury, and nearby Connecticut communities.
What is a Chin Implant?
Chin implants are made of either smooth silicone or porous polyethylene. Chin implants reshape the face by correcting flaws and defects to the chin itself, bringing balance and promoting confidence.
How Much Does a Chin Implant in Norwich Cost?
Treatments at Connecticut Surgical Arts are unique to each patient, as are costs. The doctor will discuss this with you during your consultation. We accept payment by cash, check or credit card, and we also offer multiple financing options.
Benefits of Chin Implant
A chin implant can help correct problems such as a receding chin, recessed chin, weak jawline and profile imbalance.
Who Is The Ideal Candidate for a Chin Implant?
Anyone who feels their chin is not in balance with the rest of their facial features may be a good candidate for chin implants.
What Do I Need To Do Before a Chin Implant?
You will be examined to confirm that you are a good candidate for a chin implant. Tell the doctor if you have had any other injections within the past four months and if you’re taking any medications like aspirin or other blood thinners, allergy medication, NSAIDS or muscle relaxers.
How Long Does It Take to Perform a Chin Implant?
The procedure typically takes one to two hours to complete, depending on your case.
What to Expect After a Chin Implant
It may take up to six weeks for tenderness to subside fully, but you should be able to return to work in about a week after your procedure.
Will I Have Scars After a Chin Implant?
A small incision is cut in the natural crease of the chin through which the facial implants is placed. The scar should be nearly, if not completely, invisible.
When Will I See The Results?
Swelling after a facial implants can take some time to fully go down. Expect to see full results in about two to three months.
How Long Will The Results of a Chin Implant Last?
The results of this surgery should be permanent.
Chin Implant FAQs
Most chin implants have the potential to last a lifetime. These implants, made from medical-grade, soft silicone are safe to have in the body for decades. Because the implant is a solid piece of silicone, there is no concern for the implant leaking or rupturing like other cosmetic implants. Patients who get chin implants typically never have to have them replaced.
Yes, chin implants are completely safe to have. These soft, medical-grade silicone implants are sterile before being placed into the body and typically do not cause any complication after placement. Dr. Martin and his team will also be happy to provide you with detailed post-operative care instructions prior to your procedure to ensure your surgical sites stay clean and healthy following your chin implant surgery.
To many of our patients, a chin implant is definitely worth it. This one-time cosmetic procedure allows our patients to get the chiseled jawline they desire and reshape their face to complement the rest of their natural facial features. With minimal downtime and recovery period, our patients are thrilled with the results of their chin implant surgery.
Yes, chin implants look very natural. Advances in medical technology have come a long way and now provide patients with the natural-looking results they want with the help of soft silicone chin implants. To get a better idea of how your chin implant and chin augmentation will look, we encourage you to browse through our before and after chin implant photos.
If you find that your chin is receding or you’re unhappy with your current jawline, a chin implant may be right for you. Patients who come in for chin augmentation are typically unhappy with the overall projection of their chin or their side profile. The best way to find out if a chin implant is right for you is to schedule a private consultation with Dr. Martin and his expert medical team.
Connecticut Surgical Arts is passionately committed to reflecting your inner beauty. Using the latest and most advanced procedures for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, our team offers full body plastic surgery, emphasizing overall health and wellness to the residents of Norwich, Mystic, Colchester, Waterford, Glastonbury, and the surrounding communities in Connecticut. Contact us today for a complimentary consultation.