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Your chin plays a crucial role in the overall aesthetics of your face, and we understand the desire to have a well-defined and balanced chin that enhances your facial features – whether you’re male or female. A weak or receding chin can affect the harmony and proportion of your face, making you feel self-conscious. But fear not, our triple board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Raj Ambay, is here to help you achieve a more harmonious and balanced facial profile with chin implant surgery.

With Dr. Ambay’s expertise and artistic approach, a chin implant can provide you with a more defined or projected chin, improving the overall look of your chin, jawline and face. If you’re seeking to enhance your natural beauty and restore balance to your facial features, the team at Ambay Plastic Surgery is here to help. Contact us to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward achieving your aesthetic goals.

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Chin Implant Before and After Patient Photos

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How Is Chin Implant Surgery Performed?

Chin implant surgery is a procedure that involves the placement of an implant, such as a silicone chin implant, to enhance the size, shape and projection of the chin. This procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and is usually completed within 1-2 hours.

The first step in surgery is the creation of incisions – typically made either underneath the chin or inside the mouth, along the lower gum line. The location and length of the incisions may vary depending on the desired outcome and the size or placement of the implant.

Once the incisions are made, the surgeon creates a pocket in the tissue above the chin bone to accommodate the implant. The implant is carefully selected based on your desired outcome and is typically made of a biocompatible material such as silicone or porous polyethylene. The size and shape of the implant are customized to match your facial features and desired aesthetic goals.

Next, the implant is carefully inserted and positioned properly to achieve the desired projection and symmetry. Once the implant is in place, the incisions are closed with sutures, and the area is carefully bandaged to promote healing.

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Ideal Candidates for Chin Implants

If you’re self-conscious about your chin, you may be a candidate for a chin implant. Other things to consider include:

  • You must be in good overall health
  • You must have realistic expectations about your potential results
  • You may have a recessed or ‘weak’ chin
  • Your chin may not be proportional to the rest of your face

What to Expect From Recovery After a Chin Implant

Chin implant recovery is typically straightforward and relatively quick. Following the procedure, you may experience some swelling, bruising and discomfort around the chin and lower face. Pain medications and cold compresses can be used to manage any discomfort. It is important to follow the post-operative instructions provided by Dr. Ambay, including any dietary restrictions and care for the incision site.

You should be able to return to your normal activities within a week or two, although strenuous activities should be avoided for a few weeks to allow for proper healing. It is essential to avoid any activities that could potentially impact or injure the chin area during the recovery period.

Regular follow-up appointments at our Wesley Chapel office will be scheduled to monitor the healing process and ensure that the chin implant is settling into its desired position. Overall, proper post-operative care and following Dr. Ambay’s instructions are crucial for a smooth and successful recovery after chin implant surgery. Proper care will allow you to enjoy your enhanced facial profile with increased confidence and satisfaction.

Benefits of Chin Implants

Enjoy the confidence and balance of a new chin, along with these other exciting benefits:

  • Enhanced chin projection for a balanced facial profile
  • Improved aesthetics
  • Correction of a weak chin for better symmetry
  • Boost in self-confidence with an enhanced profile
  • Long-lasting results with durable materials
  • Customizable options for desired outcome
  • Minimally invasive with quick recovery
  • Can be combined with procedures such as facelift or other facial implants

Risks of Chin Implant Surgery

Any surgical procedure comes with risks, many of which can be managed by choosing an experienced and qualified surgeon:

  • Infection or bleeding at the implant site
  • Implant displacement or asymmetry
  • Nerve damage resulting in numbness or altered sensation
  • Swelling or bruising

Why Choose Ambay Plastic Surgery for Your Chin Implant?

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Dr. Raj Ambay is a well respected and trusted surgeon in Wesley Chapel. His work speaks for itself when you look at his patients’ before and after photos. Call 813.535.4769 and book your appointment to discuss the concerns that you may have.

We’re a trusted choice for chin implant surgery due to our experienced triple board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Ambay, and his personalized approach, excellent results and commitment to patient satisfaction. Transform your appearance with confidence at Ambay Plastic Surgery located in the Tampa, Wesley Chapel area.

Frequently Asked Questions

Chin implant vs filler – which is better?

This decision largely comes down to you. Fillers may produce a similar result, however, are not permanent and require upkeep. A chin implant is considered a permanent procedure, and there are many types of chin implants to choose from.

What other procedures can I have?

Many people combine their chin implant with other procedures, such as facelift, rhinoplasty or neck lift. If you wish to sculpt your face, you may also consider other implants or facial fat transfer.

How much does a chin implant cost?

Chin implant cost can vary based on the extensiveness of the surgery, and if any other procedures are being combined. A full surgical quote will be discussed at your consultation.

Is a chin implant permanent?

If you’re looking for a long-term solution for a chin you are not happy with, an implant could be the solution – chin implants are considered a permanent procedure, and can last for decades.

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Dr. Ambay is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic procedures for the face, breasts and body. By offering a wide variety of procedures, he can consistently achieve the aesthetic desires of his patients throughout the Tampa and Wesley Chapel area, and beyond.

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