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Chin Augmentation (Mentoplasty)

Chin augmentation (Mentoplasty) using surgical implants can alter the underlying structure of the face, providing better balance to the facial features. Surgery can be used to make chins smaller in size (Genioplasty) or larger through the use of implants (Mentoplasty). This operation is often, but not always, performed at the time of rhinoplasty to help balance the facial proportions. Implants can be made of silicone or other man-made materials or in some instances tissue from the patient’s body can be used.

Is Chin Augmentation for You?

Besides your general physical well-being, undergoing the surgery entails a stable psychological status. Choose your surgeon well and ask the details you want to know to have more realistic goals.

Tell your doctor regarding the medications you are maintaining because some drugs could interfere with the normal bleeding or clotting process. Avoid smoking and keep your blood sugar on check, in case you have diabetes.

Both young and older individuals can undergo this type of plastic surgery, although younger people make better candidates because their skin can firm up better post surgery.

Chin Augmentation is sometimes done using silicone, teflon, or dacron implants in conjunction with the liposuction to balance facial features.

Ask your physician as to the surgery that is appropriate for your needs.

During The Procedure

The chin Augmentation can be performed either under local or general anaesthesia. If you want to relax during a local anaesthesia, sedation can be administered intravenously.

Even if the operation takes less than an hour, expect to stay at the doctor’s clinic for 4 to 6 hours, and longer if you are going to be under general anaesthesia. You will need some post-operative monitoring before you can be sent home.

Recovery Period

Your chin may look swollen for a couple of days but it will subside after a week or so. Some discomfort may be expected, in the form of sharp pains, burning or tingling sensations. Analgesics will be prescribed to lessen the pain and swelling.

You cannot eat solid foods immediately after the surgery. Chewing will pose some challenge for the first few days. If you went through incisions inside the mouth, avoid raw foods that will put you at risk for bacterial infections.

You will be instructed to rinse your mouth with oral antiseptics several times a day. You need to come back to the doctor’s office for follow up. Removal of stitches is usually done after 5 to 7 days.

You can take daily baths but not engage into strenuous activities for the first 3 weeks after the operation.

Avoiding sun exposure for 6 to 12 months after the surgery will be highly beneficial for a less noticeable scar.

Cost of Chin Augmentation

Due to the aesthetic nature of the procedure, it is not covered by your health insurance. The cost may vary depending on the geographical location of the clinic where it will be performed, the amount of fats to be removed and the technique to be employed. The rates could range from $1500 to $3000 in U.S., but much less in China.

If you are considering chin augmentation in China and would like to get know more information about chin augmentation, please complete the inquiry form or email us at