Amazing Chin Makeovers

K. Mathews on 3 Oct 2011 at 9:00am

At an average cost of $4,700, chin implants certainly aren’t for everyone. But among those who decided to go under the knife, over half of them decided their chin implant procedure was worth it.

If you don't feel the need to change your body, it can be hard to understand why someone else would. But seeing the results of a cosmetic procedure can show skeptics what a difference it make's in one's appearance.

We've selected nine of the best doctor-submitted before and after photos to highlight how different an augmented chin can make a face look.

1. By Dr. David Mabrie of the Bay Area

chin implant before and after

2. By Dr. Richard W. Fleming of Beverly Hills chin implant before and after

3. By Dr. Philip Young of Bellevue

chin implant before and after

4. By Dr. Vishal Banthia of San Mateo

chin implant before and after

5. By Dr. William Portuese of Seattle

chin implant before and after

6. By Dr. Samuel Lam of Dallas

chin implant before and after

7. By Dr. Andres Bustillo of Miami

chin implant before and after

8. By Dr. Richard H. Tholen of Minneapolis

chin implant before and after

9. By Dr. Maurice M. Khosh of New York

 chin implant before and after


Comments (5)

I had a silicone chin implant and slim lipo on my neck on Aug 5th. The ends of the implant curled up into my mouth and ps went back in to fix the problem. He only got one side fixed so had to go in a THIRD time to fix left side again. No sedation, very painful. He told me that he had never heard of the ends curling UP, but sometimes they curl DOWNWARD. He also had a hard time finding the "blue dot" that signifies the center. He finally said, "here it is, clear up here!" Does anybody agree that it might have been put in upside down? I'm in a lot of pain (last fix was 4 days ago) and really want to be done with this.
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That sounds like an awful experience, skeezix. I suggest going to the chin implant section of the RealSelf site where the doctors, experts, and fellow patients are more likely to see your story and weigh in on your experience:  http://www.realself.com/chin-implant/answers Hope everything turns out all right!
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Appearance is especially important to teenagers, and say a young girl has a really large nose, her classmates could be cruel, and make fun of her. I say, have the surgery! It's so sad, so unfortunate that we live in a society like this. The sad reality is that we do, and rather than suffer have the surgery. Some people are just ignorant, and insensitive for many reasons. Just look at the young students that have committed suicide after being BULLIED! That's shameful! What kind of parents do these creeps have??
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What a big difference! I've considered this, but am a little afraid of the complications.

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I definitely learned this lesson looking through rhinoplasty when I first started working for RealSelf. I was amazing at how the smallest tweak can make someone's face look a lot more attractive -- even if it's hard to spot the exact difference in their nose!

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