I think my face would look better with a bigger chin.
Radiesse Chin Augmentation Possible?
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Fillers are not generally the first choice for chin augmentation but cetainly can be utilized.
You are attractive. In this one view, you have pleasing facial proportions. The best way to judge "microgenia" (recessive chin) is with a lateral (profile) view. Soft tissue fillers generally are not the first choice for chin augmentation as a good deal of volume may be necessary, and the results are not as long lasting as with a solid, permanent (chin) implant, which can be placed with a relatively simple procedure.
On the other hand, fillers such as Restylane or Radiesse make an excellent non-surgical, immediate office procedure to add volume to areas of facial disharmonies whether familial or acquired with the aging process. Often patients will "try out" their improvements with injectable fillers and later may decide to proceed with a more long-term fix as with a facial implant.
Yes, but consider All of your Anatomy from a Profile View
When considering chin augmentation it is very important to take into account the surrounding anatomy as well - your neck, lips and nose.
As a Surgeon we study a patient's chin from the side. This gives us a sense of all the anatomy together and helps determine what the ideal size and appearance of your chin should be given all of your features.
During a consultation the best thing to do is to have the Surgeon take your picture from a side view and draw (or use computer simulation) what you would look like with chin augmentation. During this process it may be discovered that chin augmentation is maybe not the best or only solution - maybe rhinoplasty or chin liposuction would be better.
Radiesse or Artefill could certainly be used to augment your chin but I would recommend that option only for very subtle needs. A chin implant can be easily placed during a minor surgery and fitted specifically for your needs. Implants have a very high success rate and would provide a more uniform result than injections.
If you like, please post a side profile view of yourself against a solid colored background and I will give you my recommendations.
Radiesse works very well for non-surgical chin augmentation
The chin is an area that can really make the face look more defined and/ or more attractive. Fortunately, when considering augmenting this area, patients have choices. There are advantages to both methods:
- Fillers, are quick and in the office, avoiding anesthesia and "the knife"
- Surgical augmentation is a one time affair and in general more effective than fillers
A general rule is that for mild augmentation, Fillers are fantastic. And of the fillers I like Radiesse the best. It has a a lot of bulk and lasts about a year. For moderate to severe cases, surgery may be better and has the benefit of combining liposuction to help contour the neck.
Take a look at my video describing non-surgical chin augmentation.
Good luck finding information!
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Injectable chin augmentation - a test drive for a chin implant
Using Radiesse injections into the chin is one method for a minor chin augmentation. While it is not permanent and a chin implant is a better long-term option, this may be a psychologically safer initial step for some patients. While I think computer imaging can do a good job of determining if chin augmentation is right for you, perhaps actually seeing it on yourself may be a better form of a 'test-drive' for some.
Chin augmentation with fillers
to advance the chin, multiple procedures can be done.
chin implant is very good surgery.
fillers like fat or radiess improve contour more than advancing the chin.
a close measurement can be helpful to make a decision
I often use radiesse to enhance chin contour
Fillers for chin augmentation possible?
Radiesse Chin Augmentation
Radiesse Chin Augmentation Possible?
Chin augmentation with a chin implant requires a surgical procedure to insert the chin implant, however the size of the implant can be tailored to the individual and the implants will last long-term.
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