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Would chin implants look good on me? (Photo)

Hi I hate my profile view! does it look like I have a weak chin?

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Will chin implant improve my profile

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I cannot advise a chin implant based on this photo alone. It suggests that your nose, mouth and chin are in good alignment. Making a chin too large in a woman creates a heavy face, not a feminine look.

I suggest you have a consultation with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon for a detailed analysis before having a chin implant. Liposuction under the chin will help to define the jaw. 


Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Chin implant look good on me?

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Hello and thank you for your question.
Basing this solely on your photo, you may be a candidate for a chin implant, and perhaps some liposuction under the chin if you so desired. You really do need to be seen in person though for an accurate assessment. I recommend that you see a board certified plastic surgeon in consultation to get more specific answers to your questions which can best be addressed after a thorough history and examination is performed.
Best of Luck to you!

David Cangello, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Would chin implants look good on me?

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Looking at your photo, it appears that a chin implant would improve the appearance of your profile. In general, a chin implant will do the following:

1) Enhance the jawline
2) Complement the features of the face

I would recommend a consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon. He or she may use computer imaging software to morph a photo of you. This will give you an idea of how the final result of surgery may appear. Patients are generally very pleased with the results of a chin augmentation, and find that it balances their profile nicely. I hope this information helps, and I wish you the best of luck.

Paul S. Nassif, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 35 reviews

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Would chin implants look good on me?

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These are very personal decisions. My guess is yes a chin implant could improve your profiled appearance. Also SmartLipo and ThermiTight RF/ThermiSmooth RF would tighten the sub mental area... 

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Chin Augmentation Candidate

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Dear Ella, It does appear you would be a good candidate for chin augmentation. An examination and digital imaging will help to define what type of implant would work best for your facial aesthetics. Best regards, Michael V. Elam, M.D.

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Female Chin Augmentation

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It does appear that you have a mildly recessive chin. But I would do some computer imaging next to determine of any further horizontal projection provides an aesthetic improvement. I would also not overlook the front view of the chin to determine if it needs to be somewhat wider or more narrow as that will influence what chin augmentation technique might produce the most pleasing result.

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Chin implant candidate

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The photograph shows a week and recessive chin  profile. A chin implant can be inserted through a sub mental approach under local anesthesia to augment the weak chin profile. Chin implants are manufactured in a variety of sizes and shapes which is always best determined at the time of the consultation and examination. For more information and many examples, please see the link below

William Portuese, MD
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Chin Augmentation

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It appears that you would be a good candidate for chin augmentation.  Please consult with a board certified specialist who can assist you with achieving the results you seek. 3-dimensional computer imaging can also help you visualize what you may look like afterwards and serve as a good way to communicate with your doctor.

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Would chin implants look good on me?

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Yes, you are absolutely a candidate for a chin implant!  The purpose of the chin implant is for projection of the chin to better balance the lower half of your face!  This procedure, when done with someone with a lot of experience, is quick, easy and the recovery is fast!

Francis R. Palmer, III, MD
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