A chin implant is placed for a weak or recessive chin to give better facial balance. Chin implants are manufactured in a variety of sizes and shapes which is determined at the time of the consultation/ examination with your facial plastic surgeon. We use Silastic chin implants which can be placed through a submental incision, under local anesthesia as an outpatient procedure. Please see the link below to our chin implant photo gallery
Do I Have a Weak Chin?
Doctor Answers (2)
One view of your face is not enough to say whether your chin is "weak". On the side view you have provided your chin does appear to be somewhat recessed and you could benefit from an implant or a sliding genioplasty. A proper examination would allow your doctor to assess what your best options would be if that is what you are looking for. Hope this helps.