Chin Implant

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A chin implant is one of two ways the chin may be reshaped through surgery. The other, called sliding genioplasty, uses your own bone to augment the chin and therefore doesn't involve inserting a synthetic implant under the skin. Chin augmentations are often performed at the same time as rhinoplasty to have the most impact on your profile. LEARN MORE ›

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Sliding Genioplasty / Cheek Implant / Jaw Implants / Buccal Fat Removal

I have had a weak chin and jaw my whole life. My family calls them the lightbulb head as both sides of the family suffer from this. I knew that a simple chin implant wouldn't be enough as the back jaw are also just kind of morphed with my neck. I searched high and low for a jaw specialist and... READ MORE

Wanting This Forever!!! - Fleming Island, FL

I've always been self-conscious of my weak chin and unbalanced profile. I've hidden behind my hair for years, and micromanage every photo opportunity so that I'm always smiling (makes my chin appear bigger) My younger sister took the plunge two years ago and got hers done and I was so impressed... READ MORE

18 Years Old, and So Tired of Being Chinless - Osloß, DE

For starters, excuse me for the bad english. I'm from Norway, and we dont have any sites AS this. On monday, in two days I will have my "chin implant surgery". The insecurities about my nonexcisting chin started when I was about 14 years old, and I have done everything to hide my lover face... READ MORE

45 Year Old, X-Large Chin Implant with Wings

I always knew the bottom portion of my face was small, but I didn't realize it was due to a weak chin until it was mentioned and then I began researching weak chins, so I decided on a chin implant, hoping it would give my face a better proportion. October 27, 2016 was my surgery date. On day one... READ MORE

20 Year Old with a Recessed Chin

So I have always had a recessed chin. I was in braces for two years and was scheduled to have jaw surgery to fix the issue. After consultations with different surgeons, they decided the surgery wasn't needed and therefore wouldn't be covered by insurance. I found it was cheaper to just go... READ MORE

Finally Changed the Feature That Bothered Me Since I Was 12! - Charleston, SC

After months of saving up money, countless hours spent researching, and several consultations, I scheduled my chin implant (and liposuction under chin) for the summer of 2015. Waiting for the swelling to go down month after month was trying, as was having to cut steaks into tiny bites, but I am... READ MORE

Medium Chin Implant - Seattle, WA

On Monday 7/11 I had a chin implant done. The procedure took minimal time. I came in at 7:30 and was done by 9. It was done under local anesthesia. The nurse injected me about 10 times around the chin area. Once numb, the doctor went to work. The scraping of the bone to create a pocket was... READ MORE

30 YO - Wanted It for a Decade. - Fresno, CA

I've been reading this site since Nov. 2013. This is something I've wanted done for about 12 years or so. I have a receding chin, practically non-existent. Since I had a wife, I stopped worrying about it but after she left, I decided this is something I wanted to do for me. This site is a... READ MORE

I'm So Glad I Did It!

I've always been self conscious about my weak, malformed chin. I was so nervous for my surgery day, but recovery was so painless I was on to just Tylenol by day 2. I'm now on day 7 and couldn't be happier. I have no pain or soreness, and a very tiny patch of numbness which is getting smaller... READ MORE

34 year old with no neckline-plastics virgin

5 days out going well! Can already see the results! So, where do I start? I am so happy with my decision to get my chin and I'm only 5 days out. The experience was flawless and so wonderful and very minimally painful. My first contact was with Jody who did a phone consult with me since I live... READ MORE

25 Yr Old. Freaking out About Chin Implant

I am about 2.5 weeks post op and have case of buyers remorse. I got the procedure done because I had a slight overbite (I am talking 2 mm at most). You can see in my before photos that I had a small chin, but it fit with my face. After speaking to my surgeons they had mentioned that I don't... READ MORE

External Chin Implant in Colombia - Bucaramanga, CO

I am 3 weeks post-op and still getting used to my new look. I think any plastic surgery requires time to get used to and from my personal experience and what I've read here on RealSelf the process is a roller-coaster of emotions from hating it to semi-liking it to accepting it. More important... READ MORE

Chin Implant and Buccal Fat! Best Doc in NB!! - Newport Beach, CA

Where do I start... Well I got my chin augmentation and buccal fat removed by Dr. Elam. I've been looking to encance my chin for so time now and after doing my research for a year, I narrowed it down to the top 4 rated Drs. In Newport Beach. After going into couple of consultations with... READ MORE

Chin Implant and Liposuction - New York, NY

Where should I even start??!! I've always hated my chin.... For years.... I hated my profile... Always felt like I had a very small chin and a big forehead... Just had a chin implant put in on Monday also had liposuction on chin and neck area.... I really don't know how I feel about my results.... READ MORE

Chin Implant and subsequent removal for 31 Y/o Male - Wroclaw

I'm booked in to the Clinic For You next week for a chin implant. I've always been unhappy with my profile - or at least since I was a teenager and caught myself in a mirror that showed my profile. I've been researching for about 18 months, and looked at a lot of different options and surgeons.... READ MORE

37. Mexico, MX

I'm having chin implant on Monday in tijuana Mexico with Dr manriquez he seems really professional and smart my friend told me about him she got gummy bear implants & liposuction ... Scared and nervous???? hopefully everything comes out good.... I'll post pictures before and after ............ READ MORE

25 Year Old - Finally Getting my Chin Implant - Atlanta, GA

Heya! I always knew something was 'off' or 'different' about my face but I couldn't put my finger on it until I became a teenager. It was my chin or.. lack thereof. Waves of insecurity would come + go as a teen/early 20's but for past couple of years, it's all I see when I look in the mirror. I... READ MORE

23 Year Old Female, Neck Lipo, Platysmaplasty, chin Implant - Denver, CO

I've always noticed there was something "off" about my face but I couldn't quite pick it out. As I got older I noticed I had a double chin forming and that's when I realized it was my chin that was not balanced to my overall face. I'm finally at an age where I have the money to do something... READ MORE

Chin Implant and Liposuction

I had a chin liposuction and implant done with Dr. Chaboki over a month ago, and am now reflecting on the experience I've gone through. As most of the people who had this surgery done or are thinking about it, I had an inherited 'turkey neck' which I dreaded. I am in my late 20s, my weight is... READ MORE

Chin Implant/submental Liposuctuon

I am a potato head. Even when I lose weight my face still looks fat. I have a weak and double chin. The entire process was easy. I will skip forward to my operation. I waited in my room for two hours because the office was running behind but I waited comfortably. I was led into the OR where I... READ MORE

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