I almost dont have jaw lines. Can a Chin Implant make jaw lines? and how should the implant be placed in order to create these jaw lines? do i need to add vertical height on chin?
Will Chin Implant Give Me a Better Jawline?
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A more aesthetic chin may be achieved by placement of a chin implant. Interestingly, a balanced chin improves overall facial appearance and may actually influence nasal projection.For example, a weak chin may increase the severity of an overprojected nose.
Good overall medical health, as well as realistic expectations, are necessary. It is also key to understand all aspects of the surgery and aftercare. A pleasing, balanced profile can be achieved by inserting an implant to augment a weak chin, resulting in improved facial harmony.
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Chin implant can improve jawline
Yes, a chin implant can give a much better definition of the jawline and is used for a retrusive chin. The implants come in four different sizes, which includes small, medium, large, and extra large. Physical examination of your chin by a surgeon would have to be done to tell you which size to use. The implant is placed through a small 0.5 inch incision underneath the chin and is placed over the bone on the front part of the chin. You will get a small amount of vertical improvement and vertical height in the chin, but the predominant improvement is in the horizontal direction. This can be done under local anesthesia. The other added benefit is that you get a slight widening effect of the chin as well from the front-on view.
Chin and jaw implant
There are implants that are placed over the chin and extend back over the jaw. Eventhough, it is difficult form these pictures to ascertain what you desire, such an implant may be what you are after. The implant can be placed similar to a chin implant through an internal incision in your mouth or external incision under your chin.
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Chin Implants Can Change the Jaw Line
Chin implants can most certainly change the jaw line. A complete evaluation with physical exam and profile views is necessary to determine the best option. Remember that there are several different kinds of implants so be sure to discuss your goals with your physician before proceeding.
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