I need a chin implant but would filler provide a good test result before I commit to surgery?
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Fillers can provide the shape and set an example for what your chin might look like with a chin implant or with genioplasty. They are temporary and would need to be fully dissolved prior to surgery, but they can offer you some ability to see if you like the look before you surgically commit to it.
There are advantages and disadvantages to chin implants and genioplasty. I usually prefer genioplasty for many reasons; however, both, are excellent options for patients, and I have performed a number of both operations with great results and excellent patient satisfaction.
thanks for your question. Fillers can be good and can show you what a cheek implant will roughly look like. The Downside is cost of the filler and the fact that you need it dissolved before the implant. Good luck.
Hi there, yes a filler like Voluma would be a good option for you. 1ML (1 syringe) would be enough to see a marked difference and you can see instantly what you would look like with more balance in your facial structure. I have significant experience working with filler to do chin augmentation. My preference is to use Voluma to complete this procedure. Please consult my RealSelf profile for examples.
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