Some patients might be unhappy about the shape of their jawbone. A receding jawbone might affect the contour and proportion of the face. The same harmony is also lost with a protruding jawbone. This surgery is designed for rejuvenation or reconstructive purposes to restore harmony to the face. Prof Wilson performs Chin Advancement Implants Genioplasty either by using an implant or by advancing the bone. To set an accurate plan with accurate measurements, Dr Wilson will probably create computerized measurements of your lower face. Chin augmentation surgery is sometimes combined with a facelift or nose job surgery to balance the face, resulting in optimal results for the surgery.
Appropriate candidates are in good physical and mental health with reasonable expectations. If you’re considering a chin augmentation because you feel you have a small/weak chin, you explain your concerns. Prof. Wilson will evaluate your facial proportions, and then determine if you would benefit from an implant or from a bone advancement procedure.
Genioplasty or bone advancement surgery can give your face better harmony and may enhance your self-esteem, but it won’t give you a totally different look. Before you decide to have surgery, think carefully about your expectations and discuss them with Dr. Wilson.
During your consultation, you will learn about the surgery, its limitations and risks, and discuss your needs and concerns. Dr Wilson will explain the pros and cons of every procedure, and advise on the surgery that fits you most. Dr. Wilson will also evaluate your face, including the skin and underlying bone. Occasionally, he might even recommend a simultaneous nose job .
For chin implant surgery, Dr. Wilson will make a small incision near where the implant will be placed, either in a crease below the chin or inside the mouth at the gums. Then he creates a pocket next to the jaw bone, inserts the implant, and sutures the incision. The pocket should fit snugly over the implant, and sometimes he might even glue the implant to the jaw bone. The registered nurse tapes the chin to secure it in place while it heals. The sutures dissolves usually within 10-15 days. Sometimes Prof Wilson might insert facial cheek at the same time as a facelift or nose reshaping surgery.
For bone advancement genioplasty, Dr. Wilson will make a small cut on the inside of the mouth. He then uses a special electric saw operated by a micro-motor to cut the bone on either side of the jaw. Then he will advance the cut bone forward secures it with small plates and screws. He typically performs this surgery on patients needing 9mm or more advancement of their chin.
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There are silicone implants and Medpore Implants. The latter are more pricey, but fenestrated, which means they have very small pores in them. Bone eventually fills up these holes, rendering the implant part of the jaw. This gives them a more natural permanent look.
Professor Wilson believes that affordable cost plastic surgery is the right of every individual. He will never allow financial restraints to prevent you from having a juvenile beautiful appearance. Many factors affect the cost of Chin Implant Surgery, including the extent of surgery, type of surgery, type of implants, and other factors. After the consultation, the patient coordinator will offer you an affordable price quote.