Chin Augmentation

A weak chin can make a normal nose seem large, and a prominent nose even larger; it may also give the appearance of a 'fleshy' neck. On the other hand, a chin that is too prominent may give the appearance of having too small a nose.

Chin Augmentation

Chin augmentation is a surgery that consists of inserting synthetic or biological implants to make the mentum bone more prominent. It can give balance to a poorly defined face or augment the existent chin structure to give it a more natural look. The fleshy pad of the chin is normally 8 to 11 mm thick.

The result of the procedure is a more balanced facial structure.

Chin Augmentation is normally done under local anesthesia and sedation. This surgery can be done simultaneously with other plastic surgery procedures.

Length of procedure: 1-2 hours
Type of anesthesia: Local anesthesia and sedation
Hospital stay: 1-2 nights
Post-operatory stay in Costa Rica: 8-10 days

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