Chin Implant Surgery (Genioplasty)

Chin enhancement surgery, also referred to as chin augmentation or genioplasty, is typically performed to sharpen facial features and create more defined contours around the neck and jowls.

Chin Augmentation

Chin augmentation can be used to define an underdeveloped chin, or give it more prominence. Chin implant surgery can also be combined with other surgeries such as rhinoplasty, a facelift or neck shaping to enhance the proportions of the face further.

Chin implants are small, solid devices made from a biocompatible material, usually silicone, which have been molded to fit around a patient’s chin bone. Chin implants vary in size and contour; Dr. Namazie will help you choose an implant that will achieve your desired degree of enhancement and provide the most natural looking result.

Chin implant surgery can:

  • Correct a weak or recessed chin
  • Improve definition of the neck and jawline
  • Help reduce the appearance of a full or “double” chin caused by a small chin bone
  • Enhance the facial profile by increasing the projection of the lower face
  • Camouflage early jowl formation for a more youthful appearance
  • Increase the width of the lower face by widening the chin
  • Lengthen the face by increasing the vertical chin height
  • Diminish the appearance of dimpling often caused by a loose chin
  • Create balance, symmetry, and proportion to the entire face