Commonly known as chin augmentation or chin surgery (medically known as a mentoplasty), this popular surgery modifies the contour & shape of your chin to make it more attractive and better balanced with the overall appearance of your face. This can mean either increasing the size of the chin with an implant or making the chin smaller, and less prominent. Drs. Feledy and Maiorino have a history of performing excellent chin augmentation procedures in Washington DC.
Chin surgery or chin augmentation is a procedure where the shape of your chin is modified to give you improved symmetry with your other facial features. This process may be accomplished by using a chin implant in the case of enlargement or with surgical reduction of the bone to make your chin smaller. The procedure is often performed alongside other surgeries, such as rhinoplasty, in order to ensure the most ideal outcome and best results.
The Right Fit For You
People who find that their chins are not in proportion with the rest of their face can often benefit from chin surgery. Patients should be generally healthy and have reasonable expectations about what surgery can offer. An overly prominent chin can be corrected with a chin reduction surgery while a weak chin can be augmented using chin implants.
A More Pleasing Contour
A chin reduction begins with an incision, either inside the mouth or underneath the chin in a natural skin fold, where scarring cannot be seen. The bone at the tip of the chin is detached and reshaped in order to provide a more pleasing contour. The incisions are then sutured. This procedure can help improve the overall facial balance in those patients who’ve had a large, prominent chin.
"From a pretty young age I had become introverted on how my chin was small and sort of ran into my neck. I'd heard of getting a chin augmentation and I am so glad I did. It greatly improved the look of my face and neck and I feel so much more confident.”
If you have thought about getting chin surgery, you should come see Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino for a consultation in our Chevy Chase, Maryland office. Initial consultations generally take at least an hour. During the course of your consultation for chin implants Washington DC plastic surgeons, Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino will:
The staff of Belmont Plastic Surgery will review any questions you have about financing and ensure they are answered completely. Call our office today to schedule your consultation. You can get your Washington DC chin augmentation surgery with Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino, some of the best plastic surgeons, and be happy with the new and improved you.
Chin Implant Recovery
Dr. Feledy and Dr. Maiorino begin by making an incision, either in the mouth, or in the skin crease underneath the chin. They then reshape the chin through the placement of a chin implant, which causes the chin to appear more prominent. After the implant has been put in place, they suture the incisions and the surgery is complete.
Chin Implant Results
Surgical dressings will remain in place for a few days. When the swelling has subsided, you be able to remove the dressings and see the final results of more chin and neck contours and more balanced facial features.
View Chin Implant Before & After Gallery
See Belmont Plastic Surgery's chin augmentation before and after results. It is important to look at before and after images to get an idea of what can be achieved with a surgery and to help guide the process with the doctor of determining the outcome you are going for.
"One of the most sought after chin augmentations I perform is giving the patient a more defined chin using chin implants. I strive to perform the best chin implants Washington DC patients can be thrilled with.”
— Dr. Jules Feledy
Surgery inherently carries some risk of complications and these can typically be minimized by a great plastic surgeon. The risks to consider when having a chin augmentation will be discussed with you by Dr. Feledy or Dr. Maiorino during your consultation. Examples of these include standard risks like infection, bleeding, numbness, and the possibility of scarring. All efforts are taken to ensure any risks are lessened. Be sure to ask the doctor any questions you have during your consultation.
Washington DC chin augmentation patients are able to return home soon after surgery. Depending on the nature and extent of your chin augmentation (mentoplasty), you will likely experience soreness, swelling and possibly bruising for a few days after the procedure and may need to limit activities such as chewing.
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The surgeons at Belmont Plastic Surgery are here to help you take the next step on your aesthetic journey. Whether you want to restore what has been lost or improve upon what you already have, our surgeons will help you make the best possible choices for your care and deliver excellent results. Every day is an opportunity to live a more beautiful life. Seize your opportunity today with a consultation at Belmont Plastic Surgery.
5530 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 818, Chevy Chase MD 20815