Facial Implants are used to improve and enhance facial structure. These implants can proportion facial traits and balance the overall appearance. Placing of facial implants can be done in the chin, jaw, or cheeks.
Your Facial Implant Consultation
During your initial consultation, you will meet with the plastic surgeon and staff. Your previous surgeries, your medical history, medications you are presently taking, and your overall physical and emotional health will be reviewed. Your skin quality will also be evaluated. Photographs may be taken for your medical record. Your surgeon will determine what you benefit from most and whether or not additional procedures will be necessary for you to achieve your desired results. Recovery time, risks and limitations associated with surgery will be also be discussed. The doctor’s patient coordinator will review surgical costs and scheduling with you.
About Chin Surgery
Chin implants are used to achieve overall facial balance. The size and shape of a chin can greatly affect one’s profile. Chin surgery is often recommended at the time of a Rhinoplasty to balance facial proportions.
About Cheek Surgery
Cheek implants are used to define cheekbones and give a more youthful appearance. Your surgeon may recommend this procedure in combination with other facial surgeries such as a facelift or eyelid surgery.
With realistic expectations, these procedures can enhance one’s appearance and boost self-esteem.