Chin Augmentation / Chin Implant

Chin Enhancement / Chin Implant Surgery / Chin Augmentation

The proportions of the chin and jawline are fundamental to a balanced and attractive face. For those with a weak jawline, chin enhancement is a surgical procedure to make the chin more prominent and attractive. It is a perfect surgery to do for transgender patients as male and female chins are quite different. Men's chins are often relatively wide, thick, and flat compared to women's chins, which tend to be narrower, more pointed, and curved. We offer the following procedures for chin implants: 

Material for chin Implant

  • Silicone
  • Gore-Tex (e-PTFE)
  • Med pore
  • PMMA Customized implant

A Good Candidate for Chin Enhancement

You may be the right candidate if you want

  • To Improve facial harmony and improve overall looks and beauty.
  • To correct a weak or recessed chin.
  • To improve the prominence of the neck and jawline.
  • To reduce the appearance of a complete or double chin caused by a small chin bone.

Preparation for Chin Implant Surgery / Chin forward sliding.

          Proper preparation for chin implant surgery or chin forward sliding will result in a good result with fewer complications and recovery time. You should consult your surgeon about the goal you have achieved.

  • Physical examination or lab tests, chest X-ray, blood test, and EKG if you are over 40 years old to confirm you are healthy.
  • Stop smoking for at least two weeks before surgery  
  • Stop taking any anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin, Ibuprofen Vitamins, or herbs that interfere with blood clotting at least two weeks before surgery
  • Plan for your recovery. Chewing will be difficult for up to a week after surgery. You should have some soup and liquid food available.

Chin Enhancement

          Chin enhancement creates a well-proportioned and balanced look for the face. There are many procedures for chin advancement, but the two most popular ones are:

  • Enhancement with chin implant surgery.
  • Enhancement by chin forward sliding.

Incision of Chin Enhancement:

  • Inside the mouth –The scar is hidden.
  • Underneath the chin. It is less popular because the scar is visible.


Picture 1: Incision Inside the Mouth


Picture 2: Incision Underneath the Chin

1. Procedure for Chin Implant Surgery 

          Chin implant is a popular procedure for patients who require little to medium augmentation with a height not exceeding 0.5 cm (5 mm). Chin implants are a simple surgery. They take around 45 minutes under local anesthesia. The patient may leave immediately after the surgery. If the patient needs an extensive chin implant, general anesthesia is usually preferred, as the surgeon has to fix screws to prevent the implant from moving. The patient will be required to stay for one night in the hospital.


Picture 1: Before and after Chin Implant surgery

2. Chin forward sliding

          This procedure is available for patients with an extremely short chin. The surgery extends the jaw forward. This procedure takes about 2 hours under general anesthesia. The patient is required to stay one night in the hospital. The recovery period is about 2 to 3 weeks.


Picture 2: Before and after by Chin forward sliding

Postoperative care

  • Only consume liquid food for the first 24 hours after surgery and soft food for one week.
  • Keep the oral cavity clean by using mouthwash.
  • Elevate your head to decrease the swelling for the first week after surgery.
  • Avoid smoking.
  • To decrease swelling, wear the supplied facial compression garment 24 hours a day for the first few days following surgery and then for a further week after surgery.
  • Avoid strenuous activity for one month after the surgery.
  • It is usually possible to return to school or work one week after the surgery, and the wound heals within 4-8 weeks.

Risks and Complications for Chin Implant Surgery / Chin Forward Sliding

          Chin implant and chin forward sliding are safe and straightforward procedures, providing highly qualified surgeons perform them. Although exceptionally rare, risks and complications include the following:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Nerve Injury 
  • Pain after surgery
  • Some bone loss
  • Asymmetry
  • Scarring if the incision scars underneath
  • Unsatisfied with the result.
  • The risk from general anesthesia

Recovery for Chin Implant Surgery / Chin Forward Sliding

          The procedure itself takes one to two hours, and the patient will then spend one night in the hospital. One to two weeks after the surgery, it is usually possible to go back to school or work, and the wound will completely heal within 1-2 months.  

The result from Chin Implant Surgery / Chin Forward Sliding

          Most patients are satisfied with the outcome. There are many types of chin enhancement procedures, though all of them involve operating on the lower jawline and chin area to improve facial proportions. In any case, it is essential to consider other parts of the face, including the jaw, cheeks, and forehead, to ensure a balanced look and harmony.

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Achieving Facial Harmony and Symmetrical Proportions through Chin Implant Procedures:

A chin implant, also known as a genioplasty, is a cosmetic procedure that can significantly enhance the face's overall appearance by creating better proportions and harmony.

One of the most important aspects of facial aesthetics is balance and symmetry. When the chin is underdeveloped or recessed, it can throw off the balance of the entire face, making the nose appear more prominent and the jawline less defined. This can make a person look out of proportion and be a source of insecurity and dissatisfaction with one's appearance.


‘A chin implant is a simple and effective solution for addressing this issue. The procedure involves making a small incision under the chin or inside the mouth and placing a small silicone implant into the chin to create a more prominent and defined jawline. The implant is then secured, and the incision is closed.’


  1. The benefits of a chin implant are numerous. It can help create a more defined jawline and a stronger chin, which can help make the nose appear smaller and more in proportion to the rest of the face. The chin is now in better proportion with the rest of the face, helping to create a more harmonious and balanced appearance.
  2. a stronger chin can also help create a more youthful appearance, as a recessed or underdeveloped chin can make a person look older.
  3. Moreover, chin implant surgery is considered a safe and effective procedure with a high patient satisfaction rate. It is performed under general or local anesthesia; recovery time is usually less than a week.

In summary,

A chin implant is a powerful tool for creating better facial proportions and harmony. It can help to create a more defined jawline, a stronger chin, and a more balanced and youthful appearance. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your chin and would like to explore this option, you should consult a qualified plastic surgeon who can help you determine whether a chin implant is right for you.