The chin is a facial feature that adds to or detracts from a person’s facial balance. The ideal appearance of the chin is that it defines the lower portion of the face by creating a distinct separation between the jawline and the neck. For some, there is an imbalance of the face caused by a small chin or one that is set back beneath the mouth. This imbalance causes many people to feel self-conscious about the appearance of their face and to seek a solution that will help them feel and look more attractive. A chin implant is a surgical procedure done to reshape or enhance the size of the chin.
Chin implant surgery is a popular procedure among both men and women. In order for the face to have balance, the chin should protrude proportionally with the nose. Because the nose protrudes from the face, the chin should also protrude in order to balance out the facial features. A weak or receding chin can cause a facial imbalance, and as a person ages, it can also cause the chin to “disappear” into the neck.
Chin implants are inserted on top of the chin bone so that the chin will extend out from the face. Because the implant is placed directly on top of the chin bone, it gives a very natural appearance and feels just like part of the chin. Once the surgical site is healed, the implant itself will be indistinguishable from the natural bone in the face. While this procedure is a relatively simple procedure, it can have a dramatic effect on the overall appearance of a person’s face and profile, creating symmetry and balance for the entire face.
Dr. Maurice Khosh is a distinguished facial plastic surgeon who is dually board certified. He has dedicated his surgical focus to the facial region exclusively in order to ensure the most perfected surgical techniques and results. If you are considering a chin implant, please contact the practice of Dr. Maurice Khosh in New York. His aim is to create a naturally enhanced appearance that is harmonious with the overall appearance of each patient.