Chin and Cheek Implant Surgery

As we age the skin and tissue on our face loses volume. The effect of gravity pulls down to make our face look older. Some of the signs of the aging face are hollowing of the cheeks, loss of soft tissue volume, and nasolabial folds. You may also want more definition in you chin and jaw profile.

Basic Information

  • Chin and Cheek Implants can improve the shape of your face
  • Surgery is performed while you are asleep in the operating room
  • You will go home the same day after surgery
  • Can be combined with other procedures on the face
  • Initial consulation

    During the initial consultation we will discuss your goals and expectations. You will have a chance to describe the effect and look your are looking for and your feelings about the procedure. We will address questions you have about facial implant surgery.

    How is Chin and Cheek Implant Surgery performed?

    Chin and Cheek Implant Surgery is performed in the operating room at a fully accredited surgical center. While you are asleep under general anesthesia the facial implants are placed. The surgery lasts about 1.5 hours. You are then brought to the recovery room to be monitored until you are ready to go home.

    Choice of implants

    Deciding which implants to use is one of the most important task during consultation. Our discussion will reveal you goals and desires for improvement The degree of volume and shape of your face will determine the implants appropriate.

    After Surgery

    You will need someone to bring you home from the surgery center. The pain medication prescribed will help keep you comfortable in the days after surgery. Antibiotics will help minimize the risks of infection. Dr. Pham will keep in close contact with you after surgery and see you back in the office to examine you to make sure you are healing well. Heavy lifting and straining should be avoided after surgery until you heal completely. A support garment will provide comfort and help maintain facial implants position.

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