What is Chin Augmentation?
Facial harmony can often be greatly improved by fixing a weak chin to create a stronger jawline and profile. Chin augmentation places a silicone chin implant that is carefully chosen by the cosmetic surgeons at Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates in Oklahoma City, OK, for the shape, size, and material that will best complement the patient's face. Chin augmentation is often combined with rhinoplasty (nose surgery) for subtle but impressive cosmetic improvements. During the patient's consultation, Dr. Erik Nuveen or Dr. Courtney Caplin will listen to the patient describe their concerns and goals before discussing options and creating a personalized treatment plan.
"I cant express in words how absolutely in love with my results and the care I received throughout the entire process! After researching several other doctors and a having a few other consultations with other Doctors, I was blown away by the entire staff and Dr.Nuveen's guidance to achieving the results I wanted. Literally all of the staff was amazing in answering any/all questions I had and did an amazing job with communication especially since I was an out of town patient. I felt like I was actually a "cared about patient" than just another dollar sign. I whole heartedly recommend them and hope that this review helps anyone considering this amazing staff and facility! Thank you isnt enough for such amazing results and bringing me so much more confidence. Forever grateful!"- B.W. / Google / Jun 04, 2022
"2 Weeks Post Op! Absolutely love This place, the staff and Dr. Caplin…..The entire experience was amazing! #BoobAugmentation I initially didn’t want to share my pics or this publicly, in fear of judgment and shame….but I have spoke to so many ladies who where encouraged by my testimony and experience here. I refuse to keep silent now! 💕"- K.F. / Facebook / May 24, 2022
"Dr. Nuveen was awesome, polite, caring and informative."- R.B. / Google / May 20, 2022
"Sara is awesome and all the people that work here are so friendly, they go above and beyond to make sure your needs are met"- J.L. / Yelp / May 19, 2022
"I’ve had such a great experience with CSA. The facility is clean, beautiful and inviting. The women at the front desk are always friendly, both over the phone and in person. I had a consultation for a breast augmentation in March. The consult was thorough! We discussed my hopes/goals, different types of implants, different methods of placement, and I got to try a bunch of implant sizes until I decided on a size I felt the best with. The nurse practitioner made sure to answer all of my questions and made me feel so reassured throughout the whole process. I was then presented with price estimates and payment/financing options. They made my decision to move forward so easy and never made me feel pressured. I am now 5 weeks post-op and could not be happier with my results! Dr. Nuveen was amazing and far exceeded my expectations! He made me feel comfortable from start to finish. He explained things clearly/concisely and made sure to address any questions I had (both pre and post op)! He truly gave me back all of the confidence I’d lost after breastfeeding and I could not be more grateful. 10/10 would recommend ❤️"- J.R. / Google / May 11, 2022
How Is Chin Augmentation Performed?
During chin augmentation, the implant is positioned over the bone below the lips. A pocket is created, which will hold the prosthesis in place. Sometimes the bone is shaved to create a groove for the implant. Incisions are commonly placed in two areas that can easily conceal scars – on the underside of the chin or inside the lip, just between where the lower lip meets the gum. The results after this procedure are almost always positive for patients. An experienced surgeon will create subtle yet dramatic enough results to make a significant improvement to a person’s self-esteem.
What Results Can I Expect from Chin Implants?
Chin implant surgery may use either local anesthesia or general anesthesia, depending on the surgical case. The procedure is performed in an accredited surgical facility. It may last up to two hours. A liquid diet is usually recommended during the first three days after the surgery to avoid any pressure around the chin as the sutures are sensitive until healed. The patient is allowed only light activities until the second week. There will be numbness in the area surrounding the implant. While this is normal, the sensation will gradually improve as the weeks pass. As with any implant surgery, it generally takes up to a full year for the implant to settle into position and create an outcome that is soft, natural, and normal in feeling.
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Chin Augmentation FAQ
How much does chin augmentation cost?
On average, the cost for chin augmentation surgery is $3,970 - $5,000. However, these fees are subject to change. No doctor/patient relationship is established until their exam. Consent in perpetuity until canceled in writing.
Will chin augmentation leave scars?
The incisions made during a chin augmentation procedure are placed inconspicuously within the inside of the lip or under the chin. Therefore, there is limited to no scarring that occurs with this procedure. The degree of chin augmentation scarring depends on the incision technique used. If the incisions were made inside your mouth, the scars will not be visible. If external incisions were made, they should be hidden under the chin.
How long does it take to perform chin augmentation?
Chin augmentation surgery from start to finish generally takes less than an hour.
Can chin implants be removed?
Yes. The implants are made of smooth silicone. They are not secured into the bone. Removal of the implant can be done quite easily in the office under just local anesthesia.
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