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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Female Chin Implant Replacement

  Background:  While chin augmentation is commonly performed and numerous implants styles and sizes exist to perform it, the patient’s gender should have an influence in the process. While men tend to prefer stronger and more square chin augmentation results, most women prefer a more subtler result with less augmentation and a rounder or even Read More…

Case Study – The Effect of the Vertical Lengthening Chin Implant

  Background: Besides rhinoplasty surgery for the nose, chin augmentation is the second most common facial reshaping procedure. What the nose and chin share in common is that they are both central projecting features of the face. While there are a variety of chin reshaping procedures that can be done, augmentation is by far the Read More…

Case Study – Custom Extended Square Vertical Lengthening Chin Implant

  Background: Chin implants come in a wide variety of styles and sizes. They have the greatest number of standard options available amongst all facial implants. This is because they have been clinically used for decades, longer than any other facial implant, and they are the most commonly performed facial implant augmentation. But despite these Read More…

Case Study – Custom Square Chin Implant

  Background: Most men that seek chin augmentation by an implanted device are satisfied with rounded anatomic implant shapes. With a large variety of such implant shapes and size from which to choose, patient satisfaction can be high. But there is a subset of men that seek a more square chin augmentation result. For these Read More…

Case Study – Sliding Genioplasty Combined with Chin Implant

  Background: Routine chin deficiencies are well managed by with an implant or a sliding genioplasty. The concept of a routine chin augmentation, in my experience, generally falls into a horizontal chin position movement of 10mms for less. Once the aesthetic need becomes greater than a centimeter there is undoubtably an overall lower jaw skeletal Read More…

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