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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Male Vertical Lengthening Chin Implant

Background:  Chin implant surgery is the historically and still today the most commonly performed facial augmentation procedure. All contemporary chin implants, regardless of their style, are intended to provide a horizontal augmentative effect. In essence the implant is designed to be placed on the front edge of the chin bone just down to the inferior Read More…

Plastic Surgery History – Silicone Gel Chin Implants

Chin implants are the oldest form of alloplastic facial augmentation. Such implants have been available for over fifty years. Over half a century of clinical experience has led to many innovations in their shapes and sizes as well as the surgical techniques to place them. Throughout this history there are currently older patients walking around Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Female Facelift Enhanced by a Chin Implant

Background: The well known facelift operation affects both hard and soft tissue. It improves the shape of the neck as well as provides increased smoothness among the jawline. It does both because of superolateral soft repositioning helping to unmask a once better defined jawline that has become partially obscured by soft tissue redundancies. The one Read More…

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