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Submitted by sammamishAdmin in Chin Implants on May 4th

Question:
I have read that some chin augmentations involve removing bones from the chin. What type of people need this type of procedure?

Answer:
Usually when removing bone from the chin, it is not for augmentation purposes but quite the opposite – for chin reduction when the chin is quite prominent and extended forward. This can give a more masculine appearance for women, but the procedure can be performed on men and women both. The incision is made inside the mouth or underneath the chin, in order to shave the bone. There can be a risk of injury to the nerves that provide sensation to the skin around the chin area. If nerve damage happens, the result would be numbness of the chin.


Submitted by sammamishAdmin in Chin Implants on May 3rd

Question:
I'm interested in getting a chin implant but I'm concerned about how it will look and feel afterward? Does it feel unnatural?

Answer:
The use of chin implants is very common. They do look and feel quite natural, but it may take several months before they achieve that completely. There are several types of chin implants which can be used, depending upon the desired result. Downtime is usually 5 – 7 days, with swelling and bruising. A small incision is made under the chin, with scarring almost unnoticeable after several months. The end result is, again, natural looking and feeling.



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