About Chin Augmentation
Chin augmentation is a popular aesthetic treatment that reshapes the chin for individuals who have a recessed chin or one they believe is too large. Many times when a chin is too small, it can create a lack of profile definition. Cosmetic chin surgery can be performed to enhance your chin, but is it most effective when using silicone or polypropylene implants to remake a stronger jawline and a more defined profile. Dallas, TX plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Schwartz performs various options to consider for your chin augmentation. Aside from implants, which are produced in numerous sizes and shapes, nonsurgical treatments such as injectable fillers or Kybella can be used to reshape your chin. For oversized chins, genioplasty may be considered. This surgery at Robert Schwartz Plastic Surgery in Dallas, TX shaves and removes bone to reduce your chin and jaw to a smaller size.
Chin augmentation is a treatment for both women and men. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your chin and dislike the weak profile it creates, chin augmentation can redefine the overall look of your face. It is also common for some of our patients to combine rhinoplasty along with their chin augmentation treatment. This combined approach offers a great opportunity for the features of your face to be in line and balanced.
"After two previous, unsatisfied breast augmentations, I was referred to Dr Schwartz! He was very focused & determined on making sure that he knew exactly what I was wanting & went above & beyond to assure me that I would be satisfied with the results. I am 100% elated with the results that I achieved from the knowledge & skills of Dr Schwartz! Thank you staff & Dr Schwartz for a superb experience!"- B.F. / Facebook / May 23, 2018
"Dr. Schwartz paid attention to me and what I wanted. He made sure I knew exactly why I chose this and that I was doing for the right reasons. I would highly recommend at least getting a consultation in with him so you can see for yourself why he is one of the best."- A.C. / Facebook / May 09, 2018
"The Eyes Have It! - I researched countless services and discovered Dr. Schwartz among several well respected plastic surgeons. I began calling the providers and after considering the professionalism of the office staff and information provided via the internet and phone, I consulted with two surgeons in person. I waited an hour and five minutes before being seen by one surgeon who was pretentious, unapologetic and spent 10 minutes describing multiple procedures he recommended, without listening to me. My experience with Dr. Schwartz was far different. His staff was professional and friendly. Although Dr. Schwartz is very skilled in his profession, he was unpretentious, personable, and listened to my concerns. He laid out a specific plan for blepharoplasty and didn’t try to sell other procedures."- O. / RealSelf / May 05, 2018
"Several years ago, my eyelids began to droop just like my mother's. The aging process caused my eyes to look tired and uneven, and it was beginning to impair my vision. So I researched countless services for corrective surgery, and discovered Dr. Schwartz among several well respected plastic surgeons. I began calling the providers and after considering the professionalism of the office staff and information provided via the internet and phone, I consulted with two surgeons in person. I waited an hour and five minutes before being seen by one surgeon who was pretentious, unapologetic and spent 10 minutes describing multiple procedures he recommended, without listening to me. My experience with Dr. Schwartz was far different. His staff was professional and friendly. Although Dr. Schwartz is very skilled in his profession, he was unpretentious, personable, and listened to my concerns. He laid out a specific plan for blepharoplasty and didn't try to sell other procedures. It has been over 2 months since my surgery and I love the difference it made in my face. I am actually able to see better since my eyes are more open. I don't look continuously tired and my eyes are even again. It took years off of my face, yet I still look natural."- D.O. / Yelp / May 05, 2018
"HIGHLY RECOMMED - 5 STARS! I highly recommend Dr. Schwartz. The whole process was quick and easy and I am very satisfied with the results. The office staff and staff at the Surgery Center were exceptional. I enjoyed the whole experience."- D. / RealSelf / Mar 30, 2018
General anesthesia is used during chin augmentation, or IV sedation in some cases. An incision is first placed under your chin. Through this incision, a surgical pocket is formed to secure the implant in place, which includes shaving some of the bone to make grooves to keep your implant in position. The implant is inserted and positioned over the bone, below your bottom lip. Sometimes the incision can also be made inside the lip where it meets your gumline. Both incision points help to hide scars. Tiny stitches are used to safely close the incisions, and your lower face will be wrapped with medical garments.
What to Expect
Cosmetic chin surgery produces immediate visible outcomes, which is usually very exciting for our patients. Although facial swelling and bruising will occur right after your surgery, this is temporary. In most cases, chin augmentation roughly takes two weeks of recovery. Strenuous activity should be avoided during this time period. Chin augmentation has extremely high success rates and under the hands of a reputable surgeon like Dr. Schwartz, your outcome will look natural and proportionate.
Plan Your Procedure
Redefine Your Profile
Chin surgery has proven to be extremely beneficial to many patients of plastic surgeon Dr. Schwartz. This surgery creates harmony to the lower face and refines your facial features. If you are unhappy with the look of your chin and believe it is the wrong size and shape, chin augmentation can create the look you desire. Please contact Robert Schwartz Plastic Surgery in Dallas, TX and plan your consult to learn more about your options.