Chin augmentation is a non-surgical, non invasive chin reshaping, involves the use of a dermal filler, injected to reshape and contour the chin to achieve a natural aesthetic appearance, in a quick, safe and effective out-patient treatment.This treatment can alter the underlying structure of the face, providing better balance to the facial features. Patients who seek chin augmentation have a desire for more chin projection with better definition. By adding volume to the chin and lower jawline, the skin below the chin is also tightened, often improving the neckline as well.
What does the treatment involve?
CONSULTATION: At the start of any chin augmentation treatment a thorough consultation will take place, where our specialized dermatologist who will examine your face and discuss with you your specific skin needs and concerns.
PROCESS: AN anaesthetic cream is applied to the area being treated to ensure that the treatment is as comfortable as possible. Once numb the specialized dermatologist will mark the area of the area that needs treatment and a dermal filler is injected into the chin to improve the shape, profile, projection and symmetry.
TIME: The procedure takes about 30-40 minutes.FINISHING: After the procedure you might notice redness, swelling or bruising for the first few hours after the treatment, this is normal.
NUMBER OF TREATMENTS NEEDED: Results can last from 6 to 8 months. With repeated treatments, the results may last longer.
Frequently Asked Questions:
DOES IT HURT?
While everyone experiences different levels of pain, an anaesthetic cream is applied to help with any discomfort.
WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?
Patients will see results straight away. Just allow a little time for some redness and possible bruising around the injection sites to subside.
AFTERCARE OF CHIN RESHAPING ?
1. Do not touch or rub the treated area for 12 hours after injection.
2. Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours.
3. Avoid extensive sun or heat for 72 hours.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
Minor swelling, bruising and redness, which may appear will subside quickly.
HOW LONG DOES IT LAST?
Dermal fillers will provide results that last for 6 to 8 months. Repeat treatments are recommended every 12 – 18 months to maintain the desired shape.
WHO IS NOT A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR CHIN AUGMENTATION?
Patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have severe allergies.