Cheek / Chin implants surgery
Cheeks and chin implant is a very popular facial cosmetic surgery procedure among men and women for enhancing the size and shape of their cheeks and chin and making cheeks and/or chin in proportion to the facial features. The procedure can be done separately or together.
Cheek or chin implants surgery improves and enhances the facial features by inserting implants in the required areas. The aim of the chin and cheek implants surgery is to bring harmony in the facial features and make your features look stronger. It is often not known, but a chin implant done carefully enhances the appearance of your nose. Cheek and chin implants can be done alone or can be combined with other facial plastic surgery procedures such as Facelift, Rhinoplasty or Blepharoplasty.
The plastic surgery is availed by both men and women and is usually done after the facial bones are fully developed, i.e, after 18. The procedure is usually done under general anesthesia and takes around an hour.
It is quite advantageous for you to get the cheeks/chin implants plastic surgery abroad in India as the cost of cheeks/chin implants in India is much less as compared to the cost of facial implants surgery in UK, UK, US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada or any other western country for the same quality of services and equally skilled surgeons.
You would stay at the hospital/ clinic for one night for cheeks/ chin implant which is part of the surgical cost. Another week in India is required before you can fly back to your country. Thus, a total of eight days are required for cheeks/ chin implant plastic surgery overseas in India. If combined with other facial plastic surgery procedures such as Facelift, Rhinoplasty or Blepharoplasty, you would need about 10 – 14 days in India for the surgery and recovery before you can go back.
You are a candidate for cheek/ chin implants if you have lost facial volume or wish to enhance your facial features. If you wish to have higher and more prominent cheek bones or have underdeveloped cheek bones or asymmetry on both sides of the face, you are a candidate for cheek implants plastic surgery. You may be advised liposuction of the lower cheek to achieve better results.
You may be a good candidate for chin Implants if you have weak or receding chin or if you desire to improve the profile of your face.
The best candidates are those with realistic expectations, above 18, emotionally stable, physically healthy and understand the procedure well.
The surgeon makes an incision on either inside the mouth, near the junction between the lip and the gums for chin implant plastic surgery or on the eyelids for cheek augmentation plastic surgery, so that there are no visible scars. The surgeon then creates a pocket through this incision so that the implant can be inserted and placed. Sometimes, a small titanium screw may also be used to attach the implant to the bone. The incisions is then closed using absorbable sutures.
Recovery & Results
You will be advised to rest with your head elevated and to apply cold compresses to minimize swelling. Some patients experience difficulty in mouth opening or facial movements for the initial couple of days. You will be advised proper oral hygiene post-operatively. The stitches will dissolve by themselves over a period of time. The swelling will subside after 2 to 4 weeks.
You can expect little swelling after the surgery which shall subside in a couple of days. Any pain or discomfort shall be controlled with pain killers. Your surgeon shall tell you to sleep with head elevated and restrict activities for few days after the surgery to reduce the swelling.
Initially you may feel that the implant is too big for your face, but that is because of swelling. As the swelling becomes to subside, you shall begin to see and appreciate the new look of your face. The results of cheek / chin implant are visible after 2-3 weeks when the swelling subsides and are permanent.
Cost Cheek/ Chin implants surgery
The cost of cheek/ chin implant surgery in India can be obtained on request. The cost of cheek/ chin in India depends upon the skill and experience of the surgeon, facility and city where you are undergoing the procedure.
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