Non surgical cheek augmentation

Non surgical cheek augmentation

Chin Augmentation without surgery

Patients who would like to enhance the appearance of their chin may need a surgical procedure also called a genioplasty or chin implant. But many patients with minor or less severe irregularities of the chin can have a non-surgical shaping of the chin with a dermal filler injection, Restylane, Evolence, which is painless, safe, with a quick recovery and minimal downtime.

A non-surgical chin augmentation is an excellent and affordable option for patients who would like to achieve a more pleasing appearance without the risks of surgery.

What Is Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation with Filler Injections?

The non-surgical, noninvasive chin augmentation, or non-surgical genioplasty involves the use of a dermal filler, Evolence or Restylane injected to reshape and contour the chin to achieve a natural aesthetic appearance, in a quick, safe and effective out-patient treatment.

Who is a good candidate for Non-surgical Chin Augmentation?

Any patient who desires an improvement in the size and shape of the chin may be suitable for non-surgical chin shaping – chin augmentation. Patients with a small or weak chin can improve the balance of their face using an injectable filler – Evolence or Restylane. Also, patients who have deformities of the chin either from birth or from injuries can achieve significant improvement without the pain, risk and recovery associated with surgery.

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How Is Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation Treatment Performed?

Initial consultation will determine the goals of treatment, make note of any associated abnormalities or asymmetry and plan the optimum non-surgical chin shaping to achieve the ideal result in each patient. Treatment is carried out in the out-patient setting and takes 15 – 20 minutes. A local anesthetic injection is used to ensure that the treatment is as comfortable as possible. Evolence or Restylane is injected into the chin to improve the shape, profile, projection and symmetry.

Will Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation Treatment Be Painful / Cause Bruising?

Minimal discomfort is expected during the treatment and no bruising should occur with the careful techniques used. Any mild bruising will usually resolve after 1 week. Your chin may feel tender for the first 3 – 5 days.

When will results be seen following non-surgical chin augmentation?

Improvement in chin shape and projection will be seen immediately following non-surgical chin reshaping. Any swelling will resolve in 1 week.

How Long Will the Result of Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation Last?

Evolence will provide long lasting improvement in chin shape for approximately 12months. Restylane dermal filler will provide results that last for 6 to 9 months. Repeat treatments are recommended every 12 – 18 months to maintain the desired shape.

What Are the Side Effects or Risks Following Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation?

Mild discomfort, swelling and bruising can occur. Reactions following Restylane or Evolence are rare.

When Will I Be Able to Return to Normal Activities After Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation?

Restricted activities are advised for 48 hours following non-surgical chin reshaping. Normal activities can be resumed thereafter.

Source:

https://www.lbps.co.uk/chin-shaping/

 

10 common questions about non surgical cheek augmentation

1What does cheek augmentation do?
Cheek implants, also sometimes called cheek augmentation, are inserted to enhance cheekbones or to make the cheeks fuller. Like other types of plastic surgery procedures, cheek augmentation can make your face appear more youthful or balance your facial features, making you feel more attractive.
2How long does swelling last after cheek implants?
Most of the visible swelling will disappear by about 2 weeks. There may still be a feeling of numbness, which means that some swelling is still present. It will take several weeks before the last bit of swelling has resolved. You should not sleep on your face for at least 6-8 weeks following surgery
3Is cheek augmentation permanent?
Cheek augmentation using a facial implant is a more permanent way of enhancing and adding volume and support to the cheeks and overlying soft tissues. A cheek augmentation also results in mild "lifting" of the face and jowls
4How long do cheek implants last?
A screw fixated implant can last a lifetime, but be removed in 10 minutes or changed in size in about 25 minutes, making silicone facial implants a mainstay of cosmetic facial surgery. Cheek implants are a simple, effective, customizable, permanent and reversible procedure.
5Which filler is best for cheek augmentation?
"Radiesse is my go-to volumizing filler for the malar area [ed. note: cheek bones], the mid-face or the temporal hollow because the longevity is predictable," he says, adding that other choices for these areas are the "heavy hyaluronic acid fillers such as Juvederm Voluma XC, and for deep deposition, Perlane-L from the
6Do cheek implants make you look younger?
How Cheek Implants Can Make You Look Younger. Well-sculpted cheekbones that rest high on the face provide distinct contours that create a youthful, attractive appearance. As you age, those perky, round cheeks can begin to lose volume, making them look flat and droopy
7Do cheek implants lift face?
While any area of your face can be augmented with implants, the cheeks, chin and jaw are the most common sites for facial implants. If you are bothered by a small chin, weak jaw or lack of facial contour, plastic surgery with facial implants may benefit you.
8Are cheek implants dangerous?
The possible risks of cheek augmentation include, but are not limited to: Bleeding. Infection. Poor healing of incisions.
9How are cheek implants put in?
If solid cheek implants are used, then the incision is based on your surgeon's preferred approach. Some plastic surgeons insert cheek implants through an incision inside the mouth, whereas other plastic surgeons perform the operation through an incision under your eyelid.
10Can you feel cheek implants?
The person will experience some tenderness. Post-operative discomfort may be controlled with prescribed medications. Most people feel a stretched, tight sensation in the cheek area after getting cheek implants or fillers, but this usually subsides in a week.

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