Chin Enhancement Surgery (Genioplasty, Mentoplasty) Guide

Chin Enhancement Surgery (Genioplasty, Mentoplasty) Guide

A chin enhancement is an operation to improve the structure of the chin, known medically as chin augmentation, mentoplasty or genioplasty. It can involve the use of an implant to change the shape and projection of the chin.

SUMMARY

Procedure time

1 hr

Overnight stay

Optional

Anaesthetic

General

Recovery time

6 weeks to 12 weeks

Overview

Surgery Goals
Candidates
The Consultation
Preparing for Sugery
The Procedure
Aftercare
Risks and Complications

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FAQs

Here are some of the most common chin enhancement FAQs that patients ask about the procedure below.

How long will my chin enhancement results last for?
Can I wear makeup after chin enhancement surgery?
When can I shower and wash my hair after chin enchancement surgery?
When will the swelling and bruising on my face settle?
Can I wear makeup after chin enhancement surgery?
Do I need a GP referral for chin enhancement surgery?
What are the effects of smoking, drugs and alcohol on chin enhancement surgery?

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Chin enhancement surgery can improve the structure of the chin and improve the patient's confidence in their appearance

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