Chin prosthesis surgery is usually an outpatient procedure that takes about an hour. There are different types of implants depending on the size of your natural bone.
For cosmetic chin surgery, the chin prosthesis must be placed at the bottom of the jaw and then fixed in place. One surgical procedure is an intraoral incision in which a transverse incision is made inside the mouth and at the top of the groove between the lips and jaw. To create the right space for the implant, the muscle layer inside the chin is split. The middle groove of the muscle can be used to hold the prosthesis in place.
To do this, the surgeon makes a layer incision. After putting the prosthesis in its place, he sutures the incised layer to the orbicular muscle.
The chin cosmetic surgery or chin augmentation can be performed under general or local anesthesia. Chin prosthesis surgery can be performed simultaneously with other cosmetic surgeries such as rhinoplasty and facelift.
After surgery, the chin is closed with a pressure bandage, which stays on the chin for at least one night (or longer). Cold compresses are used to prevent excessive swelling of the chin. During the recovery period, the patient will be monitored for excessive swelling, hematoma, and infection. If the intraoral technique is used for surgery, hydrogen peroxide mouthwash is also prescribed. Patients have also prescribed antibiotics for a short period. Most patients can go to work within a week after this cosmetic surgery.
Chin augmentation is a popular surgery because it is a simple surgery and has few complications. But all cosmetic surgeries carry the least amount of risk. The risks of chin prosthesis surgery include the following:
- • Inflammation
- • Complications of anesthesia
- • Prolonged wounds
- • Excessive bleeding
- • Implant displacement, which may require corrective surgery.
- • Allergic reaction to implants
- • Nerve damage
Price & Cost
Price range: $7,000-10,000 Depending on the extent of surgery. Our surgeon can give you an exact estimate of the cost after examination & talking with you. The Consult session is free.
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