Jay Leno probably has the most famous chin in show business. A strong chin makes a big statement. Most of patients who seek chin augmentation usually don’t want as profound of a chin as Jay Leno, but one that certainly levels facial symmetry.
At Mosharrafa Plastic Surgery, Dr. Ali Mosharrafa and Dr. Tamir Mosharrafa carefully evaluate each patient’s case to determine their goals of surgery and what can be achieved. Located in Phoenix, Mosharrafa Plastic Surgery specializes in facial reconstruction surgery, offering patients various types of plastic surgery options.
Chin augmentation is a popular surgery elected by men. Since 2000, chin augmentation (mentoplasty) procedures in the United States has increased 71 percent to 20,680 surgeries. Chin augmentation is not only utilized to make the chin bigger, but change the appearance of the chin. A person can have a chin augmentation for a bigger or longer appearance, usually relative to his or her nose.
As for many plastic surgeries, chin augmentation restores balance to the face. People who have a weak or receding chin, for instance, can choose to have their nose smaller for a more balanced looking face. This procedure is often none with a nose job (rhinoplasty) or facial liposuction to ensure that facial symmetry is achieved.
After a chin augmentation procedure, your face and chin will feel numb for up to 3 months. Swelling should subside after 6 weeks. Depending on the procedure (ie if it is coupled with rhinoplasty), you may be restricted to a soft diet for a couple days following. Light activity can be resumed the following day, and patients can return to work with 7 to 10 days.
If you are interested in learning more about chin augmentation, contact Dr. Ali Mosharrafa or Dr. Tamir Mosharrafa at our Phoenix office today. After a detailed physical assessment and review of your medical history, a surgical plan is designed that outlines and explains what the next steps are in the process. For any of your plastic surgery/aesthetic questions, turn to Mosharrafa Plastic Surgery!
The advice and information contained in this article is for educational purposes only, and is not intended to replace or counter a physician’s advice or judgment. Please always consult your physician before taking any advice learned here or in any other educational medical material.
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