The Chin is to increase or decrease the size of the chin, thus achieving harmony and equlibrio with the other factions.
If what you want is to increase the chin a silicone implant is used. If you want to decrease its size acts directly on bone.
Chin augmentation has a positive and dramatic change. And usually to achieve harmony in the face accompanied by other procedures such as Rhinoplasty – Nose Surgery and Bichectomia – surgery cheeks.
Most chin implants are made of silicone, are firm but soft, its placement is more accurate and can usually be very easy:
Types of solid implants
Usually synthetic, whose most common material is solid silicon. Unlike implants used for breast augmentation, the solid silicone implants does not rupture or leak generated in the body.
Other materials that are widely used as chin implants are polyethylene, expanded polytetrafluoroethylene and a product of acellular dermal matrix (Alloderm).
Synthetic implants come in various shapes and sizes and can also be tailored to each patient.
Some surgeons, this procedure also used for bone or cartilage, taken from elsewhere in the body. However, this implies an increased risk of infection, experts.
Most common forms of solid implants
Central anatomic implant: is suitable to improve the projection of the central chin forward and makes it look more defined jaw, giving it a triangular appearance to the face.
Extendible anatomic implant: it is appropriate to improve chin projection and provides a sharper line, stylized and elegant jaw.
Slightly square jaw implant: the implant has an extension that runs along the jawline and wider, giving it a look square to the jaw. It is suitable for men who want a stronger and more masculine facial appearance.
The chin can also be increased or rebuild With these products. Most of them are made from collagen, hydroxyapatite and hyaluronic acid.
Collagen and hyaluronic acid are temporary fillings do not last more than a few months because the body absorbs over time. So if you want lasting results, you should continue to receive the injections.
With injectable fillers it is possible that the filler migrates out of place or make lumps. Infection is possible, but not common.