Chin Augmentation

What are the risks of mentoplasty?

The risks of mentoplasty include numbness in the chin and lower lip area, asymmetry, implant displacement, or bone absorption. These risks are rare and will be discussed during the consultation. With any surgery, there is a (low) risk of post-operative infection, bleeding, and swelling.

What are the risks of mentoplasty?2021-05-28T16:10:17+02:00

What can I expect after a mentoplasty?

After a mentoplasty, you can expect not to feel much pain. Maybe a little pain in the first 3 - 5 days but your medication will ease this discomfort. There may be some swelling, bruising and tightness around your chin area but the compression garment will help reduce this. Most people can return to normal [...]

What can I expect after a mentoplasty?2021-05-28T16:02:02+02:00

How to prepare for mentoplasty surgery?

To prepare for mentoplasty surgery, you may be asked to stop smoking for 2 – 4 weeks prior to the procedure. Nicotine retards the healing process, and quitting for as long as possible before surgery helps improve blood flow. You might also have to have a blood test before surgery is performed. During the consultation [...]

How to prepare for mentoplasty surgery?2021-05-28T16:13:53+02:00

What is the mentoplasty procedure?

The mentoplasty procedure is performed under general anaesthetic. I will begin by cutting along the gum of the lower lip and separating it from the chin bone. If you are having a chin reduction, a wedge of bone will be cut out and removed. For a chin reshaping, a wedge of bone will be cut [...]

What is the mentoplasty procedure?2021-05-28T16:19:28+02:00

How to plan for mentoplasty?

First things first, when you plan for mentoplasty make an appointment to come and see me. During your first consultation, we will discuss your goals so that you have a good understanding of what can be achieved and what the realistic expectations should be. Mentoplasty will change the shape of your face and profile so [...]

How to plan for mentoplasty?2021-05-28T16:27:28+02:00

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