Your face is uniquely yours. It defines you, and it helps you to communicate and influence others. However, genetic factors, lifestyle, sun exposure and the environment can cause your face to age, appear tired and sunken, and cause your features to look unbalanced. This can lead to problems with your self-confidence as well as communicating with other people. Facial implants, such as cheek and chin implants, can increase your self-esteem and enhance your appearance by improving your facial structure and providing an attractive, harmonious balance to your face.
Types of Facial Implants
There are a variety of carefully styled facial implants available to help enhance specific contours of your face. They include:
- Cheek Implants – This particular implant helps patients achieve balanced, higher cheekbones and a fuller, youthful face. Cheek implants can be placed in conjunction with other cosmetic procedures including a face lift or blepharoplasty. They can be inserted through existing incisions of these procedures, or through an incision made inside your upper lip or lower eyelid.
- Lower Jaw Implants – These implants can help reshape the jawline to create wider, stronger jaws. Implants are placed inside of the lower lip.
- Chin Implants - By bringing the chin into balance with the rest of your face, chin implants can add length or projection to small chins. The implant is placed inside your lower lip, or under your chin.
Where do I begin?
A consultation with plastic surgeon Daniel Golshani, M.D. is your first step to learn how facial implants can better balance your face for a more attractive appearance. During the initial consultation, Dr. Golshani will discuss other surgical cosmetic procedures that can be combined with facial implants including rhinoplasty, face lift, microfat grafting and liposuction. Consultations are designed to educate you and will include a discussion of your goals, the likely outcomes, any risks or potential complications, and the prescribed course of treatment most suitable for you.