All those patients who have relatively small or retrusive chin are ideal candidates for chin implant. Sometimes, even asymmetry can be corrected with an appropriate Chin implant.
The procedure takes approximately 1 to 1.5 hours for completion.
Physical recovery is quite quick, and most of the daily activities can be resumed after the surgery. Some swelling and bruising is expected, but it does not prevent the patient from working or performing other activities.
Results of this procedure are permanent.
It is not a very painful procedure, although some pain and discomfort is expected, for the first 2 to 3 days which can easily be controlled through pain medication.
Potential complications include infection, scarring, bleeding, extrusion and asymmetry which can be avoided with a careful evaluation and execution of the surgery.
The cost varies depending on the surgeon fee, hospital charges and anesthesia fee. Therefore, it is suggested to consult with the surgeon to know the exact cost.