The chin and cheekbones are the most prominent bone
structures of the jaw and the cheeks respectively. They
can be modified with the insertion of an implant or
moving the chin bone forward or backward (aesthetic
There are several material used for implants, being
the most common one, solid silicone. The silicone is
sculpted to adapt to each individual and it is placed
directly over the person's bone to create a fuller,
more balanced look.
Incisions and insertion are through the mouth along
the upper or lower lip, in the skin just under the chin
area or through the lower eyelid.
The procedure is performed under local anesthesia and
simultaneously with rhinoplasty.