Chin Augmentation

Chin Augmentation in Sydney

Are you considering chin augmentation in Sydney?

Are you bothered by the shape of your chin? Do you believe that your chin is too small or large for the rest of your face? Not all of us have the genetics to have the chin or the jaw line that we wish for. However, we don’t have to spend our lives wishing for a different facial appearance. Did you know that there are multiple methods in modern facial plastic surgery to improve the size and shape of your chin? You can choose from several surgical and non-surgical options.

Options that can be considered for chin augmentation in Sydney include:-

•    Injections of dermal fillers to plump up the chin
•    Chin implants
•    Genioplasty – a surgical procedure designed to slide the chin bone forward

 

Deep dermal filler injections are performed at Norwest Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery under local anaesthesia by Sydney Plastic Surgeon, Dr Gavin Sandercoe. The other options are surgical, and would be performed at an accredited hospital or day surgery by Dr Sandercoe, along with general anaesthesia administered by a specialist anaesthetist to ensure your safety.

Surgical options are usually performed in conjunction with another procedure, such as a facelift or nose surgery, so pricing is not included on our website as it varies widely. It is exceedingly rare for any of these chin augmentation procedures to attract funding from Medicare, or therefore, your health fund.

The importance of other facial structures

Considering the overall facial balance is an important part of a chin augmentation in Sydney. Surgically enhancing the position, size and shape of your chin creates significant visual changes to how your neck and nose appear, especially from side on. The plastic surgeon must consider this when planning the chin augmentation procedure. In some cases, another procedure, such as a rhinoplasty (nose reshaping surgery), may be performed along with the chin augmentation in Sydney, to achieve the correct overall facial balance.

To achieve an optimal result from a chin augmentation, the appearance of the lips also needs to be considered, in conjunction with the impact of adjacent facial units – the nose, lips and neck. In some cases, surgical or non-surgical procedures for these parts of the face will help to achieve the overall desired results from the chin augmentation. Different patients may benefit from different procedures, so you’ll need a consultation with a specialist plastic surgeon to determine what would be best in your case.

What does Dr Sandercoe offer?

An initial consultation with Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Gavin Sandercoe and his team will help you to understand what your individual circumstances are, and what your options are for enhancing your chin shape. He will also explain any additional procedures that may help to get the facial appearance you desire.

Dr Gavin Sandercoe is a fully qualified Specialist Plastic Surgeon with training in different techniques of chin augmentation in Sydney. Dr Sandercoe does not favour one particular technique – he will discuss your options and propose a technique that is matched to your needs. This will help you on the road to recovering with a great result!

Find out more about an initial surgical consultation.

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