Traditionally, a man with a solid-large chin, a chiseled look cheek and with an angular profiled face has always been regarded as the embodiment of masculinity. Having these features can bring a profound effect not only in your physical appearance, but also in your personality and confidence. If you want to have a balanced and ideal face, you should have a full chin and well-defined cheeks which also contribute in having a pleasant and arresting look. cheek augmentation manila
However, just like with all other parts of a man’s body, your chin and cheeks begin to lose their fullness and vibrancy with the onset of aging. Chin and Cheeks Augmentation Surgeries can help you a lot in restoring back their volume and gives you a younger-looking appearance. They can improve your weak or hidden jawline, enhance the appearance of your small or recessed chin and bring your cheeks in balance with your other facial features. The overall goal is to bring harmony in your facial features which complement one another for an appearance that is naturally and uniquely yours.
Usually, most men choose to opt for chin and cheeks augmentations together with the other facial procedures like the Eyelid Surgery, Rhinoplasty and Facelift for a more beneficial and optimum results.
If you are interested to undergo these procedures, you should be in good health and have realistic expectations about the outcome of the surgery. Our cosmetic surgeon will develop a customized treatment plan for you based on a systematic evaluation of your overall health, facial structure and personal goals.
Reasons to have Chin and Cheeks Augmentations
• To restore back the natural appearance of your cheeks and rectify the lost facial fullness over time.
• To add fullness in your cheeks and strengthen your jaw lines.
• Cheeks augmentation can add fullness to your underdeveloped cheek bones and improve your facial balance which will result in a more youthful appearance.
• Chin implants improves the shape and appearance of your facial profile and add harmony and balance to facial features.
• Increased your overall self-esteem and self-confidence.
Both chin and cheeks augmentation surgeries are performed under local anesthesia, IV sedation and as outpatient procedures. They are performed as an out-patient basis. During the chin augmentation surgery, incisions are made inside of your mouth or hidden beneath your chin. Then the appropriate shape and size of the implant is inserted into the incision in the front of your jawbone. When the implant settles into the place, the incision is then closed. You can have an Elastoplasts dressing to stabilize your chin implant. The procedure usually lasts for about 30 minutes up to an hour.
In the case of cheek augmentation procedure, incisions are made either in the area of your lower eyelid or your upper lip. Then the implants are inserted into the pockets that were formed in front of your cheekbones and positioned them in place. This procedure takes about 30 to 45 minutes to perform. Cheek implants can give you long-lasting and more positive results unlike facial fillers, which require you to have a routine maintenance.
Candidates for the Surgery
There are many men of different ages and circumstances who have already undergo the chin and cheeks augmentations. Below are the factors that generally define good candidates for these procedures:
• You can clearly define reasons why you want the surgery.
• You accept the possible risks of the procedures and your responsibilities as a patient.
• You know and understand what the procedures can and cannot do.
• You are willing to accept minor asymmetries and have realistic expectations regarding the outcome of the procedures.
• You are emotionally secure, healthy and stable.
You must always keep your head elevated to minimize swelling and you must follow your surgeon’s specific instructions to allow the fast healing of your incisions.
All surgeries carry the possible risks with them which will be fully discussed to you by your surgeon during your consultation. Even having both chin and cheek augmentations, you can already return home on the same day. Just like in most patients’ case, you will usually feel fine after the procedure but are encouraged not to return to work and other regular activities in the remainder of the day. It is also advisable to have a capable adult with you for the first 24 hours after the procedure.
Scars are normal outcome of the procedures. The pattern and location of your incisions and the resulting scars will be discussed to you during the consultation. You may also experience some moderate discomfort, soreness, swelling, numbness and bruising at the incision sites. These can be managed with pain medications. Other rare cases like suffering from loss of sensations, infection, shifting of implant and rejection of implant are also possible. Usually, you can already return to your work within 5-7 days.
A successful chin and cheeks augmentation procedures will showcase results right away with constant improvements as the swelling subsides. Both techniques bring a more pleasant and younger looking chin and cheeks and improved the balance of your facial features. Results with these procedures may be long-lasting but proper skincare is essential after the surgeries and maintaining your youthfulness is a lifestyle and a choice.