2 Hours


1 Week


Aesthetically Pleasing Chin


Mild to Moderate

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1 What are the types of Chin augmentation?

    There are two ways of doing the augmentation. Genioplasty, where the chin bone is cut and brought forward. The second method is by using implants(Silicone or Medpore).


  • 2

    It is a daycare procedure and you will be discharged from the hospital on the same day of surgery.


  • 3

    You will be seen by our anaesthetist before surgery and then admitted on the day of surgery. The surgery is conducted under general anaesthesia and takes about 1 hour. A small cut is made inside the mouth and the bone is cut and repositioned (Genioplasty) or an implant is placed and fixed with plates and screws. This means there are no external scars. The wound is closed with absorbable stitches. You will be given some pain killers, mouthwashes and antibiotics and discharged on the same day evening.

  • 4

    You might notice some mild oozing of blood from the normal mouth. You will also have some swelling and bruising which is normal. There will be a follow-up appointment after 1 week to check the wound. Most of the swelling goes down in a week, but final results can be usually seen after 6 weeks of surgery when the swelling and bruising completely recede.

  • 5

    You will be able to go back to normal activities from the next day. Strenuous activity like jogging, gym and sports can be resumed after 3 weeks.

  • 6

    Bleeding, swelling, bruising and pain are common complications that can happen. Sometimes infection of the operated site can occur. All these complications can be dealt with effectively by our team. Very rarely the implant can get exposed and we might have to take it out and look for alternate methods.


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