Chin Augmentation - Adelaide

CHIN AUGMENTATION

The chin is a telltale area of ageing, especially in women of middle age and above. Loss of deep supporting fat here, combined with gum recession and loss of bone, impacts the lower face causing a puckered or pouty chin. The chin crease below the lips is also caused by tissue loss and sagging skin. In our fifties, the mentalis muscle becomes hyperactive to compensate for sagging skin, resulting in a pebbly or dimpled appearance of the chin for a ‘witchy chin look’.  Chin augmentation may be the solution that you have been looking for.

Chin augmentation gives the face proportion and defines the jaw so that facial features are in harmony. It can be done through surgery, but this involves downtime with bruising and swelling up to six weeks after treatment. Instead, there is a non-invasive, non-surgical chin augmentation treatment that’s quick, safe and effective for a natural, balanced aesthetic appearance.

Frequently Asked Questions

For minor or less severe irregularities of the chin, or for jowls, a pointed witchy chin or a double chin, we offer dermal fillers as chin augmentation treatment options.

We only use the safest, most effective, naturally biodegradable dermal fillers at Advanced Cosmetic Medicine. These are clear and high-quality natural product (term forbidden by TGA) gels which closely mimic the natural natural product (term forbidden by TGA) in our skin. They are injected just beneath the surface of the skin for a lifted and contoured look that can smooth lines and wrinkles and improve facial proportions.

Natural Product (term forbidden by TGA) volumises, softens and hydrates the skin. It also aids collagen and elastin organisation underneath the skin which gives the skin a refreshed, more rejuvenated appearance.

Dermal fillers can be used most effectively and naturally to restore areas of lost volume in the face that occurs as we age, which often contributes to the sag and jowling. Strategic and skilful placement of filler can lift and support the face naturally with no need for a surgical procedure. Chins can be remodelled and given more definition.

We may recommend a combination of treatments to reduce the chin fat as well as to tighten the area along the jaw and under the chin. Dr Targett will give you all the advice you need.

Any patient who desires an improvement in the size and shape of the chin may be suitable for non-surgical chin shaping – chin augmentation. Patients with a small or weak chin can improve the balance of their face using an injectable filler. Also, patients who have deformities of the chin either from birth or from injuries can achieve significant improvement without the pain, risk and recovery associated with surgery.

A jaw enhancement treatment uses injections of dermal fillers. Several types of injectable filler products are commonly used for jaw enhancement. Fillers come in a few different types; permanent, semi permanent and non-permanent. By far, the most common is non-permanent because its effects are temporary and can be easily reversed. A permanent filler can only be removed surgically.

During the treatment, small volumes of dermal filler gel are injected at several places along the jawline. This process changes the contours of the area by filling in the skin from the inside out. The result is a jawline that looks more prominent and well defined. Injections of dermal filler can help to plump loose skin hanging from the jawline, making the area look younger and rejuvenated.

The entire jaw enhancement takes about 30 minutes. Afterwards, patients are free to leave our office immediately and return to their normal daily activities. There are no bandages required, and no downtime is needed. Patients should avoid rubbing or touching their jaw for several days, and sleep with their head and neck elevated.

The results of jaw enhancement treatments usually last between 6 and 12 months. Gradually, the body absorbs the injected material, and the jaw returns to its pre-treatment appearance. Many patients return for repeat visits to keep up the appearance of their jawline.

Improvement in chin shape and projection will be seen immediately following non-surgical chin reshaping. Any swelling will resolve in 1 week.

Chin augmentation treatment can have long lasting effects for 9-12 months. Your medical practitioner will give you all the advice you need.  Repeat treatments are recommended every 12 – 18 months to maintain the desired shape.

Minimal discomfort is expected during the treatment and no bruising should occur with the careful techniques used. Any mild bruising will usually resolve after 1 week. Your chin may feel tender for the first 3 – 5 days.

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Our Commitments

Our commitment to you is to provide you with the highest standard of service, treatment and patient care. You will always receive personal attention and treatment from Dr Rahma Targett each and every time you visit us.

Dr Targett will take the time to listen to your cosmetic needs and provide you with sound advice and realistic expectations. We will work with you to develop a plan tailored to your specific needs and goals.  Dr Targett will take the time to explain the procedure and provide you with expectations of the outcomes.

Following your treatment, we will provide you with the aftercare and advice that you deserve.  At Advanced Cosmetic Medicine, you will have the peace of mind that you are being treated by a qualified doctor in aesthetic medicine.

Dr Targett and her team will provide you with everything you need to achieve your aesthetic and health goals.

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Advanced Cosmetic Medicine

Unit 58/41-47 Melbourne St

North Adelaide

SA. 5006

Ph: 0403 690 031

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