Frequently Asked Questions
What is Chin Augmentation?
Chin Augmentation is a surgical procedure performed to correct irregularities of the chin or lower jaw to improve the overall facial appearance for cosmetic enhancement, to treat facial deformities, etc.
What are the advantages of Chin Augmentation?
Few of the advantages of Chin Augmentation are:
- Enhance the overall facial appearance
- Symmetrical face
- Treatment for facial birth defects
What are the indications of Chin Augmentation?
Chin Augmentation is indicated in the following conditions:
- Facial deformities
- A protruding lower or upper jaw
- To provide facial symmetry
Who are the best surgeons/doctors to perform Chin Augmentation?
A certified and trained Maxillofacial Surgeon or an Orthodontist or a Plastic Surgeon who is well experienced in performing Chin Augmentation can perform this surgery.
What is the cost of Chin Augmentation?
Minimum cost for Chin Augmentation in Chennai starts from Rs. 58,500
Average expenses for Chin Augmentation in Chennai is approximately Rs. 85,500
Maximum amount to be paid for Chin Augmentation in Chennai rises up to Rs.1,62,260
Cost of Chin Augmentation depends on factors such as:
- Admission charges
- Consultation fee
- Patient age
- Type of hospital
- The admission room that you opted for
- Any other lab tests or examination tests
Is Chin Augmentation major surgery or minor surgery?
Chin Augmentation can be a major or minor surgery depending on the extent of the surgery and the necessary adjustments to correct facial deformities.
What are the risks and complications associated with Chin Augmentation?
Few of the risks and complications of Chin Augmentation:
- Swelling and infections
- Fracture to the jawbone
- A requirement of a revision surgery
How long does it take to complete Chin Augmentation?
Based on the extent of the surgical correction required to be performed, Chin Augmentation may take around 1-3 hours to complete.
What is the recovery time for Chin Augmentation?
Individuals who undergo Chin Augmentation may take 2-3 weeks to recover completely.
What is the success rate of Chin Augmentation?
The success rate of Chin Augmentation depends on the following factors:
- Patient age and medical condition
- Experience of the surgeon
- Type of surgery performed
However, the success rate of Chin Augmentation maybe 90%
What are the long-term results of Chin Augmentation?
Few of the long term results of Chin Augmentation:
- Maintaining facial symmetry
- Improved dental function
- Improved overall facial appearance and self-esteem
Can Chin Augmentation be detected in the future?
Chin Augmentation Surgery can be detected in the future by comparing the photos of before and after the surgery.
What are the options if Chin Augmentation fails?
In case of a failed Chin Augmentation Surgery, the doctor may suggest a revision surgery or usage of alternative treatment methods.
What are the alternatives for Chin Augmentation?
Few of the alternatives for Chin Augmentation Surgery can be :
- Dental retainers