The outcomes shown above are only relevant for this patient and do not necessarily reflect
the results other patients may experience, as results may vary due to many factors including the individual’s genetics and diet. The after photo was taken 3 months following the procedure.
A Chin Implant can change your profile
A chin implant is an excellent procedure for those wishing to add projection to their chin. In addition, it is very helpful to use in combination with neck liposuction for those who wish to change their profile.
How is a chin implant performed?
Dr Szalay performs the procedure under a general anaesthetic in a day hospital. He makes a small incision beneath the chin and inserts the implant after preparing the deep tissue. The whole procedure takes around one hour.
How long does a chin implant last?
The implant is made of silicone and is therefore permanent.
More information on a chin implant is available here
The cost is from $7700 (this includes the hospital and anaesthetist cost).
How long is the recovery period for a chin implant?
Following the procedure we may fit you with a bandage or head garment which you wear for one day. It is important for you to have someone to pick you up following the surgery and they will need to stay with you that night.
Some pain will occur so we give you a script for pain medication.
Bruising and swelling is likely and typically settles over 10 days. You may have some difficult using the lower lip and this also typically improves over 10 days.
We remove your sutures after 7 days and you should be able to return to work at the 10 day mark.
Dr Szalay will discuss what to expect during your recovery as part of your consultation and we will provide you with detailed pre and post operative instructions.
A detailed list of pre and post operative instructions is here.
As with any surgery, there are possible risks involved with a chin implant. Dr Szalay will discuss these with you during your consultation. A list of possible risks is here.
Dr. Szalay does his utmost to prevent and treat negative side effects. Please read the pre-operative instructions that we provide you with carefully and contact us anytime if you have any questions or concerns.
Here is what you can expect from your first consultation with Dr Szalay:
Step 1: Meeting with Dr Szalay
We will first discuss the areas of your chin or jawline that you would like to improve. We carry this out in a warm and professional environment to make you as comfortable as possible.
Step 2: Dr Szalay assesses your chin and explores feasibility
Dr Szalay will examine your chin, jawline and neck to ensure that a chin implant is the best solution for the results you desire.
Step 3: Dr Szalay explains the procedure
It is important that you are well informed about the procedure, which is why Dr Szalay takes this time to explain how it works, possible risks and answer any of your questions.
Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner