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If you look in the mirror and feel that your chin is not balanced with the rest of your facial features, there is help. Chin augmentation in Annapolis from Dr. Namita Murthy is a safe and permanent solution to provide jaw definition and facial harmony.
Chin augmentation is one way of changing the shape and size of your chin. There are both non-surgical and surgical options to change the angle of your chin.
Dermal fillers can be used to provide semi-permanent augmentation and contouring to the chin. A more permanent option is a chin implant, which is available in a wide array of biocompatible materials that molds to your jaw bone to provide a new chin contour. They look and feel natural. Annapolis chin augmentation is available from Dr. Namita Murthy, an expert facial plastic surgeon, board-certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Throughout history, a strong chin has been considered attractive when it comes to facial balance.
Chin augmentation offers an opportunity to create a more prominent and more traditionally attractive profile as well as balance other facial features. Chin augmentation is an excellent complement to rhinoplasty (nose surgery) because the combination can balance the face and produce truly striking results. If you are looking for a more attractively shaped chin and are in Annapolis chin augmentation surgery performed by Dr. Murthy will be done with care and a feminine aesthetic eye.
When you meet with Dr. Namita Murthy, the two of you will determine if you are a good candidate for a chin implant. You will be a good candidate for chin implants if you are in good health and want a permanent solution to creating a fuller and more attractively shaped chin.
Dr. Murthy will discuss other treatments that may make more sense for you if you are not a good candidate for a chin implant. For example, injectable fillers may be used to create the look of a more prominent chin as a non-surgical option. Fillers, although a temporary solution, are good first steps to give you an idea of what a difference an enhanced chin can make. Then if you desire a permanent fix, you can opt for the implant. Fat grafting is sometimes an option as well.
Before any treatment, Dr. Murthy will discuss what your goal is for the appearance of your chin. She will also talk about any other facial plastic surgery procedures such as rhinoplasty, a facelift, or neck lift, that might be an addition to the chin implant based on your goals.
She will review your medical history, analyze the condition of your skin and examine your facial structure. Chin implant surgery is usually done as an outpatient procedure with either general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation.
Dr. Murthy will then make a small incision on the inside of your mouth or underneath your chin. This allows space for the chin implant in front of the chin bone and underneath the muscle. The implant is attached with sutures to ensure it stays in place. The incision is then closed. The surgery usually lasts less than an hour.
Dr. Murthy will outline your post-surgical care during your consultation to give you plenty of time to prepare before your surgery.
She will discuss with you what to expect and how to care for your incision. Recovery is different for each patient, but you can expect some swelling and bruising, although this is often not visible since the surgery is done inside the mouth or below the chin. You will need to sleep face up with your head elevated for one or two weeks. You will likely be able to return to normal activities within a week. However, strenuous activities may need to wait a few more weeks. Dr. Murthy will be available for any concerns you may have throughout the healing process.
When all the swelling has disappeared, you will notice an improved profile. Age may change your face in other ways, but the contour of your chin should remain. Any scar under your chin will fade, or in the case of those in the mouth, be completely hidden. You may notice an improvement in the balance and proportion of your facial features and the appearance of a double chin may be reduced. You will likely have an improved definition of your neck and jawline.
Dr. Namita Murthy is fellowship-trained and certified by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Her focus is on facial plastic surgery that results in a natural look. If you are looking for chin augmentation Annapolis facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Murthy asks you to contact her to discuss ways to get the chin contour you want.