Chin implant surgery
Chin implants are made from a variety of materials including silicone, other man-made materials (such as polythene) or tissue from your own body. The steps generally include:
• The medical practitioner makes an incision either on the underside of the chin or inside the mouth at the lower lip.
• If you are having surgery using your own tissue, this may be achieved by having the bone of your chin cut and moved forward, then secured with metal plates and screws.
• If your surgery involves a synthetic implant, the implant is put into position and the incision is closed
Potential complications of facial implant surgery
All surgery carries some degree of risk. Some of the potential complications of facial implant surgery include: