Our chin plays a vital role in determining facial attractiveness. We Asian tend to have short and receded chin as compared with our Western counterpart. Traditionally people will opt for surgical chin implantation to correct this facial deformity. Surgery related complications may occur and long recovery time may be needed. However technology has improved and people nowadays can own a new strong chin with just a simple procedure in less than 30 min.
Topical anaesthesia numbing cream is applied onto the treatment area for 15-20 minutes before the treatment. 1-3 injection points are needed to administer the filler product into your chin. Subsequently minimal moulding is done to achieve the best natural result. Lastly, antibiotics cream is applied onto the injection points to prevent infection
Hyaluronic acid based fillers such as Belotero Intense last between 12-18 months. Calcium hydroxyapatite based fillers such as Radiesse last slightly longer between 15-24 months.
Most patients tolerate the procedure very well due to prior topical anaesthesia applied and also the injected dermal filler contains lidocaine which adds to the comfort during and after the procedure.
Chin Filler can be temporary (last between 9-12 months) or semi-permanent (last up to 2-3 years) depending on the product being used.
Some commonly used filler products are Hyaluronic acid based filler (Belotero Intense, Juvederm Voluma, Restylane Volyme) and Calcium hydroxyapatite based filler (Radiesse) for chin augmentation.
Hyaluronic acid based filler is reversible and will be absorbed by your body eventually causing the chin to go back to original appearance.
Regular Chin Filler injection is recommended to maintain the desired appearance.Get a Customised Treatment
Most side effects of Chin Fillers are minor and temporary related to injection such as redness and swelling. This is perfectly normal and will usually subside after a few hours. Cold compress can be applied to reduce the swelling. Other minor adverse effects are bruising and mild pain. Some other rarer side effects are lumpiness, migration of filler, allergy and infection.
Yes. It is advisable to combine Chin Filler with other non-surgical treatments such as HIFU, Jawline filler, Masseter Botox or thread lift to achieve a more significant facial improvement.