About Chin Augmentation
Plastic Surgeon Dr. Juris Bunkis performs chin augmentation surgery at Orange County Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA to contour the chin to a more desirable profile. A chin that is too short or too large can cause the face to look disproportionate, which can cause much insecurity. However, with chin augmentation, your chin can be transformed with implants or microfat grafting to achieve the look you want most. Since every patient is unique, Dr. Bunkis will sit down with you in a private consultation to examine your chin and listen to all your aesthetic concerns and goals. Dr. Bunkis can also discuss the other cosmetic treatments that can be combined or performed at a later time to further improve your look. Such treatments might include nose surgery or a facelift.
The best candidates for chin augmentation surgery:
- Have a weak or short chin due to genetics or trauma
- Have a nose that appears too large
- Want a more proportionate look for facial balance
- Want a more distinctive profile
Chin Augmentation Reviews
"I have been a patient of OCPS since 2006. At that time I interviewed several Cosmetic Surgeons insuring that when I decided on one I would have all the information I needed to make the most informed decision for me. I did my due diligence with background and credential search and made my decision to have Dr. Bunkis perform my midface lift, upper and lower eyes and breast reduction. This decision was based on his willingness to listen to what I was trying to accomplish, goes without saying that I was looking for a natural refreshed look. The consultation was relaxed, unhurried and all my questions had been answered. After listening to me he gave his opinion and suggestions. At his recommendation a brow lift was "not necessary" One suggestion was to have a small chin implant to help balance my face. I have to say I was a little unsure about that but so very happy that I listened. Such a small proceedure resulted in wonderful results. At that point I began about a 6 mos regimen of skin care with the assistance of his fabulous Esthetician staff. Why have a great surgery if your skin is not in the best condition! My surgery and recovery proceeded beautifully. The office staff and post op care was outstanding! I was beyond happy with my results! Still to this day I am complimented on how "great" I look. For me the best compliment is "you don't look like you have had surgery"!! Its been about 6 years now and I am looking to have that forehead lift in the future. His staff is unmatched! Where can you go and find the same friendly, professional staff after 6 years! Being retired from the medical profession I can tell you that is very rare. I consider each and everyone of them my friend and that is how they greet me when I come in for my skin care with Ann. Speaking of Ann she is an extraordinary skin care specialist I see her routinely for facials and peels. She is instrumental in helping me keep my skin in tiptop condition. The OCPS product line is superb and I am on my second go round of all the products. Very pleased with the results. If you are considering any cosmetic surgery don't hesitate in scheduling an appt with Dr. Bunkis and his staff, you won't be sorry! When you interview Cosmetic Surgeons make sure you take a close look at the staff usually you will see some of their work. Look "over done" beware. The staff in Dr. Bunkis office is a great example of what natural, less is more, cosmetic surgery should look like."- Anonymous / Vitals / Feb 10, 2012
"Everything was perfect! I wouldn't change a thing! - Everything was perfect! I wouldn't change a thing!"- T.A. / SmileReminder / Jun 30, 2014
"The best Doctor.He has a great bedside manner.He explained in detail of my surgery - The best Doctor.He has a great bedside manner.He explained in detail of my surgery. Dr has kind and very professional staff. Great experience."- H.M. / SmileReminder / Nov 14, 2012
"Dr. Bunkis is so kind and generous with his ti... - Dr. Bunkis is so kind and generous with his time. He truly cares about his patients. His staff is extremely friendly and personable. Five stars does not accurately represent the level of service you will receive from him and his staff!"- A.L. / SmileReminder / Feb 10, 2017
"My visit with Dr Bunkis and his team was amazin... - My visit with Dr Bunkis and his team was amazing their welcoming and full of smiles which is a good and comforting feeling. They supplied me with so much information and answered all my questions I had in full detail where I could understand them. I Appreciated them for fitting me in at the last minute and taking the time to work With me on my busy schedule. I'm greatful to them all And I want to say Thank u to the Dr and his team. U all are Awesome"- K.M. / SmileReminder / Mar 03, 2017
What to Expect
A patient will be under deep sedation during chin surgery, which is performed as an outpatient procedure at Orange County Surgery Center.The plastic surgeon will make a small incision on either inside of the mouth or under the chin. An implant, which is made of biocompatible, medical-grade materials, will be placed carefully into the incision. After the implant is placed, the incision will be closed. If the incision was made in the mouth, the patient will have no visible scarring. For incisions under the chin, the scar will be carefully hidden to avoid detection. The entire surgery takes around 1 hour to complete.
Right after chin augmentation surgery, a dressing will be applied to the chin where it should remain for 3 – 4 days. Patients can expect some pain, tenderness, and swelling. Also, patients can experience a tight, stretched sensation following surgery. These symptoms usually go away in about one week. After the swelling subsides in a few weeks, patients will be able to see the results of their surgery. The implant will look and feel like normal bone. More importantly, the implant will have the consistency of a patient’s natural tissue to make it appear more natural.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $2,500
define your profile
A short chin not only makes your profile look weak but can also make your nose appear to be large and disproportionate. While some patients think they need a nose job, they may only need chin augmentation surgery to achieve full facial harmony and symmetry. If you want to find out if this surgery is right for you, contact our office today to schedule a consultation.