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Chin Augmentation

The shape, projection, and contours of your chin and cheeks define your overall facial contours and silhouette. Hollow cheeks and a weak chin can make your face look unharmonious. Dr. Erickson offers personalized cheek and chin augmentation in Houston to elevate your facial contours.

The Erickson Difference

Dr. Erickson is a highly-acclaimed facial plastic surgeon with hundreds of successful aesthetic surgeries under his belt. Whether you want to enhance the projection of your chin or add volume to your cheeks, he can offer personalized solutions that conform to your anatomy and goals. Instead of following a cookie-cutter approach, Dr. Erickson modifies the surgical plan according to your unique goals and concerns after a thorough evaluation.

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What is Chin Augmentation?

Chin augmentation surgery, also known as genioplasty, is a cosmetic procedure that improves the appearance of the chin. The most common reason for chin augmentation is to create better balance in the face by correcting a “weak” chin. This can be done by placing a silicone implant in the chin to add projection and definition. Dr. Erickson’s chin augmentation in Houston can also improve the depressions around the chin, strengthen the jawline, and improve overall facial contours.

Goals of Chin Augmentation:

  • Improving the projection of the chin
  • Improving the depressions around the chin
  • Creating a counterbalance with the nose
  • Strengthening the jawline
  • Improving overall facial harmony and balance
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What is Cheek Augmentation?

Cheek augmentation adds volume and fullness to the cheeks to make you look more youthful. The goal is to improve the appearance of the cheeks. The surgery can be performed using different techniques, including silicone implants or fat grafting, which involves transferring fat cells from one part of the body to the cheeks. This procedure can improve the definition of the cheekbones, add volume to your cheeks, and make you look more youthful.

Recovery After Chin & Cheek Augmentation

The side effects from cheek and chin augmentation in Houston are usually mild and temporary. Bruising and swelling are the most common side effects, but they typically resolve within a few weeks. You may experience pain and discomfort, which can be managed with over-the-counter pain medications. Some rare side effects can include infection, nerve damage, and allergic reactions to the silicone implant. Dr. Erickson takes numerous precautions to minimize the risk of complications.

You’ll need to take it easy for the first few days after surgery and avoid strenuous activities and exposure to sunlight to allow your body to heal. The downtime from chin and cheek augmentation surgery is fairly minimal — you can return to your normal activities within a week, provided you avoid strenuous activities for a few weeks. You must follow Dr. Erickson’s aftercare instructions carefully to ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

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Goals of Cheek Augmentation:

  • Improving the overall contours of the face
  • Correcting age-related loss of facial volume
  • Correcting the appearance of hollow, gaunt, or sunken cheeks
  • Making the cheeks look fuller, softer, and more youthful
  • Reversing the effects of age on the cheeks

Candidates for Chin & Cheek Augmentation:

  • Have a recessed or weak chin, sunken/hollow cheeks, or both
  • Want to reverse the effects of age on the cheeks
  • Want to improve overall facial contours
  • Have overall good health
  • Don’t have underlying medical conditions that preclude surgery
  • Are nonsmokers or willing to stop smoking before and after surgery
  • Have realistic expectations about the procedure
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Consult Dr. Erickson

Dr. Cameron Erickson is a nationally renowned facial plastic surgeon committed to ensuring safe, consistent, and natural results for his patients. He curates personalized surgical plans and supports you through every stage of the surgical process, from the initial consultation to the final recovery. If you want to elevate your facial contours, schedule an appointment for cheek or chin augmentation in Houston, TX.

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Houston, Texas 77027

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