Chin Implants in Puerto Vallarta

1 clinic(s) offering Chin Implants treatment in Puerto Vallarta
Elaen Plastic Surgery Center Puerto Vallarta Verified

Elaen Plastic Surgery Center Puerto Vallarta offers patients the latest in medical technology and unsurpassed dedication to patient satisfaction. Our services include plastic surgery for the face, body, and breasts — as well as skin rejuvenation and hair transplantation. Our goal is to continually pursue excellence in plastic surgery and hair loss treatments.

This experience far exceeded my expectations. I had my initial consult on February 23, more out of curiosity than anything, thinking if all went well I could have my surgery the following year when I returned to Mexico. From the moment I walked into the San Javier Hospital I was impressed by the clean, state of the art building design and staff. I saw Dr Alejandro in his clinic on the third floor and he answered all my questions and left it with me to contact his office if I wished to proceed with the surgery. To my surprise the office advised they could do the surgery as early as March 9, when I arrived I was greeted by a team of highly qualified staff, all of whom were friendly and spoke English and made me feel completely comfortable and at ease. I was monitored closely postoperatively and released within five hours of entering the hospital. The recovery has gone well and I saw Dr Alejandro at one week and again at two weeks prior to my return home to Canada. He will continue to follow me via video conference and photos after my return for a period of six months or longer as necessary. I would not hesitate to recommend Elaen Clinic and Dr Alejandro and would not hesitate to return for other procedures.
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What is Chin Implants (Genioplasty)?

Genioplasty (Chin augmentation) or chin implant surgery is a cosmetic surgery that offers an excellent solution for anyone who has a weak or saggy chin, an under bite, or a larger nose to chin proportion. The chin implant procedure is designed to improve the profile of the face. Rhinoplasty is often accompanied with this procedure to help balance facial features.

 

A Good Candidate for Chin Implants (Genioplasty)

A good candidate for chin implant surgery defines anyone who is unhappy with the natural recession of the chin as they age, and anyone with deficiencies or asymmetries caused by trauma or congenital defects. The minimum age requirement is 18 years of age for this surgery.

 

Chin Implants (Genioplasty) Procedure

The first step is a detailed consultation with your surgeon, who will discuss with you the method he will use to help you achieve your desired end result. There are two methods of anesthesia that may be used; local and general. Implants also come in a variety of shapes and sizes. An extensive consultation with your surgeon will aid you in selecting an implant to suit your unique bone structure and desired appearance.

 

During the surgery, a small incision is made either inside your lower lip or under the skin just beneath your chin. The surgeon creates a pocket over the front of your jawbone where the implant will be placed. If the incision was made inside your mouth, dissolving stitches that will dissolve in approximately 10 days will most likely be employed.

 

If the incision was made beneath your chin, regular stitches will be used and you will return for a follow-up visit to have the stitches removed after 5-7 days. Genioplasty is an outpatient procedure, which means that the patient can return home the same day.

 

Average Duration of Chin Implant Surgery: 1-2 hours.