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Gerald Imber, M.D.


Chin Enhancement

Based in New York City

Chin enhancement, or mentoplasty, refers to building up a “weak” chin to balance facial structures. This is more important aesthetically than one assumes on first consideration. Chin and cheekbones are often the basics of a beautiful, or handsome face. A strong chin can balance a large nose, and often is suggested when doing nasal reduction surgery. I usually insert a small silicone implant from inside the lower lip. There are no visible scars and the result is instant. Post operatively there is a tape dressing for several days. Complications are few, and should be discussed fully prior to surgery.

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A significant number of people who have needed Rhinoplasty often opt for a chin enhancement to achieve balance. Although chin implants are well tolerated, I have been enhancing the chin by means of fat transfer whenever possible. The results are very natural, pain free, and because the chim is largely muscular, the percentage of permanent graft result is high. The procedure is subtle and easily tolerated, with little, or no, down time. Therefore it is also great for simply strengthening a slightly weak chin.

Gerald Imber, MD

In recent years I have been enhancing the chin with fat grafting, which is fast and elegant. The down side is not all the fat survives and the procedure usually has to be performed twice.

Your Chin Enhancement will be performed in Dr. Imber‘s Surgery center located in NYC.

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  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities

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