Chin augmentation (or mentoplasty) and cheek implants (or malar augmentation) are a safe, low-risk and permanent way to achieve a better facial balance. Dr. Gregory Antoniak performs chin augmentation and cheek implant surgery for patients in Ottawa and throughout Canada to enhance their appearance and improve self-confidence.
After a cheek augmentation procedure, you can expect some discomfort and some temporary swelling. Brushing your teeth and chewing food may be a little uncomfortable for a week to 10 days. After a chin augmentation procedure, you will experience some minor swelling which should be gone in 6 weeks. There will be minimal scarring after healing which will significantly fade over time.
Most health insurance policies do not cover cosmetic procedures however when implants are used to for reconstructive purposes, they may be covered in part or in whole. Check with your provider for more information.
If you have been thinking about a chin or cheek implants to even out your facial structure, chin augmentation and cheek implants may be your answer. Dr. Gregory Antoniak can help you determine what the best treatment will be to achieve your desired results.