A weak chin, or recessive, jaw can affect anyone, and though it can cause problems related to speaking and eating, it is more likely to just shake self-confidence or increase self-consciousness. These psychological effects are largely down to media portrayal of a strong jawline as an attractive feature in both men and women.
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Factors to consider
A weak chin may appear smaller or shorter, and cause the upper lip to seem as if it protrudes out unnaturally, and generally consists of a lack of a clear neck to chin contour. Recessive chins are usually either a genetic trait passed down by parents or a congenital defect, but can also be the result of an injury or direct trauma, especially where the mandible (lower jaw bone) itself has been damaged.
There exists a variety of ways to alter the appearance of the jaw, whether through surgery, implants, or dermal fillers.
Treatments available for Weak Chin
The term “dermal fillers” encompasses a wide range of products, and is an expression which describes treatment that restores volume and structure to the face.
Dermal fillers work to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, crepey skin and give a more youthful look. The high levels of HA (hyaluronic acid) have the effect of attracting and retaining water, instantly improving the skin’s appearance and texture by restoring its natural plumpness.
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A great alternative to a surgical chin implant is a non-surgical chin augmentation, achieved with dermal fillers. When it comes to surgical chin augmentation procedures, the prospect of going under the knife is often daunting for patients. It is not something that should be based on a rushed decision, nor should it be the only option considered. These days there are a wide variety of non-surgical options, meaning that patients seeking dramatic results – without having to r...Read on Book consultation
Frequently Asked Questions
The average effect of treatment with chin fillers lasts up to 24 months. It can be shorter or longer depending on; your age, your physiology, your lifestyle (smoking and exposure to sun UV rays may reduce the effects) and the amount of product injected.
Suitability for treatment can only be determined following a mandatory consultation and completion of a medical history form.
At PHI Clinic treatments for a weak chin are performed by our doctors and nurses.
There is no downtime associated with dermal fillers although some patients may experience some mild bruising and swelling after treatment
Before and after Weak Chin treatment
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