Just like the other surgery, chin augmentation or surgery has also risks associated with it. Chin augmentation surgery is however safer and simpler cosmetic procedures for the face. The following are some common risks of chin augmentation surgery. They are divided in three parts which includes the most common complications, the other possible complications, and the rare side effects.
The most common complications of chin augmentation are the following.
- Movement of the implant
Other possible complications include the following.
- Damage to the teeth
- Loss of feeling
Rare side effects include the following.
- Blood clots
- Infection that sometimes the reason why the implant will have to be removed
- Pain that does not go away
- Numbness or other changes in feeling to the skin
Although most patients are happy with the outcome, poor cosmetic results that may need more surgery include the following.
- Wounds that do not heal well
- Unevenness of the face
- Fluid that collects under the skin
- Irregular skin shape or what they called contour skin
- Nicotine from smoking can delay healing.
The information above will depend on who operated you. Find doctors with great qualifications to avoid any of the following related problems.
Chin Surgery Cost
The cost of chin augmentation surgery varies across the globe and depends mainly on the surgeon’s fee, the clinic or hospital facilities, and the anesthesia fee being used. But in general the cost of chin augmentation surgery ranges from $1,942 up, according to 2013 statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. A surgeon’s fee will be based on his or her experience, the type of procedure used, and the geographical office location. But most health insurance does not cover chin surgery or any of its complications but many plastic surgeons offer financing plans so be sure to ask them.
Chin surgery cost may include any of the following.
- Anesthesia fees
- Hospital or surgical facility costs
- Medical tests
- Post-surgery garments
- Prescriptions for medication
- Surgeon’s fee
When choosing a plastic surgeon make sure that you choose a board-certified plastic surgeon in your area for chin surgery, remember that the surgeon’s experience and your comfort with him or her are just as important as the final cost of the surgery. Be careful on what you choose because your life will be in his or her hand. Ask and inquire on who’s the best in your town.