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Chin Augmentation

Chin augmentation with a chin implant is a procedure that improves the proportions of the chin in addition to the rest of the face, particularly in profile. It is used to improve overall facial balance and appearance. Augmentation with a chin implant from Des Moines, Iowa, surgeon Dr. Brent Koch can help achieve the facial contours you've always wanted.

Dr. Koch can help you achieve a more prominent chin with chin augmentation (mentoplasty). As a specialist in facial plastic surgery, he has extensive training and experience in facial procedures.

To learn more about chin augmentation or Dr. Koch, please request a consultation or call our office at (515) 277-5555. Dr. Koch looks forward to meeting you to discuss how you can achieve your cosmetic desires.

About Chin Augmentation

Chin augmentation is one of the most satisfying procedures performed in facial plastic surgery. Dramatic improvements can be realized with only a small, subtle change, and patients are generally very gratified. The effect of chin augmentation on facial harmony is the reason chin augmentation is sometimes recommended with rhinoplasty, a facelift or facial liposuction.

Chin augmentation typically produces excellent results, including:

  • A stronger chin and balanced profile
  • Improved overall facial harmony
  • Enhanced neck and jaw line

Chin Augmentation Procedure

Chin implant surgery is a straightforward and proven procedure that Dr. Koch performs on its own or in combination with other facial procedures. During chin augmentation, a carefully sized, medical-grade implant is placed behind the chin muscles through a small incision under the chin. This moves the muscle and overlying skin of the chin forward.

Chin implant surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia in an accredited outpatient surgery center, and takes anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours to complete.

Meet Dr. Koch

With his artistic eye, precise hands, and understanding heart, Dr. Koch enhances faces and changes lives.

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After your chin implant surgery, Dr. Koch will place a bandage over the incision site, which will remain in place for a few days. Our chin augmentation patients can return home the day of their procedure, but must wait a few days to a week to resume everyday activities.

Your Consultation

Dr. Koch can discuss all of your options during your chin implant consultation. Des Moines, Iowa, men and women interested in facial plastic surgery are encouraged to request a consultation online or call us at (515) 277-5555 to schedule an appointment.

The nominal consultation fee covers an extensive, personal consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Brent Koch. He will spend a great deal of time with you, discussing your goals, concerns, and physical and lifestyle considerations. He will listen intently to what you have to say, and together the two of you will develop the best approach to your treatment. Women and men who schedule their surgery at the time of consultation will have their consultation fee applied toward their procedure.

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