Chin correction

Unsure about the shape of your chin? Then a chin correction may offer a solution. Match your chin to the profile of your face and shine like never before!

Or call us for an appointment: 020 305 5847

Chin correction

Unsure about the shape of your chin? Then a chin correction may offer a solution. Match your chin to the profile of your face and shine like never before!

A chin enlargement using a prosthesis is the most commonly performed form. Particularly if you have a relatively short chin or if your chin almost merges with the neck, enlargement with an implant gives a beautiful and subtle result. 

  • Enlargement or reduction of your chin
  • Chin correction performed by plastic surgeons with NVEPC-quality mark
  • Both male and female BIG registered plastic surgeons
  • Your first consultation within two weeks
  • We have performed over 1,000 chin corrections

Results chin correction

The ultimate result of the chin correction will only be visible after a month when the swelling has gone down completely.

Chin augmentation

To make your chin larger, we make a small incision under your chin. Via this location, we can then position the implant. When the implant is in the right place, the surgeon will close the wound with a special stitching technique which was developed to ensure minimum scarring. We then cover your chin with a plaster bandage.

Another option is to insert the implant via the inside of the mouth. With this method, the surgeon will make an incision at the level of the jaw, between the upper lip and lower teeth. An advantage of this method is that there will be no visible scars, but there is a bigger risk of infections.

Chin correction: the first consultation

During the first consultation with your plastic surgeon you will discuss everything that has to do with the chin correction. You discuss which method works for you, what result you can expect, what the possible risks are and everything about the best aftercare.

A chin correction permanently changes your facial profile. It is therefore important that you discuss your expectations of the result with the plastic surgeon prior to the procedure. He or she can determine whether the technical possibilities of the correction correspond to your expectations.

The surgeon will also check whether you are eligible for a chin correction. In some cases, a rhinoplasty gives a better result or it is better to undergo a neck liposculpture. Is a chin correction the best solution for you? Then you and the surgeon determine the size of the implant.

After the surgery

In the first week, the treatment area is blue and swollen. In most cases, the bruising will disappear quickly, but the swelling will still be visible for several weeks. Your chin is therefore about four weeks thicker than normal.

Recovery after a chin correction

Up to 5 days after correction

The treatment area swells due to bruising and exudate

You should leave the bandage on until the check-up appointment

Up to 7 days after correction
A week after the correction

You come to our clinic for a check-up and removal of the stitches

You may perform light physical work

1 to 2 weeks after correction
Up to 2 weeks after the correction

Eating, drinking and brushing your teeth will be more difficult if the implant is placed inside your mouth

The swelling will disappear

Up to 4 weeks after the correction
4 weeks after the correction

You can start working out carefully again

Cost of chin correction

A chin correction is not covered by the health insurer as it is an aesthetic procedure. The costs for the correction depend on the type of surgery we have to carry out. Below you will find an indication of the costs. Your consultant can give you an exact price If you require a complete overview of the treatment costs.

Chin correction incl. chin prosthesis€ 3.500,-

Risks and Complications

Like any surgery, a chin correction also has risks and complications. The general risks such as a negative reaction to anesthesia and plasters are possible with every procedure. Some possible complications that can occur include:

Rare

  • Infection
  • Wound that is not healing as it should
  • Bleeding

Very rare

  • Implant shift
  • Capsular contraction around the implant
  • Prolonged numb feeling in the lip
  • Weakened muscle around the mouth

Frequently asked questions about chin corrections

Who is a candidate for a chin correction?

In principle, any man or woman who has a distinctive, visible defect of the chin can be a good candidate for a chin correction. This can also be the case when you are not happy with the profile of your chin.

What material is a chin prosthesis made of?

The chin implants we use are made of a silicone block. We use this material as it will not be rejected by the body.

When can I go back to work?

In most cases, you can go back to work after one or two weeks, unless you have to perform heavy physical activities. In that case, it may up to four weeks before you can resume your work.

Doctors

Meet one of our plastic surgeons during the intake consultation. Our experienced and specialised surgeons are here for you before and after the surgery.

Reviews and experiences chin correction

Come by for a no-obligation consultation

Are you considering this treatment? For more information, please contact us by phone or book a free consultation. We are happy to discuss the possibilities with you.

Aesthetic Center Jan van Goyen
Concertgebouwplein 11
1071 LL Amsterdam
T: 020 305 5847
E: ec@jvg.nl

“Drs. Roossink performed a chin correction for me in a very professional manner. During the first meeting we discussed my wishes and she indicated that a chin reduction was a good option for me. Every time I look in the mirror now, I get happy!”

“Very good experience with EC Jan van Goyen for my chin correction. The medical team was not only skilled and professional, the communication also went very well. As a patient, I was central and I found that very pleasant.”

“I was very insecure about my chin: it went straight to my neck, as it were. Due to a chin augmentation I now have a nice and clear jawline and neck. The shame I had is completely gone.”

“Drs. Roossink performed a chin correction for me in a very professional manner. During the first meeting we discussed my wishes and she indicated that a chin reduction was a good option for me. Every time I look in the mirror now, I get happy!”

“Very good experience with EC Jan van Goyen for my chin correction. The medical team was not only skilled and professional, the communication also went very well. As a patient, I was central and I found that very pleasant.”

“I was very insecure about my chin: it went straight to my neck, as it were. Due to a chin augmentation I now have a nice and clear jawline and neck. The shame I had is completely gone.”

Call us for an appointment 020 305 5847

For more information about the possibilities of this treatment in Amsterdam at Aesthetic Center Jan van Goyen or to make an appointment, please contact us. We are available every working day between 08:30 and 17:00.

Aesthetic Center Jan van Goyen
Concertgebouwplein 11
1071 LL Amsterdam
T: 020 305 5847
E: ec@jvg.nl

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