Enhance And Balance Your Natural Facial Features

Facial Surgery BuffaloChin augmentation is among the facial cosmetic surgery procedures that we offer at the Clinic of Facial Plastic Surgery. A well defined chin helps give balance to the face creating a beautiful profile and overall harmony.  If you are interested in facial surgery or facial implants, we can help at our Buffalo, New York practice. Our team specializes in facial surgery, allowing us to focus our attentions and dedicate our efforts to providing the best results possible for the benefit of our patients. If you have a facial feature that you feel needs bolstering, such as a receding, weak chin facial implants may provide the solution you are seeking, and our team has the experience and skills you require. To schedule a consultation with Dr. David Sherris regarding facial surgery, contact our Buffalo plastic surgery center today.

Chin Augmentation

For patients seeking a more balanced facial appearance, as well as those with weak chins, recessed chins or who desire for a more defined chin that features more prominently in their look, chin augmentation - through the use of facial surgery and facial implants can provide the solution. It is also not uncommon to combine chin augmentation with rhinoplasty to achieve overall facial balance. In fact, when Dr. Sherris evaluates a patient for rhinoplasty he is also looking at the balance and harmony of the overall face. Many times chin augmentation is the component that will complete overall harmony. A weak chin also can make a large nose look more prominent. 

Chin implant surgery involves the insertion of an artificial implant, typically made from GORE-TEX® (polytetrafluoroethylene), in front of the jaw bone. A small incision is made under the chin in order to insert the implant. This also allows the incision line to be hidden from view. Once the implant is in position, it will be sutured into place with dissolvable sutures, which are typically absorbed in approximately 10 days. The chin will be dressed with a tape dressing for a week and the sutures under the chin where the incision was made are removed at a week. Chin implants come in a variety sizes and are customized to the patient.

At our Buffalo practice, we are well versed in a multitude of facial procedures and can determine the best treatment option for our patients based on their needs; chin augmentation is the single most effective way of defining the shape and size of the chin, and we have witnessed firsthand the positive impact it has on individuals and bringing balance to the overall face alone or when combined with rhinoplasty.

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Facial implants produce results, and can have a tremendous impact on not only your appearance, but your self-esteem and confidence as well. If you are interested in facial surgery, please contact our Buffalo plastic surgery center today to schedule a personal, one-on-one consultation with facial plastic surgeon David Sherris. We are dedicated to patient care and look forward to working with you.

Dr. David A. Sherris

The Clinic of Facial Plastic Surgery

Dr. David A. Sherris is highly qualified to perform your surgery, with distinguishing achievements such as: 

  • Double board-certification in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as otolaryngology
  • Regular invitations to travel around the world to teach other surgeons 
  • Annually voted as one of the "Best Doctors of America"
  • Thousands of patients around the globe, including other doctors

To schedule your consultation with Dr. Sherris and discuss your options for plastic surgery, contact our practice in Buffalo, NY, online or call us at (716) 884-5102.

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