The chin is key to the attractive face. It really defines not only the neck but the entire face.

With the increasing popularity of image centered social media, non-surgical chin definition procedures have grown in popularity. That selfie spoiling weak chin can now be fixed in a few minutes with a sophisticated chin augmentation procedure at Castleknock Cosmetic Clinic Dublin.

Cosmetic surgeons and doctors had no short-term option for treating weak chins until specialty lifting dermal fillers came along filling the gap between permanent implants and short lasting generic fillers. In the past, the only option was a one-size-fits-all chin implant. Chin implants weren’t ideal options due to lack of individual customization, you see; every chin is different!. Now we have the ability to shape someone’s chin based on and in harmony with the rest of their unique facial features.

A person with a stronger chin is perceived to be stronger, smarter, and more of a determined type of person. It’s no coincidence that super heroes and most successful fashion models have this distinctive feature.

When patients come to see if they’re a candidate for a chin job, I often take a side profile photo and draw a line from the innermost corner of their eye past their nose, and down toward their chin. If that line continues to be straight, then their chin is proportionate to their face. If it goes inward at an angle toward their neck, then they have a recessive chin. This is where specialist dermal fillers can help.

For patients who are hesitant about the non-surgical procedure, I offer them a salt water trial where I inject the saline water where I would normally put the fillers so they can see the results. The liquid only stays in the area for about five minutes and gives them a great idea of the level of augmentation they desire. Once the patient decides if he or she wants to move forward, they have a few options: If you’re looking for something more temporary, I would recommend going with hyaluronic acid options like Belotero or Juvéderm. These will last four to six months and cost around €450 to €650 depending on how many syringes are needed to build out the chin. If you’re looking for results to last longer up then I will recommend Perlane or Radiesse which last about a year. For more durable results, Ellansé is on a league of its own lasting 3 or 4 years at a time. Ellansé is made up of microscopic bio-stimulator beads which is why it lasts so long. Since the results are so immediate, if you don’t like what you see, the hyaluronic acid fillers can be dissolved away with an injected enzyme called hyaluronidase.

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