Chin Implants & Chin Augmentation In Boston

Genioplasty, also known as chin implant surgery or chin augmentation, is a surgical procedure performed to reshape or reposition the chin. This cosmetic surgery can enhance the appearance of the chin by making it more proportionate to the rest of the face, give the patient a stronger, more prominent profile, and offering more jaw definition. Genioplasty can involve various techniques, depending on the patient’s specific goals and the surgeon’s recommendations.

If you are considering chin plastic surgery with silicone implants, consult with Dr. William Numa He is a double Board-Certified plastic surgeon who can provide you with detailed information about the procedure, discuss potential risks and benefits, and offer personalized recommendations based on your specific needs and goals. Dr. Numa will also provide guidance on what to expect in terms of the longevity of the implant based on your specific circumstances.

During your preliminary consultation, Dr. Numa will learn about your aesthetic concerns, review the unique characteristics of your face, and then together you will decide which goals should and can be realistically accomplished.

What Are The Reasons For Considering A Chin Implant ?

Considering a chin implant can significantly enhance facial harmony and boost self-confidence. Chin implants, also known as chin augmentation, address issues like a weak or receding chin, helping to create a more balanced facial profile. This procedure is customized to match each patient’s unique facial structure, resulting in a natural and aesthetically pleasing look. Thanks to advancements in plastic surgery, chin implants are now safer and more effective, making them a popular choice for those looking to improve their appearance.

Reasons to Consider a Chin Implant:

  • Enhanced Facial Balance: Creates more facial symmetry and an aesthetically pleasing facial profile.
  • Improved Jawline Definition: Strengthens the appearance of the jawline for a more striking look and a stronger profile.
  • Permanent Results: Provides long-lasting improvements without the need for frequent maintenance.
  • Improved Self-Confidence: Feel more confident in your appearance.
  • Customizable Options: Tailored to fit each patient’s unique facial structure and aesthetic goals.
  • Minimally Invasive Procedure: Relatively quick recovery time with minimal scarring.


Chin implants offer a reliable solution for individuals looking to achieve a more balanced and harmonious facial appearance with jaw definition and a stronger profile.

Who Is The Best Candidate For Chin Implants?

A chin implant can significantly enhance facial balance and improve self-confidence for the right candidates. Our patients that are ideal candidates for a chin plastic surgery typically share several common characteristics:

Dissatisfaction with Chin Appearance

  • Individuals who feel their chin is too small, weak, or recessed often seek this surgery.
  • Those who believe their chin negatively impacts their overall facial harmony and wish to achieve a more balanced look.

Good General Health

  • Candidates should be in good overall health without any serious medical conditions that could complicate surgery or recovery.
  • Non-smokers or those willing to quit smoking before and after the procedure to ensure proper healing, as smoking can interfere with recovery and affect the results.

Stable Weight

  • Candidates should have a stable weight because significant weight fluctuations can affect facial appearance and the results of the implant.
  • Maintaining a stable weight before and after the surgery helps ensure the longevity of the results.

Realistic Expectations

  • Understanding the limitations and potential outcomes of the surgery is crucial for satisfaction.
  • Candidates should seek improvement rather than perfection, recognizing that the goal is to enhance their appearance while maintaining their natural look.

Age To Consider A Chin Implant

  • Typically, candidates are adults whose facial bones have fully developed, usually meaning they are at least 18 years old.
  • Younger patients may be considered if they have completed facial growth and have parental consent, ensuring that the chin implants surgery won’t interfere with their natural development.


Dr. Numa provides a safe and effective solution for individuals looking to achieve a more harmonious facial appearance with chin implants. With extensive experience and a commitment to patient satisfaction, he ensures personalized care tailored to each individual’s needs. His approach focuses on enhancing natural beauty while maintaining the highest standards of safety and precision. 

Cost of Chin Implants in Boston

We understand that the cost of any plastic surgery procedure is an important consideration. At our practice, we prioritize transparency with our patients and ensure that everyone is well-informed about the expected expenses before any intervention takes place.

When considering a chin implant, it’s important to note that the cost is generally not covered by insurance when performed solely for cosmetic reasons.

Each patient is unique, with their own physical attributes and characteristics. Therefore, it’s important to schedule a consultation for a chin implant with Dr. Numa. During this consultation, our office will provide a customized quote based on a comprehensive assessment and the specific requirements of the procedure.

Recovery After A Chin Implant

Recovery time for a chin implant varies from person to person, but there is a general timeline patients can expect. During the immediate post-operative period, which includes the first week, the procedure is typically done under general anesthesia, and it is an outpatient surgery, so patients will go home the same day. In the first 48 hours, swelling, bruising, and mild discomfort are common, but pain can be managed with prescribed medications. Keeping the head elevated and applying cold compresses can help reduce swelling. Most swelling and bruising peak within the first few days and then gradually subside. Patients should avoid strenuous activities and follow Dr. Numa’s instructions for care and medication.

For a smooth recovery, it is essential to follow all post-operative care instructions provided by Dr. Numa. Keep your head elevated as much as possible and use cold compresses as directed to manage swelling. Stick to soft foods initially to minimize jaw movement. Avoid smoking and alcohol as they can impede healing and increase the risk of complications. Regular check-ins with our office ensure proper healing and address any concerns promptly.

Schedule A Consultation For A Chin Implant

To determine if you are a good candidate for a chin implant in Boston, a consultation with Dr. Numa, an experienced Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, is essential. During this consultation, Dr. Numa will evaluate your facial structure and chin profile to ensure that a chin implant is the right solution for you. He will discuss your aesthetic goals and expectations in detail to understand your desired outcome. Additionally, Dr. Numa will review your medical history and assess any potential risks associated with the procedure. He will also thoroughly explain the surgical process, the recovery period, and the potential outcomes, ensuring you are well-informed and comfortable with your decision. This comprehensive consultation is designed to provide personalized care and ensure the best possible results.

Before & After Chin Implant Photos

We will be showcasing before and after photos of chin implants here. These images will highlight the incredible results and the enhanced facial balance achieved through the procedure. Check back soon to see the remarkable changes and success stories of our patients.

Chin Implant Surgery in Boston Massachusetts

Request a
Consultation Today

Or fill out the form to learn how you can look your best with Botox®, Juvéderm, Facial Plastic Surgery, Rhinoplasty or any of our services.

A member of our staff will be in touch within the next business day.

*We respect your privacy. To the extent permitted by law, we will not release your name, street address, telephone number or email address without your consent.