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Consider This When Getting Filler for the Chin

Posted on August 19, 2021

Chin fillers are popular for many reasons.

Filler for chin has been gaining a lot of buzz from the cosmetic industry for the past few years. Along with its popularity comes many people wondering about this procedure.

Simply put, a filler for the chin is used to enhance your chin’s appearance. It can change your chin in many ways depending on your goals.

In this article, I will talk about chin fillers, what they can do for you, and their direct benefits.

What Is Filler for Chin?

Chin fillers are a kind of dermal filler. They work like other body-specific fillers such as lip fillers
and tear trough fillers.

Dermal fillers are gel-like substances injected into your skin. They fill your skin and can be moulded to achieve your desired look.

In particular, dermal fillers can reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and other types of creases. Dermal fillers fill lines and wrinkles. They can also add volume to different parts of the face.

As its name implies, chin fillers are dermal fillers injected into your chin. Depending on your goals, chin fillers can reduce, enlarge, or smoothen your chin.

Chin fillers are made of hyaluronic acid, a clear, gooey, gel-like substance produced by humans. Hyaluronic acid is mainly found in your eyes, skin, and connective tissues. Due to its nature, hyaluronic acid can help you look younger and/or more attractive.

Since hyaluronic acid has several uses, my clinic uses hyaluronic acid, gold-standard fillers. The fillers we use are FDA-approved as well.

Chin fillers work like any other kind of dermal filler.

From changing your chin’s length to reducing dimpling, chin fillers can do many things.

What Filler for Chin Can Do for You

Filler for chin can help you achieve several things. Here they are:

1. Chin fillers can change the length of your chin.

Some people are born with short chins. In an aesthetic sense, short chins look weak. They also usually look disproportionate when compared to one’s face.

In addition, some people are born with big faces, yet small chins. This makes their chin look less visible, creating an overall weak look.

A filler for the chin can solve this. By filling your skin, your chin becomes longer. As a result, your chin becomes stronger. It also becomes proportionate with the rest of your face.
Chin fillers can also create an illusion of a shorter chin, as long as it is administered by a skilled surgeon. While not done as often as chin lengthening, making the chin appear shorter through fillers is an excellent alternative to surgery.

2. Chin fillers can change the width of your chin.

Some people are born with extremely narrow chins. Others are born with thick, wide chins.

Aesthetically speaking, round chins that gently taper are ideal for women. On the other hand, strong, square chins are ideal for men. However, not all women and men have these kinds of chins.

Some women have broad chins that look masculine. Some men have pointed chins that look feminine.

Chin fillers can solve these. They can make broad chins look rounded and feminine. They can also make pointy chins look strong, square, and more masculine.

3. Chin fillers can change the projection of your chin.

Aside from length and width, chin fillers can change your chin’s projection as well.

Chin projection is best determined using the side view. If the chin is properly aligned with the lips, it looks ideal. A chin that goes beyond or before the lip line is not ideal.

In addition, unattractive chins can be caused by certain conditions― retrognathia and microgenia.

Retrognathia is a condition where the chin pushes extremely far back relative to the cheeks. Microgenia is a condition characterised by an underdeveloped chin.

A filler for the chin can help solve these conditions. It can change your chin’s projection until it looks ideal relative to your lips.

4. Chin fillers can decrease the appearance of creases.

Chin crease, also known as mental crease, can be genetic or caused by the original shape of your chin. A chin crease becomes exaggerated with age, as collagen levels decrease.

In addition, repetitive muscle movements, especially pouting, creates fine lines. These lines can lead to wrinkles and deep grooves on the chin crease. Since collagen levels decrease, they become more visible as you age.
If you have a deep chin crease before you turn 30 years old, you might have a genetic disorder. It is because deep chin creases usually appear when people are in their 40’s.

Chin creases are visible at any view, so you must address them as soon as you can. Chin fillers can reduce the appearance of lines, wrinkles, and grooves along your chin crease.

5. Chin fillers can reduce dimpling.

Aside from creases, your chin becomes vulnerable to dimpling. Just like creases, chin dimpling worsens as you age. Acne can also cause chin dimpling.

While chin dimpling is not a cause for alarm, it negatively affects your appearance. If you want this to change, you should consider getting chin fillers.

Chin fillers can effectively reduce the appearance of chin dimpling, as they fill your skin and smoothen it.

Benefits of Getting Filler for Chin

Getting a filler for the chin has a lot of benefits. Here they are:

1. A filler for chin treatment is effective.

Chin fillers are an excellent alternative to surgery. While they do not last as long, chin fillers are effective.

To begin with, chin fillers can effectively get rid of signs of ageing. These include fine lines, wrinkles, creases, and dimpling.

Fine lines can lead to wrinkles that can worsen grooves. When you have a deep chin crease, wrinkles worsen it. Dimpling also becomes worse when coupled with wrinkles.

Filler for the chin can also be used to get rid of irregularities like uneven skin texture.

However, you can only get these results if you work with an experienced cosmetic surgeon.

From being effective to boosting your confidence, chin fillers have several benefits.

From being effective to boosting your confidence, chin fillers have several benefits.

2. A filler for chin treatment is safe.

Contrary to popular belief, filler for chin is safe, as long as the filler used is up to standard.

People’s doubts about getting chin fillers are considerable though. It is because there are cheap chin fillers that are not safe. Unfortunately, there were people who gave in to the promise of cheap fillers. As a result, they did not get the results they wanted.

On the other hand, your body will most likely not react to gold-standard, FDA-approved hyaluronic acid fillers. It is because hyaluronic acid is naturally produced by your body. Hence, receiving a dose of hyaluronic acid is not like receiving a foreign substance.

3. A filler for chin treatment is quick.

A chin filler treatment is a non-invasive procedure. Hence, it has little downtime. Unlike surgery, recovering from a chin filler treatment is quick.

My patients even go back to work or school on the same day as the procedure. Unless you are doing heavy lifting or intense exercise, you can resume your day-to-day activities right away.

However, you still have to be cautious. While a chin filler treatment is non-invasive, you have to make sure that your chin does not get bumped until the filler settles down.

For full disclosure, dermal fillers take up to 6 months to fully settle.

4. A filler for chin treatment is affordable.

If you have been asking how much does fillers cost, you will be relieved to know that they are cost-effective.

Chin filler treatments are affordable because they are non-invasive. The procedure does not involve complex surgical techniques, so the cosmetic surgeon fees are not high.

In addition, the price of chin filler treatment in my clinic depends on the number of fillers needed to achieve your desired look. Some people need one dose. Others need more. Hence, if your condition requires less filler, you pay less.

Moreover, a chin filler treatment cost less than surgery. Thus, it is an excellent alternative to those who want immediate results without breaking the bank.

5. A filler for chin treatment boosts your confidence.

A weak chin can decrease your confidence. When it is extremely noticeable, others might taunt you for it. Others might also treat you differently when they think you are unattractive. If you are bothered by your chin’s appearance, you must consider changing it.

Chin fillers can change the way you look. They can change your chin’s length, width, and projection. As a result, your chin becomes more attractive.

When you look great, you will feel great about yourself. Feeling great inside and out increases your confidence. Remember, confidence can radiate to others. When you feel confident, others become confident in you.

Chin fillers can be administered along with other procedures.

Fillers for Jawline Are Often Paired With Chin Fillers

Chin fillers can effectively deliver the results you want. While they can stand alone, they are often paired with fillers for the jawline. They can also be done with other procedures like cheek filler enhancement and non-surgical facelift.

A soft, weak jaw can be caused by genetics. Some people are predisposed to have soft, weak jaws. Others are predisposed to have strong jaws.

In addition, a weak jaw can be caused by age. As you age, your collagen level goes down. As a result, your skin becomes less supported. Fat also easily accumulates around your jawline.

As its name suggests, a jaw filler is a kind of dermal filler injected into your jaw. It enhances your jawline, giving it a sharper, stronger appearance. Moreover, it makes you look younger.

Like chin fillers, jaw filler cost in the UK is not that high. For instance, a 1ml jaw filler usually costs a few hundred pounds in the UK.

Chin Filler Before and Aft

Here’s a chin filler before and after gallery. Some are jaw filler before and after photos.

Patient 1: This patient’s weak chin and jaw have been bothering him for years. He had chin and jaw fillers at my clinic. After the treatment, his chin and jaw became stronger, sharper, and more masculine.

BeforeAfter

Patient 2: This patient’s weak and loose jawline has been one of her main concerns. She had jaw fillers at my clinic. After the treatment, her jawline became stronger and more visible.

BeforeAfter

Patient 3: This patient wanted subtle improvements. She had jaw fillers at my clinic. After the treatment, her jawline subtly and naturally improved.

BeforeAfter

Conclusion

Chin fillers are a great alternative to surgery. If you are afraid of going under the knife or simply want a more affordable solution, you must consider getting chin fillers.

If you are ready to explore your options and start your journey to a better you, book a consultation today!

Dr. Julian De Silva, Medical Director

About the Author

Dr Julian De Silva is a leading facial plastic surgeon that specialises only in surgical and non-surgical facial procedures. Dr. De Silva has considerable experience in cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgery from fellowships in London, Los Angeles, and New York. He is one of a handful of elite surgeons to be recognised with British, European and American qualifications, memberships and board certification.

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