Archive for the ‘ Chin Implants ’ Category

Facelift with Combination Procedures: The Key to Natural Results

Some patients present for face and neck lift only.  It is not uncommon to undergo other simultaneous complimentary cosmetic facial surgery procedures.  This video discusses a case of face and neck lift, cheek and chin implants, brow lift and laser skin resurfacing. For more information about cosmetic facial surgery visit www.lovethatface.com

Chin Implants: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

I just made this video today which explains the art and science of chin implants.

When Genioplasty is Indicated over a Chin Implant

Dr. Niamtu is recognized as a key opinion leader in facial implants and related surgeries.  Chin augmentation is a powerful procedure for patients with weak profiles and several options exist.  A simple chin implant is the solution for many cases, but actual bony surgery (genioplasty) is the key for patients requiring both vertical and horizontal […]

Chin Implants Gone Wrong: Dr. Niamtu Discusses Chin Implant Problems

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Chin Implant Problems

Facial implants are one of my favorite and most popular procedures.  Like any surgery, their success relies on an experienced surgeon who understands the dynamics of facial implant placement.  Many factors go into a successful case, especially alignment and fixation.  I see patients from around the country with improperly placed implants and this video demonstrates […]

Genioplasty Vs. Chin implant: When a Chin Implant won’t Work

Dr. Niamtu discusses why some patients need a genioplasty and not a chin implant

Video of Dr. Niamtu discussing chin implants, genioplasty and angle implants

 Dr. Niamtu explains everything you always wanted to know about chin implants, genioplasty and angle implants

Video of Dr. Niamtu Placing Chin Implants

Although there are numerous ways to augment the chin, silicone chin implants have been the leading choice for 40 years.  Silicone is very bio-compatible and is used in numerous medical devices.  Dr. Niamtu  secures all  facial implants with micro screws, which means they cannot move or migrate and have much less chance of causing problems […]

Genioplasty versus Chin Implant: Why Some Patients Need a Genioplasty

Chin implant surgery is a simple surgical procedure with dramatic results that takes less than an hour and is adjustable and reversible.  For patients with a deficient chin, profile or jawline, chin implant surgery can improve aesthetics and boost confidence.  Not everyone with a recessive chin is a candidate for chin implants and depending on […]

Custom Computer Generated Implants

Although you hear a lot of people discussing custom facial implants, it is really not a new technique.  I believe I performed some of the first custom facial implants in the State of Virginia as evidenced by the balding young doctor in the 1990 article below. Although the process is similar, a lot has changed […]