Face / Chin plasty

For chin plasty we use small and bío compatible implants specially dedicated and preformed for the chin.

For chin plasty we use a small silicone implant that gives your chin the volume and shape you wanted. Dr. Luca Borra, Lugano’s plastic surgeon, often recommends chin plasty to patients who ask for a nice profile, particularly in combination with rhinoplasty.

This additional operation is performed with a small incision that heals quickly: it can make a difference to give you the profile of your dreams.


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What is chin plasty?

For the chin plasty we use a small silicone implant that gives your chin the volume and shape you wanted.
Dr. Luca Borra, Lugano’s plastic surgeon, often recommends chin plasty to patients requiring the improvement of the profile, particularly in combination with rhinoplasty.

Why would you want a chin plasty?

A balanced profile

A receding chin, or still underrepresented compared to other parts of the face, can unbalance your profile. In this case, the nose becomes too obvious and it seems that’s the problem.

Call with confidence Dr. Borra to discover with his comprehensive consultations the issue of your profile.

Complete another surgery

Did you  know that proportions of your face determine how large or small your nose looks?

The distance between the eyes, the size of the lips, the shape and volume of the cheeks contribute to the appearance of your nose, but most of all your chin affects the appearance of your nose.

If you have a receding or a too small chin, your nose will look wider and bigger. Dr. Borra will examine your profile and will also recommend a chin plasty if it will be useful for your rhinoplasty.

What do you want?

A balanced profile

Dr. Borra said that adding implants during other operations is simple, but gives great results.

What can you expect from your first consultation:

If you are considering this procedure, come to Dr. Borra. The consultation may last an hour. In your consultation, Dr. Borra will:

  • listen to what you want after surgery
  • perform a thorough examination
  • tell you exactly what he recommends for you and why
  • answer with simplicity and cordiality,  and will make sure that all your questions, even ones about financial and insurance aspects, have been clearly answered

As part of the consultation, Dr. Borra will give you the opportunity to view photographs of his patients, as they appeared before and after treatment so that you understand how he will perform your treatment. You will speak about your needs and he will describe the results you’ll get from your treatment.  It is very important that you and your surgeon are in agreement on the aesthetic  result in order to achieve  what you desire. Call today for a consultation with Dr. Borra which has more than 3000 patients.

``Often patients ask me to perform a rhinoplasty to have a nice profile. This is right, but to complete the operation and obtain a lasting result it’s simply enough to add a chin plasty. You can often achieve much more with additional minor adjustments.``
Dr. Luca Borra

What would you like to know about chin plasty?

Chin plasty is an outpatient surgery.

After your consultation and  visit by his medical office in Lugano, Dr. Borra will estimate how long it will take to perform the procedure, that’s usually pretty fast. Dr. Borra nevertheless takes the time that’s necessary to be sure to get a symmetrical result in order to obtain a  chin you can be proud of.

``Remember, the result is what really counts.``
Dr. Luca Borra

For the best possible result, you can expect that Dr. Borra will choose for you the best possible anesthesia, local or sedation.

Before surgery you will have met Dr. Borra many times as many as needed to make sure that you understand the operation. Dr. Borra will have examined every detail of your face and will have in mind how to customize the chin plasty to your case.

A complete surgery
Plastic surgeon Dr. Borra points out that in order to have a perfect result you should resort to modern techniques and solve all the problems of the profile.

Where are the incisions
Dr. Borra engraves the skin in the crease under the chin or mouth to make surgery invisible.

What can you expect after surgery?

The same day

You will be constantly under observation, until you are able to go home. Someone will have to take you home and drive. At home you will need assistance for a day or two. At home it is important to rest with a pillow to raise your head. Remember to buy prescribed medicines before surgery.

 After four days

A few days after the majority of patients can return to everyday life. Usually four days after surgery Dr. Borra takes medication off and you will be able to see the first result. A bit ‘of swelling is normal during this time.

After six days

After six days, most patients return to work without signs.