Improve your confidence.
Of all the features that affect our facial balance and overall appearance, the chin is perhaps the least discussed.
Dr. Janet K. Turkle performs chin augmentation surgery with chin implants in Indianapolis and Carmel and has beautiful results! She has found that many people are born with a chin that does not project as much as they would like and may take away from their overall facial balance. Chin implant surgery can improve this problem and often makes a dramatic difference in a person’s appearance. When the degree of improvement desired is more subtle or if a patient wishes to avoid surgery, filler injections may be used instead of an implant. These filler injections generally last up to a year and would need to be repeated. When the changes desired are more dramatic or if a patient prefers a permanent “fix”, placing a chin implant is a more desirable option.
The implant can provide both projection and increased height of the chin leading to a stronger and more aesthetically pleasing profile. Chin surgery is often combined with cosmetic surgery of the nose to improve the entire facial profile
What it Treats
- Chin Projection or size that is less than desired
Recovery and Downtime
Physical: 4-7 days, Social: 1-2 weeks
How it Works
Whether you’re traveling from out of town or are local to the Indianapolis community, Turkle & Associates is dedicated to your patient experience. From your first phone call to your final follow-up, our team will ensure your total comfort and safety.
Your chin surgery in Indianapolis will be preceded by an in-depth consultation to help you understand the procedure, recovery time, and expected results. We will discuss your overall lifestyle, budget, and medical history. From there, we’ll create a care plan that works best for you.
Learn more about what to expect before, during, and after your chin surgery.
After a chin implant our patients report an increase in self-confidence as well as feeling that their overall facial balance is improved.
Before & After
Frequently Asked Questions
Most bruises resolve within 10 to 14 days and can be easily covered with makeup. We will provide you with all of the post-care instructions you need to minimize bruising and promote a quick healing process.
Generally, chin augmentation may be performed non-surgically or surgically, depending on the particular patient and their goals.
Some patients may have social or medical factors that make surgery a less desirable option. However, when the patient’s goals are more dramatic or if a patient prefers a permanent “fix”, surgically placing a chin implant is a more desirable option.
When the degree of improvement desired is more subtle, however, we may use filler injections instead of an implant. Filler injections last approximately one year. However, there is significantly less downtime and cost associated with this method.
During your initial consultation at Turkle & Associates for a chin surgery in Indianapolis, we will thoroughly assess your profile and listen to your goals. From there, we’ll help you decide which procedure or treatment will work best for you!
During a chin surgery in Indianapolis, Dr. Turkle uses solid silicone implants which are well-contoured to the chin and jawline.These implants can be customized to a variety of sizes and shapes, then further modified intra-operatively as needed.
You can swim in three weeks or when your wound is completely healed.
You can start walking immediately.
You can begin exercise and/or lifting in two weeks.