Chin Contouring 101

Do you know that the much-neglected chin attributes significantly to the overall symmetry of the visage? Its prominence is carefully analyzed in its relation to the entire face from the forehead, nose, lips, and neck. That's also the reason how a slight enhancement of the chin can boost the attractiveness of how one look.

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Strong jawline are considered masculine feature, but Angelina Jolie is looking great with hers.
A strong jawline is considered a masculine feature, but Angelina Jolie is looking great with hers.
Typically, a strong jawline and square chin are masculine features; a soft jawline and pointed chin are feminine features. However, the "ideal" chin for the two genders are being reshaped in this millennium ---- look at Angelina Jolie and Demi Moore's strong sexy jawlines versus the pretty boy features of Kpop boy group members.

Kpop male idols are looking more feminine than before with their smooth v-shape face 
Based on the standard of beauty in the world, men have longer and more protruded chins with a prominent angle between the jaw and chin, and their chins have a flat base. On the other hand, women’s chins are rounder and more pointed with a V-shaped face.

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Masculine Godfrey Gao's sharp and strong jawline is one of his signature features.
Are you satisfied with your current chin or you just want to refine the contours to create a more V-shaped looking face? Scroll down to find out all about chin contouring 101.

Surgical Chin Contouring - Chin Implants

Chin implants are often recommended for patients 
who undergo rhinoplasty to get the optimal facial golden ratio.
What is a Chin Implants Surgery?
Customisable with various shapes and sizes to suit different people and results, Chin Implants are made of synthetic material that resembles natural facial tissue to transform the underlying striation of the face to beautify and enhance overall balance of facial features. Chin implants are often recommended for patients who undergo rhinoplasty to get the optimal facial golden ratio.

What is the Surgery Like?
Inserted via an incision within the mouth to gently stretch the tissue, the chin implant surgery is performed under local or general anaesthetic. As the incision is done inside the mouth, no visible scar or mark will be left behind.

What is the Downtime?
Recovery takes about 1 week.

How Long Does it Last?
Permanent but can be removed if desired.

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Non-Surgical Chin Contouring: Chin Fillers

Chin fillers bestow your chin a new lease of life in 30 minutes

What is Chin Fillers?
Chin fillers are made of Hyaluronic acid (HA) that closely resemble the HA naturally found in our body too. The main function of Hyaluronic acid is to boost collagen production and retain moisture level to keep skin young and supple. Dermal fillers add extra volume while stimulating collagen production for weak chins that are lacking aesthetically.

What is the Procedure Like?
After an initial careful assessment, the aesthetic doctor will apply anaesthetic cream on the chin and inject dermal HA fillers to construct the "ideal" chin.

What to Expect Post-procedure? 
The chin enhancement result is immediate and one may experience minimal pin-prick marks, swelling and bruising for a few days after treatment.

How Long Does it Last?
6 months to a year depending on the type of filler used.

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Non-Surgical Double-Chin Contouring: Kybella

Kybella is a one of its own double-chin targeted non-surgical procedure

What is Kybella?
Kybella is a double-chin targeted non-surgical procedure that dissolves bulging fat cells using deoxycholic acid via a series of tiny injections. Deoxycholic acid is similar to the molecules found naturally in the body to absorb fat.

What is the Procedure Like?
Topical numbing cream will be applied to the intended area. Using 8-15 microinjections per session, a patient is expected to undergo 2-4 sessions one month apart depending on the desired result. A skin-soothing and anti-bruise cream will be applied to the treated area to reduce swelling and pain.

What to expect Post-procedure? 
Minimal bruising, swelling, pain or numbness are common. Results are visible from a few weeks after treatment as it takes time for the fat cells to be broken down.

How Long Does it Last?
75% to 90% of the patients retain their results of up to five years

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Non-Surgical Chin Lifting: Infinity Neck Thread Lift

Threadlift result is immediate and optimal result can be seen in 3-5 days

What is Infinity Neck Thread Lift?
Infinity Neck Thread Lift is a non-surgical facelift procedure that uses bio-absorbable PDO threads to lift droopy jawline and neck instantly. These threads dissolve in the body over the course of 6 months, while stimulating collagen to maintain the lifted skin for up to 21 months, depending on the individual. It targets not only the chin but also tackle neck and jaw aging issues such as sagging and wrinkles.

What is the Procedure Like?
Local anaesthetic is injected into the treated area, the aesthetic doctor will insert the PDO threads into the skin to pull up and lift droopy skin immediately. 4-8 threads will be used in each session, depending on the degree of sagging for each individual and desired result.

What to expect Post-procedure? 
The skin on the treated area may be swollen or bruising as like other injections. Pinprick marks are not noticeable due to the location where they are injected. Necklift is apparent immediately after treatment, one can enjoy the optimal lifted result in 3-5 days.

How Long Does it Last?
75% to 90% of the patients retain their results of up to five years

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