Chin Fillers

Restore chin volume and support to enhance the lower face

Long-lasting results with minimal downtime.

a woman touching her face

What are Chin Fillers?

Chin fillers that are used for chin augmentation include hyaluronic acid (HA), autologous fat, poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) and calcium hydroxylapatite. The specific type of chin fillers used depends on your anatomy, costs and product offered.

Hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane helps to restore bony loss, thus improving facial contour and definition. Chin fillers enhances your facial features that can be customized to your individual natural look. HA fillers lasts from 1-2 years, look natural and has the element of reversibility if necessary.

OUR APPROACH

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Chin fillers have emerged as a popular and effective non-surgical option for facial augmentation, providing patients with an opportunity to enhance their profile and achieve a more balanced facial appearance. Utilizing advanced dermal fillers, chin augmentation can address a range of aesthetic concerns, such as a weak or recessed chin, asymmetry, or volume loss due to aging.

Why Chin Fillers?

Chin augmentation treatment options include autologous fat transfer, implants, genioplasty and injectable chin fillers. Surgical procedures are associated with more downtime, pain and potential complications such as infection, nerve damage, extrusion of implants etc.

Injectable chin fillers presents a non-surgical option with minimal downtime and discomfort in appropriate cases. Chin fillers are simple procedures that can be performed in clinic with minimal downtime.

benefits of chin fillers

  • High degree of customization:  With precise injections, we can tailor the treatment to the individual’s facial anatomy and aesthetic goals, whether aiming for subtle enhancement or more dramatic contouring.
  • Longevity: the temporary nature of dermal fillers—lasting between 12 to 24 months depending on the product used—allows for adjustments and refinements in response to changing preferences or facial dynamics.
  • Safety and efficacy are paramount in the administration of chin fillers. When performed by a skilled and experienced doctor, complications are rare, and the risk of adverse effects is minimized. Patients considering chin augmentation with fillers should seek treatment from qualified professionals who can offer comprehensive consultations and individualized treatment plans.
chin landmarks
Gonzalez ulloa line

Evaluation of Chin Proportion

What is the ideal chin? Does it differ for men and women? Although there are several guidelines available, chin augmentation has to take into account the overall facial aesthetic proportions. The upper -face, mid-face, nose and lips should be considered when planning for any chin augmentation procedure to create a harmonious appearance.

The pogonion is the most forward projecting point of the chin, whereas the menton is the most backward projecting point of the chin. The gnathion sits midpoint between the pogonion and menton.

The Gonzalez-Ulloa line is a vertical line from the nasion (indentation between the forehead and the nose) to the pogonion. An ideal male chin should just meet this line whereas an ideal female chin should just fall short of this line.

Of course, the chin contour, chin height and chin width with respect to the other facial features must be considered to produce a prominent chin with good aesthetic proportions.

restylane chin filler procedure
Chin filler procedure

How Chin Filler procedure is done?

The Procedure:

  1. Consultation:

    • Your treatment will begin with a consultation with your doctor. During this meeting, you’ll discuss your goals and expectations, and the doctor will assess your chin and facial structure to determine the best approach.
  2. Preparation:

    • On the day of the procedure, the area around your chin will be cleaned thoroughly. A topical anesthetic or numbing cream may be applied to minimize any discomfort during the injection.
  3. Marking:

    • Markings of specific points on your chin to guide the injection process and ensure precise placement of the filler.
  4. Injection:

    • The filler, typically made of hyaluronic acid (a substance naturally found in the skin), is then injected into the marked areas using a fine needle or cannula. Small  amounts of filler is injected at a time, carefully shaping and contouring the chin to achieve the desired look.
  5. Sculpting:

    • After the filler is injected, the practitioner may gently massage the area to distribute the filler evenly and mold the chin to the desired shape.
  6. Final Touches:

    • Your doctor will assess the results and make any necessary adjustments. Since the procedure is minimally invasive, you can often see immediate results.

Can Chin Fillers be combined with other treatment?

As aging affects different areas of the face and different layers of the skin tissue, the best chin fillers approach is often combined with other treatments to achieve a more natural and harmonious look.

Chin retrusion owing to volume loss rarely occurs in isolation. There may be concomitant volume loss over the cheeks, visible laugh lines and marionette lines that may also benefit from the addition of injectable fillers. 

Tense mentalis muscles around the chin and masseter hypertrophy may benefit from botox treatments. Relaxing the mentalis muscle overlying the chin leads to better aesthetic improvement and can prolong filler longevity.

In addition, skin laxity on the lower face, neck and cheeks may benefit from energy-based treatments such as HIFU and Genius. These procedures stimulate collagen, enhances skin elasticity and tightens the skin. A multimodality approach that considers the overall facial proportions will therefore lead to better results.

Dr Moses Ng dermatologist

chin fillers

One of the key advantages of chin fillers is the minimally invasive nature of the treatment. Unlike surgical implants, dermal fillers offer immediate results with minimal downtime, allowing patients to return to their daily activities quickly. The procedure is typically performed in a clinical setting under local anesthesia, ensuring patient comfort. Results are noticeable immediately, and full effects are seen as the filler integrates with the natural tissue over the following days.

Frequently Asked Questions About Chin Fillers

Price is from $829 per syringe before GST.

Chin fillers for augmentation is suitable for individuals with mild to moderate chin retrusion. Most individuals only require 1-2mls of chin filler per session.

Common and temporary swelling and bruising is to be expected. Bruising will typically fade in 10-14 days.

Skin irregularity is uncommon as the skin overlying the chin is thick.

Uncommon side effects include allergy to filler, infections, granulomas and vascular compromise.

Individuals with the following conditions are not suitable for chin filller injections.

  • Active infection around treatment site
  • Multiple allergies
  • Allergies or hypersensitivity to hyaluronic acid fillers or lidocaine
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Existing implants

Shortly after your procedure, there will be some swelling around the injected area. Once the swelling has subsided, you will begin to appreciate a natural looking chin that is more contoured and projected.

Most HA chin fillers can last for 1-2 years. With time, hyaluronic acid is gradually broken down by your body. A repeat treatment at least once a year is sufficient for most cases.

schedule a consultation for chin fillers in singapore

The lower face in conjunction with the mid-face must be in balance and harmony. With more than 15 years of experience, Dr Ng, a skilled injector believes in a natural approach to beautify the face. Contact us today to schedule a consultation, so that Dr. Ng can develop a personalized treatment approach for resolving your skin concerns.

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References:
  1. Wilson MJ, Jones IT, Butterwick K, Fabi SG. Role of nonsurgical chin augmentation in full face rejuvenation: a review and our experience. Dermatologic Surgery. 2018 Jul 1;44(7):985-93.
  2. de Maio M, Wu WT, Goodman GJ, Monheit G. Facial assessment and injection guide for botulinum toxin and injectable hyaluronic acid fillers: focus on the lower face. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2017 Sep 1;140(3):393e-404e.