Chin augmentation or Mentoplasty/Genioplasty using surgical implants can alter the underlying structure of the face, providing better balance and distinction to the facial features.

This can take the form of chin height reduction or chin rounding by osteotomy, or chin augmentation using implants. The most popular implant being used is the silicone type however, a number of different types of implant can be used.

During the surgery incisions will be made inside the mouth and under the chin allowing the implant to be inserted.

The Risks:

  • Excessive scarring
  • Asymmetry
  • infection
  • Nerve damage
  • Loss of sensation
  • Loss of muscle control
  • Incorrect implant being used
  • Movement of implant

If you have suffered from any of the above issues or if you are suffering any other problems after undergoing a chin implant, contact our all-female specialist team and they will be able to talk to you about your issues and discuss if you have a claim for compensation.

As well as claiming or any pain, suffering and inconvenience, you may be able to claim back additional costs such as:

Remedial surgery – if you have to have your surgery corrected, the additional cost involved could form part of the claim against the surgeon or company that carried out the original operation

Loss of income – if you need to take additional days off work or you are unable to go back to work due to the negligence of the surgeon or company carrying out the procedure, your loss of income will form part of your claim.

There is no need to be embarrassed or worried. We speak to women in your position every day and will discuss your case with you in the strictest confidence.

Contact our specialist all-female Cosmetic Surgery team today on: 0800 083 6290.