• Chin Augmentation Abroad


Chin Augmentation with Prague Beauty

Chin Augmentation

Chin Augmentation - Sliding Genioplasty is the operation aimed to enhance the size of the chin and restore facial balance and harmony in relationship to the nose. A larger chin can be created by surgery which elongates the lower jaw.

Incision is made inside the mouth where gum and lower lip meet, ie without visible scar. Mandibular Osteotomy - A horizontal cut (osteotomy) is made through the jaw bone (mandible). The lower portion of the separated bone is moved forward to the desired position and fixed with titanium plates (titanium doesn't set off metal detectors in airports etc).

Chin Augmentation Incision

The incision is closed with sutures and an external pressure dressing is applied. You should be aware that you will feel an abrupt "shelf" of sorts both underneath the jaw and in the anterior part of the new "chin" - where it was slid forward. However, tissue will cover your new chin and look very natural.

As with all elective surgeries, good health and realistic expectations are prerequisites.

Submental Liposuction

Another possibility for improvement through chin surgery is submental liposuction in which excess fatty tissue is removed to redefine the chin or neckline. When there is a contributing problem of dental malocclusions or birth defects in the structure of the jaw itself, surgery of the jaw can improve the form and function of the lower face and greatly enhance appearance. Your pre-op pictures (front and side view) are therefore of the most importance and can help to decide on the type of surgery that addresses your concerns. The surgeon can also provide information on new medical techniques for chin surgery and offer recommendations for supplementary surgery that can ensure the greatest improvement. Expectations of looking and feeling better after surgery should be discussed with the surgeon before the surgery, keeping in mind that the desired result is improvement, not perfection.

The best candidates for chin augmentation are patients with weak or receding chins (microgenia), but with a normal dental bite.

What To Expect After Chin Augmentation Surgery

Normally, you will need to stay at the clinic for two days. Upon your discharge you will be recovering in our private apartment for the next 4 days before flying back.

Immediately after the operation your face will be swollen and feel tight, your jaws will be stiff and you will find that you cannot open your mouth widely. Your throat may also be uncomfortable and swallowing can be difficult to begin with.

Perhaps surprisingly it is not a particularly painful operation but it is still likely to be sore and regular painkillers will be arranged for you. The discomfort is usually worse for the first few days.

The swelling can be reduced by using cold compresses and sleeping propped upright for a few days. The swelling should be gone within 2 - 6 weeks and the final result will be evident in 6 weeks.

Light activity can resume the same day as surgery. Return to work and usual activity is allowed within 7 to 10 days after the chin augmentation surgery. Within a week of surgery, the external dressing is usually removed.

The Risks of Chin Augmentation

Every operation has its risks. Bruising and swelling of the chin are the most common complications. Infection and blood clots are rare. Nerve damage leading to numbness of the chin area and lower lip occurs in about 1 in 100 patients and doesn't last long. After surgery, there may be a strange feeling around the chin. Feeling hard to talk, smile or eat is normal for few days. There is some discomfort and soreness, which is easily controlled by painkilling medication. A liquid diet may be advised for a day or two.

Smoking can delay healing.

Chin Augmentation Summary

Chin Augmentation Summary
Anaesthesia General
Length of surgery 3 hours
Total length of stay 2 nights at the clinic and 5 nights in the apartment
Discomfort Moderate.
Liquid diet.
Strange feeling around the chin. Feeling hard to talk, smile or eat for few days.
Bruising and swelling Swelling disappers between 2-6 weeks
Stitches Dissolvable
Back to work 7 - 10 days after the surgery
Driving You won't be able to drive or operate machinery for 48 hours after your general anaesthetia.
Exercise None
Final result Once the area heals, between 2-6 months

Medical Travel Shield Insurance Included in the Package Price


Standard trip or travel medical insurance policies DO NOT provide coverage if you are traveling for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment. These types of insurances will be of no help if a medical complication arises and would cancel any travel medical insurance policy.

Therefore our package prices include the Medical Travel Shield - the insurance which includes excellent travel insurance benefits plus a number of tailored benefits for patients travelling abroad to obtain medical treatment.

Before travel

The policy covers non-refundable treatment deposits, if a patient has to cancel or delay their trip

Up to £5,000 per insured person for irrecoverable payments for travel, accommodation and non-refundable deposits for cancellation of treatment for reasons specified in the Certificate of Insurance, including death, illness, jury service and major damage to the home.

During travel

If the patient's recovery period is longer than expected, the policy covers contributions towards accommodation and flights, plus a daily allowance.

Up to £1,500 per insured person towards accommodation costs, daily allowance and return flight home, if a patient has to stay at their destination for a longer time than the normal recovery period.

If the patient needs treatment for post-operative complications between discharge and return home, the policy covers contributions towards the cost of consultation fees and medication.

Up to £500 for additional medical expenses after discharge from hospital.

After travel

If the patient needs to return within 12 months to correct unsuccessful surgery, the policy covers contributions towards the return trip.

Offers the benefit of cover up to £2,000 if within 12 months of the original treatment, it is medically necessary for the patient to have a corrective procedure. The insurance will cover for return flights for the patient and a companion and a daily allowance.

Patient and Companion benefits

Benefits and ServicesSum insured
per person
5.1 Medical and Additional Expenses£2,000,000£100
5.2 Cancellation and Curtailment£5,000£100
5.3 Journey Continuation£250£100
5.4 Travel Delay
per 12 hours up to 48 hours
5.5 Personal Liability£1,000,000£250
5.6 Personal Accident£20,000Nil
5.7 Hospital Benefit
per 24 hours to max £1,500
5.8 Accompanied Personal Baggage, clothing or effects and Money
limited to £250 for Money,
£300 for any one article or
pair or set of articles
5.9 Loss of Passport£250£100
5.10 Travel and accommodation expenses over and above the Normal Recovery Period
75% of accommodation expenses
75% of 1x economy single fare
Overall maximum of £1,500
allowance per day
5.11 Additional Return Trip within 12 months of the original Treatment
1x economy return air fare
Overall maximum of £2,000
allowance per day

Patient only benefits

Benefits and ServicesSum insured
per person
5.12 Medical expenses for further medical consultation after discharge from the hospital
(but prior to return to the UK)

Why go for Chin Augmentation Abroad with Prague Beauty?

With Chin Augmentation abroad you will save up to 50% of UK prices, and the quality of the procedure will be the same or even higher.

Our cosmetic and bariatric surgeons are senior consultants - they are fully accredited in plastic/general surgery, and are on the specialist register of surgeons. They use the latest techniques. Our aim is your comfort - no pain, no sickness. You stay few nights after the surgery at the clinic with full medical care (in many clinics you usually have to leave the hospital very early, even with drains etc.) and full board.

Personalised care. Our care is tailored according to your needs.

You can also take your partner / friend with you.

We will arrange everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything. All is included in the price: return air tickets, from any European airport with direct flights to Prague, Medical Travel Shield Insurance, with the cover of corrective return trip, accommodation in a luxurious 4-star apartment (with kitchenette, TV and free Wi-Fi), all necessary transportation among airport - clinic - apartment, representative waiting for you at the airport and take care of you completely during your stay.

The number of happy clients is virtually 100%, and rate of all complications is 0.3% i.e. extremely low.

•  Chin Augmentation PRICES
Chin Augmentation – Shift of the Own Bone

just for the procedure

+ flights
+ insurance
+ accommodation
+ transportation
£2,450 £3,350
+ with 1 companion:
+ £550
Final prices, there are no hidden extras!

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