Chin Implant With Dr. Joel Studin, Long Island

Chin Implant With Dr. Joel Studin, Long Island

Chin implant surgery, also called genioplasty, improves contours of the chin, neck and jawline. This procedure frequently is done in combination with a face or neck lift, to improve the results and make someone look even younger and better defined. Some people, have loose skin along the jawline and neck, making them look older than they are. Others, have a weak chin, which is not as attractive as it could be. Typically, surgery involves placement of an implant around a patient’s existing chin bone to augment the size and shape of the chin and achieve a more naturally attractive balance between facial features. read more

Throughout his career, Dr. Studin has done over 10,000 surgeries, earning the trust of his patients, who have come from around the world to have him do their surgery.

Having trained at such places as Mount Sinai, in New York, Columbia, NYU, Harvard, and Memorial Sloan Kettering, Dr. Studin was awarded the prestigious Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS),  is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the Americans Society of Plastic Surgeons. 

Dr. Studin is an internationally acclaimed expert in breast surgery. Over a decade as director of a breast center in Manhattan and awarded a patent for improving breast implant placement, he is trusted by patients and peers worldwide.

Using an advanced technique that he developed, patients wake up pain-free, and most feel no pain at all during recovery.

Dr. Studin has been awarded over 40 patents in 26 countries, and has new patents in process as he continues to be a leading innovator in medicine and surgery.

Why Choose A Chin Implant?

Chin implant surgery is ideal for individuals who feel that their chin is not proportionate to the rest of their facial features. It can improve facial symmetry by enhancing chin proportion, correct a weak or recessed chin, enhance the definition of your neck and jawline, and even get rid of the dreaded "double" chin or hanging jowls that many people have struggled to get rid of, despite diet and exercise.

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The cost of a chin implant depends on several factors, including the complexity of the procedure, anesthesia fees, hospital charges, and more. While cosmetic procedures like chin augmentation are generally not covered by insurance, procedures that are corrective and have a mostly functional purpose might be. Dr. Studin believes in pricing transparency, and will outline all your options during your consultation.

The ideal candidates for chin augmentation are typically those with a small, weak or receding chin, but who otherwise have a normal dental bite. Others may have a full or hanging neck or jowls. A thorough consultation with Dr. Studin will determine if chin augmentation is suitable for you based on your unique needs and facial structure.

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Choosing the right surgeon for your chin enhancement is critical in order to ensure you get the best possible treatment. You can rest easy thanks to Dr. Studin's extensive experience in facial cosmetic surgery over several decades. During your consultation, your surgical goals, potential outcomes, and any questions you have will be discussed and detailed until you feel comfortable with all aspects of the procedure.

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After a comprehensive medical evaluation Dr. Studin will decide if you're physically suited for surgery. This includes reviewing your medical history and any medications that you're taking. read more


Based on the evaluation, Dr. Studin might advise you to adjust or pause your current medications. It's also required for you to stop smoking 4-6 weeks prior to surgery to facilitate better healing and prevent complications. read more


You need to arrange for someone to drive you home after the surgery and, if possible, to assist you for the first night following the procedure. Following Dr. Studin's specific pre-operative instructions will make sure the surgery has the highest possible chance to be safe and give you your desired outcome. read more


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Dr. Studin begins the surgery with the administration of either general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation. This will make sure you're comfortable and pain-free throughout the chin implant procedure. The type of anesthesia used will be determined based on the surgery's complexity and your personal preference.


A strategic incision is made by Dr. Studin, which could be either underneath the chin or inside the mouth. You all have discussed these different approaches with Dr. Studin before your procedure and decided together which one to use.

Implant Placement

Through the initial incision, Dr. Studin carefully creates space for the chin implant. The implant is then precisely positioned around the chin bone, bolstering the chin's size and shape. This step is essential for achieving a more attractive chin and balanced facial features.


Post-operative recovery is an extremely important step of the chin implant process. Patients usually experience minimal downtime but will be provided with specific care instructions by Dr. Studin in order to properly heal. Key recommendations include sleeping with the head elevated to reduce swelling, and following a soft diet the first few days after surgery to minimize pressure on the chin area. Most patients can resume their normal activities within a week. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

A chin implant is designed to be a permanent solution for enhancing the structure and appearance of your chin, as long as you follow all post-op instructions.

Chin implants are made of biocompatible materials such as silicone and are shaped to match the natural contour of the chin for a seamless enhancement.

While chin augmentation is generally very safe, potential risks include infection, hematoma, shift in implant position, and anesthesia-related side effects. Choosing a board-certified cosmetic surgeon like Dr. Studin makes this dramatically safer.

The techniques Dr. Studin uses when applying incisions makes sure that scars are minimal and discreet, often under the chin or inside the mouth.

Recovery for chin augmentation involves managing swelling and protecting the surgical area. More specific post-operative instructions from Dr. Studin will tell you everything you need in order to maximize the results and speed up your recovery, with most patients returning to normal activities within a week.

Yes, chin implants come in various shapes and sizes and can be altered to meet your specific needs.

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