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Facial implant: Forehead, Cheek, Chin implant

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Facial implant: Forehead, Cheek, Chin implant

Facial implant: Forehead, Cheek, Chin implant

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The main purpose of face augmentation by implant is to add volume to the hollow parts of the face, usually on cheeks, forehead, and chin. In order to achieve three-dimensional face contour, the reduction and augmentation surgery should be well-combined for well-balanced face with the best facial ratio of the individual.

Types of Face Augmentation

Forehead Augmentation


Forehead augmentation by implant surgery uses custom-made implants to match individual’s needs to perform forehead augmentation to enhance the three-dimensionality of the face. This procedure is appropriate for those who have very flat forehead, so they want to have 3-dimentional volume on their face by plumping up their hollowed forehead.

  • • Duration: App. 1 hour
  • • Anesthesia: Local (Deep Sleep) Anesthesia
  • • Stitch Removal: 1 week after
  • • Hospitalization: N/A
  • • Incision Area: 3 cm behind the hairline
  • • Precaution: 7days to fabricate the customized implant. Patients need to visit the clinic 1 week in advance from the surgery day for molding.

Chin Augmentation


This method is used in cases where the severity of short chin is not severe. Artificial implant, Goretex or Silicon, is inserted at the end of the chin to enlarge or lengthen the chin. This procedure is appropriate for those who have a short or receded chin.

  • • Duration: 1 hours
  • • Anesthesia: Local (Deep Sleep) Anesthesia
  • • Hospitalization: N/A
  • • Stitch Removal: 7 days after
  • • Incision Area: Intra-oral

Front Cheek Augmentation


The side cheek bones may appear relatively protruded and the eye area appears sunken when the frontal zygoma area under the eyes lack volume and is flat with the cheek bones appearing wide. In this case, a harmonious and three-dimensional face shape can be created with front zygoma implant.

  • • Duration: 1.5hours
  • • Anesthesia: Local (Deep Sleep) Anesthesia
  • • Hospitalization: N/A
  • • Stitch Removal: 7 days after
  • • Incision Area: Intra-oral

Face Augmentation Surgery Price/Cost in Korea

General price guide line for Face Augmentation Surgery in Korea is USD$2,500 to USD$7,700 according to Korea Health Industry Development Institute. The price is decided in variable range depending on the method and difficulty of patients’ case.

To learn more about Korean Plastic/Cosmetic surgery price in Korea, check Know your plastic surgery price.

Facial Contouring Surgery Precautions

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