Weber Facial Plastic Surgery is pleased to offer advanced facial implants for our valued patients in the Denver, Lone Tree, Highlands Ranch, Englewood, Centennial, Fort Collins, Aurora, Colorado Springs, and Boulder, Colorado areas. Facial implants are used to enhance and balance specific facial areas, to create a more symmetrical and overall pleasing appearance.
How long does the procedure take?
A typical facial implant procedure requires less than an hour to complete, unless it is combined with other procedures.
Where is the procedure performed?
Often performed in the office or in an ambulatory surgical center, the procedure may involve local anesthesia, oral sedation, or general anesthesia, depending on your specific needs and any other procedures being performed at the same time.
Where in the face can facial implants be used?
Facial implants come in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be added to almost any facial area that requires augmentation. Facial implants can add fullness and balance to the face or improve upon facial proportions. Facial implant areas include:
- The chin (known as mentoplasty)
- Jaw (mandibular angle)
- Around the sides of the skull (temporal)
- Around the nose (nasal)
- Cheekbone areas (malar augmentation)
What are the most common kinds of facial implants?
The most common facial implants include the chin, jaw, lips and cheek. However other implants are available to address specific areas as needed.
What are the risks of facial implant procedures?
Rare Risks can include infections, bleeding, poor healing and changes in skin sensation.
What happens if the implants need to be removed?
In rare cases, implants may need to be removed if they become infected, shift from their implanted location, or otherwise become malpositioned. Implants can be removed in the office setting under local anesthesia.
What is the most important consideration to know about facial implants?
When choosing a surgeon to perform any type of procedure, you should always choose one with the right training and experience.
We excel in advanced facial plastic surgery
At Weber Facial Plastic Surgery, we are authorities in Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Weber always takes the time to understand your needs and aesthetic goals. We only recommend procedures that will result in natural looking enhancements you can feel good about. If you are bothered by a weak chin, poor facial balance, or have experienced unwanted changes due to the aging process, we can help. A lovely symmetrical face is possible.
Why it is important to seek out a veteran of facial procedures for facial implants?
Not all surgeons have the advanced training required to perform complex facial surgery procedures. Facial implants require a specific skillset that blends advanced surgical expertise with the eye of a trained artist.
Dr. Weber has the knowledge, expertise, and experience to perform both facial plastic surgery and facial reconstructive procedures. As a student in medical school, he demonstrated a strong aptitude for facial aesthetics.
Dr. Weber is fellowship trained and double board certified in Facial Plastic Surgery as well as Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. He is the founder and owner of Weber Facial Plastic Surgery, a practice devoted to excellence in all areas of facial rejuvenation. Using sophisticated methods and advanced procedures, Dr. Weber has changed countless lives by correcting facial defects.