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Chin Implant

Concerns with the size or shape of your chin can stop you from fully loving your appearance. 

A chin implant can give you a stronger and more defined jawline, balance out facial features, and boost self-confidence. 

Triple board-certified plastic surgeon Suzanne Yee is renowned throughout Little Rock, AR, for her chin augmentations. 

Chin Dissatisfaction Can Be Truly Harmful


The chin can be a sensitive subject. A survey of nearly 2,000 American adults found that even a small amount of chin fat is linked with negative feelings and a desire to not be seen. Thankfully, chin implants can provide a look anyone could be proud of. 

Chin Implants Offer Many Corrections

Chin augmentation is a type of chin surgery designed to strengthen and define your jawline. Appropriate for both men and women, a silicone implant in your chin can be an especially effective way to address:

  • SHAPE: An implant can correct sloping or recessed chins, as well as chins that are excessively pointed or square. 
  • SIZE: A small chin may cause the dreaded “double chin.” An implant increases chin size to get rid of this issue. 
  • SYMMETRY: Facial asymmetry, such as an imbalance between chin and nose size, can be rectified through chin augmentation. 

Dr. Yee Is a Facial Artist

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Elite cosmetic surgeons must be both artistically inclined and experts in medicine. Dr. Yee achieves her stellar results by merging classical artistic skills with advanced scientific techniques. 

Dr. Yee deeply understands that Arkansas patients with chin insecurities do not want to call attention to the fact that they have had a chin augmentation. She is renowned for providing natural-looking changes that complement your unique features and avoid a “Hollywood” plastic surgery appearance. 

See Dr. Yee's Stunning Transformations

Case 2 Before and After Chin Augmentation
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Case 2 Before and After Chin Augmentation
Dr. Yee’s chin augmentation with implant provided the enhanced chin, improved jawline, and overall facial improvement her patient desired. 

Talk to Our Triple Board-Certified Surgeon

Dr. Yee has been performing transformative facial surgeries since the 1990s. She has proven her elite level of skill, ethics, and knowledge by receiving board certification from three prestigious organizations: the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 

Our surgeon’s decades-long track record of success has even led to many media features. Her work has been highlighted on ABC, NBC, FOX, and more.

Dr. Yee is here to help her Little Rock neighbors improve their lives through the power of plastic surgery. At a sit-down consultation, she can determine if a chin implant is right for you, suggest supporting procedures, or recommend a non-surgical alternative like fillers. All you have to do is call or send us a message to request her assistance.

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I was insecure about my recessed chin so I went to Suzanne Yee for a chin implant. Im so happy with my results. She took the time to choose the right implant for my face and size. She takes her time with you to ensure you have the best results! Thank you to the team for my lovely new chin!

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D. T.


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Dr. Yee did a facelift, brow lift, chin implant and more almost 10 years ago for a family member and I am still in amazement at how great she looks. She is now in her 80s but looks late 60’s and better than she did in her 40’s. I have seen a lot of plastic surgery where I live in So.Cal. I often forget she had surgery until I look at old photos and am reminded how much better she looks even now and it’s all due to the surgery. Nothing about her looks fake or ‘off’.

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Preparing For Surgery

Behavioral changes in the days and weeks prior to chin surgery increase the likelihood that your implant will last a lifetime. You should avoid blood thinners for two weeks prior to the procedure, not drink alcohol for two days, and prepare to fast for six hours before surgery. 

The Implant Procedure Explained

Chin implant surgery is typically completed in less than an hour.

Day of Procedure

Chin implant surgery is typically completed in less than an hour.

Anesthetic Relaxation

Dr. Yee prioritizes patient comfort throughout all her procedures. Immediately before your surgery, her anesthesiologist will administer general anesthesia to put you into a sleep-like state. This means you will feel no pain and have no memories of your chin augmentation procedure. We can also provide an oral sedative in the hours before the operation to calm any nervousness. 

Pinpoint Incisions

Once the anesthesia takes effect, Dr. Yee will mark your chin for the implant. She will then create a small incision under your chin or inside your mouth. The precise location for the incision is dictated by what is best to achieve your personal implant goals. Both of these incision options result in almost invisible scarring.

Implant Placement

Dr. Yee will then place and position your customized implant. She will fit the implant around your existing chin bone to achieve the best possible look. If necessary, she will fasten the implant into its new position to ensure heightened stability and support. 

Careful Sutures

This relatively swift procedure is completed when Dr. Yee sutures your incisions shut. She may also bandage your chin and apply antibiotic ointment as needed. 

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Emily Fourmy


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Always a wonderful experience. My surgery results are incredible, and I would highly recommend this office to anyone. All of my pre-op and post-op visits have also been great.

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Tami Cosnahan


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I love everything about Dr. Yee, her staff and the facility.

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What We Look For in a Chin Implant Candidate

Chin implant candidates should be in good overall health and be non-smokers. Fulfilling these two categories lessens the possibility of surgical complications and makes effective chin augmentation more likely. Candidates should also have realistic expectations, which Dr. Yee can help set. 

Certain medical conditions may make chin augmentation the wrong choice. These include severe microgenia, lower lip protrusion, periodontal disease, or extreme malocclusion. Determining candidacy on your own can be confusing. Reach out to Dr. Yee and her expert Little Rock team for a consultation so they can evaluate whether or not a chin implant is the right procedure for you. 

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Envision Your Results

Chin implant results are permanent. You should start to enjoy the newly enhanced shape of your chin a few weeks after surgery. It may take approximately two months for all swelling to completely subside completely. Once it does, you should enjoy a well-defined jawline, an overall improved look, and a big boost of confidence.

All Surgeries Carry Some Risks That an Expert Surgeon Can Minimize

Chin augmentation is not without risk. In rare cases, this surgical procedure can result in scarring, damage to the facial nerves, and damage to the facial muscles. The implant can also shift if it is not placed properly. 

Choosing a trusted, triple board-certified surgeon like Dr. Yee can help prevent harmful outcomes. She and her Little Rock team meticulously choose the right implant for each patient and are known for surgical precision that minimizes scarring. 

Injectables Offer a Powerful Non-Surgical Alternative

Dr. Yee offers a host of non-surgical cosmetic treatments at her medical spa. Her soft tissue fillers are very popular for Little Rock patients who want to enhance chin shape and size without resorting to surgery. She has administered injectables for decades and can augment your chin with famed brands like Juvederm® and Radiesse®. She also offers KYBELLA®, which can help reduce the appearance of a double chin. 

Patients who opt for injectables do not have to worry about receiving incisions or the risk of scarring. However, it is important to note that unlike a chin implant, the results from fillers are temporary. These non-surgical improvements typically last for 9 to 12 months before more fillers are necessary to maintain results. 

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Combine Procedures for a Drastic Change

Sometimes, Dr. Yee may recommend combining chin augmentation with another procedure. Doing so can achieve more dramatic results and more effectively balance the proportions of your entire face.

Chin Implant + Rhinoplasty

One common combination is a chin implant with rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a nose job, is performed to reshape the nose. This procedure can be used to straighten the nose, remove a bump on the nasal bridge, or refine the tip of the nose. 

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Chin Implant + Cheek Augmentation

Another popular pairing is a chin implant with cheek augmentation. Dr. Yee can restore a youthful look and symmetrical balance through non-surgical cheek augmentation or with the use of cheek implants. 

More About Cheek Augmentation

Chin Implant + Neck Lift + Neck Liposuction

If getting rid of your double chin once and for all is your primary concern, you may consider a chin implant with a neck lift and neck liposuction. Lift and liposuction procedures tighten neck skin and muscles while removing excess fat. They can also remove a “turkey wattle” as well as vertical neck bands. 

Learn About Neck Lifts

Little Rock, AR, Always Says Great Things About Our Surgical Team


Kaitlin Sellers


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Dr. Yee and her staff are the very best! If you’re considering any surgery, filler, or treatments, you need to go to Dr. Yee! ... Dr. Yee and her staff make you feel like a friend and treat you like family. She made herself available 24/7 for any questions and concerns. You can tell she really cares about her patients. I drive from 3 hours away because she is so worth it! She also has an app with rewards and coupons if you love a good deal like I do.

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cMary Atkison


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Well, I just have to say how wonderful everyone was. So super nice and informative on every and all procedures. I had such a good time diring my visit. It was like girls day out! It was wonderful! I can't say enough about Rachel. She was so awesome!

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Dr. Suzanne Yee

Suzanne Yee, MD

Dr. Suzanne Yee is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon in Little Rock, AR, who offers a wide variety of surgical and non-invasive treatments. Dr. Yee is affiliated with several prestigious organizations. Her memberships include:

  • Fellow of American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Fellow of American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Fellow of American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow of American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc.
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

To schedule a consultation at our state-of-the-art surgical center, please contact us online or call (501) 224-1044.

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