Facial Implants

For patients who are seeking symmetry and balance in their face, Dr. Furze can expertly apply facial implants to provide a more proportionate appearance.

In men and women alike, facial symmetry and well-defined structures are the cornerstones to an attractive face. When Dr. Alexis D. Furze meets with patients who are unhappy with their appearance, he carefully assesses the shape and proportion of their eyes, nose, mouth, chin and eyebrows.

Based on his experience performing facial plastic surgery, he knows that even subtle changes to these features can have a dramatic affect on an individual’s appearance.

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What are Facial Implants?

In certain cases, Dr. Furze may recommend the use of facial implants to improve facial balance and symmetry in a patient. Created from biocompatible materials, facial implants are solid structures that are implanted beneath the skin to change the physical structure of the face. Facial implants come in many different shapes, sizes, and materials, and are specially formed to suit different areas of the face.

Different Types of Facial Implants

Facial implants can be used anywhere to enhance the face or improve symmetry. The most common sites for facial implants to be placed are the cheeks, chin, and jaw area.

Cheek Implants

High cheekbones are considered attractive for both men and women. Individuals who have a flat mid-face region and lack defined cheekbones may benefit from cheek implants, which can be used to augment the cheekbones and add volume in areas that are flat or recessed.

Chin Implants

A strong and prominent chin is desired by many male patients as it can make the face look more masculine. For females, a chin implant can improve the contour of the face, making the face look slimmer and more streamlined. Chin implants are one of the most effective ways at correcting a chin that is out of proportion with or lacks projection from the rest of the face. They can be used to augment the chin, change its shape, and add definition to the lower face.

Jaw Implants

A weak jaw lacks definition and seems to blend into the neck. Implants can be used to improve the appearance of the lower face by sculpting a more angular jawline. In some cases, chin and jaw implants are both required to achieve balance in the lower face.

Ideal Candidates for Facial Implants

If you are unhappy with your appearance due to facial imbalance or lack of definition in the cheek, jaw, or chin area, you may be a candidate for facial implants. Ideal candidates will also be physically mature (head/skull is in full adult size), in good overall health, be non-smokers or be able to quit before surgery, and have realistic expectations about what can be achieved through surgery.

Facial Implant Consultation in Orange County

Dr. Furze has been helping patients in the Orange County area improve their appearance using facial implants for many years. If you are concerned about a weak jawline, recessed chin, or lack of contour across your midface, we encourage you to contact us to set up an initial consultation with Dr. Furze today.

What Our Patients are Saying

“I am a rhinoplasty surgery patient and it took me 9 years to finally choose a surgeon to trust with my nose”

Dr. Alexis is a pleasant young doctor who is knowledgeable and willing to take the time to answer your questions and cover all your concerns so that you feel good when you leave his office. I definitely recommend him if ever need his services.

Dr. Furze is easy to communicate with, and is meeting all my post op needs. Of course this is after a successful surgery that I fully understood and was scheduled on my terms as immediate as was needed.

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