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Facial Implants


Improve the appearance, projection and aesthetic aspects of your face that you are dissatisfied with thanks to facial implants from Michael Schwartz, M.D., board-certified facial plastic surgeon and diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery who offers facial implants for those patients who live in and around Los Angeles, Pasadena and the surrounding communities of California, as well as internationally.

What are Facial Implants?

Facial implants are specially formed solid silicone rubber materials, completely compatible with human tissues designed to enhance or augment the physical structure of your face. The precise type and size of facial implants best suited for you, depends upon the features that you wish to correct. Working with a skilled and knowledgeable expert in the area of facial surgery is a must if you are interested in obtaining the absolutely best results possible. Are you bothered by a small chin, weak jaw or lack of facial contour? Have you always wanted to have a more defined jawline? While any area of your face can be augmented with implants, the cheek or malar area, the chin and jaw are the most common sites for facial implants. Contact Dr. Schwartz’s office today to set up your facial implant consultation.

What are the Benefits of Facial Implants?

There are a variety of different types of facial implants, which all contribute to your appearance, depending upon your specific needs and desires. Chin implants can increase the size and projection of a chin that is not in proportion with the forehead and mid-face. A small or recessed chin can also be described as one that seems to disappear into the neck, rather than appearing as a distinct facial feature. Jaw implants likewise, increase the width of the lower third of your face and jawline definition, and much like the chin, a weak jaw can be thought of as one that is not well defined and distinct from the neck or one that slopes rather than angles from the ear to the chin. In some cases, both the chin and jaw can contribute to facial imbalance. Cheek implants increase the projection of the cheekbones by adding volume to those areas that may be recessed or flat in appearance. Schedule your consultation now with Dr. Schwartz to learn more about whether or not the benefits of facial implants are right for you.

What is the Facial Implant Procedure?

Dr. Schwartz, a skillful facial plastic surgeon, brings particular expertise to facial implants. Depending on the type of implant, each procedure is slightly different. Cheek implants are most often placed through incisions in the mouth, although when performed with other procedures, alternate incisions may be recommended, including placement through an incision inside the lower eyelid or one within the hairline. Likewise for a chin implant, the incision is placed under the chin which is a more reliable approach than inside the mouth.  Jaw implants are generally placed through the mouth with incisions inside the mouth back along the jawline at the crease where the inside of your cheek and gums meet.  Dr. Schwartz is experienced with custom facial implants that can be fitted exactly to your facial skeleton with the aid of CT-guided imaging and custom implant design in conjunction with Implantech. Following the completion of your procedure, your incisions will be closed by Dr. Schwartz with absorbable sutures or stitches that will be removed within seven days following your surgery. Dr. Schwartz will thoroughly review the recovery process from facial implant surgery and will work with you to make sure your healing and recovery process is as seamless as possible.

Who is a Candidate for Facial Implants?

Are you dissatisfied with any aspect of the appearance of your face, particularly when it comes to the proper projection of key anatomical features of the face, such as the jaw, chin or cheeks? If so, then you may be an excellent candidate for facial implant surgery with world-class facial plastic surgery expert Dr. Schwartz. Contact our office today to set up your consultation and take the first step towards improving your appearance so you can have the look you want!

How Much Do Facial Implants Cost in Pasadena, CA?

Your facial implant procedure is performed as an elective cosmetic procedure and as a result is generally not covered by your medical insurance. Your cost for your facial implant surgery with Dr. Schwartz will vary based on your personal needs and goals. Custom implant design can be done for reasonable costs.  Dr. Schwartz provides convenient financing through Alphaeon Credit, Prosper® Healthcare Lending,  and CareCredit® in addition to accepting cash, personal checks and credit cards, so you can look your best with facial implants that enhance and aesthetically improve your appearance.

If you live in or around Los Angeles, Pasadena or the surrounding communities of California, please contact board-certified facial plastic surgeon Michael Schwartz, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery  to learn more about whether or not facial implant benefits are right for you.


Pasadena Plastic Surgery
425 S Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone: 626-822-3470
Fax: 626-793-2912

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