Masculine Jawline Implant

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in a very masculine jawline implant. I have currently had silicone implants from implantech. Medium lateral jaw and medium square chin implant. I’m two months out and I still feel that my face looks very round and swollen. Maybe I haven’t waited long enough. The custom jaw/chin one piece implant looks very chiseled and unbelievably real. I have attached a photo of me now and what I was trying to achieve. If I need to wait another six months to a year I will but I am on a mission to get this very extreme masculine jawline. 

A: While the final facial shape takes three to four months to be fully appreciated after any implant procedure, it is fair to say that the result you now have is not going to undergo dramatic change. While I have no idea what you looked like initially, the use of standard chin and jaw angle implants was never going to achieve the type of ideal or masculine jawline result you have shown in your examples. In fact not even a custom masculine jawline implant, no matter how it is designed can ever achieve that result. You simply don’t have the facial anatomy to make that happen. That is not a realistic surgical goal or a mission that you can ever fully complete. A more realistic result would be about halfway between where you are now and your dream jawline shape with a custom one-piece jawline implant.

Dr. Barry Eppley

Indianapolis, Indiana