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Facial Sculpting

A well-defined jaw, chin, cheeks and neck help balance the face and create a major part of one's profile. Dr. Houtan Chaboki performs facial sculpting in Washington, DC to improve harmony among these facial features. He specializes exclusively in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, which gives him the experience and training to deliver the results you want.

To learn more about facial sculpting, request your cosmetic consultation with Dr. Chaboki online or call his office at (202) 800-2085.

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Case 129, Chin Augmentation, Facial Sculpting

Washington DC plastic surgeons generally assess the entire face during a cosmetic surgery consultation, not just a specific facial area. A small chin relative to the face creates unbalance, so more attention is drawn to other areas such as the nose o...

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Case 190, Chin Augmentation, Facelift, Facial Sculpting

Washington DC cosmetic surgery patients frequently want to improve their neck and jawline. They generally consider liposuction of the neck, cheeks, jawline, or face. Liposuction is a great option to improve the neck with a double chin ...

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Case 175, Chin Augmentation, Facelift, Facial Sculpting

A double chin, otherwise known as submental fullness, has different etiologies. Skin, muscle, fat, bone, and glands all contribute to the appearance of the neck and jawline. Some patients have sagging, loose skin that give the appearance of "tur...

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Case 149, Botox Cosmetic, Chin Augmentation, Facial Fillers, Facial Sculpting, Lip Enhancement

Muscle neuromodulators (ex. Botox Cosmetic®, Dysport®, Xeomin®) and facial fillers (ex. Restylane®, Juvederm®) are very popular aesthetic treatments for Washington DC area plastic surgery patients. While neuromodulators such as Bo...

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Case 106, Facelift, Facial Sculpting

Washington DC facelift patients frequently want a neck lifting procedure to reduce excess neck fat and skin. Many plastic surgeons offer a traditional lower facelift surgery to tighten and lift the neck skin. All surgical face lifts or neck lifts typ...

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Case 174, Botox Cosmetic, Facial Sculpting

Non-surgical treatments with as wrinkle relaxers, such as Botox®, continue to be popular in plastic surgery offices. Wrinkle relaxers can smooth the skin around the eyes in addition to techniques to reshape the face, also known as "...

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Case 111, Botox Cosmetic, Facial Sculpting

Fuller cheeks and a slimmer jawline are desired by many Washingtonians. The face can be made thinner by modifying muscle, bone, or fat. In addition to treating wrinkles, Botox Cosmetic is also an option to slim the face for appropriate patients. Spec...

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Case 173, Chin Augmentation, Facelift, Facial Sculpting

A double chin gradually develops in many as one gets older. Fat accumulates under the chin, loose skin and muscle of the neck sags, facial bones thins, and glands fall with time. Each anatomic factor plays a different role in each patient. For exampl...

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Case 140, Botox Cosmetic, Facial Sculpting

Botox Cosmetic® is not just for wrinkles. Facial sculpting with Botox Cosmetic® for Washington DC area patients may also involve reducing the size of the lower jaw muscles (masseter). While many patients feel their face is "too fat"...

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Case 155, Chin Augmentation, Facial Sculpting

A small chin often co-exists with a large nose. A disproportionately small chin can make a nose appear relatively larger. Most DC patients come initially for rhinoplasty to reduce the size of their nose, not realizing that the chin may also need to b...

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Facial Implants

Dr. Chaboki provides balance among facial features using chin and cheek implants at his Washington, DC practice. Cheek implants can enhance the midface on their own or when incorporated into other procedures like a face lift. Chin implants come in a variety of sizes and shapes to correct a weak or receding chin and are often combined with rhinoplasty.

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Cheek Reduction

While most patients seek plastic surgery to augment or add facial volume to fill wrinkles, some patients are born with too much facial volume or fat. Buccal fat reduction is a minor procedure where excess fat is removed from the mid facial area to create a slimmer face and to enhance the cheeks. The procedure is performed via small incisions inside the mouth. Generally, buccal fat reduction is more appropriate for younger patients who have very full or cherub faces. Both men and women may complain of having chipmunk cheeks, a "baby face," or looking too young for their age.

Jaw Reduction

Dr. Chaboki offers BOTOX® Cosmetic as an alternative to plastic surgery. This minimally invasive treatment can slim or contour the jaw line by reducing the masseter muscles on the sides of the jaw. BOTOX changes the shape of your face gradually to create a smaller and more feminine jaw line. Results are typically seen after several weeks and maintained for months. Treatment doses for slimming the jaws are typically a little higher than standard BOTOX Cosmetic used for forehead wrinkles or crow's feet. Jaw reduction or masseter reduction, with BOTOX or plastic surgery, is very popular in Asian countries, such as China or South Korea. BOTOX treatment is performed in the office, and anesthesia is not required.

Neck Liposuction

In addition to facelift surgery and chin augmentation, a double chin or full, sagging neck may be corrected with KYBELLA® injections or neck liposuction. For younger patients, typically, there is excess fat with or without weak lower jaw bone structure, which may run in the family. Neck liposuction with or without a chin implant can improve the jawline and neck contour. For older patients, a lower facelift with neck liposuction may be more appropriate to create a defined neck and jawline.

Procedure

Neck liposuction is typically performed while the patient is under IV sedation, either on its own or in conjunction with a facelift or chin implant. Small, hidden incisions are placed behind the ears and under the chin to remove excess neck fat and tighten the skin. The procedure takes less than an hour. A snug elastic dressing under the neck is worn for a few days and then nightly for a a few weeks. Most patients resume light activities within a few days.

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    Houtan Chaboki, M.D.