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A strong chin is an important element of an attractive face. An ample chin can add definition, help create symmetry and bring balance to facial features.

For individuals with average to moderate chins, Dr. Mabrie performs non-surgical chin augmentation in San Francisco using injectable dermal fillers. This technique is a quick and excellent alternative to surgery.

For surgical candidates who are interested in viewing their potential results before undergoing surgery, this non-surgical method is a great first step.

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Case 404

ABOUT OUR PATIENT This patient came to me with two goals. The first was to correct his nose, he had a Surgical Rhinoplasty 2 decades previously but felt his nasal bridge could be straighter and his nasal tip more defined. The second was to enhance his cheeks and he was interested in learning the difference between cheek implants, fat transfers and facial dermal fillers. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PL...

Case 403

ABOUT OUR PATIENT One of the most important procedures I perform at my practice is correcting the effects of previous dermal filler treatments that leave patients with less than ideal results. This patient had dermal filler placed too superficially under her eyes by a different injector, which was causing a Tyndall Effect (blueish tint). DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN While examining the effects o...

Case 401

ABOUT OUR PATIENT As soon as this soon-to-be Full Face patient stepped into my San Francisco office, I noticed the inherent elegance of her face. I saw opportunities to reverse the effects of aging, accentuating her features and restore her natural allure non-surgically. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN This patient's primary issue was a facial sagging that distracted from her striking features. I i...

Case 397

ABOUT OUR PATIENT This San Francisco man had been researching for information about CoolSculpting on RealSelf when he came across my profile. He looked through my site and was impressed by our before and after photo gallery. He wanted to find a way to get rid of the bags that were forming under his eyes. Yet I saw a lot of potential in this patient's face, and that his features would be significa...

Case 396

ABOUT OUR PATIENT During a recent modeling photoshoot, this patient was amazed to see how the photographer highlighted his chin and cheekbones with some good old-fashioned lighting tricks. So he started searching online for how to emphasize these parts of his face in real life. When he found my website, he set up an appointment to talk options. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN Right from the start, ...

Case 393

ABOUT OUR PATIENT Does this patient look familiar to some of you? Well, she ought to. She's my medical assistant, Nicole! You'll see her helping me around the office with surgeries and filler injections. Nicole and I first started talking about treating the area beneath her eyes. Like most of the patients I see, she was noticing dark circles developing under her eyes. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMEN...

Case 389

ABOUT OUR PATIENT This young woman from Oakland had been feeling self-conscious of her lips. When she came into my San Francisco office for a consultation, she asked me if it was possible for her lips to look just like how she always wanted them to. I told her that by using dermal filler injections, we could help her lips look fuller without compromising her facial structure's harmony. After try...

Case 387

ABOUT OUR PATIENT This brave woman came to see us after recently surviving breast cancer. She wanted to find a facial treatment that would restore facial volume she lost during her therapy. She didn't want to look tied anymore. Wanting to feel fresh and new, this patient was ready to start the next chapter of her life. DR. MABRIE'S TREATMENT PLAN This is another patient that we took the Full Fa...

Case 367

ABOUT OUR PATIENT "Practice what you preach." Now that's a piece of wisdom I think everyone should follow, especially if you happen to be in the cosmetic surgery biz. You always hear me telling you to stay beautiful by committing to the transformative process of using non-surgical dermal fillers. Well, guess what? I do the same thing myself. For the past six years, I've injected myself with diff...

Case 344

ABOUT OUR PATIENT Even though this patient was content with pictures taken from the front, he wasn't satisfied with his profile view. He felt that he needed more chin projection so his features would match the strength of his character. After researching non-surgical chin augmentation in San Francisco, he was referred to my practice. We set up a consultation to find the right solution that would ...

Case 339

ABOUT OUR PATIENT Chins say a lot about your face. They can make or break a person's character. This thirty something San Francisco resident knows all about the importance of mandibles from person experience. Like most people, he was subconsciously aware that an understated chin is synonymous with having a "weak" personality. Unfortunately, that's how he felt about his own jawline for the longes...

Case 336

ABOUT OUR PATIENT This patient was already very content with the way his face appears, but has some issues with his jawline. Since most of his other family members displayed a more prominent chin, he wanted in on that legacy. He shopped around his area and consulted with a few different doctors, but wasn't feeling comfortable enough to move forward with any of them. Regular plastic surgery method...

Case 335

ABOUT OUR PATIENT   Although this Bay Area resident leads an active lifestyle and maintains a great physique, he was beginning to notice common signs of aging around the neck and jawline area. He didn’t want a lengthy recovery time because of his busy schedule, making non-surgical treatments the best option.   DR. MABRIE’S TREATMENT PLAN   During our consultation, ...

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Chin Augmentation and the Aging Face

As we age, the mandible (jawbone) gets smaller, and we begin to lose fat around the mouth and chin. These gradual changes can cause marionette lines, thinning and wrinkling around the lips, as well as contribute to jowling. Injectable fillers can be placed both around the mouth and along the chin to add volume to the face and create a more youthful appearance.

No matter your age, if your main concern is excess fat on the neck that causes a double chin, you may be a better candidate for KYBELLA™. This injectable treatment eliminates fat from this area without surgery. Dr. Mabrie can recommend whether it's right for you.

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How Is Chin Augmentation Performed?

The non-surgical chin augmentation technique places a dermal filler such as RADIESSE®, JUVÉDERM®, JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC under the skin using a needle or microcannula to add volume and projection to the chin.

What Can Dermal Fillers Do For My Chin?

July 2015

How Long Will The Results Last?

Dr. Mabrie’s preferred filler is RADIESSE, which lasts up to 1 year with touch-ups at 6-month intervals. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA XC results can last up to 2 years. For patients who desire short-term results, Dr. Mabrie offers fillers such as Restylane® Lyft, which last up to 6 months with touch-ups at 3-month intervals.

Individuals with severely weak chins are usually better candidates for surgical chin augmentation.

Test Run

For patients who are not 100% sure about receiving fillers, Dr. Mabrie can inject saline into the chin to provide a 10-minute illustration of the potential filler results.

San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon David C. Mabrie M.D., F.A.C.S.

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The Surgeon

Dr. David Mabrie offers:

  • Double board certification
  • Excellent training & experience
  • Specialization in the face and neck
  • A trainer's skill in injectable filler techniques
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If you’d like to find out how Dr. Mabrie can use dermal fillers to enhance your chin, request a consultation online, or call our office at (415) 445-9513 to schedule your appointment.

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Mabrie Facial Cosmetic: David C. Mabrie, MD
166 Geary Street
13th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 445-9513
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Mabrie Facial Cosmetic: David C. Mabrie, MD
1700 San Pablo Avenue Suite F
Pinole, CA 94564
(510) 724-3200
Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.