Dr. Evan Ransom performs a variety of facial implants for his San Francisco plastic surgery patients. Click below to learn more about some of the implant procedures he offers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are cheek implants dangerous?

Cheek implants are, in general, not dangerous. Implant selection and placement are important. We use only silastic implants that are biologically inert and do not alter surrounding tissues. These can be removed if needed via a short, simple procedure. Are surgical procedures have risks which should be reviewed with the doctor.

Are silicone chin implants safe?

Chin implants are, in general, not dangerous. Implant selection and placement are important. We use only silastic implants that are biologically inert and do not alter surrounding tissues. These can be removed if needed via a short, simple procedure. Are surgical procedures have risks which should be reviewed with the doctor.

Can you get jaw implants?

Chin and mandibuar angle implants can be used to make the jaw more prominent and to improve the contours of the lower face. In our practice, we use only silastic (silicone-based plastic) implants.

How are cheek implants inserted?

Cheek implants are placed via an incision in the mouth where the gums meet the cheek. They are secured with sutures or screws, and then the incision is closed.

How common are chin implants?

Chin implants are the most common facial implants.

How do I get rid of my double chins?

Reducing a double chin can be accomplished in many different ways, and frequently a combination is needed. Most often, this involves removal or reduction of fat under the chin and placement of a chin implant to improve the contour of the jawline.

How long do facial implants last?

Facial implants are permanent. However, these can be removed for medical or aesthetic reasons.

How long do jaw implants last?

Facial implants are permanent. However, these can be removed for medical or aesthetic reasons.

Double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon at

Dr. Evan Ransom is an Ivy League-educated and Ivy League trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is a Double Board Certified Head and Neck Surgeon and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and fellowship-trained in facial plastic, reconstructive, and laser surgery. His practice is in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving patients from San Francisco, Oakland, Marin County, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Walnut Creek, the East Bay, and all over Northern California.

CHEEK IMPLANTS

Cheek implants are placed in the upper cheek, middle cheek, or directly below the eye and serve to change the projection of the cheek.

CHIN IMPLANTS

Using biocompatible implants or soft tissue fillers, Dr. Ransom can increase the size of the chin for a more defined look.

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