Used to change the basic shape of the face and create a more proportioned look, facial implants can be placed along the jawline or used to enhance the cheekbones or chin. The implants come in a range of shapes and sizes and may be manufactured from a number of materials.


Incisions for facial implants can usually be carefully hidden in facial contours, ensuring a natural result. Typically performed as an outpatient surgery with general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation, facial implants can be a highly effective option for many patients. Temporary side effects may include stiffness, numbness, and swelling, and most patients are able to return to light activities in one to two weeks. For an improved facial contour, Dr. Horn may recommend facial implants to patients at his Chicago practice. An extremely effective facial plastic surgery option, the implants create a balanced and attractive look.

What is the Cost of Facial Implants in Chicago?

Insurance does not cover cosmetic facial enhancements such as prostheses.


The average facial implants cost in Chicago is $4,925. Typically, this includes implant fees, surgeon fees, facility fees, and anesthesia fees. Prescription medication and any additional care after your operation may not be covered by the initial expense. Prices can range up to $11,025 nationwide, depending on the skill and training of the surgeon. With 23 years of experience performing face and body surgery, Dr. Michael Horn yields consistently natural-looking results that exemplify why he is among the top facial plastic surgeons in Chicago.