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Mentoplasty (Chin Augmentation)

Mentoplasty (Chin Augmentation)2016-12-01T02:55:24+00:00

A well defined chin helps give balance to the face and creates a major part of one’s profile. Mentoplasty, or chin augmentation, is used to enhance the profile and/or facial contours and balance.

At Med Spa Services our physicians are experts in performing chin augmentations. A pleasing, balanced profile can be achieved by:

  • Inserting an implant
  • Moving the bone forward to build up a receding chin
  • Reducing a jutting or too prominent chin
  • Submental liposuction in which excess fatty tissue is removed to redefine the chin or neckline
  • Performing a facelift and neck lift, with tightening of the muscles of the neck.

When there is a contributing problem of dental malocclusion, or birth defects in the structure of the jaw itself, surgery of the jaw can improve the form and function of the lower face and greatly enhance appearance.

Our surgeons work with patients to examine how the face changes over time, including how aging affects the chin. Our surgeons may also recommend chin augmentation in conjunction with rhinoplasty, as when the nose is changed the entire balance of the face changes as well.

Is Chin Surgery for You?

The goal of chin surgery is to bring balance to the face as described above. Important factors to discuss with your surgeon include:

  • Skin type
  • Ethnic background
  • Individual healing rate
  • Age

Your surgeon can also provide information on new medical techniques for chin surgery and offer recommendations for supplementary surgery that can ensure the greatest improvement.

Call a Med Spa Services provider today to begin looking and feeling your very best!

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