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Improve the size and projection of the chin in patients who have little definition and want to improve the symmetry of their facial features.

What is a Chin Surgery?

Improve the size and projection of the chin in patients who have little definition and want to improve the symmetry of their facial features. There are three types of procedures: the most used is the silicone implant; An osteotomy may be performed and the bone advanced forward; Or increase discreetly by injecting hyaluronic acid, which is a temporary procedure.

Benefits of Chin Surgery

Provide a new proportion to the lower third of the face and mandibular definition also improving the angle that forms with the neck. It can be combined with other procedures like neck liposuction or facial fillings to get better results.

How is a Chin Surgery done?

The procedure is performed with local anesthesia, in the office or operating room according to the needs of each patient. A 3-centimeter incision is made in the neck behind the chin and the chin and chin tissues are detached in the paramentonian area, the prosthesis is placed and the wound sutured.

The advancement of the chin bone is performed under general anaesthesia, an incision is made inside the mouth, along the gingival margin; The tissues are removed, the bone is cut horizontally with a saw and it is advanced and fixed with screws, the surgery ends suturing the buccal mucosa.

Recovery and results

The results are seen immediately, although there is a healing process and inflammation that gradually decreases. In most cases, you can return to your daily activities 3 to 7 days after an implant; And between 7 and 15 days in the case of osteotomy. Sports are restricted for approximately one month.

It is important to follow your doctor’s instructions so that the result of the surgery is not compromised during your recovery. The final result is observed after 2 months.