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Technical Strategies – Shortening Vestibuloplasty

  Soft tissue malposition of the anterior lower face is manifest in several presentations. Chin ptosis or sagging refers to the hanging of the soft tissue chin pad off the end of the bone. It most commonly occurs from some type of chin surgery that has stretched out the soft tissue attachments. Chin implant removal Read More…

Vertical Excision Technique for Chin Ptosis Correction

  The number of different procedures available for correction of chin ptosis (chin pad ptosis) indicates that there is no one single procedure that works the best. While chin ptosis correction techniques vary, it is important to appreciate that there are different anatomic variants of chin ptosis. There are contributions of bone, skin and fat, Read More…

Techniques in Chin Ptosis Correction

  A chin that sags over the line of the jaw (chin bone) is called chin ptosis. (ptosis is medically defined as a sagging of a body part) While some people have this naturally, most of the time it is due to the soft tissues of the chin sliding downward for a reason. This can Read More…

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