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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Submental Vertical Chin Reduction and Custom Implant Reshaping Through The ‘Mobile Window’

Background:  Aesthetic manipulation of the chin can be done using a variety of implant and bone reshaping techniques. Implants provide various dimensions of augmentation. Bone reshaping is more versatile being capable of both horizontal and vertical increases as well as horizontal, vertical and width reductions. In some patients implants and bone reshaping techniques may be Read More…

Managing The Soft Tissue in Submental Vertical Chin Reductions

Macrogenia or aesthetic large chin deformities present with numerous dimensional excesses. While most people think of a large chin as one that sticks out too far, a chin that is too vertically is also common. In many women, who are most affected by chin overgrowths, their undesired large chin is a combination of both horizontal Read More…

Technical Strategies – Submental Vertical Chin Reduction

Chin reduction poses challenges that other facial bone reductions don’t. Because it is a projecting structure with a tight soft tissue pad attachment, consideration must be given to what will happen to the ‘extra’ soft tissue once the bone is reduced. In addition the chin reduction technique used can also have an influence on the Read More…

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