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The Geniohyoid Muscle in Vertical Chin Reduction

There are many types of dimensional changes that can be done to the bony chin. From an osteotomy standpoint, the most common bony movement is horizontal of the down fractured segment with the well known sliding genioplasty procedure. This is effective at not only moving the bone but also has the benefit of moving the Read More…

OR Snapshots – Submental Approach to Chin Reduction

The chin is the projecting feature of the lower face and consists of combined bone and soft tissue. While the chin may be more commonly recognized for treatment of deficiencies in its size and projection, it is also prone to the opposite issues of excess and sagging. Chin bony overgrowths (hyperplasia), chin pad sagging (ptosis) Read More…

Correction of Hyperdynamic Chin Ptosis

The chin has many potential deformities that occur to it as the most projecting structure of the lower face. It is most common to think of chin deformities as bony in origin and that augmentation or reduction of its projection is the aesthetic objective. But the overlying soft tissues of the chin are also prone Read More…

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