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Plastic Surgery Case Study: Secondary Bony Genioplasty For Increased Vertical and Horizontal Dimensional Increases

Background: The sliding genioplasty is the autologous option for chin augmentation. It s a versatile procedure from a dimensional standpoint and can provide significant horizontal advancements, vertical lengthening/shortening and width narrowing but is limited in being able to create increased chin width. It is the only option, short of injectable fillers and fat, for patients Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Open Wedge Vertical Lengthening Bony Genioplasty

The most common chin deficiency is that of a horizontal recession. This is evidenced by the many chin implant styles of which almost all of them provide horizontal augmentation of various amounts. The second type of chin deficiency which is far less common is that in the vertical dimension. Vertical chin deficiencies may exist in Read More…

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