What type of surgery would I need to reduce the fleshy bit on my chin so it doesn't protrude? How much would it cost? (photos)
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Fleshy chin protrusion
In order to solve the problem two things are done. First excess tissue under the chin is removed in a multi-layered and overlapping fashion to prevent protrusion and to elevate and stabilize the depressor muscles. Second a very small chin implant is placed ...this is to help elevate the tissues and not to add protrusion or make the chin stick out. When done properly this somewhat complicated procedure will elevate the chin, remove the crease created by the chin hanging down and will prevent excessive protrusion on smiling. Voila...the "witches chin" is gone. The procedure was originally devised to help older women who were having face lifts and suffered from chin ptosis. It does however work very nicely in younger women who have this problem.
Submental Chin Reduction
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