The Lower Third of my Face is Small. Any Suggestions?

What can make lower third of my face longer(bigger)? Chin surgery?Jaw Surgery? Or both?

Doctor Answers (3)

Lengthening the lower 1/3 of the face

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To lengthen the lower 1/3 of the face could be achieved with a chin implant or better yet a sliding genioplasty with stacked bone to increase the vertical height,. but really, you woudl need an exam before even these are considered an option.


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Lengthening the lower third of the face.

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Lengthening the  lower third of the face will depend on what the problem is. I would have to see photos to advise you properly.

Toby Mayer, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Possible orthognathic surgery

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The best way to lengthen the lower third of the face is through orthognathic surgery.  This should be performed by an experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeon, facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon wtih specific training in orthognathics or craniofacial surgery.  Many surgeons will take a series of measurements to decide the best way to proceed.

Jason D. Bloom, MD
Philadelphia Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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