What can make lower third of my face longer(bigger)? Chin surgery?Jaw Surgery? Or both?
The Lower Third of my Face is Small. Any Suggestions?
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Lengthening the lower 1/3 of the face
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.
Lengthening the lower third of the face.
Lengthening the lower third of the face will depend on what the problem is. I would have to see photos to advise you properly.
Possible orthognathic surgery
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.
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