I feel that my face bone structure is too masculine. My chin in particular is wide and squarish from the front. The profile view is okay. I would like a pointer and more feminine "V" shaped chin. Will a chin reduction help feminize my face? Do I also need a jaw reduction? I've had botox in my jaw 3 months ago (around 20 units on each side) but it didn't have much of an effect. Most of my jaw size is due to the bone and not the muscle. I will be getting a rhinoplasty in June as well.
Will a Chin Reduction Improve my Looks? (photo)
Doctor Answers (2)
Very Hard to know from that photo
Sometimes chin reduction can help, but it is not common. If the chin protrudes past a straight line drawn downward that goes through your upper and lower lips then it is possible a chin reduction will help.
Dr. Lane smith
Chin reduction surgery is possible and most commonly refered to as a sliding genioplasty whereas the chin bone is cut with a surgical saw, then repositioned 3-dimensionally to meet the desired outcome. In your case a profile view and better quality frontal photo would be very helpful to determine if you could benefit from this procedure as well. I would ecommend first asking your rhinoplasry surgeon if s/he recommends this or has someone to refer you to so that both procedures may be done at once. Glad to help... @drryanstanton
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