I'm a 21 year old male. I have a rather small chin. I'm sure it has stopped growing for good so I don't expect to see any changes in length any time soon. I was considering a chin implant. I was encouraged to get a genioplasty(bone is cut) but my chin is already narrow and pointy and I definitely don't want a "long" face. Any improvement to my face would bring my confidence back. My receding chin makes it appear that my nose is larger. The lower half of my face is out of balance with the upper.
Weak, Receding Chin? (photo)
Doctor Answers (4)
Weak, receding chin?
When performed properly, a chin augmentation is a fantastic procedure that can yield a great result. I would recommend a consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon who has a great deal of experience. He or she may use computer imaging software to morph a photo of you and give you an idea of how the final result of surgery may appear. I hope this helps, and best of luck.
Chin implant for weak, receding chin
If you have no problem with your teeth, a chin implant would work nicely to help balance your face.