Is my jaw/chin weak or strong? (photos)
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Is my jaw/chin weak or strong?
Hi, I have performed many Chin Augmentations using chin implants for over 30 years. From the photos, your chin is weak. A weak chin creates an imbalance making the nose appear larger, the mid face top heavy and the lower face look short that de-emphasizes the lips and allows early formation of a double chin. Chin augmentation using a chin implant will add projection to the chin creating harmony and balance to the lower face.
I have found that placement of a silastic chin implant, through a small curved incision under the chin (also allows excess skin removal) to be very safe, quick, highly effective and far less invasive than a sliding genioplasty. I perform chin implant surgery in 30 minutes or less, often using a local anesthetic alone. In my opinion, you are a good candidate for chin implant surgery.
Hope this helps.
It is difficult to give a definite answer because of the limited views that you show and there is not a good profile photo, but it appears that your chin has adequate projection. It does appear that you may have some increase submental adiposity ( fat under your chin) which may blunt your profile. If so, there are options such as Kybella or submental liposuction. Hope that helps. Best of luck!
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