If the bottom of the chin is burred down vertically, can this be done under local anesthesia?
Chin Reduction - Which Anesthesia is Appropriate?
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Anesthesia for chin surgery
Based on your level of anxiety and tolerance of discomfort, it is possible to do a chin procedure with local anesthesia (and most likely a nerve block similar to when going to the dentist). You may ask your surgeon if a pill sedative would be appropriate also.
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