Do I have a weak chin, and if so, what would be my best course of action? (Photos)
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Facial growth pattern
you have a 'long/steep' facial growth pattern which often leads to a longer facial structure, less projection of the chin and a 'steep' slope from the ear to the chin along the jawline. A sliding genioplasty can assist but moderately to avoid accentuating the longer look. jawline implants to alter the slope can be recommended also
Chin and Jawline
You have a horizontally short chin and high jaw angles due to an overall smaller lower jaw development. Whether you would benefit by chin augmentation alone or combined with a more complete approach of chin and jaw angle augmentation can be best determined through computer imaging. Ideally a sliding genioplasty to bring your chin forward as well as vertically shortening it a bit along with jaw angle implants would produce the best overall jawline augmentation.
Do I have a weak chin, and if so, what would be my best course of action?
The side profile photograph demonstrates a weak and recessive chin profile for which a chin implant can improve. Chin implants are manufactured in a large variety of sizes and shapes, which is best determined at the time of the consultation and examination, since the augmentation is a three-dimensional improvement. In our practice for over 25 years, we have used Implantech silastic chin implants. For more information, many before-and-after examples of chin implants and diagrams of the implants themselves, please see the link and the video below
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