Improve Jawline and Chin? Define Cheeks? Would Like More Definition in Jawline. (photo)

When I look at pictures of my profile, I don't have much of a jawline and I would aim for a very define jawline if ever. Submental liposuction? Neck Lipo? Chin Implant?

Doctor Answers 2

Definition of jawline

It is important not to just use an implant since you have a deep fold between you lower lip and chin; which will possibly worsen with only an implant in that area. You know your orthodontic/dental bite and this could be an issue to address to change your jawline. Talk to an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon about it so you have a comprehensive understanding.

Vancouver Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
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Improving definition of jawline

Improving the jaw line is best performed with a chin implant.  These are silastic implants that come pre-manufactured and are inserted through a submental incision and placed directly over the bone.  This is usually performed under local anesthesia and would be a nice addition to the jaw line.  Liposuction of the neck is also performed, but only when there is excess fat present to accentuate the results of the chin implant.

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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