Do I have lower chin? My face looks curve-shaped. Is there a problem on my jaw or chin? (Photo)

Hi I noticed something different from my side profile but I am not sure If it is lower chin. My face looks ) shaped. Is there a problem on my jaw or chin? Thanks.

Doctor Answers 3

Chin Augmentation for Convex Facial Profile

You are referring to a slightly convex facial profile which looks aesthetically better on a female than a male. This can be improved by chin augmentation using either an implant or a sliding genioplasty. There are advantages and disadvantages with either technique.

Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon
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You have a slightly divergent profile, which is characterized by small chin.  It can be corrected by having a genioplasty. 

Majid Jamali, DMD
New York Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
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Chin implant candidate for recessive chin profile

 The photograph demonstrates a recessive chin profile for which a chin implant can be performed to augment the weak chin. Chin implants are manufactured in a variety of sizes and shapes, are inserted through a submental incision, are composed of Silastic  and can be inserted under local anesthesia. For many examples and more information, please see the link below

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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