Is there any surgery to slim down jaw line and reduce witch's chin? (Photo)
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In the case of facial contuoring surgery, it is the best to have an in person consultation with X-ray and CT scan for the accurate diagnosis.
Only with this picture from the side you uploaded, I would recommend V-line osteotomy surgery(Mandible fracture together with Genioplasty) for your jaw line. It can make your face slimmer and more balanced.
I would also recommend accusculpt(laser lipo-sculpting) for your under chin, this procedure can help to make your underchin smoother and slimmer. but i suggest you to undergo accsculpt more than 3months after the facial contuoring surgery for the overall outcome.
Good question, the answer is not straightforward.
I cannot tell completely from the picture, but I think you are describing three separate problems.
There is jaw line surgery that can reduce the size the angles of the mandible, and give a more V shaped appearance. There is also surgery that can reduce the chin. However, you are describing a chin deformity when you smile, this may be mentalis strain (which can be corrected with botox) or something else. I unfortunately cannot tell from the profile.
The small bump under the jaw is usually a pocket of fat and skin and starts to sag as we age. This can be corrected with liposuction.
A real time consultation with a facial plastic surgeon is the best way to have all of these qualities evaluated and diagnosed.
Best of luck,
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