What Do You Think my Chin Lipo Will Be? Should I Add a Neck Lift I Want More of a Oval Profile? (photo)

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Chin contour

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Thanks for your question and photo. Based on your profile view, you have an underprojecting chin. Neither liposuction, nor neck lift can correct this contour. Talk to your PS about a chin augmentation. Provided you don't have any dental issues, this can be done with an implant, or in some cases, with repositioning of the bone. Good Luck.

Phoenix Plastic Surgeon
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What Do You Think my Chin Lipo Will Be? Should I Add a Neck Lift I Want More of a Oval Profile?

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Liposuction or a neck lift along with chin implant would be the two alternatives from your description, but a physical exam would be necessary to give an accurate answer in regard to your specific circumstance. Find a plastic surgeon who performs hundreds of facial procedures each year. Then look at the plastic surgeon's website before and after photo galleries to get a sense of who can deliver the results. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

Submental lipo will contour your jawline

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Submental lipo will give your jawline a more definitive look. Consult with your surgeon and see if a neck lift may also be necessary in order for you to be satisfied.

Bruce E. Katz, MD
New York Dermatologic Surgeon
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Neck liposuction versus neck left versus chin implant

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  A recessive chin is best treated with a chin implant to give  better facial balance and chin projection. A neck lift involves removal of fat above and below the platysma muscle in the neck. Neck liposuction involves only removal in the sub-mental  area. Please see the link below for examples of results of the different procedures

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Chin lipo enough

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Based upon your photo, I would recommend chin liposuction and also a chin implant to give more structure/length to your jaw line.  Before making any final decisions though, I recommend visiting a board certified plastic surgeon with experience in these procedures so that s/he can examine you.  Glad to help... 

Ryan A. Stanton, MD
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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