Which surgical procedure will best help define my chin & jawline? (photo)

Hello, I'm a fairly average 22 year old, could do with losing some weight, but not majorly out of shape. However my chin & jawline are awful, and as per the pictures. Which surgical procedure would suit me best and give me a more defined jawline and less of a double chin! Thanks.

Doctor Answers 4

Chin implant and neck liposuction to define chin and jawline

The combination of a chin implant and neck liposuction will give a better jawline and chin definition. Chin implants are manufactured in a variety of sizes and shapes, are inserted through a submental approach under local anesthesia. The liposuction the neck can also be performed under local anesthesia as well. 

Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Chin implant

You appear to be a good candidate for chin implant and submental liposuction.  I think it would enhance your profile.

Joe Niamtu, III DMD
Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Richmond, VIrginia

Joseph Niamtu, III, DMD
Richmond Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

Jaw surgery

You would probably benefit and get the most from jaw advancement. This procedure will create everything you are asking for.

Majid Jamali, DMD
New York Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 17 reviews


The most complete treatment involvesvtge underlying bone structures and the soft tissue. So ramal abd sliding genioplasty along with submandibular liposuction. 

Gerald Wittenberg, MSc, DMD
Vancouver Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

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