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4 Reasons for Chin Surgery from the Outside

Double chin reduction is a common request in a cosmetic surgery practice, especially for Dr. Chaboki, a facial plastic surgery who focuses on procedures of the face and neck. A strong, defined chin and jawline is desired by many men and women. We've reviewed chin implant surgery and liposuction in several prior blog posts. Dr. …

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Minimizing Scars in Chin Augmentation Surgery

Patients with submental fullness consider many possible neck procedures to reduce a double chin. Except for some nonsurgical treatments such as Kybella® and facial fillers, chin plastic surgery will involve incisions. All double chin surgery options for submental fullness will have a scar, including neck liposuction, chin augmentation, facelift, and neck lift. Although patients are concerned about …

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New Neck for the New Year

"Get more exercise" is one of the most popular new year's resolutions. Regular exercise promotes good overall health, but it's also a great method to look and feel your best. However, no matter how much one exercises the fullness under the chin may remain. A double chin is resistant to change with regular exercise and …

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Your overbite predisposes you to a double chin

Facial plastic surgeons are often asked what are the "best" options to improve one's appearance. Whether it's the neck for a facelift or the eyes for blepharoplasty, a plastic surgeon will examine the entire face as part of the consultation. In addition, the best plastic surgeons look inside at the mouth and check the teeth for an overbite …

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Chin augmentation: Why use a silicone implant?

Chin augmentation is requested by all types of patients: young/old, male/female, etc. Patients describe wanting a more defined chin, neck, or jawline. Chin augmentation not only improves a weak chin, but secondarily can enhance the appearance of other facial areas such as the nose, neck, and cheeks. Chin augmentation can be performed by three methods and …

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A normal smile after chin surgery with an implant

Chin augmentation surgery with an implant is a good option to consider when one wants to improve submental fullness (ie. double chin), define the neck or jawline with or without a face lift, reduce the distraction of a relatively large nose, or create better facial proportion. Given that this involves a surgical procedure around the mouth, potential …

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Large nose and small chin in a rhinoplasty patient

"Why does the plastic surgeon look at my chin when evaluating my nose for rhinoplasty? I just want to make my nose smaller." Rhinoplasty patients who are looking to reduce the size of their nose may ask this question. Plastic surgeons, however, will examine the chin during a rhinoplasty consultation for a couple of key …

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Computer Simulation in Cosmetic Surgery

I remember reading a survey of cosmetic surgery patients' opinions regarding computer simulation or imaging during the consultation prior to surgery. The survey confirmed what we've seen in our facial plastic surgery office. Patients find great value and education in computer simulation, especially when it's done live with the plastic surgeon himself/herself. Computer simulation not …

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Chin Implants: Witch’s Deformity?

Witch's chin deformity may occur with any form of dental or plastic surgery around the chin. The mentalis muscle becomes loose from surgery or implants, resulting in a pointier or bulbous chin. The skin and soft tissue of the chin sags or droops. Witch's deformity may occur spontaneously. More often it's due to dental surgery. …

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Face Lift Incisions: Which is Best?

Facelift and neck lift surgery has a long a history, with numerous incisions described in the medical literature for facial rejuvenation. Incisions have been in and around the scalp, neck, jawline, ears, forehead, and chin. Modern face lift surgery primarily focuses the incision around the ear, eventhough the neck and lower neck has the excess …

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