April 11, 2012

Chin correction

People seeking to improve the shape of their faces almost always ask to do their correction of the nose (rhinoplasty), or jaw, but these operations do not give the desired effect if genioplasty is not applied as well. In comparison with other types of plastics, chin augmentation is quite rare in demand and it is aimed at improving facial contours. Genioplasty is a plastic surgery, correcting the shape of the chin by implanting, removal or displacement of the front section of protruding bone.

 Such operations are simply desired to change your appearance, to eliminate the defects of bones of the lower part of face. 

When correcting receding chin the artificial implants or intersections made of cartilage are used. They are used to add some volume to that part of the chin, which needs to be increased. In the arsenal of a plastic surgeon there is a wide range of implants of different sizes and shapes. An alternative way to increase the chin is a method of lipofilling. In this case the adipose tissue is taken from other parts of the body, after a special treatment is entered by injection into that area of the chin, which should be increased.

Implant is inserted in most cases through the mouth, so that scarring after the op

eration will not be visible. Such a chin augmentation is 

On the first day after surgery the patient is better to stay in the hospital because the doctors want to monitor the patient continuously. In about a week, there should be a regular examination, since all this time a primary swelling still presents. The full effect of the operation can be observed after three to six months, the duration of this period depends on the characteristics of each individual.
performed under general anesthesia. Treatment time varies from forty minutes to two hours. In the case of overly elongated chin, the technique of removing excess bone of the mandible is used to form the desired shape of the chin. The incisions for the surgery are done in the oral cavity, so that the scars do not have to worry about.


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