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Is your chin in harmony with your facial features? From bone deformities to chin receding, mentoplasty can correct all your chin problems to achieve the right proportion and create the perfect balance among your facial features. Visit Sadrian Plastic Surgery Center, San Diego or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation appointment for chin surgery.


Humans tend to subconsciously decide what looks pleasing and what does not. When it comes to the human face, one of the most overlooked variables that our subconscious takes into account when forming a reaction to seeing it for the first time is the relation in size of certain features to others. When a look is not pleasing to the eye, one of the most common culprits is the chin.

Fortunately, the world of cosmetic science has come a long way in recent years, and it’s now possible to reshape someone’s face by improving the look, size and relation of the chin to the rest of the face. This procedure is known as mentoplasty. Below you’ll find information regarding how a mentoplasty can be done, why it’s sometimes the chosen procedure and how you can find out all you need to know about this procedure from a San Diego mentoplasty professional.

Mentoplasty Techniques and Procedures

When someone discovers a need for a reshaped chin, there are certain ways in which a cosmetic surgeon can go about getting this done properly. Basically, there are two choices and options for reworking a chin that’s simply not a fit with the rest of the face, and which direction is chosen will depend on whether the chin needs to be augmented or reduced in size.

If the patient needs a larger, stronger chin, cosmetic surgeons can provide this new look by using an implant in the chin to give it a more dominant role in the overall look of the face. However, chin augmentation involves more than simply making it larger, as cosmetic surgeons will also need to reshape the chin with the new implant so that the contours of the area work with the rest of the facial features.

There are other patients who already have a chin that’s too dominant in relation to the rest of the face, and for these people the best strategy is usually a chin reduction.

This procedure works by having the cosmetic surgeon pare down the size of the chin and jaw bone to bring the area into proportion with the rest of the face.

Many times, a patient will come to a cosmetic surgeon feeling that he or she needs to have improvements made on his or her nose. Given that surgery on the nose and nasal passages can be somewhat complicated, a common strategy to deal with this perceived problem is to reshape the chin so that the nose as it exists will fit better into the face and therefore will not need surgery to correct this issue.

If you would like to learn more about what sort of benefits a chin-related procedure can provide for you, it all starts with information so that you can make an informed decision. You can obtain all the information you need by simply contacting one of the San Diego mentoplasty professionals at the Sadrian Plastic Surgery Center to schedule an initial consultation.

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