What is a Mentoplasty?
Chin surgery or mentoplasty is a surgical procedure used to modify the size, shape, projection or symmetry of the chin regarding the face.
This procedure may be augmentation or reduction, depending on the case of a chin with very small or big projection. Augmentation mentoplasty is usually performed by placing a silicone implant through a small submental or intraoral approach.
Average length: 30 minutes
Most common anesthesia: Local + sedation
Type of hospitalization: Ambulatory
Average recovery time: 1 week
In order to choose the most suitable surgical technique for the patient, it will be necessary to make an evaluation appointment with Dr. Flores Valdivia to elaborate a medical record and a personalized treatment plan.