The objective of a mentoplasty or genioplasty is to reposition the chin when it is too far forward, too far back, too high, not high enough and / or asymmetrical.
It is sometimes associated with other procedures as part of a broader profiloplasty. For example, it can be performed along with a jaw surgery (maxillary and / or mandibular osteotomy) or a rhinoplasty.
Mild pain. Temporary anesthesia of the lip and the chin.
Edema and bruising
5 to 10 days
Significant improvement visible at day 21, final appearance at 2 months post-op