It is one of the aesthetic facial plastic surgery specialist and achieve greater harmony between different facial features.

A surgical procedure which aims to both increase or otherwise reduce the chin depending on each particular case. This surgery changes giving very satisfactory results and balancing the main smoothing facial lines together with lines.

Who is the ideal candidate to undergo Mentoplasty?

People with very small chin rather disproportionate relative to their face, or if the contrary is outstanding and subtract harmony to the face, this person will be a good candidate for chin surgery.

What is Mentoplasty Augmentation?

It is a medical and surgical procedure that increases the projection and/or dimensions of the chin end resulting in a balance of proportions between different facial features.

By applying local anesthesia and / or sedation, the surgeon makes a small incision at the level of the buccal mucosa inside the lower lip such that the silicone implant inserted above the bone of the lower jaw.

The resulting intraoral scar is not visible. This procedure can be isolated but often it is made along with a double chin liposuction, lifting or rinoplasty,

to obtain a more attractive as a whole.

Silicone implants used have all relevant records to ensure highest quality healthcare in the implant and maximum safety in the results.

Another option, in mild cases mentoplasty increase could be accomplished by filling implants biocompatible with all health and safety checks, with fat of the individual.

This outpatient procedure takes approximately 40 minutes to 1 hour.

An additional benefit besides chin implants enhance facial skin is also stretched the surgical site so that you may be experiencing a reduction in gill.

Will I see any 3D simulation before Mentoplasty?

In our Cànons Clinics centers specializing in Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery offer the possibility to show through a new 3D program E-Stetix various three-dimensional simulations Chin surgery to analyze a personalized and medically every aspect you want improve, only doing some preliminary photographs, where you get an idea about always, how you’ll be later, involved a variety of factors. 

What is Mentoplasty Reduction?

The reduction mentoplasty people affected applies a process called prognathism, how in cases of facial feminization.

Is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of the chin projection giving it less so with the aim of obtaining a final result of harmonization between the different facial features of the face.

By application of local anesthesia or sedation, the surgeon makes a small incision at the level of the buccal mucosa of the inner lip so that depending on the degree of severity was performed by scraping or mentoniano either resection of the anterior jawbone.

The resulting intraoral scar is not visible. This procedure can be isolated but often it is made along with a double chin liposuction, facelift or rhinoplasty, to obtain a more attractive as a whole.

This outpatient procedure takes approximately 40 minutes to 1 hour.

What will return to normal?

To keep the swelling is greater, the patient should rest on and local cold applied once you have left the clinic. Also follow the pattern of analgesics and anti-inflammatories will help reduce the feeling of discomfort around the mouth. According to each case recovery time may vary.

Depending on the suturing technique used, and the type of incision, points are removed after 7 days or simply reabsorbed alone.

As a preventive and corrective place a bandage on his chin at least once it is tapped. To relieve discomfort caused by the procedure and inflammation naturally, the patient should rest on, for adequate recovery. It also should follow the surgeon’s instructions about the procedures and painkillers to take.

He suggests sleeping with your head elevated for the first few days after surgery, to facilitate the recovery process.

If you eat snuff, you should stop smoking at least 3 weeks after surgery, in order to avoid problems with healing.

In most cases must follow a liquid diet for the first 24 hours. If the intraoral incision is essential that the person be especially careful with their oral hygiene to contribute to wound healing. Although intraoral sutures are absorbable, it is important to not eat meat or dairy products to prevent bacterial growth in the mouth.

After 1 or 2 weeks the person may begin to notice the harmonious appearance of your chin, but only after three months notice the end result of the intervention.

How do I prepare the surgery?

The plastic surgeon will give you instructions on how to prepare for surgery, including guidelines to keep on shooting or suppressing medications, vitamins, iron supplements, food, liquid and snuff.

Make sure also that a family member or companion can take you home when you are to be discharged and, if necessary, can help a few days.

What precautions should I take?

In order to limit the risk of bleeding and bruising have to avoid taking in the 7 days before the procedure antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin, dipyridamole, ticlopidine, … as well as in the 3 days prior to taking NSAIDs like IbuprIofen antiplatelet effect, Diclofenac , indomethacin, piroxicam, naproxen …

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