Chin implant (Fig. 1)

Chin Implant Proceedures

Figure 1. Chin augmentation can be a useful adjunctive procedure to create facial balance in the patient with an underdeveloped chin. In this illustration, only the chin differs between these two line drawings.

Submental lipectomy (Fig. 2)

Chin Implant Proceedures

Figure 2. In the selected patient seeking nasal surgery, submental lipectomy is another useful adjunctive procedure to create facial balance.

REFERENCE

  1. Tardy ME, Thomas JR. Facial aesthetic surgery. Philadelphia : Mosby, 1995.