Learn more about chin surgery

Published On: Sep 13 2012 02:44:48 PM EDT
Updated On: Sep 27 2012 03:36:04 PM EDT

Have you always wanted your chin altered? Chin surgery -- called mentoplasty -- is a type of plastic surgery.

 

This procedure can reshape the chin by adding implants or by altering the bone.

 

Chin surgery can help balance a person’s face by helping all of the facial features look better together. For this reason, if you are having plastic surgery on your nose, a surgeon might suggest also altering your chin to make sure everything is proportionate.

 

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