For men, a pronounced chin can be considered a sign of strength and dignity, for women, it can be less of a proud and pretty feature if it’s oversized. Chin reduction surgery is a complicated medical procedure, but for the right patients, has enough benefits to warrant its laundry list of potential complications.
Starting with the positive, the benefits of chin reduction surgery are obviously enhanced personal appearance. Sometimes this procedure is performed to reduce asymmetry or other deformation as well. Chin reduction surgery can provide benefit to people suffering from congenital defects of the jaw as well.
Chin and jaw reduction surgery however do come with some risky complications that you will need to consider before you commit to this undertaking, starting with the painful reality of chin augmentation cost. These are not simple double chin removal procedures. Your surgeon will be manipulating the bones of your face, and that isn’t something that comes cheap. Be prepared to kiss thousands of dollars goodbye for your chin or jaw reduction surgery. Suppose that you have anticipated and planned for the costs, have you considered the recovery? Chin and jaw surgery recovery is often extensive and difficult. Consider how much action your chin and jaws get every single day, and how limited you might be following your chin reduction surgery.
Medical considerations should also be evaluated when you are considering the risks associated. Wound dehesion, nerve injury, infection and resorption should all be considered before proceeding. These are in addition to regular risks associated with all types of medical and cosmetic surgery.
If you are considering chin reduction surgery, your first step should be a consultation with a reputable surgeon who has experience in the type of procedure you are contemplating. Be prepared with a list of questions that you might have so you don’t forget anything that you would like to ask, and don’t be afraid to walk away and take some time to consider all of the risks and benefits to your desired surgery. It’s your face, and you should be fully prepared for every aspect of it before proceeding.