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Chin Surgery

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Chin Surgery

  • Duration: App. 2 hours
  • Anesthesia: Local/General Anesthesia
  • Fasting: From 6-8 hours before the surgery
  • Stitch Removal: 2 weeks after
  • Hospitalization: N/A
  • Recommended Staying Period in Korea: Min. 2 weeks
  • Mani & Pedicure: Must be removed

Before & After


What is chin surgery?

Chin surgery at WONJIN corrects an over/under bite by decreasing or extending the chin length. Jaw surgery involves moving the jaws forward and backward. These surgeries combined make up maxillofacial surgery at WONJIN. Through implant insertion or fat grafting, this surgery can get you a satisfactory jaw line and chin line.

Appropriate for those who

  1. Case of short chin / retreated chin / receding chin
  2. Case of small chin
  3. Case of excessively developed chin
  4. Case of unbalanced facial contour
  5. Dissatisfied with current facial contour

The Effect of Chin Surgery

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Chin Surgery Surgical method

Retreated chin

Chin advancement

Fracture part of front chin move the fractured site forward 2-3cm

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Implant insertion

Fascia from the front chin is removed and implant is inserted

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Long chin

Chin reduction
End of the chin is incised 2-3cm, removed, and sutured

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Short chin

Front chin bone grafting
Incised square jawbone part is inserted into the fractured frontal chin

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Wide chin

T osteotomy
Fracture front chin into “T” shape, to reduce both width and length of the chin

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