As a Turkish plastic surgeon in Dubai, UAE, here I will share my professional knowledge and personal experience about maxillofacial surgery, recovery after chin augmentation and reduction, tips to avoid unwanted results, risks, complications and side effects of bone surgeries and more… You will also have an idea regarding the chin surgery prices in Dubai, UAE.
Everyone would like their doctor to be the best chin surgeon. Also, you would like to have surgery at the best plastic surgery clinic in Dubai, UAE.
However, the best chin surgeon is pretty relative and varies from person to person. Actually, the surgeon whom you really trust is the best.
If you plan to have chin augmentation surgery in Dubai, UAE and need professional support, feel free to contact.
The structure, shape, and size of the facial bones may vary from person to person, which directly reflects the appearance of the face. Therefore the size and shape of the bones are the most influential factors that affect the facial expression of people.
Chin augmentation and reduction can change the feature directly. Thus the deformities of facial bones can cause an aesthetic issue in facial expression.
Furthermore the deformities of the jaw bone, may also cause functional chewing problems. In such cases, maxillofacial surgery which is a subdivision of plastic surgery helps to correct such problems.
Chin augmentation or reduction can also be combined with rhinoplasty in cases where the facial profile view needs improvement. Such combined procedures are useful for the correction of an underdeveloped chin accompanied by a beak-like nose, called “bird face deformity”.
Profiloplasty is the correction of all units forming the face profile. Chin augmentation or reduction is an integral part of profiloplasty surgery.
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There are a couple of hospital options that I affiliated with, which accredited by JCI. I will perform your surgery at either one of the distinguished, cutting edge hospitals in Dubai. You may opt for one during the consultation.
There are two techniques for chin augmentation:
This technique of chin augmentation is a relatively more complicated and exhausting technique. I cut the mucosa 3-4 cm inner aspect of the lower lip’s base and elevate soft tissue off the chin bone. A powered saw cuts a piece of bone from the chin. I relocate the bone piece forward to increase the projection of the chin, then fix it with screws.
The advantage of chin augmentation with osteotomy technique is that of the scar which remains inside the mouth. There will be no visible scar outside.
However chin augmentation with osteotomy has disadvantages. Since it is more complicated and more exhausting, many surgeons do not prefer this. Surgical time takes longer than chin implant techniques.
Chin implant placement is the most common and relatively simpler technique for chin augmentation. The surgeon accesses the chin bone either inside the mouth or below the chin.
I cut the mucosa 3-4 cm inner aspect of the lower lip’s base. It is simple to elevate soft tissue off the chin bone. Then I place the chin implant in front of the chin bone and fix it using screws. The advantage of this technique is to not leave a visible surgical scar, because the skin cut is performed inside the mouth. However the disadvantage of the technique is a slightly high risk of infection, because inside the mouth has very rich bacterial flora.
I cut 3-4 cm of the skin below the jaw and create a pocket over the bone just beneath the skin. After the chin implant placement and fixation with the screws, the wound is sutured. This technique of chin augmentation is easier than intraoral approach. Another advantage is less infection risk. However it leaves a 3-4 cm surgical mark below the chin.
Chin reduction is useful to reduce an oversized jaw bone in order to achieve a natural balance of the face proportion. Suitable candidates should have normal occlusion, namely, the upper and lower teeth should fit each other.
Differentiating the mandibular prognathism is critical. In mandibular prognathism, the lower jaw is positioned more forward relatively to the upper jaw, so the lower teeth and upper teeth do not fit each other and causes a gap between them. In such cases, sagittal split osteotomy techniques are required to push back the lower jaw rather than chin reduction surgery.
In a chin reduction procedure, I incise the mucosa 3-4 cm inner aspect of the lower lip’s base and elevate the soft tissue off the lower jaw. After I expose the bone completely, I mark the cutting line of the bony excess. An oscillating saw is a very useful device and it facilitates to cut the bone. After bone removal, I refine the sharp edges of the bone as rasping to get a smoother bony surface. In the end, I close the surgical cut with absorbable sutures.
You may leave the hospital on the same day whether you had chin augmentation or chin reduction. I will prescribe your medicines which includes antibiotics and pain killers. The surgery, either chin augmentation or chin reduction is not so painful, however you should take pain killers to relieve the pain.
If your surgical wound is inside the mouth, you should also use mouth wash for 4-5 days. During this period I recommend you eat soft foods.
You should wear a jaw garment for 1 week following chin surgery.
Concomitant swelling will resolve within 7-10 days. You will see the actual result immediately after the surgery.
However settling down of the soft tissues overlying the bone takes longer time after chin reduction surgery. Therefore the result appears 1-2 months later.
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IMPORTANT ! Before getting the appointment, check your medical conditions yourself.
Chin augmentation and reduction costs in Dubai vary from clinic to clinic and depend on surgical variations and the technique. In my practice:
The price includes surgeon fee, blood tests, hospitalization expenses, medicines and consumables used in the hospital. In the chin augmentation procedure, implants cost extra. Upon your request, additional overnight stay is subject to extra payment. The price may rise depending on the complexity of the procedure.
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