Chin surgery or Mentoplasty is a surgical procedure performed to reshape the chin either by enhancement with an implant or reduction surgery on the bone.
The procedure takes about 60 min & is performed under general anaesthesia.
Step 1: Anaesthesia is given to the patient.
Step 2: Incision is made inside the mouth beside the fold that joins the lower lip and gums.
Step 3: Implant is placed.
Step 4: Incision is closed with absorbable stitches that will be removed within a week or two after the surgery.
Step 5: Suture removal is done within a week or two after the procedure.
Patients can resume there normal activities within 10 days after the procedure.