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Cosmetic surgeon specializing in chin surgery or genioplasty

Chin surgery or genioplasty is a facial cosmetic surgery procedure that improves and corrects the position of the chin.

Indeed, the position of the chin plays a determining role in the balance and beauty of the lower face. It is possible to move the chin forward or backward using non-surgical techniques of cosmetic medicine or cosmetic surgery.

This fact sheet was written in July 2020 by Dr. Ralph ABBOU who is a plastic surgeon in Paris. Dr. ABBOU and Dr. PESSIS are specialized in cosmetic surgery and perform chin surgery on a regular basis as well.

Our cosmetic surgery procedures on the chin

Augmentation menton par injection acide hyaluronique

Chin augmentation by hyaluronic acid injections

Enlarge the chin with medical genioplasty using hyaluronic acid injections

Augmentation menton par protheses

Chin implants

Genioplasty with implants

Chin reduction

Surgical chin reduction

Traitement des rides d’amertume à Paris

Treatment of bitterness wrinkles or bitterness folds

Non-surgical treatment with hyaluronic acid and botox injections

Traitement du double menton paris

Double chin treatment

Double chin liposuction

What is genioplasty or chin surgery ?

Genioplasty or chin surgery is a cosmetic surgery procedure that aims to modify the shape of the chin. The goal is to obtain a natural looking chin that harmonizes with the other parts of the face.

What are the objectives?

  • Move chin forward
  • Move the chin back
  • Improve the proportions of the face

Who is it for?

Chin surgery is intended for all patients who are not satisfied with the appearance of their chin: either a too large projection, or a chin that is too small or recessed.

How is chin plastic surgery performed ?

Before the intervention

The first step is to make an appointment with your plastic surgeon for a medical consultation in order to analyze your face and define the surgical strategy adapted to your case:

  • Analysis of the dental articulation (position of the teeth)
  • Position of the chin
  • Position of the upper jaw
  • Position of the nose

Procedure of the genioplasty

At the doctor’s office for hyaluronic acid injections on the chin.

In the operating room for surgery under general anesthesia.

Post-operative care

The aftermath of hyaluronic acid injections is very simple, you can resume your activities immediately.

After a surgical operation, you must allow a week of rest, the time of healing.

What are the prices ?

From 400 € for hyaluronic acid injections.

From 4000 € for surgical genioplasty.


What is a receding chin?

A receding chin refers to a small chin that is recessed from the rest of the face. A receding chin can be treated with hyaluronic acid injections or genioplasty.

What is double chin liposuction?

A double chin liposuction allows the permanent removal of the fat located on the chin that creates the double chin.

Liposuction can be performed under local anesthesia and the aftermath is very simple.

How to move your chin back?

It is possible to reduce the chin projection by :

  • Reduction genioplasty: bone reduction and osteotomy
  • Soft tissue reduction: liposuction

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