Chin correction

image presenting preparation for chin correction procedure

A patient who usually decides to undergo chin reduction surgery is driven mostly by the need of harmonizing the chin with the rest of the body.

The main reason for performing the chin reduction surgery is its asymmetry. The solution that brings the surgery is shaping procedure, which is intended to correct facial appearance.
Very often, the chin correction surgery is performed together with nose correction, which allows for better final face appearance.

All the necessary tests are ordered by the plastic surgeon during first medical consultation and need to be carried out before the surgery.
Only patients with impeccable health can be qualified for this type of surgery and what is very important, patients whose bones development has been finished (usually after 18-20 years of age).
It is essential so that alcohol consumption and smoking is limited before the surgery. Another important fact that the surgeon must be informed about during medical consultation, is having any ailments and health problems.
Chin reduction is a surgery that is performed usually under local anesthesia, but the final decision is made after the first medical consultation.

The procedure involves performing an intra cavity infiltration near the gum (any possible scars resulting from the treatment will be invincible). After the necessary infiltration, the surgeon initiates appropriate facial smoothing and modeling of the bones of the chin.

The result obtained after chin reduction surgery is permanent, therefore it is not necessary to perform any correction.
Chin reduction surgery usually lasts 1 to 2 hours, but the exact duration is dependent on the size of the procedure.
Pain afflictions after chin reduction procedure are not quite annoying, however, if any do occur, they are eliminated by the painkillers prescribed by the surgeon.
Moreover irritations, swellings and increased sensitivity in operated areas might occur after the surgery.

The procedure does not affect any movement problems, however every patient should pay attention the the type of consumed food and to its digestion.

The sutures that are used in the chin reduction procedure might be both classic and absorbable, but the choice is dependent on the decision made by the surgeon during consultation with the patient.

Questions and doubts:
No surgeon can guarantee that the patient will be 100% happy and satisfied with the results of the surgery. Every specialist's work is based on his own experience and professionalism, but the effects of the surgery can sometimes not go together with the expectations.
Every surgery needs to be certified, meaning, confirmed that it had been performed with all rules and regulations, but the satisfaction can depend on other factors, not necessarily related to medical aspects.

All this above must be said in order to indicate pros and cons of the surgery, not to lose important patients later on.


  • When will I be able to return to my normal life?

  • Chin reduction procedure causes no movement limitations, therefore the patient can return to his normal activities on the next day. Within first few days after the surgery, special attention should be paid to the type of consumed food. In case of ignoring doctor's advice, the process of wounds healing might take longer than normally.

  • If and when will I be able to return to sport?

  • After chin reduction surgery it should be fine to start sport after 12-15 days. As far as contact sports concerned, this time usually extends up to 2 months. More specific information will be given by the surgeon during medical consultation.

  • Can I sunbathe after chin reduction surgery?

  • Of course yes, but the surgeon decides how long the patients needs to stay away from sun (usually few weeks).

  • When do I see the final effect of chin reduction?

  • Every surgery has its own rules and it is hard to generalise everything, but the average time of waiting to observe the final effect is around 3 to 5 months.

    In order to find out more information regarding the surgery and everything concerning chin reduction, please feel free to contact us via email or by phone. We will be more than happy to provide you with all the details you need


Why in Poland?

Why to choose us for your plastic surgery and dental treatment

1. The costs of the treatment significantly lower than in the UK, without reducing its quality (experienced, professional doctors and hospitals/clinics equipped with the newest technology devices and machines).

2. Reduced waiting time for the procedures with all inclusive packages available.

3. Very convenient travel with direct flights from all over the Europe (and World!) - only less than 2 hours flight from the UK.

4. Perfect place for post-operative recovery with many touristic and quiet places. Everyone will find something suitable for themselves.

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