I often prefer to do a sliding or “jumping” genioplasty to correct this. A jumping or oblique sliding genioplasty can decrease the vertical height and increase the. Osseous genioplasty, the alteration of the chin through skeletal modification, can . the requirement—advancement (sliding/jumping), pushback, sideways—and. Additional degrees of freedom can be obtained by using a jumping genioplasty. • Reduction genioplasty is every bit as difficult as augmentation genioplasty.

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It would be a mistake to move her denture base backward. Typical poor facial balance scenario with a disproportionately small lower third of the face and oversized and prominent middle third, leading to the so called bird’s face; this is congenitally conditioned by a receding chin lacking suitable projection and a prominent aquiline nose jumpingg Mediterranean blood features.

Osseous genioplasty: A case series

Aim and Study Design: Let’s say this woman was totally edentulous in the anterior region and had jumpinv a considerable amount of ju,ping there. Aesthet Surg J ; In all cases, an orthopantomogram and lateral cephalogram in addition to 3D reconstructed plain CT scan of face in recent cases since its wide-spread availability along with frontal and profile view photographs of the subject were obtained and evaluated pre-operatively.

Chin deformity, mentoplasty, osseous genioplasty. Telephone contact with Dr.

If the implant was removed after 15 months, the marginal mandibular nerve is probably not going to get better, so I wouldn’t make any promises there. The chin implant is 5 mm thick, so that if you advanced her 5 mm, presumably gaining what was achieved with the original chin implant, then that’s all you would have to do.

It is done for various chin augmentation and reshaping purposes.

It is rarely genipolasty today since the introduction of rigid plate and screw fixation. Osseous genioplasty in facial aesthetic surgery-a personal perspective reviewing 54 patients.

With the chin occupying a place of such significance in the human facial profile, it comes as a great surprise that it has been often neglected when alterations or improvements in profiles have been demanded by patients. The Look Link – Get your custom facial imaging.


Articles from Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery: No other professional but Dr. Tolleth, how would you handle this patient’s problem?

Osseous genioplasty: A case series

She has lip strain with pulling up of the chin pad to get lip seal. Structure Rhinoplasty Sliding Genioplasty. Bilateral sagittal split osteotomy for mandibular asymmetry with advancement genoiplasty I would reduce her chin by taking 3 or 4 mm out anteriorly, taking a central strip and preserving the lower border, and then taking a larger dimension posteriorly Figure 1, F.

CXeroradiogram shows the implant completely embedded in the symphyseal bone. Various authors have reviewed long-term data and found osseous genioplasty to be a safe, simple yet powerful and effective means of altering the chin profile. Lengthening the maxilla would be my first choice for her. CCephalogram shows an orthodontically compensated class III malocclusion.

Comparison of genioplasty using Medpor geniolpasty osteotomy. If after I performed a jumping genioplasty it was still deficient 6 months later, I could choose between another genioplasty which might be a sliding genioplasty or placing a costal cartilage graft through an external incision over the lower border and fixing it with screws.

The patient expressly sought and demanded a non radical tip change and a cautious size reduction of the overall nose, which made the case candidate for basic endonasal reduction rhinoplasty to apply dorsal hump resection, lateral and paramedial osteotomies, cephalic trimming of lower lateral cruras, resection of the depressor septi nasi muscle in order to treat the plunging tip dynamic deformity and a slight tip deprojection; open structure rhinoplasty techniques were not applied although would genilplasty been indicated according to patients discretion.

Reduction Rhinoplasty | Sliding Genioplasty

The chin mentum is vital to the human facial morphology as it contributes to the facial aesthetics and harmony both on frontal and lateral views. The osteotomised segment was well maintained in its new position with good bony union and minimal resorption.

You could get a custom-made implant to wrap around the chin and give you that projection. Tolleth, what do you think? This included 17 male and 20 female subjects, with a mean age of Distribution of number of patients according to the type of procedure performed and those with excellent and good results Click here to view. If the soft tissue envelope doesn’t contract and adhere properly, chin ptosis and unevenness may result, an outcome even more difficult to correct than the original deformity.


Hydroxyapatite bonds strongly with the geenioplasty and serves as a stable base on which to replace the implant and regain and maintain projection. CRadiogram shows bimaxillary protrusion. When a chin implant is placed through the mouth, it can ride up more than when placed through a submental incision and will more likely erode the bone. Adjusting the plane and extent of the mandibular osteotomy,[ 462526 ] along with appropriate addition bone grafting or removal reduction genioplasty of bone permits the surgeon to achieve a wide range of alterations in the symphyseal anatomy in order to get the desired result.

All subjects who underwent osseous genioplasty either alone or as a component of orthognathic surgery between January and Decemberwith a minimum follow-up of 2 years, were included. All the patients included in this study presented with complaints of chin deformities retruded or protruding chineither alone or in association with facial dysmorphism and occlusal abnormalities, and genioplasty was planned either as the primary surgical treatment or as a component of orthognathic surgery, respectively.

Now the area is irregular Figure 4, A, B, and C.

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He is a revered author, lecturer and educator in the field of plastic and cosmetic surgery. I just don’t do them anymore. Tolleth said that she had a long lower facial third, but I believe some of the problem may be in the middle third.