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mentoplasty vs genioplasty

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Pros and cons: A sliding genioplasty and chin implants can accomplish the same end result of improving the profile of a deficient chin area. The genioplasty is mor ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: If you had an implant it can be removed. If the bone was cut and moved it can be re-cut and moved.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes.: A sliding genioplasty and it's derivatives refers to the process of sawing free the end of your chin bone and moving it to create an aesthetic improve ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
See below: A sliding genioplasty is a surgical procedure to change the appearance of the chin. A horseshoe shaped segment of the bottom of the jaw is surgicall ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nima Shemirani
16 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Chin augmentation: Dear whetardh, the costs vary by surgeon and city. Expect to pay around 2500-5000 depending on these factors. With that said, the surgery is very ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Yoo
14 years experience Plastic Surgery
Variable: The fees will vary greatly depending on your particular location and the surgeons practicing there. Since cosmetic procedures are fee for service, th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Chin reduction: Chin surgery (genioplasty) can change the shape, height or size of the chin. Chin implants are the most common type of chin surgery. Average chin surg ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Confusing, huh?: Most plastic surgeons do both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Reconstructive surgery starts with an abnormal feature and attempts to bring it clo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cleft "Lip"?: Cleft lip surgery is straightforward for a trained cleft surgeon. Even the wide ones and bilateral ones take an experienced surgeon about 1-2 hours t ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually: Most often an otoplasty is considered plastic surgery and is elective in nature. It is usually done for prominent ears but can also be performed in c ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not necessarily: Sometimes the bite of the teeth are fine and only a chin implant is needed. Other times both have to be addressed. Too many times plastic surgeons j ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Otoplasty?: I believe you are referring to otoplasty or pinning back of protruding ears. This is commonly preformed as a correction of a congenital defect in chi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Who is doing ?: Abdominoplasty includes besides resection of excessive abdominal fat fold , tightening and reconstruction of weak abdominal wall usually don by plast ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
24 years experience Pathology
I am not sure: I am not sure. Lets see if someone else with expertise in neurosurgery will answer your question.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Pros and cons: A sliding genioplasty and chin implants can accomplish the same end result of improving the profile of a deficient chin area. The genioplasty is mor ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Risk v benefit: As Dr Rosenfeld's Grandmother used to say, "In every medicine there's a little poison." If you're concerned find the best Plastic Surgeon in your are ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mentoplasty cost: A mentoplasty, also known as a genioplasty, is the surgical modification of the chin, either to augment or reduce the size and projection of the chin. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Facial asymmetry: Facial asymmetry means unbalanced or asymmetrical face, in particular, the facial bone. In fact, every person has any degree of facial asymmetry. But ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
None: The procedure for performing a fulkerson osteotomy is the same whether it is done in an outpatient or inpatient setting. Being a relatively bigger pr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
It can be...: Or it can be cosmetic. It is surgery of the face and jaws. It can be done to correct congenital disproportion of the upper and lower jaws with malalig ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Lagrasso
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hypernasality: Hypernasality can be caused by a variety of factors and you should be evaluated by a team to determine what is the cause. It can be a speech issue or ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Lasik surgery is for refractive changes in the eye via altering the shape and thickness of the cornea. Nothing to do with cosmesis...Function only.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Davey
28 years experience Dentistry
$1100 per tooth: Price may very slightly depending on degree of characteration requested by the patient. 5 year 100% garrant.
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