Facial Plast Surg 2012; 28(01): 34-39
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1305788
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Surgery of the Chin

Farzad R. Nahai
1  Private Practice, Paces Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, Georgia
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Publication Date:
14 March 2012 (online)


With a clear understanding of the anatomy and thorough patient evaluation, a safe and effective surgical plan can be constructed. There are several options available to reduce or augment the chin, and often the choice is based on patient presentation and surgeon comfort and familiarity with a given procedure.