Mentoplasty refers to surgery in the chin area. One of the best things about it is that it can be precisely tailored to the needs of the patient. This type of surgery can be used to increase the projection—forward and/or downward—of the chin, with implants or by altering the bone position itself,” she explains. Mentoplasty can also be done to decrease the projection of the chin by shaving the bone. Additionally, mentoplasty can help alter the appearance of the neck..

How is the Procedure Done?

Surgery is performed in an operating room, either in an office-based surgery facility, ambulatory surgery center, or hospital. It is most commonly performed under intravenous sedation. Some patients prefer general anesthesia, while others perform the surgery under local anesthesia with oral medications to enhance relaxation.

What’s the Cost?

The average cost in the United States is $5,000. In Colombia, the procedure is 30-50% less.