Tag: Genioplasty

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How to Improve Your Chin with Genioplasty in Singapore

Are you unhappy with the way your chin looks? Is it too long, or is just simply asymmetrical and you don’t feel confident with its appearance? Then look no more, as there is a way to fix that problem. In Singapore, genioplasty, or chin surgery, is one popular cosmetic procedure that is sure to excite and satisfy people who go through similar issues.

What is genioplasty?

According to TES Clinic, genioplasty is a surgical procedure that alters the shape, size and position of the chin. It is mostly a cosmetic surgery, with people mostly undergoing the operation to achieve better looks, and not necessarily to fix a medical problem. Due to this, if it’s for a purely cosmetic purpose your insurance here in Singapore will not cover the procedure.

What results should you expect with a genioplasty?

Genioplasty can be done to achieve 4 different kinds of results, namely:
  • Advancement – the chin is moved forward
  • Pushback – the chin is moved backwards
  • Vertical Changes – the chin is made longer or shorter
  • Side-to-side – the chin is made more symmetric

What are the different types of genioplasty in Singapore?

There are two ways of performing genioplasty in Singapore – through sliding genioplasty or through chin implants.
  1. Sliding Genioplasty
Also known as osseous genioplasty. Through sliding genioplasty, the surgeon cuts away through the chin bone using a saw, which separates it from the rest of the jaw. The surgeon can then move the chin...