Genioplasty is a surgery done on the chin to a correct a receding chin, chin misalignment, or chin excess. The surgery can be performed by a plastic surgeon or a maxillofacial surgeon. There are many options in a Genioplasty; the chin can be moved forward, backward, to the side, or made longer or shorter. Depending on the situation, a Genioplasty might be part of a corrective jaw surgery treatment, or considered a purely cosmetic procedure.
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