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What is mentoplasty?

It is a surgical procedure, also known as chin surgery, which seeks to improve the shape of the chin, to give a greater proportion to the face, so that it is achieved to harmonize with the rest of the patient's face.


  • A more defined chin.
  • A more harmonious profile.
  • The surgery is quick and simple.
  • Natural results, without scars.
  • It is combined with other procedures, such as rhinoplasty, double chin and neck liposuction, and bichectomy.

What are the times of surgery?

Times may vary depending on the patient.

Duration of surgery

1 hour

Discomfort time

1 day

Recovery time

7 - 10 days

Type of anesthesia

Local / General

Hospitalization required

Not necessarily

Types of Mentoplasty

Mentoplasty with prosthesis: The mentoplasty with prosthesis consists of an implant of a silicone filling. There are implants available in different shapes and sizes: augmented chin to look more masculine or reduced chin to look more feminine.

Lipo-transfer of fat: Besides the implants another way to increase the chin, is with the transfer of the patient's own fat that after a liposuction is implanted in the chin by means of small injections.

Facial filler: There are some cosmetic medicine treatments that are booming, such as the application of facial filler in this case of Radiesse that recovers the lost volume either in the mandibular arch, the cheeks and the cheekbones.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any questions? Check out some of the most common questions and answers.

1 What is mentoplasty?

It is a procedure that consists of changing the shape of the chin either to increase or decrease to achieve better symmetry and proportionality, depending on your personal features and your gender.

No. The surgery or the incision is carried inside the mouth, the scar is almost not visible.

The medications are analgesics and antibiotics.

Bleeding, infection, asymmetry of the chin, changes in skin sensitivity, pain, inflammation, in case of chin implants these can be badly positioned.

Includes: fees for the surgeon and his surgical team, stay in hospital, and post-surgical check-up appointments.

Does not include: pre-operative analysis and medications.

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