Can I Make My Clavicles More Prominent?(Clavicle Augmentation)
Q: Dr. Eppley, I am curious if there is a way to make my collarbones protrude more from my chest without affecting the width of my shoulders. I am female and do not want to masculinize my shoulders at all, I just want my clavicles to stick out more. I am thin and fit, but my natural bone structure doesn’t give me any projection in my collarbones. Are there implants or something available for this?
A: There are implants that can be made to wrap around the inner 2/3s of the clavicle to make them look thicker or more prominent. (clavicle augmentation) They are placed through a small incision in the supraclavicular fossa. This will not affect the width of the shoulders just the prominence of the clavicle or the amount of clavicle show.
Dr. Barry Eppley
World-Renowned Plastic Surgeon