How Can I Get 10mms of Vertical Chin Lengthening?

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m interested in a vertical lengthening genioplasty (vertical lengthening only). I’m including some photos of myself with notes. 

Thank you.

A: Your chin is higher than your jawline because you have a flat mandibular plane angle. (or close to it) As you have drawn the vertical lengthening bony genioplasty is the correct approach to treat it. The only question is how much vertical lengthening is needed which in your case by your own drawing is in the 8 to 10mm range….which is best done by a vertical opening bony genioplasty.

Dr. Barry Eppley

World-Renowned Plastic Surgeon