Genioplasty in Korea - reshapes chins for improved balance


A simple surgery for a slender and balanced chin

Surgery time

Around 0.5 hour

Anesthesia type

General anesthesia


1 night

Face wash & make up application

3 days after surgery

Post surgery check-up

2 times (depending on the patient's condition)

Stitches removal

14 days after surgery


Whether you have a receding, long, or asymmetric chin, if you are looking to improve the look of your chin, this is the surgery for you. Your chin will be corrected through an individualized surgery plan for the best results. By paying attention to the detail of your chin shape and facial nerves, you get a well-proportioned chin that fits your face. Docfinderkorea can help you to find the most proper surgery method for your case, which both corrects the length and position of the chin.

Process of genioplasty surgery

  1. An osteotomy (shape will be adjusted to each patient’s case) is performed below the nerve line. Excess bone will be removed if chin reduction is necessary or realigned if chin advancement is necessary.
  2. The chin position is redesigned to create a harmonious and balanced new chin.
  3. The new chin design is secured with titanium pins. If side bone shaving is necessary, then the surgery will be upgraded to mini v-line or v-line surgery

* Chin implant is recommended for patients who is only looking for subtle chin advancement

There are various ways to perform a chin osteotomy and it may vary depending on the condition of the patient. No technique can be considered “better”, but rather which is suitable for the patient and maximizes satisfaction and results. The type of chin osteotomy that will be most suitable for you will be recommended by our facial contouring specialist during an in-person consultation.


Commonly used for significantly long and flat chin


Commonly used for short chin


Commonly used for wide chin


Commonly used for cleft chin or high nerve line position


Commonly used for long chin

Various osteotomy plan for different chin cases

Genioplasty is recommended for those who

  1. Have a long or wide chin
  2. Have a chin that protrudes or too long out
  3. Have an asymmetrical chin
  4. Have a short or weak chin
  5. Have a flat chin

Create a chin that is harmonious with your face with our specialist surgeon. Quick and easy surgery for elegant looking chin

  1. Simple and safe chin retouch can greatly improve your facial contour
  2. Minimal incisions for faster recovery
  3. The incision is made inside the mouth to prevent visible scarring
  4. Obtain balanced facial proportions
  5. Facial nerve is perfectly protected through precise surgery performed by an experienced facial bone surgeon with the most advanced equipment

After genioplasty in Korea

More before and after pictures

Great improvement can be expected if this surgery is performed together with:

Reminder: The pictures posted are for your reference only. The result may vary depending on individual conditions.

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