Why You Should Get Rhinoplasty and Chin Augmentation at the Same Time

Why You Should Get Rhinoplasty and Chin Augmentation at the Same Time

Are you considering a rhinoplasty? Did you know that you may also want to consider having chin augmentation surgery? Having a rhinoplasty and chin augmentation done at the same time is often recommended by plastic surgeons. Why? In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of having both surgeries done at the same time. We will explain how each surgery is performed, and then discuss the advantages of combining them. Keep reading to learn more!

Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, is a surgical procedure that alters the shape of your nose. It can be performed for cosmetic reasons, or to correct breathing problems. The end result is a nose that is the desired shape and size, and that is in balance with the rest of the face.

During a rhinoplasty, the surgeon will make incisions in order to access the bone and cartilage beneath the skin. They will then sculpt the bone and cartilage to achieve the desired shape. Finally, they will close the incisions with sutures.

Chin Augmentation

Chin augmentation, also known as mentoplasty, is a surgical procedure that alters the shape of your chin. It can be performed for cosmetic reasons, or to correct a chin that appears “weak”.

During a chin augmentation, the surgeon will make an incision either under the chin, or inside the mouth. They will then place an implant in the chin, and close the incisions with sutures.

Why Both?

rhinoplasty and chin augmentation before and after

There are several reasons why having both a rhinoplasty and chin augmentation at the same time is often recommended by plastic surgeons. First, it can help to achieve facial harmony. If your chin is “weak”, or your nose is out of proportion with your chin, it can throw off the entire look of your face. By augmenting the chin and nose at the same time, your surgeon can create a more balanced look where your chin and nose are proportionate to one another.

Another reason to have both surgeries at the same time is that it can save you time and money. Having two surgeries at once means that you will only have to take one trip to the surgeon, and you will only have to pay for one surgical procedure. This can help you save money on anesthesia and various other surgical fees.

Finally, it minimizes your recovery time. Having two surgeries means that you will have to recover from two surgeries. When you have them done together, you only have to recover from one surgery. This also means that you only have to take time off from work or school once.

In Conclusion

In this blog post, we have discussed the benefits of having a rhinoplasty and chin augmentation at the same time. We have explained how each surgery is performed, and then discussed the advantages of combining them. If you are considering either of these surgeries, be sure to talk to your plastic surgeon about whether or not having both procedures done at the same time is right for you.

We hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We would be happy to answer them! Thank you for reading!

Lee A. Kleiman

Dr. Lee A. Kleiman is a double board certified ENT & plastic surgeon at Anne Arundel ENT in Annapolis, Maryland known for his superior clinical outcomes in all Surgical and Non-Surgical ENT, specializing in Sinus Care, Voice and Swallowing, Rhinoplasty and Revision Rhinoplasty, and Facelifts and Non-surgical Aesthetic. He also continues to attend conferences internationally and nationally to keep abreast of the latest treatments and technology. 

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