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    Chin Reduction Surgery

    If you’ve been looking at yourself in the mirror for years, wishing you had a more proportionate profile, it’s time to seek out chin reduction surgeons who can help you put on your best face. In Manhattan, that doctor is at Millennial Plastic Surgery. With years of experience helping people rejuvenate and renew their faces and bodies, Dr. David Shokrian loves to make dreams come true. He listens closely and appreciates your values, concerns and ultimate goals, striving to meet those expectations with every person he encounters. Call today for a consultation.

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    What Is Chin Reduction Surgery?

    Also referred to as mentoplasty or chin shaving surgery, chin reduction surgery is a procedure to tone down the size of your chin. As many Americans aren’t happy with the way their chins look, these “chinplants” are becoming more and more common. If you’ve got a chin that sticks out, is out of proportion to your face or you feel is too pointy, you may long to be more like your less prominently jawed friends.

    Chin and jaw reduction surgery in NYC is done in an outpatient clinic with general anesthesia and a few small incisions. Dr. David Shokrian, at Millennial Plastic Surgery in Midtown Manhattan, is one of the best cosmetic surgeons in New York. He can create a shapelier and more proportional chin within a few hours.

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    This place was very good. The kindness and helpfulness of the staff was awesome. I loved Jess and my massages from Maribel..she was so good I wanted an 8 ounce bottle of milk and my bed after. Overall Dr. Shokrian was very honest in what he could do and what he couldn't which made my choice even easier.

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    Sophia helped me tremendously if it wasn’t for her , I probably would have never gone through with my surgery! She made me feel so comfortable and like she genuinely cared for me ! I love my results so far and Dr. Shokrian is AMAZING with his work. I can finally say I’m happy and confident with myself. Thanks to everyone there but especially SOPHIA .

    Who Should Get Chin Reduction Surgery?

    Chin reduction is for anyone who believes their chin is too big, right? That’s the long and short of it. Skilled chin reduction surgeons like Dr. Shokrian can reshape your chin and make it more symmetrical and well contoured, but essentially chin reduction surgeons strive to meet your expectations and make your chin smaller. Good candidates for jaw reduction surgery are:

    1. Physically healthy and without risk factors or complications
    2. Non-smokers
    3. Fully grown so that your bone structure is finished growing
    4. Understanding of what to expect and willing to tolerate some small risks
    5. In good shape in terms of dental health

    Your cosmetic surgery team at Millennial Plastic Surgery performs a full evaluation to figure out if chin reduction is a good idea for you. There are people who probably shouldn’t get jaw reduction surgery. Your Midtown Manhattan doctor may advise against chin surgery if you:

    1. Are prone to blood clotting or infection
    2. Have had allergic reactions to anesthesia
    3. Are really on the fence about how you want to look afterward
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    Why Should I Get Chin Reduction Surgery?

    The bottom line is that you should get chin reduction surgery because it’s something you want. You can’t put a price tag on feeling good about your appearance, and if your chin protrudes, is crooked or doesn’t quite fit in with the rest of your face, it’s a good option to consider. The benefits of chin reduction surgery include:

    • Increased self-esteem
    • Boosted social confidence
    • A better dating or social life
    • More proportionate face
    • More smoothly contoured features
    • Being able to look on the outside the way you feel on the inside

    And chin reduction surgery can, and very often is, combined with other facial procedures to give you a more balanced and appealing appearance to meet your highest expectations. Procedures that may be combined with jaw shaving surgery include:

    There’s no shame in wanting to make improvements and look the way you want to. Most people have blemishes and imperfections that they’d rather get rid of. It’s a gift to have a highly talented surgeon like Dr. Shokrian to help you plan and implement your chin reduction surgery, as well as any other procedure you want. Take advantage of this gift. The team at Millennial Plastic Surgery is happy to help you find financing options if necessary.

    How Do I Prepare for Chin Reduction Surgery?

    You begin the process by undergoing a full evaluation with Dr. David Shokrian to figure out the risks, benefits and best plan of action. Once you’ve agreed on a plan, some of the things you need to have done before surgery include:

    On the big day, you come into the Manhattan clinic and receive anesthesia. Once you’re asleep, the procedure only takes about an hour or so, unless you’re having other procedures at the same time. Once you wake up, you can most likely go home within about two hours. Remember to have someone there to drive you home.

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    What Happens during Chin Reduction Surgery?

    Once you’re knocked out, your doctor begins the jaw shaving surgery by making small incisions on the underside of your chin, inside your mouth behind your lower lip or both. This allows him to skillfully:

    1. Shave down your chin
    2. Remove protruding pieces of bone
    3. Reshape your chin and jaw for a smoother and better proportioned contour
    4. Move bone from one area to another for sculpting purposes

    Once this is done, the incisions are sutured, bandages applied and you’re moved to a recovery room to rest peacefully until you wake up. This is an art form for Dr. David Shokrian, so leave things in his capable hands and let him give you the chin you’ve always wanted. The surgery is precise, minimally invasive and done with passion and care.

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    What Does Recovery from Chin Reduction Surgery Involve?

    Once you wake up from your surgery, you’re encouraged to hang around for a few hours to get your orientation, deal with any pain that comes up and ask questions or report any concerns. Once you go home, you’re encouraged to get as much rest as you can for at least a week. Keep in mind that the pain isn’t usually that bad after surgery, but you should expect some swelling and bruising.

    Follow your NYC surgeon’s post-op directions exactly, and your recovery will go much smoother and quicker. Recommendations for which you can plan ahead may include:

    • Ingesting only a liquid diet to keep your chewing to a minimum for at least a few days
    • Seeing some swelling and bruising that dissipates more and more each day
    • Having a limited ability to talk for several days
    • Sleeping with your head elevated and face turned up so as not to lie on your new chin
    • Taking up to 10 days just to rest and recover, returning to light duty for at least a few weeks
    • Using over-the-counter pain medications or prescription-strength medicine is available if necessary
    • Refraining from strenuous activity for a few weeks or until your doctor feels you’re ready
    • Calling your doctor if you experience fever, illness or significant bleeding

    Your chin will look more like how you want it to look the moment the bandages are removed, but it usually takes several months up to a year before it’s in its final form. All in all, chin reduction surgery can be done skillfully with minimal scarring so that no one can really tell you had a procedure done.

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    We can’t wait to meet you! We offer comprehensive consultations with Dr. Shokrian, and his team both virtually and in person.

    A pleasure to work with and consistently provides outstanding service.

    Is Chin Reduction Surgery Worth It?

    It might be a bit jarring to look in the mirror and see your new face, even if it’s everything you ever wanted. Getting used to your new face takes time, but if you’ve carefully planned it with the people at Millennial Plastic Surgery, it may be one of the best investments you’ve ever made.

    To secure your place on the best plastic surgeons NYC schedule, contact Millennial Plastic Surgery today. Chin reduction surgery may just be the ticket you’ve been seeking to change the way you see yourself and the image you project.

    Page Updated on Mar 25, 2024 by Dr. Shokrian (Plastic Surgeon) of Millennial Plastic Surgery

    Dr. David ShokrianI’m Dr. Shokrian, a cosmetic surgeon with over 14 years of experience providing advanced, targeted procedures tailored to your needs. As a master of body sculpting and fat transfer, I specialize in enhancing various areas of the body. With thousands of successful treatments under my belt, including liposuction and cosmetic surgery for the face, breasts, and body, I treat men, women, and people who are transitioning.

    My education, which includes a Medical Degree from the Tel Aviv University Sackler in Israel and two medical fellowships, has led me to realize that discovering an individual's inner beauty requires an open, direct relationship and a complete grasp of their own aesthetic desires.

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