Genioplasty is the procedure used to address lack of contour and profile in the chin.

A small chin often distorts the rest of the facial proportions markedly. Patients complain not only of a ‘weak’ chin appearance with loss of definition between the jaw line and neck but the chin deficit often creates a perception of a disproportionately prominent nose or midface.

The chin may be restored utilising an implant or by moving your own chin into a better position. Which method suits you best will be determined at your first consultation. Both techniques involve an incision within the mouth, just in front of your lower teeth in the groove behind your lip. This affords a result without an externally visible incision line.




The operation takes about 1 hour.



Generally a day only procedure without the need for overnight hospitalisation.



Risks are general to any procedure and specific to genioplasty. I will go through these with you in detail based on your individual risk profile and the technique used. This will also be included in your surgery pack that will be provided after your initial consultation.



Recovery is usually within one week. Contact sports can be resumed at 8 weeks post-operative.



Initial consultation is $350. If a second face to face consultation is required, there is a cost of $150.

A referral is required for your appointment.

The total cost of the procedure (surgeon, anaesthetist, hospital fees, garment, possible implant) and any rebates you may be entitled will be calculated for you after your initial consultation and you will be provided a written quote. Post-operative consultations are not charged.

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