Asian Jaw Surgery for Reduction or Reshaping

 

Asian Plastic Surgery Guide

Knowledge Base & News Resource


asian chin and jaw




Section > Asian Jaw Surgery

Jawline Surgery Overview

What's so different about Asian plastic surgery? Learn about the special features and pros and cons of Asian jawbone reduction.

search

 

More on Asian Jaw Reduction >

Asian Jaw Shaving Reduction Surgery
Jawline reshaping using various methods of mandibular bone shaving and reduction

Asian Jaw Moving Surgery
Orthognathic surgery to improve upon projection or poor symmetry on the lower face

Asian Double Jaw Surgery
Maxillofacial surgery of both jaw bones to reshape the face

Anatomy of Asian Jaw Reduction
Major structures and landmarks on the mandible, or lower jaw bone

Natural Bone Loss in the Mandible
Age-related volume loss suggests caution with aggressive jaw reduction surgery

Asian Non-Surgical Jaw Reduction
Nonsurgical jaw slimming from Botox injections into the masseter muscle

Botox and Asian Jawbone Reduction
Don't count on Botox reshaping the mandible.


<
Jawline Reduction Overview

 

 

The jaw is best described as the articulated framework bearing the teeth at the entrance to the mouth and is, essentially, compromised of two main bones, their overlying muscles, and a covering of skin and fat.

The upper jaw bone is known as the maxilla, while the lower jaw bone is called the mandible. The sizes of the mandible and its main muscle, the masseter, are the primary anatomic factors determining the width and shape of the lower face, often called the "jawline."

While formally parts of the jaw, the mouth and chin are seperated into their own sections in our Knowledge Base for ease of reference and clarity.

asian jaw bone


Some Asian women prefer a more slender jaw profile to a stronger square or flared contour that might feel out of proportion to other more delicate facial features. Slimming does soften the facial contour and can make the neck appear slightly longer. However, a square jaw is often assoicated with high cheekbones and more forward thrust on the chin, and so reducing only the square angle may imbalance the face.

Some women feel a square jawline makes them appear less feminine, although this argument is flawed. There are countless beautiful women with extremely square jaws and many handsome men with highly angled jaws.

On the other hand, more than a few women see a prominent jaw as a sign of "superior" beauty. Those with square jaws tend to show tighter skin with less tendency to develop a double chin or as much facial sag with aging.

Jawline reduction can be undertaken using either permanent surgical or temporary non-surgical methods. It is often performed in conjunction with chin augmentation if the chin is underdeveloped.

Surgical reduction of the mandibular angle is particularly effective in changing a square-shaped face into one with a more oval contour.

"Double jaw surgery," the common name for a diverse group of operations that are becoming increasingly popular in South Korea, alters the anatomic relationships of all components of the mid and lower face, including the mouth, lips, teeth, chin, cheek, and jaws.

3D CT scanners are now routinely used to image deep facial structures during the planning stage. More precise lasers can be used instead of electric saws during cutting and/or removal of bone.


Next: Surgical Jaw Shaving

 


Cheek
cheek reduction
Jaw
jaw reduction
Jaw 2
jaw moving surgery
V-Chin
v-line jaw
Square
square face
Square2
square face surgery 2
Wide
wide face
Eyes
double eyelid surgery
Epiplast
epicanthoplasty
Slant
eye slant reduction
Revision
eyelid revision surgery
LuvBand
love band eyelid surgery
Nose
rhinoplasty
Nose 2
short nose surgery
 
Skin chemical peel
Skin
lip reduction surgery
Lips
mouth surgery
Mouth
chin augmentation
Chin
brow lift
Brow
hairline lowering
Hairline
forehead augmentation
Forehead
calf cankle reduction
Calf
liposuction
Lipo
breast implant
Breast
anime plastic surgery
Anime
asianization
NuAsian
non-surgical eyelid
NoSurg
s-line body
S-Line
Asian cosmetic plastic surgery before and after
simulations, photos, illustrations

INSIDE THE ASIAN PLASTIC SURGERY GUIDE

HAIR >>

FOREHEAD >>

VIDEOS >>

SOUTHEAST ASIA >>

NOSE >>
asian hair transplantation asian forehead surgery circle contact lenses southeast asia plastic surgery asian rhinoplasty implants
Hair restoration on the scalp, face, and body

Methods for treating a retruded forehead

All the rage: Circle contact lenses

Asia's plastic surgery
frontier

Implant options for building up the nose

asian plastic surgeonsasian plastic surgery

Learn about Asian jawline surgery