Posts Tagged ‘ chin ’

Can Jaw Surgery Correct Sleep Apnea?

“Sleep apnea.” You’ve heard the term, but what does it really mean? Simply put, obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the tongue is pushed to the back of the throat, blocking the airway and decreasing the flow of oxygen to the brain during sleep. Once oxygen is low enough, the patient is startled awake and sleep patterns are disrupted. Many patients do not […]

Doubling Up Can Improve Surgery Results

For patients who need or are considering facial cosmetic surgery for the nose or the chin, it may be in their best interest to get both procedures at the same time. That’s because, according to an Italian study published in the journal JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, patients seeking both rhinoplasty and genioplasty get better results […]

What Is a Genioplasty?

If you are unhappy with the placement, shape or size of your chin, you don’t have to simply accept it any longer. You can surgically change the positioning of your chin to better suit your own personal aesthetic, adding not just definition to the chin, but balance to the entire face. The procedure is called […]

Dealing With Stubborn Neck Fat?

Sagging neck or double chin got you down? Stubborn deposits of fat on the face and neck can be difficult to lose, even if you maintain a healthy body weight. Factors like genetics, body weight and age can all affect where fat accumulates on the body. If you struggle with fat deposits or sagging skin […]