Cosmetic surgical procedure that is performed to change the shape, position or size of the chin, improving the facial profile. The most common is the advancement genioplasty, which seeks to increase chin projection. This advancement can be performed by two ways: first, by placement of an implant and the second with a bone portion (forward osteotomically Mentoplasty).

This procedure can be performed under local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia and is ambulatory (not requiring hospitalization).