Chin, Chin, Arcadia Plastic Surgeon Dr George Sun


Our chin affects the overall look and proportion of our face. Common concerns for the chin includes: receding chin, small chin, out of proportion to the face, lack of definition, and dimpling.

Most common causes of small or receding chin include:
On the side view:
  • Receding bony chin
  • Dental occlusive condition
  • Double chin from fat deposit
  • Neck muscle laxity
  • Loose skin
  • Neck cartilage located too high
  • Over projected nose

On the front view:

  • Narrow bony chin
  • Chubby face
  • Wide face
  • Jowls