Narrow face

Professor Sailer differentiates between two forms: a narrow face with a normal profile and a narrow long face. In these conditions orthognathic surgery is the “queen” of maxillofacial surgery, because it is the best, long lasting technique which gives the best aesthetic results.

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Functional and aesthetic correction of a narrow face

Professor Sailer differentiates between two shapes: a narrow face with a normal profile and normal cephalometric proportions and a narrow long face. These two types of narrow faces require different surgical treatments. A narrow face with normal profile proportions can be widened using augmentation and expansion plastic surgery.

A narrow long face, on the other hand, must be shortened vertically, by raising the upper jaw and/or using chin height reduction surgery, for example. This is a routine technique of orthodontic (orthognathic) surgery. At the same time, the augmentation and expansion techniques mentioned above can also be used individually to further enhance the attractiveness of the face.